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Holidays

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

Father’s Day Destinations
1 year ago

Father’s Day Destinations

June 19th is the big day for the big guy in your life, and it’s not too late to plan a weekend getaway to celebrate all he’s done for you. Try one of these towns for an easy and fun vacation you’ll both enjoy. Read More

Memorial Day Getaways
1 year ago

Memorial Day Getaways

We like to think of the three-day Memorial Day weekend as a time to get away.  This year, why not drive away to one of the places that have a tie to the theme or origins of Memorial Day itself.  Memorial Day began as a way to remember the fallen from the Civil War.  While many large cities and national historic site are logical destinations to remember the day, you may not have thought of these destinations, some of which have a right to claim to be the place where Memorial Day began, and some of which offer special events on Memorial Day Weekend. Read More

Celebrate Earth Day at These Scenic Overlooks
1 year ago

Celebrate Earth Day at These Scenic Overlooks

Earth Day asks people to be mindful of the world around us, paying attention to the wonder and beauty of the natural world.  You are already aware of the restorative and inspirational aspects of rocks and trees and skies and seas.  Sometimes, an intentional climb up to where you can see the vastness of the world around you provides an extra measure of repose and reflection.  Here are a few favorite places where you can have a scenic overlook on Earth Day and every day. Read More

8 Favorite Irish Pubs to Enjoy Year Round
2 years ago

8 Favorite Irish Pubs to Enjoy Year Round

Although St. Patrick’s Day is typically celebrated around the world every year in March, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a bit of Irish fun and flavor all year round. That’s, of course, what the Irish pub is for!

Thankfully, you don’t have to travel to Ireland (though we recommend it!) to enjoy some of these authentic pubs across the US. In fact, there are a number of cities that are home to some of our favorite Irish pubs. Read More

Florida Hotels To Fall In Love With This Valentine’s Day
2 years ago

Florida Hotels To Fall In Love With This Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day is approaching fast and if you’re on the hunt for a last minute getaway, we know a few incredible hotels to fall in love with this year. …
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Orlando Girlfriend Getaways for Galentine’s Day
2 years ago

Orlando Girlfriend Getaways for Galentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and although some may be spending the weekend with their significant other, others might enjoy spending quality time with their best girlfriends. There’s …
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MLK Jr. Heritage Drive
2 years ago

MLK Jr. Heritage Drive

Road Trip from Atlanta, GA to Memphis, TN

Each year in January, we honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. One way to do this is to share in …
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Unexpected New Years Destinations
2 years ago

Unexpected New Years Destinations

Sometimes the best destinations are the unexpected ones, and New Year’s Eve is no exception. Yes, you could go to Times Square, or the favorite spot where you have gone for many years. But if you are looking for a new twist to bring in the New Year, here are some suggestions. Read More

Stocking Stuffer Souvenirs for Everyone on Your Nice List
2 years ago

Stocking Stuffer Souvenirs for Everyone on Your Nice List

One of the most highly anticipated moments on Christmas is the exciting discovery of whether or not Santa found his way down the chimney to fill the stockings on the mantle. As the saying goes, “If you don’t believe, you don’t receive!”

For those who made the “nice” list this year, we’ve compiled our favorite stocking-stuffer souvenirs! Read More

Great Travel Gift Ideas
2 years ago

Great Travel Gift Ideas

Whether you’re scouring the latest Black Friday deals (or pre-Black-Friday, or Cyber Monday) or a wait-til-the-last minute kind of shopper, you want to find a gift that really means something to the person you’re giving it to. For the travel-lover on your nice list, here are our favorite ideas that will make their next trip easier and more comfortable.
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