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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...

Traveling Philadelphia: What to See & Do During Constitution Week

Traveling Philadelphia: What to See & Do During Constitution WeekCelebrate the adoption of the United States Constitution in its hometown, Philadelphia. From Sept. 17 through Sept. 23, learn more about the pivotal moment in US history while...

NFL Weekend: What to Do and Where to Watch

NFL Weekend: What to Do and Where to WatchNFL stadiums draw fans near and far to cheer for their team.  If you plan to visit your team’s hometown on an NFL weekend but don’t have a ticket, plan ahead where to watch the game and what to do...

Hot Spot: Places to Visit in Denver

Hot Spot: Places to Visit in DenverAfter a long Labor Day weekend, you may think that the last of the summer getaways is over. If you travel to Denver, summer lives on and there’s always something to do. From busting out your hiking boots...

Top Labor Day Travel Destinations

Top Labor Day Getaway SpotsSchool has started, nights are cooler, and Labor Day is right around the corner. This trio of events means that summer is almost officially over.  While the seemingly endless nights are gone, Labor Day is the...

Best Theme Parks and Amusement Parks for a Back to School Bash

Plan a Back-to-School Bash to One of the Best Theme ParksIt’s August and the clock is officially ticking down to the opening bell of the school year.  Soon, school-night bedtimes will begin and summer night games will be on hold until next...