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San Diego - 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote
5 Great Ways to Beat the Blues in San Diego With its scenic location on the shores of the Pacific Ocean and its remarkably moderate temperatures -- average winter lows of 49 degrees and average summer highs of 77 degrees -- San Diego is the perfect place to beat the blues in any season. There's something here for everyone, from outdoor family fun to a burgeoning craft beer industry.   1. Head to the beach San Diego is centrally situated…
About the Grand Canyon The history of the Grand Canyon dates back 10,500 years.  Native Americans have inhabited the Grand Canyon and the surrounding area, now the Grand Canyon National Park, for at least 4,000 years.  Inhabited by the Pueblo who were dependent on agriculture and the Navajo who lived there until being forced onto reservations by the U.S. Government. The first pioneer settlements along the rim came in 1880s. By the turn of the 20th century, the Grand Canyon became…
Things To Do In Boston While you often hear and read about the historical beauty of Boston, this is a city that has a little something for everyone, including kids, sports fans, and those that love to shop. Historic Attractions Let’s start with the history, though, and one of the best ways to take it all in. The Freedom Trail is a 2.5 mile red brick road that passes by most of the major sites. If you are spending time…
New York City - 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote
Things To Do in NYC Peter Minuit (1580 - Aug 5, 1638) was the director of the Dutch colony of New Netherland.  He purchased the island of Manhattan from the Native Americans on May 24, 1626 for goods valued at 60 Dutch guilders (currency).  In the 19th century it was estimated to be the equivalent of $1,000 USD. Manhattan derives its name from the word Manna-hata from the Leape Indian language.  Manna-hata translates to "island of many hills". Visiting New…
Orlando FL - 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote
The world has a lot of beautiful and interesting places to visit and it is up to you to discover the places where you want to enjoy and spend some of your great memories at. Indeed, Orlando Florida is one of these places. It is a spot where you can experience and discover many different things. There are lots of people who choose to spend their vacation in Orlando FL considerably because of the many beautiful sites and destinations where…
Originally inhabited by Algonquian speaking people, the Nacotchtank, the District of Columbia along the Potomac River was first selected by President George Washington. The city came under attack during the War of 1812, known as the Burning of Washington. Upon the government's return, reconstruction began for numerous buildings. In 1901, the McMillan Plan helped restore the downtown area and established the National Mall, along with numerous monuments and museums. Top Sites For Visitors: Monuments, memorials and government buildings have made…
Honolulu - 5.0 out of 5 based on 3 votes
Make the Most of Your Honolulu Vacation It's hard to imagine a U.S. city that offers more delights than Hawaii's beautiful state capital, Honolulu. The weather -- perfect. Even the rain is gentle, and it usually ends with a rainbow. The beaches -- world class. Surfing was invented and perfected right here in Waikiki. The locals -- welcoming. You'll be greeted with a lei as soon as you step off your plane. Needless to say, no matter how much time…
What not to miss in Philly Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was founded in 1682 and became an influential city in British America. During the American Revolution it was here that the Founding Fathers gathered to formulate the Constitution and sign the Declaration of Independence in 1776. The city's role in the formulation of the USA is the main draw for tourists who come to see where the pivotal events in the nation's history took place. In addition to Philly's national heritage it…
The Emerald City: Where You Can Sip a Mocha While Gazing at a Volcano Planning a trip to Seattle, Washington can certainly provide you with variety and exposure to many incredible experiences. This area is laced with beautiful sites, exciting attractions, and a melting pot of culture. With the amount of attractions, flavors of food, and exciting activities, there will not be a dull moment in this city.   Activities to do: You will easily be able to find things…
Things To Do In Chicago Nicknamed the Windy City, Chicago was founded in 1833 and played a major role in the history of the United States.  French explorers, missionaries and fur traders were the first to arrive in the Chicago area in the late 17th century.  Due to the Great Lakes, the city grew rapidly as a transportation mecca. In 1871, the Great Chicago Fire destroyed most of the city with over 300 deaths, 18,000 destroyed buildings and nearly 100,000…
When you think of New Orleans, Louisiana, it conjures up images of Mardi Gras, jazz clubs, French Creole culture and the 2005 tragedy of Hurricane Katrina. The Mississippi River is an integral part of the city and no visit is complete without a cruise on a steamboat or riverboat. Try to see the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, one of the (if not The) longest bridges in the world. You may wish to go by the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, better known for sheltering…
Things to Do in Las Vegas Las Vegas is an amazing and unique city to visit. The lights, the sounds, and the liveliness really create a one-of-a-kind atmosphere that no other city on Earth can offer. Las Vegas has the best casinos in the world within one concentrated area. However, Las Vegas has more to offer than just casinos. Las Vegas has interesting sights, exceptional attractions, top-notch entertainment options, and an unrivaled nightlife as well. At this point you may…
Atlanta - 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 votes
Things to Do in Atlanta Atlanta, the capital of Georgia, is a fascinating city to visit with plenty to see and do. Atlanta has been called a "city built in a forest" as it is surrounded by rolling hills covered in dense foliage and trees. Within Atlanta you'll also find many lush and expansive parklands. The city has seen Civil War battles; it has been a leader in the Civil Rights Movement; the capital of the "new" South and in…
Things To See And Do In Los Angeles There are many great cities in the United States that make for incredible tourist destinations, but there may be nine more diverse than Los Angeles. Most tourism ads will try to lure you in by saying that their city has a little something for everyone, but none can match the sightseeing options that are available in the City of Angels. We could literally write volumes about the things to see and do…
San Francisco: You'll Never Be Bored Visiting Fisherman's Wharf Fisherman's Wharf and the surrounding neighborhood were named from the early days of the Gold Rush when Italian immigrant fishermen settled in the area fishing for Dungeness crabs.  From that time through present time, it has remained the home of the San Francisco's fishing fleet. Some of its main attractions include the Golden Gate Bridge, Pier 39, the Maritime National Historical Park and Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum. The Golden…
Houston - 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote
Houston: One of the Largest Cities in America Houston, Texas is the fourth largest city in America. It is stacked with many great places to visit. You can easily find something to do that the entire family will enjoy. The city is home to many great museums, parks, a mega mall, and many other places to visit. Some of the attractions that you can see in this enormous city will definitely leave a lasting impression.   Houston Zoo The Houston…

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