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Top 5 Ski Destinations in the United States

Top 5 Ski Destinations in the United States - 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 votes
1. Lake Tahoe If you are not sure where to begin, Lake Tahoe is a great place to start your skiing adventure! This location receives over 400 inches of snow every year. You can choose between over 18 different ski resorts in the area, all of which are listed as world-class. Be sure to visit Heavenly and Kirkwood, two of the local favorite resorts. Season passes are available if you plan to stay 5-6 days or longer, making it a really great deal. With extensive weather reporting, road condition observation and live highway cams, you’ll be safe and have a blast on the slopes! Skiing - The Ridge Tahoe Resort Hotel                            …

What to Do When You Visit Los Angeles

There is truly just so much that you can do and see while you are in Los Angeles, a city that has become internationally known as a great vacation destination overflowing with beautiful sites and tourism attractions. Even though you may already have your personal favorite place to go when you want to get away from it all in the US, you should truly make sure that LA is featured towards the top of your list. Here are just a few of the things that you can do and see while you are there. One of the best beaches in the country and the world overall is Venice Beach, which is located right in Los Angeles and visited by millions of people from all over…
Winter is a beautiful time of year. Even with the cold air and snow on the ground there are amazing places to visit in this world. One of the best winter vacation spots is New York City and it’s Rockefeller Center Ice Skating Rink. Bought in 1928 by John D. Rockefeller, the rink is located in the center of the Rockefeller complex, and was opened on Christmas day in 1936. It has since become the end all and be all of Christmas time in New York. Surrounded by a backdrop of skyscrapers and the world’s Largest Christmas tree, the ice rink is both romantic and exciting to lay eyes upon. If you have never visited New York before and are setting your sights on the…

Things to do in Philadelphia

William Penn designed the city in 1682, and set aside the Center Square for public buildings. However, it took more than 200 years for the square to be used for that purpose. The first City Hall was constructed at 2nd and Market streets then moved to 5th and Chestnut streets when the Independence Hall complex was constructed.   The Oval Benjamin Franklin Parkway One unique spot to visit is The Oval. Referred to as the “new shape of fun on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway” this new public space transforms an island of asphalt and lawns at 24th Street and Parkway into an eight-acre spot for summer fun. This location is within walking distance to several other attractions, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Barnes…

Portland, Oregon

Have you ever been to the city of Portland in the state of Oregon? There are approximately 3 million people in the Portland metropolitan area (and almost 600,000 in the actual city), and it seems to keep on growing. The city seems to always be in the media. Between the TV show Portlandia, and people from all over the United States raving about the city, it would be hard to have not heard about the growing city. Portland is known for its eclectic population and is known to be very eco-friendly. It is also one of the "greenest" cities in the world. History of Portland, Oregon. The area of Portland used to be inhabited by the Upper Chinook Indians. Portland was founded in 1843 and…

Museum of Transportation - Saint Louis

Museum of Transportation - Saint Louis - 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 votes
The Museum of Transportation is located in the St. Louis metropolitan area in the state of Missouri. It was founded in 1944 and contains all different types of transportation from years ago, including classic cars, planes, boats and railroad equipment. These different forms of transportation are not just from the St. Louis area, these are forms of transportation from all over the U.S. The Museum of Transportation is one of the largest museums dedicated to transportation in the world and hosts over 50,000 school children each and every year on its educational tours. Many repeat visitors come back to see the Museum of Transportation.  The museum was created by a group of people who wanted to preserve the history of transportation, starting with a streetcar…

South Beach, Miami

South Beach, Miami - 4.0 out of 5 based on 2 votes
A few years ago, we visited South Beach in Miami Beach. We stayed at a place that we rented on Airbnb in Miami Beach and it was great! The place was fairly cheap and the apartment supplied kayaks and had a canal it the backyard. It was very beautiful, and a great value. We were a couple of miles away from South Beach, but still in the Miami Beach area. We ventured into South Beach whenever we could (which was everyday since we were able to easily walk to it), and it is nothing like I could have imagined. There was an abundance of cultures, restaurants, people and so on. It was a very fun and eclectic place to be at. South Beach is an…
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