Category Archive: Travel

Jun 03

Six Amazing Places To See In L.A.

Los Angeles is a vacation spot that I frequent often, for one I have close family there and I can’t resist a nice beach, but also because it has some incredible places to see!  Last week I decided to take a tour of some of my very favorite L.A. landmarks and share them here. 1.) Griffith …

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Dec 31

10 Reasons Hiking and Camping Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution!

Every New Year, we hear people say a million different resolutions that will change their lives for the better. Some of the classic, cliché resolutions are to get in shape, save more money, travel more, or even find love. I believe if you commit to getting off the couch, and into the outdoors, you can …

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Nov 19

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade – Charter To NYC’s Biggest Event

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade has been a staple each year since 1924. Although it started as a way to get people excited about the store and the first parade was actually at Christmas rather than Thanksgiving, whatever they did worked as today over 3.5 million attend annually and another 50 million watch from the comfort …

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Nov 18

Top Five Reasons to Visit Estes Park for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day became a national holiday in 1863 when Civil War President Abraham Lincoln tried to unite the nation by proclaiming it as such. It is now officially celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November. Thanksgiving is a time to be with family, remember what the important things in life are, show gratitude for what …

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Oct 25

The Scarecrows of Halloweentown!

One of my favorite things about living in Halloweentown (AKA St. Helens, OR) are the scarecrows you will see around town.  The month long celebration of Halloween stemmed from the movie “Halloweentown”, which was filmed in the sleepy town of St. Helens, Oregon. Read all about The Scarecrows of Halloweentown! after the jump…

Oct 19

Halloweentown is St. Helens, Oregon!

Many people are familiar with the movie “Halloweentown”, which is a 1998 Disney Channel movie about a 13 year old girl named Marnie Cromwell, which is a must-see kid and family friendly watch.  In the movie, the main character, Marni learns that she is a witch.  After finding this out, she helps save a town …

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Nov 06

November in New York City

November hosts several big events in the Big Apple, such as the New York City Marathon and the New York Comedy Festival. And with the holiday season is fast approaching, the city is alive with the excitement of both Thanksgiving and the upcoming Christmas holidays. From the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to the unveiling of …

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Oct 17

An Inside Look At Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Mickey Mouse has invited his favorite villains and YOU for a hauntingly good time at Magic Kingdom. Disney’s annual event, “Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party” is held during the whole month of October. It’s the one night everyone is allowed to dress up in costumes, trick-or-treat and meet with some face characters not traditionally …

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Oct 15

Route 66 – A Window Into America

Who hasn’t heard of the song “Get Your Kicks on Route 66”? But how much do most people know about it, and how many people have actually been lucky enough to drive it? Beginning at Grant Park in Chicago, and ending at the Santa Monica Pier in California, Route 66 has been winding its way …

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Sep 28

Autumn Road Tripping: Fall For America’s National Parks

It’s impossible to completely convey in a single article the stunning beauty and variety of the U.S. National Parks. They range over the moonscape-like areas of the Badlands in South Dakota and the Petrified National Forest in Arizona to the lush greenery of the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee or Crater Lake, Oregon. In between …

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