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5 Places to Enjoy the Beautiful Pittsburgh Skyline

“The City of Bridges” skyline frequently ranks right up there amongst the best in the US. With 446 bridges, the city claims the title of “Bridge Capital of the World.” Many of these stunning architectural wonders can be enjoyed at various overlooks and 3 can even be walked across! Pittsburgh is also known as the […]

Get Crazy, Get Wild. Let’s Party, Get Loud! Touring the Jersey Shore House in Seaside Heights

“It’s T-shirt time!” Cab’s are here!” We got a situation” “Gym, Tan, Laundry.” “Yeah Buddy!” “Party’s here!” If these quotes are immediately recognizable to you, then you have probably watched Jersey Shore a time or 2. As one of the most popular reality TV shows of all time, these catchphrases are forever stuck in our […]

Attraction of the Week: The Borgata in Atlantic City

Atlantic City is often referred to as the Vegas of the East Coast. While it may lack some of the glamour, amenities, uniqueness, and non-gaming related attractions of Sin City, it’s your best bet for casino action in the Northeast. Being located within an easy drive of many major cities, Atlantic City is a budget-friendly […]

Attraction of the Week: The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

The Pittsburgh Zoo is quite unique as it is one of only 6 US zoos that is combined with an aquarium. Although the aquarium is quite small, it’s convenient to be able to explore both tourist attractions within a single visit. The zoo is located in beautiful Highland Park on 77 acres. Before or after […]

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 […]

Duquesne Incline: A Bird’s Eye View of Pittsburgh

The must-do while visiting Pittsburgh is taking a ride on the iconic funicular railway up to Mt Washington. The views from the overlook are marvelous. In fact, USA Today even rated it “one of the top ten sites in the world for viewing a cityscape.” The incline opened to the public on May 20, 1877. […]

10 Moderate Waterfall Hikes near Asheville

Nature lovers will appreciate the endless opportunities for recreation in Western North Carolina. Spectacular waterfalls encompass the entirety of the the WNC region. In fact, there are 200 in Transylvania County alone. Fortunately, “The Land of Waterfalls,” is a quick daytrip from Asheville. Many gorgeous waterfalls also lie on the Blue Ridge Parkway, one of […]

10 Must-Dos in Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, the biggest city in North Carolina, has become a popular relocation area in recent years. The mild climate, low cost of living, and close proximity to both the mountains and oceans has attracted many northern transplants. After New York, the city ranks as the second biggest banking center. Besides being a financial hub, Charlotte […]

Things to do in Highlands: A Cool High Altitude Escape in North Carolina

At 4111 feet, Highlands is one of the highest elevated towns in North Carolina. The small community of just over 1000 residents is located within the beautiful Nantahala National Forest. The cool summer temps (typically in the mid 70’s) make Highlands an ideal escape from nearby hot and humid southern climates like Charlotte, Atlanta, and […]