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Attraction of the Week: Kaaterskill Falls in the Catskill Mountains

The Catskill region of New York is a gorgeous place to visit any time of the year. The 4 main counties found within the Catskills (Ulster, Greene, Sullivan, and Delaware) all offer  breathtakingly beautiful scenery and plenty of activities & attractions, including: hiking trails, waterfalls, top notch resorts, scenic train rides, vineyards, art galleries, and […]

Attraction of the Week: Long Beach’s Shoreline Village & Rainbow Harbor

Shoreline Village is a gorgeous, quaint section of Long Beach, California (the second largest city in the Los Angeles metro area). Beautiful palm trees, meticulous landscaping, and serene views of Rainbow Harbor characterize this Cape Cod style village. Shoreline is a popular tourist destination due to its’ many offerings in the dining, entertainment, shopping, and […]

Attraction of the Week: Southern California’s Marvin Braude Bike Trail

Sunny Southern California is a year round outdoor lover’s paradise. Endless opportunities for recreation exist on and off the beach. One of the best ways to get in some sun, exercise, and fun is by taking a bike ride along the gorgeous Pacific coast.  California has some of the top rated beach bike paths in […]

Attraction of the Week: Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

Harvard University, established in 1636, is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. This private Ivy League school is located in Cambridge, just a few miles north of Boston. It was named after the first benefactor, John Harvard. In front of University Hall, you will find a bronze statue of John Harvard. […]

Vacation Spotlight: Orlando, Florida

With over 51 million visitors per year, Orlando claims a spot as one of the top tourist destinations in the country. Warm weather, theme parks, water parks, and fun filled resort hotels draw people from all over the world each year. Home to Walt Disney World, the best theme park in the world, Orlando is […]

Vacation Spotlight: Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, aka the Entertainment Capital of the World, sees millions of tourists from around the world each year to check out the multitude of entertaining activities that the city offers. Sure there are plenty of TV show tapings, theaters, and iconic media attractions to enjoy, however, the city offers much more outside of the […]

Vacation Spotlight: A trip to New York’s Catskill Mountains

Mike surprised me this year with a relaxing birthday trip to the Catskill Mountains (what a great idea!). Located in the southeastern section of New York, these mountains are the perfect escape from New York City’s crowds, congestion, and pollution. Mike booked 3 nights at Emerson Resort and Spa, a beautiful property located in Mt. […]

Hiking Hotspot: New Hampshire’s White Mountains

The White Mountains National Forest is most well known for Mt. Washington, the highest mountain in the Northeast (6288 ft) and one of the windiest places on Earth (wind speeds reached 231 miles per hour back in 1934). The area is very popular for recreational activities, especially hiking, biking, and cross country skiing during the […]

Vacation Spotlight: Islesboro, Maine

Islesboro, a small island located off the coast of Maine is the perfect peaceful getaway.This popular New England summer destination is the perfect place to refresh and renew yourself in a serene setting. Perhaps the most unique attribute of this island is the process of getting here. Islesboro is only accessible by ferry from Lincolnville, […]

Hiking Hotspot: Camden Hills State Park in Camden, Maine

Camden Hills State Park offers over 30 miles of scenic hiking trails. The park is located in beautiful Camden, Maine whose fitting slogan is “Where the Mountains Meet the Sea.” Camden is one of the 2 locations along the Atlantic Coast where the mountains meet the sea, which leads to some amazing scenery. There are […]