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The Big Apple Offers Up The Perfect Romantic Getaway

People tend to roll their eyes when it comes to cliches, but not us. We see cliches as nothing but truisms and who doesn’t need to hear a truism once in awhile. This is especially when it comes to running away on a romantic city break. But forget Paris and Venice because the best of all the romantic cliches is New York City. Now you may be thinking that two people in love can make almost anything lovey-dovey, and you’d be right, but sometimes a big backdrop and a little scenery can take it to another level. Think you’re in love now, wait until you’ve stepped off one of the cheap flights to New York and experienced falling head over heels for each other in the Big Apple. So, without further ado, here is a list of the most romantic things you need to do on your escape together. Picnic Under Brooklyn Bridge Experiencing a view of Manhattan’s infamous skyline as evening falls is one of the most incredible things you will ever experience. This …

Places You Need To Visit When Planning A Texas Vacation

Texas is the second largest state in the US, with a huge geographical landscape just waiting to be explored. From mountains and canyons to huge cities packed with tourist attractions, Texas has much to offer any holiday maker. There is a lot to discover, and a short stay in Texas is not going to cover everything. However, we have listed a number of places in this guide which should help you when planning your next vacation. For adventure seekers, to those with an interest in Texan history, there should be something on this list for most tastes. So, whether you stay in a luxury hotel, such as Best Western Premier Energy Corridor or something more rustic, such as a cabin or a guest ranch, find accommodation closest to the attractions you want to visit. The Alamo You may have seen the film, but to gain a real understanding of the historical significance of the famous Texan War of Independence, you should visit this landmark at the heart of San Antonio. 187 soldiers died at the …

Unique things to do during travels in the US

A lot of people decide to visit the US as there is so much to see and do. In fact, it often makes traveller’s bucket list as a must-do. And one way to get around and see everything is via car. So many people opt to go on a road trip which means it’s easier to get to different places in the amazing country. Of course, there are some obvious things you might want to do while you are in the states. For example, visiting top places like New York, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles often makes the list. But if you want to have a unique experience, here are some less obvious things which you need to do to have a fantastic time. See where it all began in Philadelphia When you say ‘Philadelphia’, a lot of people might think about the cream cheese you get from the supermarket! But Philadelphia is, in fact, one of the most important places in American history. In fact, a lot of people state it’s where America began. …

Las Vegas: A City Of Pure Indulgence

The biggest city in the Mojave desert, Las Vegas is a fantastic place to visit. Based in Nevada, it’s well known for being the entertainment capital of the world. What’s it done to deserve this title? Honestly, you’d have to see it to believe it! Las Vegas is a destination of pure decadence. We’ve all seen pictures of the Las Vegas strip. Those towering hotels are enough to tempt anyone. Visiting Vegas is like finding yourself on the set of a film. It is one of the most surreal fantastic places in the world.   With so much to do, it can be hard to know where to start. When you first arrive, the strip is sure to leave you feeling dazzled. It may be worth spending your first day exploring and getting your head around the wonders. After you’ve adjusted, it can help to have some idea of what’s on offer. There is so much to see and do that it’s worth planning a few things before you go, so you don’t feel so overwhelmed …

Oklahoma: 7 Must-See Attractions You Need To Visit In The Cherokee State

Oklahoma is known as the “land rush” state. It’s an area that is rich with history and is the home of the Native American Cherokee tribe. If you’re planning on seeing what America has to offer, there is much to see and do in the state of Oklahoma. For a start, you could begin your road trip by traveling along the historic Route 66. You could also take a drive along the picturesque Talimena Drive. It’s a 54-mile scenic drive that takes you along the ridge of the Ouachita Mountains. Of course, you will want to take in some of the many other attractions that Oklahoma has to offer. The following are seven must-see places that you should add to your itinerary: Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum The sad truth about Oklahoma City is that it’s often notable for the 1995 bombing that claimed 168 lives. As a lasting tribute to those that died, the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum got set up. It offers visitors the chance to learn more about how …

5 Less Well-Known Places You Need To Visit In America!

Millions of people visit the US every year to go to popular places such as New York, Vegas, and Florida, but some real gems are less well-known places to visit. Here are 5 less well-known places you need to visit in America. Wyoming One top place in America you may not have heard about is Wyoming. It’s a stunning state which is full of mountains. It’s also home to several national parks that are a must-see if you love nature. Yellowstone National Park to the north of the area has some amazing rivers and canyons. You can also visit Grand Teton National Park, which is great for hiking and fishing. You will be able to spot some elk, bears and eagles, and as this article reveals, the awe-inspiring landscape is something you don’t want to miss. Oklahoma City Another less well-known place in America you need to visit is Oklahoma City. It’s full of history that you will want to find out more about. You can visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial, which is dedicated to …

Three Fun Ways Of Travelling Around The USA

Route 66, The East Coast and Yellowstone Country Park are all famous American travel locations. These locations are known to people all over the world, but what is the best way of travelling to these sites? See our selections below, to help you make the right travel choice for your American trip. By bike One of the most fun ways of travelling around America is to do so by bike. Many people choose a motorbike for this adventure. The type of bike you pick will depend on your skill level and personal taste. You could go for a performance bike or an American classic, like the iconic Harley-Davidson Low Rider. This particular bike has featured in lots of films and TV shows. So, if you feel like you want to absorb as much American culture as possible, choose this option! Just imagine cruising along the highway, with the wind blowing your hair! You could even get a leather jacket and bandana to go with it! Another way of biking around America is to go on …

My Golden Rules For A Memorable Trip To California

Whether you have been to the US before, or your visit to California is your first one, you need to ensure that your trip is as memorable as possible. Nicknamed the Golden State, due to the fact it has a lot of heritage linked to the gold trade, California is an incredible place. Not only does it get sunshine all year around – hello tan, but it is also home to some of the world’s most incredible attractions. From the Golden Gate Bridge and Yosemite National Park to Disneyland and Universal Studios. Home to some fantastic places, this is one state with a lot going on. Let’s face it, California may only be somewhere that you’ll see once, so making the most of your trip is vital. To help you do that, here are my golden rules for a memorable trip. Book your flights in advance Depending on where in the world you are travelling from, a flight to California can be extortionate. If you end up spending thousands on your plane ticket, you’ll have nothing …