How to Make the Most of Mt. Washington in New Hampshire

mt washington new hampshireIf you still haven’t figured out your plans for the summer, a great destination will be Mt. Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast. Summer is the best season to head there when it goes above 50 degrees Fahrenheit, unless you prefer to endure colder temperatures. The summer heat can be excruciating but if you want to cool off, Mt. Washington is the place to be. Whether you want to go hiking, cruising, or riding an ATV, there are plenty of activities that await you. Continue reading “How to Make the Most of Mt. Washington in New Hampshire” »

Sands Casino Bethlehem’s Exciting Deals

sands casino bethlehemSituated prominently on the site of the historic Bethlehem Steel Plant is Sands Casino Bethlehem, the Las Vegas of Eastern Pennsylvania. Besides more than 3,000 state-of-the-art slot machines, 200 table games including a 36-table poker room, Sands Casino is also a five-star hotel featuring 300 rooms and 12,000 square feet of meeting space. Whether you’re new or a loyal patron, you’ll find many reasons to keep coming back and gambling your fortune at the hottest venue this side of Lehigh Valley. Continue reading “Sands Casino Bethlehem’s Exciting Deals” »

Where to Spend a Romantic Weekend in Maryland

Maryland has everything you need for a romantic escapade. Imagine being surrounded by mountains and lakes while staying in a luxurious room. Be it a former monastery or a Scottish-style Gothic Revival castle, you and your loved one are sure to have a unique experience in the beautiful combination of history and nature in these recommended Maryland spots. Continue reading “Where to Spend a Romantic Weekend in Maryland” »

Yellowstone National Park: America’s Jewel

All About Yellowstone

Known as the first national park in the world, Yellowstone National Park is one of the United States’ finest natural areas and has been a staple of American culture for more than 140 years. Yellowstone was signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872. The park’s 3,468 acres are mostly located in Wyoming, with property extending into Montana and Idaho as well.

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3 Reasons to Take the Train

You and your spouse have planned a family vacation for this summer. Airplane ticket prices are through the roof and you can’t imagine driving your three screaming kids for two days across the country – what’s a family to do? Or perhaps you are a college student planning on traveling to visit your loved ones or significant other – but you don’t have a car and you’re on a budget. How will you get there? Try the train! There are three simple reasons why taking the train is the best option when vacationing: it’s affordable, it’s fun, and it’s comfortable. Read on for more details!

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3 Reasons to Visit Grand Rapids

If you find yourself in the Midwest with nothing to do, why not take a trip to beautiful Michigan and visit one of its most vibrant cities? Grand Rapids is an exciting, attractive place to visit (and it was recently ranked #1 on Forbes’ list of Best Cities for Raising a Family). There’s something for all ages within this Great Lakes gem (and it’s also just a short drive away from the beautiful sandy shores of Lake Michigan!). Here are several “reasons” to visit this amazing city that hundreds of thousands of people call home.

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5 Best Places To Visit In Scotland

Scotland is a small and beautiful country blessed with lots of culture and heritage. You will find some of the most iconic and identifiable symbols, the well-known golf courses and many amazing breathtaking places in Scotland. There is so much to do and see in Scotland. Below are the 5 best places to visit in Scotland.

1. Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the crown of Scotland. Your trip to Scotland cannot be completed without visiting Edinburgh. The city of Edinburgh is known for its history, the scenic beauty and the cultural charm. The Royal Mile of Edinburgh and the Edinburgh castle are the most famous attractions of Edinburgh. You will also find a lot of shops, galleries, museums and restaurants in Edinburgh. There are many other attractions to see in Edinburgh like the palace of holy rood, Edinburgh zoo, etc. You can book an apartment in Edinburgh, instead of a hotel, to enjoy the luxury of this city, on your own terms.

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Don’t Lose Your Luggage! Traveling Tips

If you’ve ever lost your luggage, or dealt with a delayed flight you know how frustrated and utterly helpless you feel when these situations occur. We all like to believe that when we go on a vacation, none of these things will happen to us! What happens however, when the unexpected happens? How can you be prepared for something that is completely out of your control?

Survival Carry-on

Your carryon should always include a stash that you can live on for at least a couple of days. This should include a couple of spare outfits, all of your important travel docs, and cash. CASH. Not just debit cards, but real cash. You never know when you’ll find yourself in the one place that American Express, Visa and Mastercard aren’t accepted and needing to buy items desperately. You’ll also want to be sure to include your camera in this bag. Keeping your camera close at hand will insure you don’t miss out on a single moment of your vacation, regardless of what happens.

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Free Things to do in New York!

Going to New York always leads to a great adventure. To the ill-prepared, it may end up being a very expensive one at that. There are some fabulous attractions that cost a pretty penny and if we’re being honest, they are often worth it, but if you are a poor, starving student or running a little low on family vacation funds, there are plenty of fun, FREE things to do throughout New York that will ensure a memorable and unique experience.

Staten Island Ferry

If you go to New York City and don’t see the Statue of Liberty at least sort of up close, there is something seriously wrong with you. It’s like an unwritten law that you must see it when visiting NYC. Luckily, there is a free solution that should not be passed up. The Staten Island Ferry is completely free, and it takes you right past the Statue of Liberty. Since 1905, the ferry has been a go-to form of transportation for people commuting between Staten Island and Manhattan. And if tourists hop on to check out the sites and enjoy the ride, so be it.

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Tips to Planning a Road Trip

When you have decided to take a road trip, it is important that you know how you are going to be wise about the planning stage. There are a lot of people that do not understand how important planning is. When you take the time to plan, you can avoid a lot of problems that are often associated with road trips.

Gather the Troops

First, you want to make sure that you take time to get everyone together that will be going on your road trip with you. You should be sure that everyone feels like they have a voice in the plan. You want to make sure that everyone is on the same page throughout the planning process. It is important that you know what everyone is looking for. Some people plan their road trip to get to their destination as quickly as possible, while other people choose to stop throughout their trip and enjoy the scenery. While you are deciding what kind of road trip you want to take, don’t be afraid to ask everyone’s opinion.

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