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Attraction: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is one of the premier attractions in Washington, D.C. The National Mall sees over 25 million visitors a year – more than Yellowstone, Yosemite, & the Grand Canyon combined. A wonderful combination of museums, monuments, memorials, and cultural attractions, all jam packed within a 2 mile span, makes […]

Hiking HotSpot: Dripping Springs Natural Area

The Organ mountains, named as so for the needle like spires that resemble organ pipes, provide a dramatic backdrop for the city of Las Cruces, NM. This small city in Southern New Mexico is a popular base for adventure seekers. Outdoor lovers and fitness buffs seeking to explore all the exotic natural attractions throughout the […]

3 Days in Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina is a city rich in culture, architectural marvels, and natural beauty. Whether you are a photographer, history buff, foodie, or nature lover, fun abounds in South Carolina’s most historic and beloved city. A weekend in this Southern charmer is a worthy addition to any traveler’s “historic-cities-to-visit” bucket list. As Charleston frequently ranks […]

The National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.

The blooming of the gorgeous colorful cherry blossoms marks the arrival of spring in the nation’s capitol. Millions of visitors make their way to D.C. every spring to enjoy the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival, which includes 4 weeks of jam packed events celebrating both US and Japanese culture. More than 4000 of these trees […]

Attraction of the Week: Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta

Who could forget the iconic (and tragic) 1996 Olympic Games? 1996 marked the 100 year anniversary of the first Olympics held in Athens, Greece. It’s hard to believe that events which are widely popular today like Beach Volleyball officially became an Olympic sport this year! Or, that Michael Phelps was not yet a household name. […]

10 things to do in downtown Tucson

There is so much to do and see in the vibrant desert oasis of Tucson. Jam packed within this picturesque Southwestern city, you will find endless interesting things to do. From unique cultural attractions, to mesmerizing state and national parks, to some of the best Mexican food in the country, this Sonoran Desert hotspot is […]

10 Fun Date Ideas in Greenville, SC

Greenville, located in the heart of Upstate SC, has been making headlines in recent years. The thriving city continues to win awards for its’ lively Main Street, foodie scene, and proximity to natural attractions. Despite South Carolina’s recent ranking as the loneliest state to spend Valentine’s day, Greenville has been rated one of the most […]

5 Must-Do’s in Charleston, South Carolina

Beautiful historic Charleston, South Carolina, known for its’ charming inns, historic plantations, lovely gardens, colorful architecture, southern style cuisine, barrier islands, and historical attractions, draws history buffs and photographers from around the world. Charleston, the oldest city in South Carolina, was established in 1670 by English colonists. The city has preserved much of its’ quaint […]

10 Things to do in Downtown Greenville for Under 10 Bucks

Greenville’s vibrant, tree-lined Main Street is becoming a popular tourist destination, moreso with each passing year. Home to a gorgeous waterfall, over 100 unique restaurants, art galleries, theaters, small museums, coffeehouses, and boutique shops, visitors from all over the Southeast come to enjoy the quaint setting and abundance of activities. Unfortunately, the increased popularity means […]

12 Free Things to do in Greenville, South Carolina

Located in the heart of the region of South Carolina known as “The Upstate,” Greenville has become a trendy place in recent years thanks to its’ emerging foodie scene and revitalized Main Street. Mild weather and close proximity to the Blue Ridge mountains also continues to draw nature lovers to the region. The city is […]