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Holidays

Our favorite ways to celebrate special days while traveling the U.S.

Halloween Trick-or-Treating with Food Allergies at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary
2 weeks ago

Halloween Trick-or-Treating with Food Allergies at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary

The Perfect Halloween Vacation for Children with Food Allergies

Halloween can be a frightening time for parents of children with food allergies. Walking from door-to-door potentially collecting compromised candy sounds like more tricks than treats. DriveTheNation has a safer alternative: A plan for the perfect family Halloween vacation. 

Step 1: Purchase tickets for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. 

Step 2: Pack your bags. 

Step 3: Drive to Disney World. 

It’s that easy, ghouls and boys. 

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6 Corn Maze Adventures to Explore
3 weeks ago

6 Corn Maze Adventures to Explore

An October tradition for many Americans, corn mazes provide a fun and educational alternative to chilling haunted houses. As the warm summer months melt away to a cooler crisp, Fall sweater weather provides ideal temperatures for family adventures in the field.

Have you ever explored a corn maze? Each corn maze has a unique design, featuring twisting pathways surrounded by towering corn stalks. For those seeking to navigate a corn maze for the first time, or perhaps desire to try a new maze this year, our team at DriveTheNation.com has you covered. We’ve named the top 6 Corn Maze Adventures to Explore this Fall

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Best Places for Fourth of July on the West Coast
4 months ago

Best Places for Fourth of July on the West Coast

Fireworks, barbecues, summertime and fun in the sun! There’s no better time to indulge in all that summer than on the Fourth of July. For some of us, the east coast is the place to be. Some will be in New York City’s Times Square. Or some may be right on the Hudson River looking at the spectacular firework show. However, for others, the West Coast is where they will be for a night of fireworks and celebrations. 

If you’re planning on heading out west for the Fourth of July, be sure to spend the holiday in one of these amazing West Coast destinations. 

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The World’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt
6 months ago

The World’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt

Who says Easter egg hunts are just for kids? Everyone loves an Easter egg hunt at Easter time, and what better way can you indulge in the holiday event then by participating in the World’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt? You read right – it’s the biggest in the world, and you can be a part of it on Sunday, April 16th on Copper Mountain. Just take I-70 for about 75 miles west of Denver in Summit County, Colorado.

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Guide to First Night Boston
10 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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Tips for Ringing in the New Year in NYC
10 months ago

Tips for Ringing in the New Year in NYC

Few things are tied together in people’s minds as closely NYC and the bright lights and bustle of Times Square. It’s the place for souvenirs, for listening to talented buskers, for Broadway shows. And it’s also famously the site of the ball drop that heralds in a brand-new year. Whether you grew up watching the event hosted by Casey Kasem or Ryan Seacrest, there always seems to be something magical in the air in Times Square on New Year’s Eve. If you’re not content to be one of the the one billion people joining the countdown from their living rooms, keep in mind the following while planning your last trip of the 2016.

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Unexpected Cities to Take a Ghost Tour
1 year ago

Unexpected Cities to Take a Ghost Tour

Raise your hand if you love a ghost tour!

That’s right, we thought there would be a few of you. The fact of the matter is, ghost tours are not only incredibly fun (in a really scary way), but they are also great ways to learn about a city.

Oftentimes, when you’re on a ghost tour, you’re being taken to all sorts of little nooks and crannies around a city that you didn’t even know existed in the first place. It’s really having the opportunity to look at a city in a truly different way.

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10 Most Haunted Cities In America
1 year ago

10 Most Haunted Cities In America

Halloween time is around the corner and everyone’s getting ready for the season. Some go trick-or-treating, quite a few party, and some others prefer to experience “haunted” and scary attractions. But there is rather a small percentage of adventurers that take things seriously and travel to truly haunted places.

There are some cities across the nation that are known for their scary past and their present ghosts. Throughout the years, witnesses have seen them wander in particular streets, hotels, houses, landmarks, and asylums.

These are the 10 most haunted cities to visit in America…if you dare.

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The Nation’s Best Labor Day Events
1 year ago

The Nation’s Best Labor Day Events

Though the summer months are rapidly drawing to a close, readers can take comfort in the fact that Labor Day is just around the corner! Our team at DrivetheNation.com has searched high and low for the best Labor Day events throughout the country. Check out our top Labor Day attractions that you won’t want to miss! Read More

Favorite Fourth Of July Celebrations
1 year ago

Favorite Fourth Of July Celebrations

As the unofficial start of summer, everyone across the U.S. is excited to start making plans to celebrate the Fourth of July. Many cities have big events like parades and …
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