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Winter Fun in Pittsburgh: 10 Things to Do & See

Most tourists visit Pittsburgh during the warm spring and summer months to take advantage of the many parks, scenic overlooks, sporting events, and annual events in the region. However, a winter visit offers the benefits of cooler temperatures, fewer crowds, and cheaper hotel rates. The abundance of museums and indoor attractions means there is still […]

Christmas in Pittsburgh: 10 Must-Do’s

Although Pittsburgh is not thought of as a top Christmas destination city, there are a number of festive activities, attractions, and events to enjoy this time of the year. From a big city ice rink with a dazzling Christmas tree as the centerpiece, to rustic Christmas tree farms located just outside of the city, along […]

5 Free Holiday Attractions in Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. is home to one of the most famous Christmas trees in the country. The beautiful National Tree on the White House Ellipse draws many visitors and much media coverage each year. Although the city itself is not overly festive this time of year, there are a number of festive attractions and activities to […]

Christmas at Omni Bedford Springs Resort

There are 2 gorgeous Omni properties in the state of Pennsylvania. One is located in downtown Pittsburgh and the other in Bedford Springs, a small town in the Allegheny mountains. Many famous politicians and Presidents have stayed at this resort. If you are seeking a relaxing getaway, complete with easy access to a multitude of […]

Attraction of the Week: Season’s Greetings at the U.S. Botanical Gardens in D.C.

Washington D.C. is home to a number of fun, free, and festive holiday attractions. While hotels in the area can be a bit pricey, most museums and several holiday attractions will cost you absolutely nothing! This helps keep trip costs down a bit. D.C. is home to over a dozen world-renowned museums, the beautiful National […]

5 Christmas Attractions in Downtown Pittsburgh

The festive holiday season is the best time to plan a visit to downtown Pittsburgh. In addition to enjoying restaurants, beautiful views of the skyline and bridges, and museums (the Andy Warhol is a must-see), there are a number of holiday events which you can add to your itinerary. The prime attraction is a beautiful […]

The 100th Anniversary of The National Tree Lighting in D.C.

Although the dazzling Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in NYC receives the most tourist and media attention, The National Tree is an iconic sight in its’ own right. If you find yourself visiting D.C. over the holiday season, you will want to add seeing this beautiful tree to your itinerary. 2022 marked the 100th anniversary of […]

Attraction of the Week: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is one of the best places in Pittsburgh to enjoy nature. Located in the busy Oakland neighborhood, this conservatory is definitely an oasis in a congested urban area. The 15 acre space includes 23 diverse gardens, as well as a 14 room glasshouse. This conservatory is well known for its’ […]

5 Scenic Attractions in Oro Valley, Arizona

There are 5 gorgeous mountain ranges in the Tucson area, with the Catalinas being the most dramatic and awe-inspiring. It’s no surprise that the area has become popular with nature lovers, hikers, and photographers. If you appreciate the unusual beauty of the desert, there is no better place to explore. Oro Valley is a beautiful […]

Attraction of the Week: Hot Springs, North Carolina

Health enthusiasts have been enjoying the amazing natural healing powers of hot springs for centuries. The mineral rich waters reportedly cure a wide range of illnesses and ailments. Many with joint and muscle problems swear by these springs for the immense relief they provide. Soaking in waters enriched with trace minerals like silica and sulfur […]