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One of the most popular year-round beach destinations in Texas is South Padre Island. Although the island is most known for being a party haven of college students every spring break, it is also popular with families all summer and snowbirds all winter. The island may be small but is perfect for relaxing (as long as you are not trying to do that during spring break, of course). So the next time you need a quick weekend getaway, South Padre Island is where to go -- and this is how you make the most of it in just 48 hours!…
Many of the major cities across the United States play host to annual gay pride events, often a parade that encourages solidarity, fun, and comradery. Members of the LGBT community may travel far and wide to attend these events, so they want to make sure they will have the experience they are seeking when they go. Here are some of the top gay prides that are known for their memorability. New York There are dozens of gay pride festivals and parades that happen in New York during the summer months, so visitors really have their pick of which…
Certain locations are known all over the world for their biggest pastime. Las Vegas and gambling. Hawaii and surfing. New York City and sitting in traffic. And of course Nashville and country music. As anyone who has ever visited will tell you, country music is the soul of Nashville. To visit Music City even briefly and not experience its musical side -- even if, like myself, you are not a fan of country music -- is akin to heresy. Between history, food and nightlife there is something musical here for everyone, so c'mon and join me on a whirlwind tour…
California is known around the world as being a mecca for forward-thinking movements and people, but San Francisco in particular stands out from the rest of the state. The city is a hotbed of art and independence, as well as being the home to countless green movements and corporations. As such it should be no surprise that the hotels in San Francisco are likewise amazing and unique. The next time you are passing through San Fran, be sure to check out these cool and quirky hotels lest you find yourself in another boring chain. Hotel Tomo Fusing that rustic California…
So you're passing through the fabled New York City but you only have 48 hours in the Big Apple. How can you make the most of this glorified layover? For starters, by booking a cheap NYC hotel and spending as little time in it as possible. New York City is expensive and there is a never-ending supply of new places to explore, things to experience, and of course food to eat. So save some money by not splurging on a hotel; you will want that extra cash elsewhere. The city itself contains five boroughs and covers a whopping 305 square…
Houston is a more exciting city than most would expect. There are plenty of great outdoor activities during the summertime and plenty of offbeat sights and activities available year-round. Houston is also a great destination for foodies because the has a vast selection of quirky and delicious restaurants. The city is also home to an ample supply of kid-friendly and pet-friendly hotels. And while it is possible to travel Houston on a budget, the city is much more fun as a luxurious, romantic weekend getaway. With that in mind let's take a look at Houston's most luxurious hotels. Four Seasons…
Philadelphia is both a historic and offbeat city. There is something here to satisfy all visitors, whether they're searching for art, food, history, sports or nightlife. Unfortunately, however, not all Philadelphia hotels are for everyone. If you plan to visit the City of Brotherly Love with a pet, make sure to stay at one of these pet-friendly Philadelphia hotels. Palomar Philadelphia, A Kimpton Hotel The staff at Palomar Philadelphia love pets so much that they don't even charge a deposit. They have home-baked dog treats, too. How awesome is that? This stylish, modern hotel is one of the highest rated…
Once you have decided to visit Raleigh, North Carolina, there is still more planning to do. There are common checklists that individuals have utilized over the years, however with the changing times there are some items and situations that may not be properly accounted for. Below are a few items and protocols that are essential for the new-age traveler. Travel Documents There are common travel documents that you should carry with you for travel period, but especially if you are traveling internationally. The most common documents include: Driver’s license Passport Travel itinerary Traveler’s checks TIn the case that you lose…
For some reason people tend to overlook Raleigh, North Carolina as a vacation destination but they really shouldn't. From music to nature, nightlife to history, there is something for everyone here! Raleigh skyline, as seen from South Saunders (source) Raleigh is a very bicycle-friendly city (source) Charles Frazier House, built in 1925 and on the National Register of Historic Places (source) Sun down, fun up (source) Lots of live music can be found in Raleigh (source) There is history in Raleigh too (source) Plenty of beautiful nature in Raleigh as well (source) Raleigh Lake (source) Lake Johnson Park…
Find it hard to leave your favorite furry friend behind when you travel? Have no fear; thankfully, Houston has a vast selection of pet-friendly hotels in locations all around the city. Regardless of your budget or which amenities you crave, Houston has something for you. So, the next time you find yourself planning a trip to Space City, make sure to check out these amazing pet-friendly Houston hotels. Hotel ZaZa Houston Summed up in one word, Hotel ZaZa is simply amazing! Located in the museum district, the hotel is near tons of things to see and do only a few…

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