For those looking to relax in a hot, dry climate, Arizona is just the place for you to visit where you can detox from the world around you and reflect on the old Southwest. But while many people love the heat and overall atmosphere of this southern state in America, others will need a bit more persuading to make the trip during the heat of summer and the sometimes stark landscape. So for those who don’t quite know what this great state has to offer, here are three top reasons to visit Arizona. [Read more…]
If you love to travel, one of the best ways to experience a place up close is by taking a road trip – and why not spend your next jaunt travelling across the great state of Texas? Home to numerous exciting urban centers, historical landmarks, and incomparable natural vistas, you won’t be disappointed by a road trip through Texas.
Start With The Car
If you’re going to take a road trip through Texas, you’ll need to have the right set of wheels. Even in fall and winter, Texas can get pretty warm, so you’ll want a car with air conditioning. And of course, no matter where you’re traveling you’ll want a car that gets excellent gas mileage so you don’t spend your whole vacation budget on fuel. [Read more…]
Travel often means something different for sports fans. For casual vacationers, they can head to the West Coast to soak up the sun, visit some beaches, maybe go to Seattle and Portland to see the markets, check out the urban landscapes, visit the museums. But for sports fans, there are the stadiums, there are the events, there are the players!
So, if you’re a sports fan, or you’re traveling with a sports fan, along the coast any time during a sports season, you’ll have to check out the following five teams for home games – the Padres, the 49ers, the Sounders, the Kings, and the Athletics. [Read more…]
Though places like California and Florida are known to be great tourist destinations for the traveler on the go, if you’ve already hit those places up and are looking for a different type of trip, consider journeying to the US northeast. There are things to see and do there that fill out any traveler’s interest.
But, because of the location, there are a few extra pieces of advice to consider before planning, including – be sure to visit the Statue of Liberty, get your process straight for packing your bags, be at the ready for seasonal weather changes, keep Boston in mind as a destination, and consider going where the people aren’t. [Read more…]
If you’re lucky enough to be in New York City during the holiday season, then you need to spend your time there like a local. While many of the holiday trappings in NYC are geared for tourists, there are plenty of fun things that locals like to take part in during that happy period between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Columbus Circle Holiday Market
In one of the most beautiful locations in New York City, the Columbus Circle Holiday Market sits at the southwest entrance of Central Park at 59th Street and Central Park West. It’s filled with the city’s finest vendors, artisans, and designers and soaks up the ambience that is New York at Christmastime. Get some of your Christmas shopping out of the way with handmade items like wooden children’s toys, jewelry, home accessories, and clothing for people of all ages. Warm up with hot chocolate and some tummy-warming street foods from local food vendors. Finish up your morning with delectable Artisan chocolates and truffles before you head back to your cozy quarters.