Buckingham Fountain (Chicago, IL)
[ April 19, 2014 – 11:18 am | No Comment ]

The beautiful Buckingham Fountain isn’t just one of the most iconic and noticeable landmarks in Chicago, it’s also one of the largest fountains in the entire world.  Dedicated in 1927, this fantastic Chicago landmark is …

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What to Do in Football Towns: Kansas City, New Orleans and More
September 26, 2011 – 7:40 am | One Comment
What to Do in Football Towns: Kansas City, New Orleans and More

With the impending arrival of autumn comes changing leaves, cooler temperatures, and of course, football season. For many, this time of year is better than Christmas. But for those of you not in to tailgating, …

Destination Guide: Tampa
November 22, 2010 – 8:30 am | 4 Comments
Destination Guide: Tampa

From the scenic coastal views of the Atlantic to the buzzing downtown district, Tampa continues to be a popular vacation destination for travelers looking for a leisurely escape. Downtown Tampa’s bustling commercial district is home …

The Cheapest Flights to Take You Golfing in Las Vegas
October 25, 2010 – 1:26 pm | No Comment

Las Vegas is holding its breath, as a spectacular Bali Hai Golf Resort will soon take the place of the old Desert Inn Golf Club. Bali Hai will feature a fun South Pacific theme, while …

Top 10 Irresistible Cupcake Shops in the Country
October 12, 2010 – 9:23 am | No Comment

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Cupcakes are the perfect little dessert or snack. They’re so irresistible you can eat a dozen in one sitting and each tiny cupcake provides a personalized eating experience. Here are some of the best places to indulge your sweet tooth with a cupcake:

Destination Guide: Washington, D.C. in the Fall
October 11, 2010 – 8:10 am | 4 Comments
Destination Guide: Washington, D.C. in the Fall

Autumn brings cooler days to Washington DC, making it the perfect time to explore outdoors activities. With huge crowds of families and youth groups back to school after the summer, the city’s museums, historical sites and other attractions in the district are more accessible. You may need a light jacket in the evenings, but the days are generally very nice in the fall as the hot, humid days of summer die down.

Top 10 Oktoberfest Celebrations
October 9, 2010 – 8:40 am | 2 Comments

Oktoberfest began in Munich, Germany in 1810 as a wedding celebration for Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig’s marriage to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. German immigrants took the tradition, known for consuming beer and sausages, with them when they moved to the U.S. Whether you’re headed for the official celebration in Munich or not, you can still celebrate at one of the top ten Oktoberfest festivals

Guide to Affordable Seattle
September 29, 2010 – 6:14 am | 3 Comments
Guide to Affordable Seattle

Seattle can be an expensive city to visit, but even though it may be easy to spend a boatload of money here, you don’t have to. If you’re short on cash, don’t fret – there are an astounding number of fun things to do in the Emerald City without spending a penny! Here are some of the top free attractions:

Neighborhood Guide: West Hollywood
September 24, 2010 – 6:39 am | No Comment
Neighborhood Guide: West Hollywood

The small 1.9 square mile area that is West Hollywood is surrounded by ultra-chic Beverly Hills to the west, the rugged Santa Monica mountains to the north and the megalopolis that is Los Angeles to the east and south. Despite its size, tucked in the midst of urban sprawl and celebrity influence, WeHo (as it’s called by locals) is a city of many grand choices.

San Francisco Hotel Roundup
September 22, 2010 – 6:04 am | 9 Comments
San Francisco Hotel Roundup

Like all major cities, San Francisco has no shortage of chain hotels, especially given its popularity as a convention destination. However, the city also has a host of boutique hotels that make for comfortable, distinct and memorable stays in the city by the Bay.

A San Diego Beach Weekend
September 20, 2010 – 12:51 am | 8 Comments
A San Diego Beach Weekend

San Diego may be known for attractions like Sea World and the San Diego Zoo, but the city is also home to some of the best beaches in the country. Whether you’re looking for killer waves, soft sand to build castles or fresh-grilled seafood, there are so many reasons to visit that your only dilemma will be how long to stay.