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Potter’s St. Augustine: The First Wax Museum in the US

Not only is St. Augustine the oldest continuously inhabited city in the county, it also happens to be home to some of the oldest attractions. If you have ever taken a vacation to a touristy area like Vegas, Orlando, or LA, you have probably come across a wax museum at some point. The first wax […]

The Legendary Fountain of Youth in St. Augustine

Stores of a mythical healing fountain of youth date back to tales from the 4th century involving Alexander the Great. As the story goes, anyone who drinks from the mystical waters will remain youthful forever due to the water’s restorative health properties. Although many places claim to have springs with healing powers, the St. Augustine […]

Attraction of the Week: Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Southwestern Florida is an ideal vacation destination for nature lovers. This region of the Gulf famously offers a mild winter climate, and easy access to lush nature preserves, white sand beaches, and Everglades airboat tours. Naples is a great base for exploring the region. One must-do while vacationing in the vicinity is visiting the top […]

Attraction of the Week: Savannah’s Haunted East Bay Inn

Savannah, Georgia has long been a hotbed of paranormal activity. The historic southern city, established way back in 1733, ranks right up there with Salem, Boston, and New Orleans as one of America’s most haunted cities. Tourists come from all over to explore the gorgeous tree-lined squares and parks and awe at the lovely 18th […]

Attraction of the Week: Icon Park in Orlando

A rather new attraction, Icon Park which opened in May of 2015, is a great addition to your non-theme park Orlando itinerary. Featuring a 400 foot Ferris Wheel, a wax museum, an aquarium, and numerous restaurants and shops, there’s plenty to do to keep you busy here for an entire afternoon. On hot summer days, […]

Attraction of the Week: Tyler State Park

One of the nicest quick daytrips from Philly is beautiful Tyler State Park. Anyone seeking a peaceful break from the city congestion will definitely want to plan a trip to this gorgeous natural oasis. Lace up your hiking shoes, put on comfortable workout clothes, grab a water bottle, and get ready to soak in some […]

Attraction of the Week: Dolphin Adventure Cruise on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Tarpon Springs, a quaint Gulf Coast community located 40 min north of Tampa, draws tourists from all over for its’ rich Greek history, sponge docks, and beautiful low-key beaches. In the 1900’s, Greek sponge divers settled the area, leading to its’ current nickname of “the sponge capital of the world.” Spongeorama, established in 1968, claims […]

Attraction of the Week: The Chihuly Collection

While St. Petersburg is most popular with vacationers for its’ proximity to world-class white sand beaches, the artsy city is also rich in culture. The art scene here is particularly impressive, with the city being home to numerous notable museums including the Dali, The Imagine Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts. The most eclectic […]

Attraction of the Week: Empire State Building Observation Deck

You have seen it in countless movies and TV shows, most notably Sleepless in Seattle, An Affair to Remember, and Elf (over 250 productions have filmed here!). Now enjoy the jaw dropping views for yourself. A longtime New York City icon, you cannot visit Manhattan for the first time without enjoying the once in a […]

Attraction of the Week: Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Fans of mysterious 19th century poet & writer Edgar Allan Poe, most famous for poems like The Raven and short stories like The Tell-Tale Heart, will definitely want to plan for a visit to the Poe National Historic Site during their time in Philly. This is a really unique local gem that will not take […]