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Things To Do in Virginia Beach this Summer

Virginia Beach is a wonderful summer vacation destination, offering a mix of activity and relaxation for families, couples, or solo travelers. From leisurely days on the beach, to art installations, tours and sightseeing, and upbeat dining and live entertainment options, there are plenty of ways to enjoy Virginia Beach. Start with these 5 must-see and do’s […] Read More
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10 Summer Road Trip Essentials

Whether you’re hitting the road with the whole family in tow, or heading out on your own for an interstate adventure, you’ll need some summer travel basics to get to your destination with as few bumps in the road as possible. Taking the time to put together essentials before you depart will save you time […] Read More
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3 Road Trip Games to Play in the Car

Road trips are a fun and memorable thing to do as a family – and luckily, they’re often quite affordable compared to other means of family travel.  The only downside? If the kids are crammed into the backseat for extended periods of time, things could get a little out of hand if you don’t prepare […] Read More
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5 Coastal Drives to Enjoy on World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day is a yearly observation that honors the oceans of the world, while celebrating the products the ocean provides (think seafood, and marine life for aquariums, pets, and more), the sea lines it provides for international trade, as well as taking the time to appreciate its natural value and beauty. On June 8, […] Read More
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5 Tips for Traveling with Teens

If you’re planning a vacation for the whole family, there are a few things you can do to ensure a pleasant experience for everyone — even the bigger kids! Traveling with teenagers may seem like a daunting endeavour, but with a little forethought and planning, you could be in for the vacation of a lifetime. […] Read More
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7 Cheap Eats in Virginia Beach

A beautiful, coastal city in southeastern Virginia, Virginia Beach is located where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. A popular destination for travelers from around the world, there is plenty to see, do, and eat in the Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads areas. And luckily for you, dining out doesn’t need to be terribly […] Read More
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Plan a Baseball Themed Trip to Chicago

If you’re an avid baseball fan, it’s time to start planning a spring or summer getaway to Chicago, Illinois! Chicago is home to the well loved Wrigley Field – known for its ivy-covered brick outfield wall, iconic red marquee over the main entrance, and their old hand-turned scoreboard. There’s plenty of things to see and […] Read More
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5 Things to Do in Houston in May

The most populous city in Texas, Houston is a diverse area with a growing international community, plenty of arts and culture to offer, exciting festivals, sports teams for most major professional leagues, and much more. If you find yourself in Houston this month, here are just a few of the ways you can enjoy the city! 1. […] Read More
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9 Essential Items For a Budget-Friendly Road Trip

Road trips are typically a budget-friendly way to travel, offering plenty of flexibility along the way. With a little planning, you can easily avoid mindless purchases that can drain your resources quicker than planned – a coffee here, a bottle of water there, and so on. If you’re looking to keep the adventure as affordable […] Read More
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6 Iconic US Roads Perfect for a Spring Road Trip

There’s nothing better than a road trip – the feeling of freedom and adventure as you set off to discover something new. What better way to kick off the spring season than with an exciting road trip to see the sights. The US is full of exciting and scenic roads where the drive itself is […] Read More