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Beat The Desert Heat With The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Looking to beat the California desert heat? The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the best way to do so! How can you beat that? Being from the Rocky Mountain region, I wasn’t sure what to expect of this area of the California desert. Needless to say we were not at all disappointed by our experience …

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Planning the Perfect Weekend in Downtown Portland

Our first visit to the United States’ Pacific Northwest region was ushered in by a trip to Portland, Oregon.  This city is surrounded by hype and it certainly lives up to the expectations.  Salt water rivers, waterfalls, and volcanoes surround the beautiful area.  The downtown area is the perfect mix of high rise buildings and tree-lined …

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Planning The Ultimate New England Road Trip

  Fall in New England is something many travelers wish to experience.  From the vibrant foliage to covered bridges and quaint villages, this has always been a travel goal of mine.  How convenient it was when some friends of ours informed us they would be getting married in Connecticut in October – peak season!  We …

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Four Places That Will Make You Fall In Love With San Antonio, Texas

What do you think of when you think of San Antonio, Texas?  Is it the Alamo, or maybe some Texas BBQ, or what about catching a Spurs game?  Well the first thing that pops in my head ended up being my favorite thing about this city – the riverwalk!  And, the riverwalk lived up to …

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A Night In Times Square – Visiting New York City For Less Than $100

Sometimes, travel presents challenges.  It isn’t always perfect or the ideal situation.  On a recent Aruban vacation, options for our return flight home sucked. No matter what, we were going to have to layover somewhere for around 11 hours or more. We saw Newark was the most affordable and most reasonable option, so we chose …

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Catalina Island, California – A Charming City Break

Planning a trip to Los Angeles?  Want to get away from the hustle and bustle.  We felt the same and decided to spend a day exploring Catalina Island. This was the most welcome break from the hectic city pace offered by the island’s mainland neighbor.  You might want to do the same! Stepping on this …

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Cool Spots And Places To Skip In Seattle

Seattle is a popular destination in the US’s beautiful Pacific Northwest and is a spot to spend a long weekend or a few days prior to heading off on an Alaskan cruise or before making your way down the coast.  If you’re looking for things to do during a short trip in Seattle, there’s plenty …

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Living On The Center Line Of The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

The 2017 total solar eclipse has come and gone.  The last total solar eclipse that crossed the United States from coast to coast happened in 1918.  As such, this truly was a once in a lifetime event.  And, we just happen to live directly on the center line.  Our hometown was touted by NASA to …

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Must See Waterfalls In Columbia River Gorge

The Pacific Northwest has always been a popular spot for travels in the US.  This area has a bit of everything from rugged coastlines to expansive mountains, amazing food and temperate weather.  There is no shortage of beautiful places to visit and things to do.  It is a traveler’s dream!  If you happen to be …