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6 Not-So-Scary Halloween Attractions

From ghost tours, to haunted houses, to terrifying corn mazes, there are no shortage of extreme Halloween experiences across the country. In fact, the Halloween scare factor seems to grow by the year with every haunted house trying to outdo the next. Some of these places are so intense that guests need to sign a […]

5 Free Things to do in Long Beach, CA

While beautiful Orange County to the south and L.A. beach towns to the north tend to get all the attention, there is plenty of fun to be found in Long Beach. The coastal city is known for its’ many waterfront attractions, most notably The Queen Mary, The Aquarium of the Pacific, The Catalina Express, and […]

5 Beautiful Nature Escapes in L.A.

While most L.A. tourists head over to the theme parks, the museums, TV show tapings, and Hollywood attractions, there are tons of wonderful natural attractions that most people are sadly missing out on. Of course, visiting some of the best beaches in the country will likely be on your itinerary. However, there is also a […]

8 Easy Bike Paths with Incredible Mountain Scenery

It’s easy today to find a great bike path pretty much anywhere you travel. Former rail trails are often converted into recreational paths. Today, there are hundreds of these rail trails, with at least one in nearly every state. Additionally, beach front paths, preserves, and parks provide further more opportunity for enjoying biking in a […]

The Best Roadtrips from Phoenix

One of the prime benefits of living in Phoenix is the quick access to top notch vacation destinations. From national parks, to world class beaches, to the best skiing in the Southwest, you basically have access to a little bit of everything. Each weekend brings forth a new opportunity to explore some of the top […]

Unique Things to Do: A Guide to Unusual, Fascinating, & Off the Beaten Path Attractions

I love seeking out strange and unusual places as much as I love visiting well known national parks and tourist attractions. After several visits to the same old same old, it’s fun to seek out some new and interesting sights. No matter where you travel throughout the US, unusual off-the-beaten attractions are lurking around every […]

10 Must-Do’s in L.A.

Home to world class beaches, top knotch museums, endless recreational opportunities, and of course, Hollywood, L.A. is a destination like no other in the country. Hence, it’s no surprise that such a diverse assortment of tourists from around the world flock to the area year after year. Whether you are a movie buff, a beach […]

The Griffith Observatory: The Best Views of the Hollywood Sign in L.A.

The famous Hollywood sign – it’s really just letters spelling out the name of a town on the side of a mountain. Nevertheless, due to its’ repeated presence in pop culture, the letters have become symbolic worldwide for the entertainment industry. Ironically, the sign was originally built as an advertisement to sell real estate in an […]

30 Tips for a Wonderful Disneyland Vacation

Disneyland, it is known to be “the happiest place on earth,” a world where fantasy and excitement can make all your problems disappear (at least for a little while!). How could you not be happy seeing all your favorite Disney movies come to life? It’s the one place where everyone can feel like a kid […]

Attraction of the Week: The Santa Monica Pier

You’ve seen it in countless movies and TV shoes. It marks the official end of Route 66. The long running amusement park is a historic landmark itself which has been entertaining both locals and visitors for over 100 years. The pier opened on September 9, 1909, with 2009 marking the 100th anniversary. Although touristy and […]