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A Winter Wonderland: Snow Blankets Sedona’s Stunning Red Rocks

One of the rarest and most spectacular sights out West is seeing Sedona’s towering red rock formations topped with a fresh layer of snow. While these million plus year old rocks are an incredible sight to behold year-round, the views right after a winter storm really are striking. Because the snow melts fast in this high […]

Christmas in Las Vegas

Christmas in Vegas? Although the thought of Vegas as a holiday destination does not typically come to mind as most see nothing more than a dry & dusty brown desert and man made casinos. the city surprisingly offers a number of wonderfully festive displays & fun events if you happen to be planning a December […]

16 Festive Holiday Attractions & Activities

The holidays just are not the same without beautiful light displays and festive events to look forward to all season long, from the day after Thanksgiving through the New Year. While the holiday season can be a stressful time for many, there is also lots of seasonal fun to lighten the mood. With all the […]

10 Relaxing Things to do in Las Vegas

A vacation to Las Vegas can be a crazy, fun, and exhausting trip all rolled into one. With so much to see and do, insane crowds, seemingly endless walking, noisy ads distracting your every move, it’s not surprising that a Vegas vacation can really wear you down. Sometimes, you just need a quiet escape from […]

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 […]