Hotel Hopping Vacation Tips for Fans of Mother Nature

By March 27, 2017 Healthy Travel
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Spring is here, and your thoughts are naturally turning to your upcoming vacation. Unlike some of your friends who adore theme parks, hanging by the hotel pool for days or heading to Sin City for some serious casino action, you would love nothing more than seeing as much of our country’s gorgeous nature and scenery as possible. On the flip side, while you want to bike, hike and ski your way through your vacation, you would like to sleep in a comfy hotel bed at night, not your usual tent.

With all of this in mind, check out these tips that will help you hotel hop your way across the U.S., while enjoying Mother Nature’s bounty:

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Knoebels Amusement Resort

By March 24, 2017 Attractions

If you were asked what one of the best-established theme parks was, you may be tempted to respond with one of the bigger names in roller coaster destinations. However, one that you may have forgotten about is Knoebels Amusement Park. In the U.S., Knoebles is the granddaddy of them all, having first started delighting park goes back in 1926.

Today, this beloved Pennsylvania theme park offers an impressive amount of entertainment options that are fun for the entire family. Stop by this classic American adventure, and make the most of your trip with this handy guide.

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Best Ferris Wheels in the U.S.

By March 21, 2017 Attractions

The Ferris Wheel spun into popularity during the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893, where the very first prototype was showcased as a landmark to all those in attendance. Since the original 1893 Chicago Ferris wheel, there have been nine world’s tallest-ever Ferris Wheels. The current record holder is the 167.6-metre (550 ft) High Roller in Las Vegas, US, which opened to the public in March 2014. Is your head spinning yet? Read on to explore our favorite Ferris Wheels in the United States:

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Surprising Cities for St. Paddy’s Day Celebrations

By March 15, 2017 Events, Holidays

Every year, on and around March 17th, millions of Americans decide to embrace their Irish heritage on Saint Patrick’s Day. The best thing about St. Paddy’s Day, of course, is you don’t actually have to be of Irish descent to take part and celebrate. That’s a very good thing, otherwise, many of us would miss out on the fun!

Now, there’s no doubt you’re aware of the huge events around St. Patrick’s Day in big cities like Boston, Chicago, and New York. But, did you know that there are lots of fun St. Paddy’s Day events that often fly under the radar?

That’s what this post is for. We’re going to highlight some of the most unconventional cities where you can join in the celebrations and be Irish for a day or two.

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Austin Food Truck Guide

By March 13, 2017 Dining, Places

The food truck scene in Austin is alive and well, with new on-the-go dining options popping up on what seems like a daily basis. Some have even gotten so popular that they’ve set up shop for the long haul with stationary trailers! Here’s a round-up of the latest and greatest food trucks in Austin, Texas.

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Free Things to Do in Savannah

By March 10, 2017 Places

With its old Southern charm, Savannah is known as a city for the affluent. However, there are also a surprising amount of affordable, and better yet, free things to enjoy when visiting this historic Georgia city. Thanks to sprawling architectural offerings and plenty of public areas, you can enjoy many parts of Savannah without spending a dime.

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Taco Bell Cantina – Las Vegas

By March 2, 2017 Attractions, Dining, Places
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The restaurant of our dreams became a reality in November of 2016 became a reality. Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, the brand new 24/7 Taco Bell Cantina exceeds expectations for a typical fast-food joint. Want to know what all the fuss is about? Read on and fall in love with tacos all over again.

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Festivals and Events in Albuquerque

By February 28, 2017 Events, Places
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With vast desert vistas, the areas in and around Albuquerque, New Mexico are some of the prettiest in the Southwest. It’s no wonder people flock there each year. With mild winter months and dry summer heat, Albuquerque is an outdoor-lovers paradise with over 3,400 hours of sunshine each year!

Even though Breaking Bad has stopped filming and your chances of running into Bryan Cranston are gone, there are still plenty of things to do all year-round.

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