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Attraction of the Week: Dolphin Adventure Cruise on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Tarpon Springs, a quaint Gulf Coast community located 40 min north of Tampa, draws tourists from all over for its’ rich Greek history, sponge docks, and beautiful low-key beaches. In the 1900’s, Greek sponge divers settled the area, leading to its’ current nickname of “the sponge capital of the world.” Spongeorama, established in 1968, claims […]

Get Lost in Nature at these 12 Tampa Bay Parks and Preserves

While you may not find any monumental hiking trails in Tampa, you will find an abundance of quaint nature preserves which are great for bird watching, alligator sightings, and light exercise. Scattered throughout the Bay area are over a dozen beautiful preserves which highlight the natural flora and fauna of the state. Visiting any of […]

15 Places for Incredible Views in Tucson, Arizona

The city of Tucson, surrounded by 4 prominent mountain ranges and located within the diverse Sonoran desert, truly is a mesmerizing place. The gorgeous exotic Saguaro cactus dots the landscape for a truly out of the ordinary landscape. From Saguaro National Park, to Catalina State Park, to the Mt. Lemmon Scenic Drive, the city is […]

Hiking Hotspot: Tucson’s Hidden Canyon Bowen Trail

The eclectic Southwestern city of Tucson, Arizona is surrounded by 4 beautiful mountain ranges: the Rincons, the Santa Catalinas, the Santa Ritas, and the Tucson mountains. The city is well known for its’ many outdoor opportunities and parks, most notably Sabino Canyon, Saguaro National Park, and Catalina State Park. Tourists come from all over the […]

101 Things to do in Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona is a surprisingly diverse area of the country, especially in comparison to its’ southern counterpart. Instead of the towering Saguaro cacti of the Sonoran desert, you will find yourself immersed in the largest ponderosa pine forest in the world. Instead of 6 months of brutal 90-100+ degree temps, you will find an attractive […]

Attraction of the Week: Sabino Canyon in Tucson

Sabino Canyon is a desert oasis amidst the suburbs of Tucson. This is the place that both locals and tourists flock to for a relaxing natural escape from the suburban traffic, stoplights, and retail businesses. As soon as you enter the canyon, you are transported out of the city and into a desert wonderland. Anyone […]

Attraction of the Week: Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park, named as so after the amazing plant found exclusively in the Sonoran Desert, is one of the country’s most unique national treasures. This massive 91,000 acre desert wonderland, spread out between 2 districts on opposing sides of Tucson, is a must-see for anyone interested in nature, hiking, and exploring serene desert plant life, […]

19 Fun Facts (you may not know) about Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay region is most well known for its’ beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, world class theme parks, 3 major pro sports teams, and hot, humid weather which includes plenty of intense thunderstorms (daily storms are common during the summer season!). Although Tampa often gets passed over in favor of theme park capital of the world Orlando, […]

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 […]

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 […]