3 Memorial Day Recipes to Celebrate the Start of Summer

By May 22, 2017 Dining, Holidays, Tips
Memorial Day Recipes

Memorial Day is right around the corner, so you know what that means? The official kick-off weekend to the start of summer. 

For many, Memorial Day Weekend means getting the barbecue fired up, dusting off a few lawn games, and spending quality time with friends and family. 

If you’re going to an event this year, why not spice things up a bit? After all, at most cookouts, you see the same thing: lots of burgers, hot dogs, and ribs. So, in this post, we want to get a little creative. We’re going give you the recipes for the perfect appetizer and side dishes that will go with those common meals.  

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Hit a Home Run at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory!

By May 20, 2017 Attractions, Places, Travel
Louisville Slugger Museum

Though most recently immortalized in song by Carrie Underwood, the Louisville Slugger has been around since 1884 when seventeen-year-old Bud Hillerich used his father’s woodworking shop to create a bat for pro ball player Pete Browning, also known as the “Louisville Slugger.” The rest, as they say, is history–and with a visit to the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, it can be fun for the entire family, too!

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5 Free Things in Orlando

By May 18, 2017 Attractions, Places, Tips, Travel
Free Things to Do in Orlando

Orlando is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing metropolises in the country. As such, it can feel hard to find fun on a budget. And considering there are so many huge names in entertainment, it seems like you have to spend a fortune to do anything on most weekends.

However, deals are surprisingly just as available. And finding something to do on the cheap is closer than one would expect. From shopping to outdoor activities, Central Florida has plenty to enjoy for every budget.

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Iconic Foods of Chicago

By May 16, 2017 Dining, Places, Tips
Iconic Foods of Chicago

The Windy City is full of delicious native dishes that you have to try! Even if you’re only in town for a day or two. Here are some of the most popular foods that were born and bred in Chicago.

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Iconic Foods of Philadelphia

By May 14, 2017 Dining, Places, Tips
Iconic foods, Philly Cheesesteak

The city of Philadelphia has a rich history — a history that includes plenty of food. Here are just a few of the most famous dishes you can’t miss in the City of Brotherly Love.

 

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Universal Orlando’s Volcano Bay

By May 12, 2017 Attractions, Family Travel, Places, Travel
Volcano Bay, Universal Studios, Orlando

For months, those stuck on I4 have had something else to look at near the Universal area of Orlando. Universal is pushing to become the most innovative theme park in the area. To do so they have scraped the former Wet n’ Wild water park. This was done to create something more akin to Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon.

The newest addition to Universal’s family of local parks is, of course, Volcano Bay. The branding is an effort to breathe new life into their more budget friendly hotel option Cabana Bay. However Universal isn’t holding back on their newest addition.

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Cabot Creamery Visitor’s Center

By May 10, 2017 Attractions, Dining, Places, Travel
Vermont

Now more than ever people are looking for ways to support smaller, local farming establishments. But not everyone has quick and easy access to farmer’s markets. But one way that big business is bringing quality to the masses is Cabot Creamery. What started out as a regional co-op among New England dairy farmers has become a nationally recognized brand.

You can more than likely pick up some of their fine cheeses from your local grocery chain. However few know that dairy enthusiasts can tour Cabot’s standalone stores in Vermont and Maine. However, the main attraction is undoubtedly the Cabot Visitors Center and Tour, found in Cabot, VT.

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Exciting U.S. Safari Parks

By May 9, 2017 Attractions, Places, Travel
Exciting U.S. Safari Parks

If a trip to the Serengeti is not in your future, don’t worry. All throughout the United States, there are wonderfully curated safari parks. These parks are much more affordable (though admittedly less exotic locations). In addition, they offer visitors unforgettable and educational experiences.

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