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10 Best Free Things to do in (and near) Orlando

Orlando is probably the furthest you can get from a budget friendly tourist destination. In fact, the average 7 day Disney vacation can easily run you thousands of dollars. With expensive flights, overpriced resorts, sky high theme park tickets, and pricey restaurants…budget and Orlando just do not mix. On the bright side, there are numerous […]

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, […]

Attraction of the Week: The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

The Smithsonian Portrait Gallery is an unexpected D.C. gem, not as highly touted as the more popular museums, however, just as fascinating and worthy of your time. Like all the other Smithsonian museums in the National Mall, admission to the Portrait Gallery is free! It’s a nice refreshing change of pace planning a vacation where […]

Hiking Hotspot: Pima Canyon in the Catalina Foothills

Pima Canyon is a beautiful hike located in the Catalina Foothills, a gorgeous upscale neighborhood of Tucson. This canyon is located within the Pusch Ridge Wilderness area in the mesmerizing Santa Catalina Mountains. While just about every hike in Tucson is worth considering due to the shear beauty of the Sonoran desert, Pima Canyon is […]

10 must-do’s in Washington D.C.

A trip to the nation’s capital is a worthy addition to everyone’s travel bucket list. Regardless of whether or not you are a history or politics buff, there is much more to see and do in “America’s Backyard” besides seeing the monuments. D.C. is home to several of the most renowned museums in the world, […]

Hiking Hotspot: Linda Vista trail in Tucson

Hiking amongst the tall Saguaro cacti is an experience like no other. Fortunately, in Tucson, there are more than enough places to explore these magnificent desert plants native only to the Sonoran desert. The Sonoran truly is a spectacular exotic place, lush with desert scenery which you will not get to see anywhere else in […]

12 Free Things to do in Greenville, South Carolina

Located in the heart of the region of South Carolina known as “The Upstate,” Greenville has become a trendy place in recent years thanks to its’ emerging foodie scene and revitalized Main Street. Mild weather and close proximity to the Blue Ridge mountains also continues to draw nature lovers to the region. The city is […]

15 Fun & Free Things to do in Tucson

Today, it is hard to believe that Tucson was at one point a sleepy little desert town. These days are long gone, and consequently, real estate prices continue to climb as more and more 2nd home owners flock to the area for a mild winter escape. New restaurants and businesses continually open their doors. Winter […]

30 of The Best Freebies in Las Vegas

Long gone are the days of $1 buffets and $25 hotel rooms in Vegas. Fast forward just a bit and buffets now start at 20 bucks, 3 star resorts are going for at least a hundred bucks, almost all resorts are charging for parking, and the dreaded resort fee is tacked on to already pricey rooms as […]

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 […]