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Discovering the Big Apple on a Budget

Discovering the Big Apple on a Budget

It’s no secret to anyone that New York City is an expensive place to visit. Budget conscious travelers can easily make the most out of their Big Apple trip without spending a fortune, however, simply by following some of these money-saving tips. Discover NYC on Foot Image via Flickr by…

Road Trip to Charlottesville, VA 2015: Day 1

Road Trip to Charlottesville, VA 2015: Day 1

Road Trip to Charlottesville, VA 2015: Day 1 I woke up just as the sun was rising from the horizons on a Saturday. That’s how dedicated I am when it comes to traveling. Anyway, an early morning was necessary if I were to make my goal of leaving around 8…

Hipmunk City Love: Free or Almost Free Things to Do in Las Vegas

Hipmunk City Love: Free or Almost Free Things to Do in Las Vegas

It’s no secret that everything in Las Vegas is ridiculously expensive. An average three-course dinner at a standard decent restaurant on The Strip will cost you around $75 per person. The prices cocktails at a club like Bond at The Cosmopolitan will run you somewhere between $15-$20 each and the cheapest show tickets for shows will likely start at $45. However, if you’ve done your homework, you’ll know that not everyone in Sin City lives or can afford such excesses. They take advantage of the free and almost free events, shows, and attractions that Las Vegas has to offer. …

Tulsa Travel Guide for Outdoor Lovers

Tulsa Travel Guide for Outdoor Lovers

The New York Times recently published its annual go-to travel list, and Tulsa landed one of its coveted spots. Surprised? Don’t be because in addition to its striking art deco architecture and excellent cultural scene, the city is also an urban oasis, thanks to the many parks and recreational areas within the city. Its location at the foothills of the Ozarks makes Tulsa Oklahoma’s greenest city and a preferred travel destination by many outdoor enthusiasts. Here are a few of the city’s best outdoor attractions. …

Pittsburgh’s Best Neighborhood Hangouts

Pittsburgh’s Best Neighborhood Hangouts

Pittsburgh is made up of dozens of neighborhoods, each having a unique quality worth discovering. But if you’re a tourist merely visiting for a few days, where do you start? Fortunately, Pittsburgh has neighborhoods that suit all different types of personalities. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or a foodie, the city has a place that caters to your tastes. With that said, here is a rundown of “The Burgh’s” best neighborhood hangouts. …

Planning a Trip to Pittsburgh

Planning a Trip to Pittsburgh

No longer just a stopover for major sporting events, Pittsburgh is now becoming one of the United States’ preferred tourist destinations. Cheap drinks, a number of outdoor-related activities, and the city’s scenic settings are just a few of its main draws. Pittsburgh is also becoming a center for culture and innovation. It houses The Senator John Heinz History Center, the largest history museum in Pennsylvania, and hosts a number of well-known festivals like the Three Rivers Arts Festival and Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. Neighborhoods like East Liberty, Garfield, and Friendship are where you’ll find the city’s latest urban development trends. …

The Art Lover’s Guide to Tulsa

The Art Lover’s Guide to Tulsa

Anyone who categorizes Tulsa as just another city in Oklahoma has obviously not been there, because it happens to be one of the most artistically centered cities in the United States. Downtown is full of art deco-styled buildings built in the early 20th century by oil barons who made their fortune through oil rich fields. The neighboring Blue Dome District is made up of eight buildings, including one that was a gas station in the 1920s, and boasts a vibrant street art scene. Midtown Tulsa, near the world-class Philbrook Museum of Art, is full of streets lined with custom-designed houses. …

A Traveler’s Guide to a Weekend in Tulsa

A Traveler’s Guide to a Weekend in Tulsa

Looking for a place to get away for a weekend? Look no further than Tulsa, Oklahoma. Located in the northeast corner of the state and at the foot of the Ozarks region, Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma and the state’s cultural capital. Tourists often overlook Tulsa for…

4 Tips for First Time Visitors to Boston

4 Tips for First Time Visitors to Boston

Are you planning your first visit to Boston? If so, it can be rather overwhelming. After all, Boston is the largest city in New England and one of the oldest in the United States. It had plenty of time to grow and develop into the cultured city it is today. The city undoubtedly has its place in American history and has many attractions connected to that aspect alone. It is also a cultural destination particularly in literature and symphonic music. Here are some tips to help you enjoy your first visit to Boston. …

Traveling to Boston: Tips on How to Save Money During Your Stay

Traveling to Boston: Tips on How to Save Money During Your Stay

Boston is one of the United States’ most historic and culturally diverse cities. Follow the Freedom Trail and you will discover the path revolutionaries took to free the country from imperial British rule and every year, thousands come in and out of Boston to take part in scholastic rituals called orientation and graduation. With over 60 colleges and universities in the greater Boston area, the city is quite possibly the learning capital of the United States. …