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Best Road Trips ~ Stunning USA Self-Drive Tours and Adventures

Road trips are a wonderful way to enjoy the United States. Many Americans take their own self-drive tours each year. Residents of Canada and Mexico frequently come to the United States for the best road trips as well, thanks to the close proximity. With a little bit of road trip planning, you will be well on your way to enjoying one of these beautiful self-drive tours. The great thing about all of these drives is that there is lots to see. You won’t spend hours and days in the car trying to reach only one destination. There are multiple places … Read more

things to do in Lake Tahoe

Top 10 Best Things to Do in Lake Tahoe Nevada

Whether you are making it your destination or part of a larger trip, there are many fun things to do in Lake Tahoe. Stunningly blue Lake Tahoe sits on the California-Nevada border. It the largest alpine lake in North America. There are plenty of activities to enjoy there no matter the season. Go skiing or snowboarding in the winter. Enjoy golfing, fishing, paddle boarding, parasailing, jet-skiing, windsurfing, camping, horseback riding, and hiking in the warmer months. Whether you are looking for adventure or want to relax, there are lots of awesome things to do in Tahoe. Best Things To Do … Read more

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Alaska Cruise ~ Guide to Princess Cruise to Alaska

Alaska Cruise ~ I came back from an Alaskan cruise with Princess Cruises. After having one of the best vacations ever, I wanted to share what we learned about booking, what is free and included and what do you have to pay for, choosing a room, the food and excursions, offer tips for packing, and answer some questions we had before we went. Even if you aren’t planning a trip for this year, read on to learn about recommendations to save money and to make the most out of the trip.  We went on the Ruby Princess Cruise to Alaska … Read more

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Las Vegas on the Cheap ~ Family Vacation to Vegas on a Budget

We had a great time on our family vacation to Las Vegas. It was a quick getaway — just two days. Here’s how to enjoy Las Vegas on the cheap. Whether you have a day or a week to spend in Las Vegas, you will find lots to do that’s free. The entertainment here is endless. You can walk down the 4.2 mile Las Vegas Strip, awash in all the activity around you, day or night. The people-watching alone is worth it. You will see everyone here — doing their own thing — enjoying this unique place. As you walk … Read more

Tips for Traveling to Canada in the Winter

Best Places to Visit in Canada

Best places to visit in Canada – Canada is a huge country with some of the most varied and beautiful landscapes in the world, something that many people miss out on as they tend to fly from city to city rather than traveling over land. But crossing Canada by car is not only a way of getting from place to place, but also a journey of a lifetime. The freedom to hire a car and stop over wherever you like really opens up some awesome opportunities and experiences. Here are best places to visit in Canada and to stop along … Read more

Things To Do In Chicago with kids - Chicago Superdawg

Things To Do In Chicago with Kids

Things To Do In Chicago with Kids – Since I moved to Chicago in 2005 and lived in the South Loop until embarking on our RTW journey. We grew to really love the city and try to impress upon everyone we meet what a great place it is to visit and live. Chicago is visited by almost 30 million tourists every year. Undoubtedly, the best time to visit is during the spring, summer and fall months. Chicago parks are green and filled with bikers and families picnicking, there are festivals nearly every weekend, boats are scattered across Lake Michigan, you … Read more

Chicago Skyline Features Chicago's Architecture ~ Best Views In Chicago

Chicago Skyline Features Chicago’s Architecture ~ Best Views In Chicago

My parents are Chicago natives, and I grew up in the near west suburbs. I was blessed to visit all the museums, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, and Lincoln Park Zoo regularly. We went to Chicago all the time — up Sears Tower, to hang out at the beach, to Soldier Field to watch the Bears, to Comisky Park to cheer on the White Sox, and to spend time at Buckingham Fountain. For summer camp and school field trips, we’d go on Wendella Boat Rides, to the Art Institute, Field Museum, Museum of Natural History, and more. I got married at … Read more

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Things to Do in Kentucky

Things to do in Kentucky – Bordered by the Ohio River in the north and the Appalachian Mountains in the east, Kentucky is home to some of the most breathtaking scenery in America. As well as this, it is home to several major cities, each with their own distinct and unique vibe. Sometimes Kentucky is overlooked when planning a tour of the country. This southeastern state has more than enough attractions to keep even the most avid explorer busy for months. Here are some of the places you shouldn’t miss on your visit. Things to Do in Kentucky Kentucky is … Read more

Best Time to Visit Colorado State near Utah

Best Time to Visit Colorado

Best Time to Visit Colorado is a renowned vacation destination for its fascinating geography. Well-known for its mountains, there’s a lot more to see and do in this diverse region. We’ll give you the ultimate vacation guide to Colorado, including when to visit and what to do. Best Time to Visit Colorado With so much to do year-round, Colorado is a popular destination any time. The “best” time to visit is the time that best matches your ideal vacation.   Colorado Tourist Season Areas across Colorado experience distinct “high” and “low” tourist seasons. Popular cities like Denver experience peak tourism … Read more

Best Time to Visit Seattle downtown skyline and Mt. Rainier

Best Time to Visit Seattle

Best Time to Visit Seattle – As one of the most-visited cities in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is the perfect way to soak up this lush, green, and mountainous section of America. Seattle is a bustling metropolitan area with plenty to offer travelers looking for urban lifestyle or outdoor adventures. In this guide, we give you everything you need to know to plan your ultimate Seattle vacation. When To Visit Seattle As the largest city in Washington State, and directly across the border from British Columbia, tourists come to Seattle year-round. However, the area has distinct high and low seasons, … Read more

Best Time to Visit Florida

Best Time to Visit Florida

Best Time to Visit Florida – Known as “The Sunshine State”, Florida is immediately appealing as a vacation destination. Florida’s wonderful year-round weather makes it attractive for escaping harsh winters, but it has a lot more to offer than just weather. We’ll give you a full guide to visiting Florida, including the best times to visit. Best Time to Visit Florida Florida has a distinct tourist season that is mostly influenced by the weather. That being said, the “best” time to visit will depend on what you are looking for in a vacation. Let’s look at these factors in turn: … Read more

Best Places to Visit in Florida

Best Places to Visit in Florida

Best Places to Visit in Florida is one of the most popular states in the US, and for many reasons – it offers a huge variety of attractions and things to do. It attracts all sorts of travelers, from families to single groups to couples. You may spend a lot of money in Florida, especially if you stay in one of the hotels at the resort, but another alternative is to check out the nearby villas you can rent, they’re perfect for families and groups as you can all live together in one house and in the end it turns … Read more

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Best Time to Visit Lake Tahoe

Best Time to Visit Lake Tahoe ~ There are plenty of reasons to visit Lake Tahoe. As one of the most visited freshwater lakes in North America, Lake Tahoe offers something for all outdoor adventurers. In this article, we’re telling you the best time to visit Lake Tahoe, and giving a full rundown of the top experiences the region has to offer. Best Time to Visit Lake Tahoe The best time to visit Lake Tahoe is going to depend on the reason you are visiting Lake Tahoe. In the summer months (May-Sept), the area is packed with visitors enjoying the … Read more

Safe Travel USA

Safe Travel USA Tips to Keep in Mind Before Your Trip

Safe Travel USA – Traveling is one of the greatest joys of life. It is an ideal way to reconnect with yourself, visit new places, and meet new people. However, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of leaving and forget neglect housekeeping duties before departure. Safe Travel USA There’s nothing worse than coming back from vacation and realizing your house is a mess, your plants are dead, and you still have to go to work tomorrow—so, let’s take inventory of some of three ways to keep your home life afloat even while you’re away. Find a House-Sitter … Read more

Las Vegas Oases

Las Vegas Oases – Behold the Mindfulness

Las Vegas Oases – Las Vegas is normally anything but a relaxing place. It is an assault on the senses for even those used to life in the fastest of lanes, a place where movers and shakers party all night, play cards all day and give little thought to their mental well-being or the state of their soul. There are plenty of resources for those who are planning their trip to the metropolis in the US state of Nevada to enjoy its well-known nightlife. But what about those of you who are searching for little oases of calm among the … Read more

Tips for Traveling to Canada in the Winter

Canada Travel Guide, Things To Do & Tips

Visiting Canada or are you traveling to Canada for the first time? Or perhaps want to visit Canada someday? First-time visitors to any country should know how to travel safely and smartly – and travelers to Canada are no exception to this rule. The foremost crucial thing you need to know for a hassle-free traveling experience to Canada is that you need to get the Electronic Travel Authorization (eta) to enter the country. While some countries are exempted from this requirement, you would want to confirm your country is among the Canada eta eligible countries before taking the leap – … Read more

Tips for Traveling to Canada in the Winter

Tips for Traveling to Canada in the Winter

Traveling to Canada in the Winter – There’s a reason Canada is known as the Great White North, and it’s not because it’s a tropical paradise.mCanadian winters are legendary as much for their breathtaking beauty and unique seasonal attractions as for their bitter cold and heavy snowfalls. Maybe you’re heading to Toronto for business or Vancouver for vacation. Perhaps you’ve recently purchased some Calgary real estate or maybe you’re just visiting your Great Aunt Bedelia in Montreal. Whatever your destination, here are some important things to know before braving the Great White North when it’s at its greatest and whitest. … Read more

Alaska Shore Excursions Guide

Alaska Shore Excursions Guide for Deciding What to Do While in Port

We loved the excursions when we went on an Alaskan cruise. Going on a cruise is an easy vacation — just show up and enjoy! What makes it even more fun are the Alaska shore excursions and exploring the ports. But which Alaskan excursions to choose? You might get a good deal on the cruise but end up paying as much on the excursions. There are some tips for choosing Alaska’s Inside Passage excursions to make it easier for you to decide what to do. Surprise Your Husband Alaska shore excursions We took Princess Cruises to the Alaska Inside Passage. … Read more

Romantic Getaways in California

Top 10 Romantic Getaways in California Perfect For Couples

Romantic Getaways in California is home to alluring mountain scenery, majestic sunsets and serene, palm tree-lined beaches – and also the ideal backdrop for a romantic getaway. Romantic Getaways in California For Couples From the idyllic island ambience of Santa Catalina to the breathtaking beauty of Napa Valley wine tours to the gorgeous beach towns of Santa Barbara, California is rife with romantic getaway spots. Mesmerizing Santa Barbara The palm-fringed coastline is home to the beautiful Santa Ynez Mountain and snuggled comfortably behind the foothills is Santa Barbara – also known as the American Riviera, given its resort-like atmosphere and … Read more

solo road trip in America

Solo Road Trip in America for Women – Top 3 Destinations

Solo Road Trip in America – Living a solo road trip is a wonderful and mind blowing experience and, even if it may sound a little bit tricky when it comes to planning and finding the best destinations, we got you, girls! If you want to go for something unique and absolutely life changing a solo road trip is definitely on the table. Today we are here to help you make your dream come true showing which are the best destinations in America for solo female travelers and how to plan everything in a smart and convenient way. Let’s do … Read more