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About Kim Windyka

Kim Windyka is Boston-based marketer, writer, and blogger with a passion for all things travel. A former cruise industry copywriter, she has also written for the New Hampshire Visitors Guide, Priceline, and the Orbitz blog. When she’s not planning her next trip or writing about her last one, she’s checking out a concert or digging into a dish at a new restaurant.
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Quick Guide to Austin, TX
3 weeks ago

Quick Guide to Austin, TX

Not only the capital of the great state of Texas, Austin is widely considered to be the live music capital of the world. Its unofficial motto, “Keep Austin Weird” gives you an idea of the funky, fun vibe that can be felt throughout the city. If you only have a few days, here are the sights and scenes not to miss.

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Quick Guide to Fresno, CA
2 months ago

Quick Guide to Fresno, CA

About halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, Fresno offers the best of both worlds: a fun downtown with shopping and dining, but opportunities for plenty of outdoorsy pursuits as well — all in that pleasant and mild California climate. Here are just a handful of the must-see stops that you’ll want to add to your itinerary.

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Quick Guide to Fort Collins, Colorado
3 months ago

Quick Guide to Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins may not be as well-known as Denver and Boulder, but it’s a haven for cycling enthusiasts and craft beer aficionados … not to mention, just a wonderful place to visit. Don’t miss these spots when you stop by.

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Guide to First Night Boston
3 months ago

Guide to First Night Boston

It’s a time-honored way to ring in the new year, and fun for the whole family to boot. First Night Boston, established in 1976, is a completely free outdoor extravaganza that celebrates New Year’s Eve in a big way. As long as you bundle up and plan ahead in terms of logistics, you can have a blast!

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Vermillion Cliffs National Monument
4 months ago

Vermillion Cliffs National Monument

Northern Arizona’s Vermillion Cliffs National Monument sits on the Colorado Plateau, just below the Utah border. While the name “monument” might conjure up the image of something a bit smaller, you’ll find 280,000 acres of beautiful terrain here, including cliffs, buttes, and canyons. The area was only declared as a monument in 2000, though the land itself was already government-managed.

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Visiting Yosemite in a Day
4 months ago

Visiting Yosemite in a Day

Yosemite National Park in California spans 1,200 square miles, boasting waterfalls, meadows, valleys, and more. Of course, the more time you have here, the better, but there’s plenty to see and do in just one day if you plan in advance.
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Quick Guide to St. Louis
4 months ago

Quick Guide to St. Louis

A Midwestern city with lots of flair and plenty of history, St. Louis could easily entertain you for at least a week. If you only have two or three days to see the sights, though, don’t miss these attractions.

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Top 11 Travel Apps
4 months ago

Top 11 Travel Apps

These days, you need more than a well-packed suitcase … it’s all about the apps to ensure a fun and fancy-free time. Read More

Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge
5 months ago

Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Virginia Beach’s Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge was originally established in 1938, as a haven for migratory birds. It now spans more than 9,000 acres, expanding nearly 5,000 acres since 1988, and continues to be a primary stopping point for both feeding and rest during the journey south. It draws more birds now than ever, thanks to a buffer zone that reduces pollution from chemicals and fertilizers.

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Best National Parks for Wildlife Viewing
5 months ago

Best National Parks for Wildlife Viewing

When it comes to our national parks, it’s not all about trees and plants — there are lots of spots where you can catch a glimpse of all sorts of animals at any time of the year. Here are our top picks for places to see fauna along with the flora.

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