The San Diego County Fair is celebrating its 100th anniversary of when people flocked to the area for the Panama-California Exposition. The theme is A Fair To Remember: A Celebration of World’s Fairs and Balboa Park – a very clever name for a great way to commemorate the centennial anniversary.
WinterWonderGrass to Take Over Lake Tahoe with Bluegrass and Brews this March
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Theme Parks are always a popular spot for travelers to visit. Can’t you just feel your hair blowing in the wind as you whip around the corner of a thrilling roller coaster? Read these 5 quick tips to make your day or days at the park more enjoyable for the whole family! Read More
For those of us who aren’t lucky enough to live in a warm climate year round, this winter has been particularly brutal. Negative temperatures bring thoughts of warm weather – either planning a getaway now to escape the frigid cold or sticking out the winter and daydreaming of soaking in some sun this summer.
Here is a sample of 10 beaches that made the Traveler’s Choice list in the United States, there’s somewhere for everyone to imagine themselves lying out on the beach enjoying the sound of the ocean and the warming of the sun.
This has been a spectacular winter. Snows came early and often this year and the landscape has never been so beautiful. As winter fades and the colors of spring begin to sparkle throughout the Smokies, Gatlinburg blossoms into the center of all things botanical during Great Smoky Mountain Association’s 65th Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage.
When you think of St. Patrick’s Day in the United States, you can’t help of thinking about the grand celebrations of Boston, New York and Chicago. These among other east coast cities are known for the grand gestures they convey in being Irish for at least one day a year.
Ten years ago Biloxi had built the reputation of being one of the best vacation locations in the United States. The warm beaches, beautiful resorts, fine restaurants, wonderful casinos, family oriented attractions and events built a great resort town.
However, that was the year of Hurricane Katrina and Biloxi had the opportunity to build the resort into an even better location for the hundreds of thousands of visitors it attracts every year. In the ten years to follow that is exactly what happened.
“Music, Brews and Mountains” is the theme for the WinterWonderGrass Tahoe Festival, establishing its first year at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows in Lake Tahoe, California March 20-22, 2015. WinterWonderGrass is a boutique winter music and craft beer festival featuring more than 15 bands and 12 California breweries over three days. The finest ingredients of the North Lake Tahoe lifestyle are brought together by WinterWonderGrass Tahoe to craft an experience of natural elation, delivering a batch of fulfillment and a dose of memories to local music enthusiasts and a global winter audience. Drawing from the environmental beauty and mountain lifestyle as the foundation for the event, WinterWonderGrass adds in music and community to create the ultimate Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows gathering.
Sparks grow into flames as propane burners ignite, illuminating a skyline of hot air balloons, hovering like upside-down raindrops as they fill with air. Each glows with its own pattern of primary colors, all coming together like a Lite-Brite rainbow as they ascend delicately into the pre-dawn sky.
If you’re a fan of Southern hospitality and American history, then you’ll love the Take Two Family of Products’ newest destination: Savannah, Georgia. It’s appropriate that our first destination in Georgia was also the state’s first city, established in 1733. Not sure if this old port city is worth your time? Here are a few reasons why you will love Savannah.
Families across America and the world flock to Orlando with one purpose in mind: Disney World. I won’t argue that Disney is a trip worth making, but please don’t stop there. This Central Florida city could keep you entertained for weeks with it’s shopping, nightlife, outdoor activities and spas. If it’s hard to deny yourself another theme park visit, switch it up with a water park. This infographic shows you why Orlando isn’t just for kids but kids of all ages!
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It’s easy to find something to do in San Diego, but here is a list of wallet friendly options that families, friends and couples can get excited about.
Whenever we talk about the Caribbean, my husband Ben’s cousin always raves about this place called Nachi Cocom in Cozumel. When we found out that the Mexican island was one of the stops on our honeymoon, we knew we had to try out the all-inclusive beach club. After all, it was cheaper than most of the excursions through our cruise.
Houston has a dynamic art scene. It’s one of the only American cities with resident professional companies in all of the performing art disciplines: ballet, opera, symphony and theater. The Southern destination boasts a long list of word-class museums and galleries, too.
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Performers are lining up for Gatlinburg’s ninth annual Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales. The summer-long street performance event in downtown Gatlinburg features musical performers, cloggers, storytellers and artisans. It’s a lively taste of Appalachian culture.