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The Top 3 Casino Hotels in Las Vegas

The Top 3 Casino Hotels in Las Vegas

Whether you’ve recently been on a lucky streak or just turned 21, you may be looking to hit the Vegas Strip to see how far your luck can take you.

While most of Vegas’ grandest hotels and resorts are located along the Vegas strip, it can definitely be hard to know which casino hotels are worth your time.

Any trip to Vegas requires a bit of a game plan. From finding that perfect lavish hotel room at a great rate to knowing what casinos and bets give you the best odds of walking away a winner, it pays to do a bit of research before you take on Sin City.

So if you’re ready to test out your blackjack skills or simply want to strengthen your biceps by pulling some slot handles, here are three incredible casino hotels you can throw your dollars at.

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6 Places You Won’t Want to Miss in Hawaii

6 Places You Won’t Want to Miss in Hawaii

The tropical island paradise of Hawaii boasts a bevy of natural wonders and cultural offerings unlike any other place in America. Though there are a lot more to the islands than the many spectacular beaches.

Because of its remote location, Hawaii can be a spendy vacation. It is advised to start saving money to go on your trip as soon as you book so that you can ensure you’re able to make the most out of your time in paradise.

With so many unique islands and offerings, it can be hard to narrow down your itinerary. But here are six must-see destinations that should definitely make your list.

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Route for a Two Week Road Trip in Western USA (Not Including LA)

Route for a Two Week Road Trip in Western USA (Not Including LA)

People planning a vacation in the western United States usually make two big mistakes.

The first is that they spend too much time in Los Angeles. But there is so much more to do in the western United States than explore the bubble of rich homes and Hollywood clones, that we would argue you should skip LA completely.

The second mistake is that they assume Las Vegas is all about the gambling, and miss out on the geological wonderland and incredible natural surrounds. And while we’ll include Las Vegas in this itinerary, we do so as a base for exploring further out.

Western USA is an incredible region for a road trip, and travelers have a diverse range of exciting cities, coastal towns, and natural wonders to choose from when planning an itinerary. But being that there is so much to cover, we wouldn’t blame you if you’re feeling overwhelmed.

If you’re struggling with planning your route, use the following guide to fill two weeks worth of driving. These are the highlights of Western USA … not including LA.

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The Best Hidden Beaches in Florida

The Best Hidden Beaches in Florida

Given that Florida boasts more miles of coastline than any U.S. state other than chilly Alaska, you might have imagined it would be relatively easy to find a peaceful beach here, away from the tourist throng.

Alas, it’s actually a far-from-straightforward task, in large part because the locals aren’t usually too eager to tell you about them (understandable, after-all, why would you not want to keep such secluded gems to yourself!)

The good news, though, is that we’ve strung together many of the best secret beaches based on our own local knowledge from 8 years living in the Sunshine State.

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Things to do on a Weekend Trip to Dallas

Things to do on a Weekend Trip to Dallas

Dallas is a modern, glitzy city, but it still holds firm to its Texan identity.

It’s plenty big enough to pack in something for everyone, from arts to retail therapy, and checking out a Dallas city guide is a great way to make sure you won’t miss the main sites.

Staying in the city center will leave you no more than 30 minutes from attractions in all directions, making Dallas an ideal weekend destination.

The following are things to do in Dallas on a weekend city break.

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4 Ways to Spend Winter in Silverthorne

4 Ways to Spend Winter in Silverthorne

Silverthorne offers visitors Colorado’s greatest natural playground. Although incredible outdoor adventures can be experienced year-round, the area truly comes alive during the winter months.

Situated at an elevation of 8,700 feet, Silverthorne offers quick and easy access to several of the country’s top ski resorts along with unique winter experiences designed for all ages.

Book your next snow holiday in Silverthorne for a winter you’ll never forget.

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3 Iconic Highlights Along Route 66

3 Iconic Highlights Along Route 66

Nostalgia is big in today’s pop culture, and if there ever was a country full of nostalgia, it would be the United States.

Historic sites and forgotten routes still line its borders, and none more so that the historic Route 66. From ‘great displays of neon signs, rusty middle-of-nowhere truck stops, or kitschy Americana’, this legendary old road is sung about in ballads and romanticized in movies.

Passing through the heart of the United States on a diagonal trip that takes in some of the country’s most classic roadside attractions, if you’re a road trip enthusiast, Route 66 should be a must for your itinerary.

Even if you’re strapped for time and only able to drive part of it, make sure you experience at least a little of Route 66.

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4 Reasons Summer is a Better Time to Visit Vail

4 Reasons Summer is a Better Time to Visit Vail

It’s hard to believe that summer in Vail, Colorado, is considered off-season when there’s so much more that’s offered during this time of year.

Vail may have the largest ski mountain in Colorado, but unless you love skiing all day every day, there isn’t much more to do in winter except freeze outside or sit indoors by the fire.

Summer brings a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities, special events, and beautiful weather to Vail, making it the preferred season by locals.

Here are just some of the many reasons why you should make Vail your next summer holiday.

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The Best Outdoor Activities on Long Island

The Best Outdoor Activities on Long Island

While New York City may be a maze of congested roadways and skyscrapers, Long Island offers the perfect escape from city life where you will find all kinds of adventurous outdoor activities.

Stretching nearly 120 miles from New York Harbor to Montauk Point, it is the longest island in the contiguous United States. Because of its sheer size, both in terms of area and population, knowing where to base yourself in Long Island is key.

Ideally located in the heart of Long Island, the area around Patchogue offers accommodation that will allow you to easily visit all the island has to offer.

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Top 5 Things to do in Arkansas

Top 5 Things to do in Arkansas

From natural hot springs to beautiful art museums that aptly describe the cultural history of the state, Arkansas is the perfect choice for a much needed rejuvenating getaway.

And whether you’re interested in an active vacation that allows you to reconnect with nature, or visiting one of a kind small towns, there are plenty of things to do in this hidden gem of a State.

Often an overlooked destination, Arkansas is exceptionally blessed. It has a range of natural and musical landmarks, well presented State and National Parks, more than a dozen scenic byways, and historic mountain towns.

While the list of must see places is endless, the following are our five favorite things to do.

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Things to Consider When Booking the Bus Between NYC and Philadelphia

Things to Consider When Booking the Bus Between NYC and Philadelphia

When it comes to traveling, how you prepare and plan for a trip will greatly determine the whole experience. There are so many modes of transport and choosing the right one is highly influenced by a number of factors.

Bus travel is a favorite for those traveling between New York City and Philadelphia, for both its cost and convenience. You’re definitely not pressed for choice when it comes to NYC to Philly bus deals; there are around 114 buses a day that take the two hour journey.

With so many buses available at all times, that means that as a traveler you have the power of choice over your journey. With that in mind, the following are things you should consider when traveling by bus between Philadelphia and NYC.

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Pet-Friendly Destinations to Visit in California

Pet-Friendly Destinations to Visit in California

Pets form a very intimate part of our lives, and for those who like to travel, the idea of leaving your most vulnerable family member at home is often quite unthinkable.

It is becoming more and more common for pets to travel with their human, though it can definitely be a challenge when it comes to finding airlines, hotels, and attractions that allow animals.

Fortunately though, there are many destinations around the world that are incredibly pet-friendly, and one of those is California. Plan to visit one of the following destinations and you’ll be fine!

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7 Kayaking Spots Around the World for Beginners

7 Kayaking Spots Around the World for Beginners

So you love being on the water, and always admired others who enjoy getting out on their own and kayaking away. But perhaps you’re worried that you’ll find yourself paddling around in circles for most of your day.

Even if you have never kayaked, there is no need to fret: there are plenty of fabulous spots for kayaking beginners all over the world. And the great news is that kayaking is a great sport for any beginner to learn.

It’s relatively simple to pick up kayaking, and this is a great way to get close to nature, and access remote sightseeing that you wouldn’t usually be able to enjoy on land.

The following are the best kayaking spots around the world for beginners. If you find yourself in one of these destinations, consider renting a kayak!

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Top Places to Travel for Exceptional Underwater Life

Top Places to Travel for Exceptional Underwater Life

Experiencing underwater life never ceases to inspire and amaze. Offering an entirely different pace, human beings have long been enchanted by the blue silence, surrounded by marine life.

It is true that some of the coolest places on the planet are under water. There are hotels, shipwrecks, temples, museums, restaurants and other underwater sites around the world that are worth diving and snorkeling for.

While the list of exceptional underwater experiences seems as endless as the great depths of the sea, we’ve put together our favorites; some the top sites to don a full face snorkel mask and explore underwater life.

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Nature Lovers Should Take This Day Trip From Las Vegas: The Valley of Fire State Park

Nature Lovers Should Take This Day Trip From Las Vegas: The Valley of Fire State Park

Only a short one hour drive from the strip of Las Vegas is a geological wonderland, the Valley of Fire State Park. The beauty of this park captivated my heart with it’s bright red Aztec sandstone formations, and beautiful limestone rock faces.

Covering some 40,000 acres, sandstone outcrops are the main attraction here, along with ancient petrified trees, and petroglyphs which date back 2,500 years. There is something very special about this place that evokes a sense of grounding and peacefulness; this is nature at it’s greatest.

The Valley of Fire is a traveler’s paradise that can accommodate campers, hikers, and drivers, and you’re more than welcome to bring your pup! There are 14 points of interest in the park, however the following were my highlights if you’re wondering where to start.

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Where to Find Great Seafood in Boston

Where to Find Great Seafood in Boston

The global fish market set a record in 2017 for sales, which comes as good news to Boston’s uncertain seafood future. This comes after a questionable cod ban and host of regulations has threatened to wipe out New England’s seafood industry for good.

Fortunately, even if the supply of seafood in New England was upended, the demand in Boston for great seafood could never falter. For Beantown residents, seafood is as much a part of its culture as pizza is to Brooklyn or coffee to Seattle.

While Boston is known for its freshly shucked oysters and gourmet lobster rolls, any type of local fare is guaranteed to be delicious here. Being a harbor town and a connoisseur of seafood, Boston tends to offer some pretty amazing bites.

The following are our six favorite Boston seafood joints, you just have to try!

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The Top 5 Reasons to Visit Orange County, California

The Top 5 Reasons to Visit Orange County, California

People describe Orange Country as the paradise of Southern California. The hype has been heightened by the fact that most films have been shot there, including the reality show, The Real Housewives of Orange County.

The OC is a place known for its serenity and extensive beauty, and has become a major destination for many tourists from all over the world.

There are so many reasons why you should consider a visit here. Here are the top reasons as to why you should explore Orange County!

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Great Stop-Off Points for a Road Trip Through California

Great Stop-Off Points for a Road Trip Through California

We all love an epic road trip, and as far as choosing the perfect destination, California is one of the most diverse states in the world. Byways and highways wind through dramatic scenery and connect some of the biggest cultural hubs in the United States.

But road trips aren’t ever about getting from point A to point B, they’re about the stop offs and itinerary you create inbetween.

Whether you’re simply looking for some time to relax and recharge, or you want to embark on an adventure before you’re stuck behind a wheel for several hours, California has plenty of stop-offs to keep you entertained.

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Discovering Florida’s Past Through Fossils

Discovering Florida’s Past Through Fossils

If you have ever wanted to actually hold a piece of a mammoth, there is no better place in the U.S. to do so than the Peace River in central Florida. In addition to holding the remains of fossilized mammoth teeth, bones, and ivory, the River is a treasure trove for countless other prehistoric beasts and native peoples.

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Sights You Should See From the Water in NYC

Sights You Should See From the Water in NYC

There’s nothing more impressive than standing in the busy streets of New York City, gazing up at the buildings as people move around you.

Except, of course, seeing the city from the water.

Seeing New York City from a boat allows you to skip the traffic, avoid the lines, and see the bigger picture of the incredible New York skyline.

Whether you’re an introvert at heart or just looking for a different perspective, here is what you should see from the water in NYC.

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[Sale Finished] Hotwire.com Launches Million Dollar Sale for Las Vegas

[Sale Finished] Hotwire.com Launches Million Dollar Sale for Las Vegas

I’ve always loved visiting Vegas – though not for the gambling, shot gun weddings or party scene on the strip. But because there’s so much competition from one hotel to the next, it’s a unique chance to stay in luxury for an affordable price.

But nothing has ever been this affordable – discount travel site Hotwire has gone a little crazy (but let’s face it, Vegas inspires all kinds of crazy!) and launched a ‘Million Dollar Sale’ – they’re investing a million dollars to offset the cost of 5 star hotels so travelers can book them at just $50 a night!!!

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Dear LGBTQI Travelers: These Countries Will Recognize Your Same Sex Marriage #LoveAlwaysWins

Dear LGBTQI Travelers: These Countries Will Recognize Your Same Sex Marriage #LoveAlwaysWins

Ever since same-sex marriage was legalized in the Netherlands in 2001 (props to the Netherlands for always being at the front of progressive change), the legalization of same-sex marriage has snowballed throughout the world.

28 countries (26 with another two pending) now legally recognize the right for same sex couples to marry, so if you’re part of the LGBTQI community, and want to travel, live overseas, or plan a destination wedding, these countries will recognize your right.

More than 760 million people now live in countries where same-sex marriage is legal, and I encourage all travelers to support those countries at the forefront of equality and recognition of human rights. I also have one thing to say to my own country, in a slogan they coined: Australia, where the bloody hell are you?

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Three of Our Favorite Vacation Destinations in the USA

Three of Our Favorite Vacation Destinations in the USA

The United States of America is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. With so many diverse landscapes and environments, it’s no wonder 77.6 million people visit every year.

However, with so many places to visit and so many great things to do, you would be gone for a lifetime if you tried to see the whole country in one trip. So if you’re struggling to pick a vacation spot, we can hopefully take the effort out of planning your trip.

The following are our three favorite vacation destinations in the USA. We hope they’ll be yours too!

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How to Spend 3 Days in San Francisco

How to Spend 3 Days in San Francisco

San Francisco is one of those cities that has a little bit of everything. From stunning landscapes to iconic monuments, along with a thriving arts, culture, and food scene, there are plenty of things to do and see.

But if you only have time for a brief visit, using this itinerary will help you pack the highlights into three days.

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5 Gorgeous Beach Getaways in California

5 Gorgeous Beach Getaways in California

California is home to some of the most incredible beaches in the US. With its diverse wildlife and landscapes, each coastal area is unique in its own way.

Whether you’re a local or a tourist, adventure is not hard to find in these seaside paradises. We’ve listed some of our favorite beaches on the West Coast to help you plan your next holiday in the Golden State.

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