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Gift Ideas for Travelers

Frequent travelers usually need to pack lightly, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find the perfect travel-sized gift for your favorite globetrotter.  From packable down coats to first aid kits, the following travel gift ideas will help you...

Winter Vacation Ideas

Winter weather is officially here so it’s time to start planning your next vacation!  If you love snow, then a trip that includes dog sledding or tobogganing could be the best winter vacation idea for you.  On the other hand, if you’re not...

Texas Vacations

Whether you’re a history buff or an athlete, a nature lover or a music enthusiast, there’s sure to be a Texas vacation that fits your personality.  Take a look at these vacation ideas to see what type of Lone Star State vacation would work...

Things to Do in Columbus, Ohio

“Ohio, So Much to Discover” is the current slogan for this Midwestern state, and Columbus, Ohio happens to be a prime example of this phrase.  If you’re planning an upcoming family vacation, then why not learn a little more about Ohio’s...

Thanksgiving Vacation Ideas

Spend Thanksgiving this year with your family in a new place!  Thanksgiving vacations can give you and your family more time to spend together and less time to worry about whether the turkey gets burned.  Whether you want a traditional...

Veterans Day Activities

In order to encourage peace after World War I, November 11, now know as Veterans Day , was designated a legal holiday. At that time, this day was called Armistice Day, and it honored those who had served in the First World War. Today,...

Halloween in Salem

Salem, Massachusetts was made famous by the Salem witch trials of 1692.  Nineteen people were hanged in this town due to their supposed involvement with witchcraft, and many others suffered because of the witch hysteria.  The dark history...

The Best Pumpkin Patches and Apple Orchards

The Best Pumpkin Patches and Apple OrchardsThe leaves are changing, the air is crisp and cool, and apple and pumpkin picking are in full swing.  It’s time to head out to your local orchard or find your closest pumpkin patch and discover...

Oktoberfest Events

It’s still October so why not keep celebrating Oktoberfest?  Yes, the original Oktoberfest in Munich might already be over (it ended on October 5), but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a few other October beer festivals going on.  Check out...

Best NHL Arenas to Visit

Best NHL Arenas to VisitWith the start of hockey season kicking off on October 8,  it’s time to start thinking about which games you want to go see and which NHL cities you most want to visit.  Cheer on your favorite team this season in...