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The 10 Best Free Museums in the US

While exploring any new city can be pricey, thankfully, there are a number of great free attractions to enjoy in pretty much every major metro area in the country. If you are someone who loves exploring ancient history and incredible artwork, you are in luck as there are so many wonderful free history and art […]

Dazzling Christmas Trees Around the Country

Frosty temps, the chance of snow, peppermint mochas, 24/7 holiday music, Hallmark movie marathons, shopping deals, parties, sugar cookies, hot cocoa…While all these things signal the start of the holidays, for many, the holiday season officially kicks off with the lighting of a gorgeous Christmas tree. The history of the Christmas tree According to The […]

10 Gorgeous Gardens to Visit

Strolling around a beautiful garden is a great way to add on a bit of nature and relaxation to any vacation experience. There are dozens of fantastic gardens in cities across the US. From exotic cacti in Tucson, to an extravagant fall pumpkin display in Dallas, to a beautiful bonsai collection in Asheville, each of […]

Nostalgic 80’s & 90’s movie filming locations

The early 80’s-mid 90’s was by far the decade of awesome movies & music. Almost every movie during this time period also had a totally rad soundtrack. From John Hughes classics like Ferris Bueller (my personal favorite), Sixteen Candles & The Breakfast Club, to big action blockbusters like Back to the Future and Jurassic Park, […]

8 Amazing Pubs to Visit this St. Patrick’s Day

Some of us may only be a wee bit Irish, however, the ambiance and energy of an authentic Irish pub, especially on St. Patrick’s Day, has most of us reaching for a Guinness, green beer, or Fish & Chips this time of year. Parades and Irish cultural festivals continue to dominate the lineup of local […]

Attraction of the Week: Boston Common and Public Garden

Anyone who has ever vacationed in Boston knows that you are in for a lot of walking if you plan on exploring all the historic sites downtown. Walking The Freedom Trail & exploring the North End, Beacon Hill, and Newbury Street are all fantastic must-do experiences. However, exploring all of these on a single trip […]

A Fall Cruise Along the Gorgeous Charles River

A leisurely afternoon cruise along the beautiful Charles River is the perfect laid-back way to take in all the historic architecture of both Boston and Cambridge. This 80 mile long river runs a picturesque 23 mile long course, from Hopkinton (a small town just 30 min outside of the city most well-known for being the starting […]

10 Fantastic Fall Foliage Destinations

It’s leaf peeping time! No matter where you live, you can typically find more than enough places to enjoy this favorite fall activity. Fortunately, fabulous fall foliage destinations can be found throughout the country, even in hot states like Arizona! Leaf peeping is a fun & enjoyable activity, not to mention one that gives you the opportunity to […]

25 Bike Paths with Incredible Scenery

A leisurely bike ride is a fantastic activity to incorporate into any vacation itinerary as it allows you to check out the beautiful natural surroundings of the area while also getting in a fun little vacation workout (as opposed to a boring treadmill workout at a hotel gym, or worse skipping the fitness altogether). These […]

15 Spectacular Places in the Northeast

The Northeast is one of the most amazing areas in the country. In addition to being home to some of the country’s largest cities, the region offers a plethora of outdoor activities due to the heavy forest coverage. Maine and New Hampshire take the first and second positions as the most forested states, while the […]