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The World’s Largest Bingo Hall at Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut

I had the opportunity to play Bingo tonight at Foxwoods, home to the one of the largest Bingo halls in the world. I was impressed with how huge the seating area was – it was nice to have plenty of personal space during the games. Games aren’t too expensive ($10 for the morning matinee games […]

Don’t hibernate all winter! Visit Harriman State Park in Idaho!

Many people that live in colder climates begin to hibernate during the winter months. This in turn leads to less exercise. You don’t have to slack off in the exercise department during the cold winter months! Ice skating is a great calorie burner and a fun, inexpensive winter weekend activity. Cross country skiing is an […]

50 fun things to do this winter in Chicago!

Chicago is a wonderful city with endless opportunities for entertainment and recreation. Chicago’s world class cultural attractions and amazing architecture are the standouts of this great city. Unfortunately, many tourists never consider Chicago to be a winter vacation destination due to the snow and cold temperatures. Luckily, many of the best attractions are located indoors, […]

Best time to visit Walt Disney World: Tips for your Disney Vacation

If you are looking for less crowds, milder weather, and cheaper hotels than January and February are great months to plan your trip to Walt Disney World in Florida! Christmas at Disney World is one of the busiest times for the park, so you will enjoy fewer crowds if you arrive after the holiday rush. […]

Great Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks

I love ice skating during the winter months. It is fun, cheap, and a great workout! I even own 2 pairs of my own skates! I always keep my skates in the car in case I find a rink while out. There are all different types of rinks – park district rinks, city rinks, or […]

My Top Winter Travel Destinations

I see winter travel as a great way to break up the monotony of winter. Winter can be a hard time of the year with the bleak skies, cold temperatures, and shorter daylight hours. It helps to have a trip or 2 planed to keep that “summer excitement” feeling all year. I like to mix […]

A weekend in the White Mountains of New Hampshire

This past weekend I decided to take a trip up to the White Mountains in New Hampshire. I have visited the White Mountains during the spring for a hiking trip, but this was my first winter trip to the area. I decided to book a hotel at Merrill Farm Resort in North Conway. Although not […]

Mohegan Sun: Vegas Style Casino Fun in New England

  The Mohegan Sun is a massive casino which sits on 240 acres of reservation land on the gorgeous Thames River Uncasville, Connecticut. The casino is very isolated, and thus, makes for a great weekend escape for those wanting to escape the clutter and congestion of nearby hectic cities like Boston and New York. The […]

Winter Fun in Boston: Holiday Activities and more!

Boston may not come to mind immediately as your top spot for spending your winter vacation, however, there is plenty of fun to be found in and around the city. I recently headed downtown for the Boston Common Tree Lighting. Although it was an extremely cold night, the great musical performances (including one by former […]

A Fall bike ride through New England’s Myles Standish State Forest

A bike ride through New England in the fall months makes for a perfect Halloween! My bf and I decided to take a scenic fall bike ride through Myles Standish State Forest in Carver, Massachusetts. The setting was perfect for Halloween – dark, cloudy, colored leaves scattered among the ground.In addition, this forest is one […]