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The 10 Best Free Things to do in Pittsburgh

Most are familiar with Pittsburgh’s industrial history as a hub of coal mining and steel production. Today, the city is just as well-known for its’ professional sports teams, world-renowned Carnegie museums, and technological and medical innovation. While enjoying many of the top activities (cruises, sporting events, museums, restaurants) come with a high price tag, there […]

Attraction of the Week: Pittsburgh’s Point State Park

Point State Park is located at the tip of Pittsburgh’s “Golden Triangle.” This nickname was given to the downtown region as it marks the joining point of the Allegheny and Monongahela River to the Ohio River. From afar, you can see the triangle-like shape of the park with the fountain as the tip. West End […]

10 Must-Do’s in Cleveland, Ohio

Most notably, Cleveland is famous for being “the birthplace of Rock n’ Roll.” Cleveland Disc Jockey Alan Freed is credited with first using the phrase on a radio show in the 1950’s. Today, you can explore the history of rock and roll at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, one of the city’s most […]

The Best Urban Bike Paths

Taking a bike ride is a great way to enjoy the city sights, all while getting in a great workout and some fresh air. Not to mention, it’s a fabulous way to explore many different sights of interest without dealing with traffic, pollution, and parking! Most cities today offer some type of recreational path. From […]

Attraction of the Week: Edgewater Park in Cleveland

Cleveland Metroparks is a beautiful network of 18 parks in Northwestern Ohio. With over 100 miles of trails, 8 beachfront parks, and a zoo, there are endless opportunities for recreation. In 2021, Cleveland Metroparks was rated the National Gold Medal “Best in Nation” Award for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management. The most gorgeous of […]

Attraction of the Week: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

While everyone has heard of Yellowstone, The Grand Canyon, and The Smoky Mountains amongst others, many are unaware of the more off-the-beaten path national parks in our country. One of these such places is Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio. Located just 20 minutes outside of Cleveland, a trip to this park can easily be […]

Pittsburgh’s Bicycle Heaven: The World’s Largest Bicycle Museum and Shop

If you are into quirky, oddball attractions, then you will definitely want to plan some time to visit “the world’s largest bicycle museum and shop” while exploring Pittsburgh. Craig and Mindy Morrow opened Bicycle Heaven in 2011. Craig started with one bike which he found in the junk and proceeded to collect vintage bikes while […]

Hiking Hotspot: Three Waterfalls Loop in the Great Smokies

There are many beautiful waterfalls within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The park sees over 55 inches of rain per year in the lower altitude areas and up to 85 on some peaks. This translates into lush greenery and powerful waterfalls especially during the rainy late spring/summer months. Some of the most popular falls […]

10 Must-Dos in St. Petersburg, Florida

This beautiful Gulf Coast city is a great destination for year-round fun-in-the-sun. Nicknamed “the Sunshine City” for its’ attractive climate, St. Petersburg is a popular oasis for fitness buffs, fishermen, boaters, beach goers, and golfers. The city holds the Guinness Book World record for “the most consecutive days of sunshine” (768 days). In addition to […]

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 […]