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Why You Should Stay In Juneau, AK Over Taking An Alaskan Cruise

Why You Should Stay In Juneau, AK Over Taking An Alaskan Cruise

Visiting scenic Alaska is something every travel buff should do at least once in their life. Those who do make the trip typically take a cruise, where Juneau, Alaska’s capital city, is a popular stop. You may be surprised to find that there are perks to basing your stay in Juneau that a cruise doesn’t offer.

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4 Beach Destinations To Spend A Summer Vacation

4 Beach Destinations To Spend A Summer Vacation

Nothing says summer like spending a day at the beach. If there isn’t one near you, why not plan a summer vacation? There are so many beach destinations in every corner of America. From the Atlantic to the Pacific, you’re sure to find a beach to catch a few rays before summer ends. Here are four beach destinations to plan a summer trip to.

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Why You Should Spend Your Honeymoon In Santa Fe, NM

Why You Should Spend Your Honeymoon In Santa Fe, NM

Honeymoons are notoriously wonderful times to continue the celebration of the union and love of the married couple. Romance fills the air. Memories of love are created and a whole new life together begins. But the one question everybody asks is, “Where are you going on your honeymoon?”
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How To Spend A Romantic Getaway In Mystic, CT

How To Spend A Romantic Getaway In Mystic, CT

In the heart of the New England seaside, Mystic, Connecticut is a quaint town that’s perfect for romantic getaways. If you’re trying to steer clear of the crowds in Boston or New York, Mystic is the ideal place for sightseeing and great seafood. Here is your guide to romantic getaways in Mystic, CT.

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How To Spend A Weekend In Ocean Grove, NJ

How To Spend A Weekend In Ocean Grove, NJ

The city of Ocean Grove, NJ is within the towns that make up the Jersey Shore. If you’ve ever heard of the famous Tent City summer accommodations or Great Auditorium, they’re both in Ocean Grove! Known as “The Jewel of the Jersey Shore”, Ocean Grove is home to some of the best resorts and hotels to stay at during a Jersey Shore vacation. Here is your guide to a weekend in Ocean Grove.

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Best Romantic Getaways in Georgia

Best Romantic Getaways in Georgia

Georgia is a beautiful state, and between its sandy beaches, amazing food, sunny skies, and classic architecture, there are plenty of opportunities for a romantic getaway. Take in the scenery at the Blue Ridge Mountains, enjoy the salty sea air on the coast, or curl up in a gorgeous cottage with a glass of wine. From Savannah to Atlanta, find the perfect place for your getaway, whether you’re just taking a weekend or looking for a long vacation. Each region is a little different with different getaways to offer, so depending on where you are or want to go, this list will help you pick the perfect place to stay. Continue reading “Best Romantic Getaways in Georgia” »

Top 5 Luxury Hotels in New York City

Top 5 Luxury Hotels in New York City

Staying in the Big Apple in style is what dreams are made of.  New York City has some of the best luxury hotels in the country. The glitz and glamour of this big city holds true for its hotels. Here are the top five luxury hotels in New York City.

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Best Things to Do in Galena, IL this Spring

Best Things to Do in Galena, IL this Spring

Just picture the pending miracle! Fragrant air embraces you with soothing scents. Newborn leaves are yellow-green, dancing on soft breezes. Flowers grin in brilliant colors, making your spirit soar.

Soon Galena will be a dazzling showcase of vibrant life this spring. There’s plenty to do and see during the spring months in Galena, Illinois. Not only are there many things to do, there are also some unique places to stay, like Farmer’s Guest House or the Irish Cottage.Here are five events with which to celebrate!

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Family Friendly Attractions in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Family Friendly Attractions in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is a great place for a family vacation. There are many places and activities to visit that are great for all ages. Here are just a few of the family friendly attractions to see and do in Fort Lauderdale.

The Beach
Fort Lauderdale has 20 miles of coastline and beaches, and they are all within walking distance of hotels, inns, restaurants and various attractions. In addition to swimming and sunbathing, visitors may also go snorkeling or scuba-driving. The beach also has a picnic area that allows grilling.

The Funderdome
The Funderdome is a good place to take preteens and younger if the weather isn’t cooperating. Kids may enjoy laser tag, a ropes course and a rock wall. There is also a “Toddler Zone” for kids three and under; it’s a play area with non-motorized vehicles and soft cushions. Adults can enjoy the café while their kids play.

The Museum of Discovery and Science
The Museum of Discovery and Science is an “Exploratorium” with 85,000 square feet. It is home to such activities and exhibits as an IMAX theater and flight simulators. The new EcoDiscovery Center introduces youngsters to the Florida environment, both past and present. Visitors may watch otters frolic, dig for megalodon fossils or ride an air boat.

The Jungle Queen Riverboat
The Jungle Queen Riverboat is an old-fashioned riverboat that has been operating since 1935. It offers a variety of sight-seeing cruises, many of them 90 minutes long. The “Dinner & Show Cruise” is a more elaborate affair during which guests will be dropped off at an island for a barbecue dinner and a variety show.

Sawgrass Recreation Park
The Sawgrass Recreation Park, which has been in business since the 1950’s, lets visitors explore the Everglades. There is a small zoo that displays native animals like alligators and Florida panthers and educates people about exotic animals like iguanas, a major invasive species in Florida. The park offers air boat rides both day and night.

Las Olas Gondoa Tours
Fort Lauderdale is sometimes called the “Venice of America,” so it only makes sense that somebody would offer gondola tours. They typically last about 75 minutes. The gondolas have a cabin in the center to keep everybody dry in case it rains. The gondolier will take passengers down some of the canals in Fort Lauderdale and show them some of the most luxurious buildings and impressive gardens in town. The gondolas can each accommodate up to six people.

These are only a few of the wonderful family friendly attractions in Fort Lauderdale. If you are planning a vacation to Fort Lauderdale and want to be close to all these attractions consider a vacation rental from Fort Lauderdale Stays. They offer a variety of Fort Lauderdale rentals all throughout the city that can accommodate any size family.

Things to Do in Seaside, Oregon During the Winter

Things to Do in Seaside, Oregon During the Winter

Seaside, Oregon is a picturesque, vibrant community located in Clatstop County. Just 90 minutes from Portland, Seaside became one of Oregon’s original beach resort towns in the late 1880s. Scores of visitors have flocked to the premier coastal destination for decades. Wildly popular in tje summer, Seaside is burgeoning with activities for winter time as well.
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