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Attraction of the Week: The Wildlife Habitat at The Flamingo in Vegas

One of the most relaxing things to do while in Vegas, which many visitors unfortunately are unaware of, is to take a stroll through the Wildlife Habitat at The Flamingo Resort. The grounds of the Strip’s oldest resort are elaborately landscaped with all sorts of lush tropical plants, making you feel as if you have escaped The Strip […]

Hiking Hotspot: Los Liones Canyon in LA

The Southern California region is loaded with endless hiking opportunities. The rugged desert landscape combined with some of the most magnificent coastal views in the country leads to some pretty amazing hiking scenery. Hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains is a must for any outdoor enthusiast visiting the L.A. area. Luckily, there are more than […]

Palms Place: Affordable Las Vegas Luxury Far Away from the Craziness of The Strip

Palms Place is one of my favorite luxury resorts in Las Vegas. This newish addition to the luxury resort scene in Vegas (built in 2008) has a classy, elegant feeling without being as uber expensive as the 5 star resorts on the Strip. Palms Place is a unique property as the building consists of both residential […]

Attraction of the Week: The Pinball Hall of Fame in Vegas

Go back in time with an afternoon of youthful fun playing classic pinball machines from the 1950’s up until the 1990’s. As soon as you walk into the massive 10,000 square foot space dedicated solely to all different types of pinball machines, you will be hit with a feeling of nostalgia. As someone who watches […]

10 Festive Halloween Attractions & Activities

It’s that time of the year again when we can finally pack away the shorts & flip flops, turn off the air conditioning and feel the cool breeze coming in through the windows, and enjoy all types of pumpkin treats and festive fall attractions. With an abundance of seasonal fun including pumpkin spice lattes, fall color […]

9 Fun Things to do in Beautiful San Diego

San Diego is no doubt one of the most beautiful vacation destinations out West. The main advantage in choosing San Diego for your next vacation is the never ending supply of year-round recreational activities to choose amongst, along with desirable average daily temperature of 70 degrees and mostly sunny skies. No time really is a bad time to visit […]

Attraction of the Week: The Beautiful Scottsdale Greenbelt

The Scottsdale Greenbelt, also known as the Indian Bend Wash path, is a wonderful 11 mile paved recreational trail which enables you to enjoy the natural beauty of the area away from the endless strip malls, restaurants, & apartment complexes. This beautiful path will take you through parks, golf courses, and lakes. All different sorts […]

25 Bike Paths with Incredible Scenery

A leisurely bike ride is a fantastic activity to incorporate into any vacation 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 25 […]

Hiking the Grand Canyon: The Kalibab Trail to Skeleton Point

A hiking adventure through the Grand Canyon will be one of the most memorable experiences you will ever have on a national park vacation, if not any vacation. Many visitors are unaware that there are several maintained hiking trails which will take you on a quiet scenic journey through the inner canyon, most of which are […]

6 Fantastic US Zoos

There is no need to travel far and wide to see wildlife in their natural habitats. Sure it would be nice to venture out on a once in a lifetime African safari ride, yet for those who want to keep it a bit cheaper & closer to home, here are 6 spectacular zoos to add […]