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New York City

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  • Empire State Building

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    New York City Things to Do

    The Empire State Building - a 102-story, 381 m high skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan (5th Avenue between 33rd and 34th street), completed in 1931 - is probably the most famous building in New York, and an iconic landmark. For nearly 40 years it was the the worlds tallest building until surpassed by the World Trade Center Tower in 1970. After the...

  • 414 Hotel

    New York City Hotels

    We love the hospitality and friendly guest relations they show to all the hotel guests. Very...


    3.5 out of 5 stars

    New York City Restaurants

    I love this place even though the wait is ridiculous. We took our Cali peeps who are visiting nyc for the first time- Yes, it's popular because of the movie and most people come here for the dessert.The food is actually decent and the servings are huge. Plan on sharing and definitely save room for dessert!!


Las Vegas

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New Orleans

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  • Bourbon Street

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    New Orleans Things to Do

    It seems like on Bourbon Street and also the French Quarter they have their own little money making scams going. Just be cautious. Don't walk around alone, use your common sense and you'll have a lot of fun. Bring dollars to take pictures with the weirdos (locals in costumes or their cute little pets or musicians or just plain strangeness). Use the...

  • Harrah's New Orleans Casino

    New Orleans Hotels

    If you ever wanted to know what it was like to be fed like a pig in a trough, then pay $30 and eat...

  • Cafe du Monde

    4 out of 5 stars

    New Orleans Restaurants

    we had read this was the best place to get Beignets for breakfast ... so we waited in line and gave it a try .. they were great. Got some hot chocolate and I'd say it was well worth the wait and a must if you in the area. The people watching there was also really interesting and a wall right there was a great backdrop for a selfie. There is a huge...


San Francisco

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See all 5968 Chicago Tips
  • Navy Pier

    4 out of 5 stars

    Chicago Things to Do

    Another must see in Chicago. I like coming here when the weather is great .. I love the vibe and all the activity, Sometimes theres street performers which can be fun .. there are restaurants and shops inside ... some of the best is Garretts popcorn which is amazing and makes like cheap gift to take back to family and friends ... One of the top 10...

  • The Peninsula Chicago

    Chicago Hotels

    The Peninsula Hotel in Chicago is an absolutely wonderful hotel! Every detail is thought through and...

  • Signature Room at the 95th

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Chicago Restaurants

    just more pics from our special dinner at top of the world. Super great meal and drinks .. and service and view. Just a great experience. We eat out a lot and some of the places are nice but this was REALLY super expensive so I don't know if we will ever be able to do this again ... very special night.


Key West

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  • Southernmost Point

    4 out of 5 stars

    Key West Things to Do

    It's free and easy to find .. and a must do if your there. . We have only been there twice and don't know that we will return but it was a lot of fun. a party place year round. After that you have to check out the famous sunset.

  • Southern Cross Hotel

    Key West Hotels

    Everything was great when we checked in. The hotel is under renovation so looks very updated and...

  • Blue Heaven

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Key West Restaurants

    The food at Blue Heaven is phenomenal! The music, service and atmosphere are incredible as well. We had friendly, prompt service, and the food was absolutely perfect! I highly recommend this restaurant if you are visiting Key West. I wish all of the restaurants in Key West had wonderful food, great service and a beautiful environment such as...


Los Angeles

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  • Hollywood Walk of Fame

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Los Angeles Things to Do

    My name is not there. I had no time to follow all the walk, but I think that I'm the only movie star missing there. I knew 85, wrote down more 4322 names, and I'm studying why are they famous. I promise to end before 2053, to go back there and get some more, and to check if mine is already there!

  • Magic Castle Hotel

    Los Angeles Hotels

    The Magic castle hotel is a great place to stay. It looks small at first view but its rooms are on...

  • In-n-Out Burger

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Los Angeles Restaurants

    In-N-Out Burgers is chain of fast food restaurants with locations in Southwest US. Founded in Baldwin Park, California, in 1948 by Harry Snyder and his wife Esther Snyder, the chain has it's headquartered in Irvine. In-N-Out Burger has slowly expanded outside Southern California into the rest of the state as well as into Arizona, Nevada, Utah, and...



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  • Faneuil Hall - Quincy Market

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Boston Things to Do

    A visit to Boston HAS TO INCLUDE going to the Faneuil Hall Marketplace! It's amazing! First we will talk about the historical significance of it. In 1742 Peter Faneuil, Boston's wealthiest merchant, built Faneuil Hall as a gift to the city. Samuel Adams rallied the citizens of Boston for independence from Great Britain here. George Washington...

  • InterContinental Boston

    Boston Hotels

    It is hard to recommend the concierge level option strongly enough The rooms are the same, but the...

  • Faneuil Hall - Quincy Market

    4 out of 5 stars

    Boston Restaurants

    We were quite disappointed with the choices or lack thereof of places to eat (with decent food) around Faneiul Hall Quincy Market and were quite surprised when we found Ned Devine's. It is located at the end of Quincy Market's food hall with it's own separate entrance from the outside. We decided to check out the menu and see what they had to...



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  • Universal Studios

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Orlando Things to Do

    Please keep in mind that my review is coming from a handicapped person's perspective. 1. You are not allowed to use your own scooter or wheel chair. 2. The distance from handicapped parking to a wheel chair is not too bad except the only available ones will not go through the security check points. 3. You have to rent a wheel chair at the...

  • The Villas of Grand Cypress

    Orlando Hotels

    As an alternative to Orlando's many hotels, the villas on offer make an excellent base for an...

  • Seafood

    4 out of 5 stars

    Orlando Restaurants

    Fulton's Crab House is a favorite dining option for us in the Downtown Disney area when we are in the mood for Seafood. My wife and I both love seafood; and this place has it in abundance. The restaurant is a replica of a riverboat called the Empress Lilly. My wife first ate here as a child with her family; they served the first character...



See all 3218 Seattle Tips
  • Space Needle

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Seattle Things to Do

    Pic of and from the space needle in Seattle. If you want to dine in the space needle request a view .. a window seat. The food in the rotation restaurant is not exciting .. . it's all about the view. We tried to make the reservation for before sunset .. so we could watch the sunset .. it was nice and relatively clear for Seattle.

  • Hotel Monaco Seattle - a Kimpton...

    Seattle Hotels

    We stayed at this hotel from July 5 - 9th, 2010 as a family of four with 2 adults and 2 children...

  • Seafood Restaurants

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Seattle Restaurants

    Known for their huge servings, the Crab Pot restaurant sits on the water overlooking the bay & harbor. Just down from the Seattle aquarium, it is what you think of when you think Seattle seafood. Wait staff bring your order to your table and dump the contents of a huge bucket of seafood on the table accompanied by wooden mallets and a board to...



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  • Chapel of the Holy Cross

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sedona Things to Do

    The Chapel of the Holy Cross was on my "Must See" list for our visit to Sedona, and it did not disappoint. There was quite a long line of cars to get to the parking lot, but once there we were guided to an available spot by a friendly volunteer. We were lucky - our spot was toward the top of the lot, so we didn't have as much to walk. There are...

  • L'Auberge de Sedona

    Sedona Hotels

    My boyfriend and I stayed here last weekend, off season so the rate for a cabin was $250.00. It was...

  • Cowboy Club

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sedona Restaurants

    Went there for an anniversary dinner with the wife while in Sedona. Very nice atmosphere, the place is always crowded with a wait so come early. The food was good, hard to mess up a fire grilled ribeye without trying real hard. It's a bit pricey for what you get but for a special treat it is worth it.


San Diego

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  • San Diego Zoo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    San Diego Things to Do

    San Diego Zoo...it's not just an ordinary city zoo. The Balboa park landmark is world class, acclaimed for its superior dedication to animal care and conservation efforts. The zoo is vast , with over 3500 rare and endangered species with lions, tigers, elephants, panda bears and (oh ,my!) much, much more in the animal kingdom including exotic...

  • Pacific Terrace Hotel

    San Diego Hotels

    This is a nice, comfy hotel on the bluff overlooking Pacific Beach. Great views. No restaurant, but...

  • Anthony's Fish Grotto

    4 out of 5 stars

    San Diego Restaurants

    Anthony's Fish Grotto is one of San Diego's landmark restaurant since 1946 and founded by Catherine "Mama" Ghio over 70 years ago. We were staying right across the street at the Wydham, which was perfect for us. We sat in a nice comfy booth and we could see the bay wonderfully. The whole place had such a great vibe about it. I had the...



See all 1549 Atlanta Tips
  • Stone Mountain Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Atlanta Things to Do

    Wow this place is amazing, so much to do from hiking to scenic photography, a nice jog and the late night laser show. $15 admisson and $30 a vehicle for the all year pass, what a deal!! Provided a sticker you plop on the left top window corner. My favorite so far hands down is the historic plantation grounds big wow. Very deep historic roots,...

  • Four Seasons Atlanta

    Atlanta Hotels

    The Four Seasons rates 5 stars in almost all surveys and for great reasons. Location, amenities,...

  • The Vortex

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Atlanta Restaurants

    Walked down here for dinner with the work crowd. They card everyone at the door - you can see why once you get in :) This is a great place - part bar, part restaurant. The menu is great - they tell you right off the bat the customer is not always right! No real need to worry about it though - the service is pretty solid. Our waitress kept the food...



See all 1374 Dallas Tips
  • Dealey Plaza Dedication

    Dallas Things to Do

    I wasn't going to visit or take a picture of the Texas School Book Depository of infamy, but we were driving by, and I DID at least take a picture looking up at the building (although we didn't visit). There's also a picture of the museum entrance. The third picture is the corner of the building at street level. I personally think a detail or the...

  • Hotel ZaZa

    Dallas Hotels

    Close to Downtown Dallas in the Uptown district. Close to lots of tourist attractions. It does have...

  • Hard Rock Cafe

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Dallas Restaurants

    Love me some Hard Rock Cafe! This was a super-quick visit, as I was only in town overnight and was going to visit my friend who lives outside of Dallas. I ran in, bought my pins, toured the location (lots of cool stuff here - my favorites being the ZZ Top fuzzy guitars by the stage, and the red-white-blue Buck Owens guitar), took some quick pics,...


Yosemite National Park

  • Glacier Point

    5 out of 5 stars

    Yosemite National Park Things to Do

    Okay, they say a photo is worth a thousand words, so I have, by way of the photos here ALREADY written 5,000 words ^O^. But if you have the time, take the road up to Glacier Point, it is one of those "Kodak Moments" that you will not regret nor forget. I can only imagine what these panoramic vistas look like in the winter when they get their cloak...

  • The Ahwahnee

    Yosemite National Park Hotels

    I have often visited the Awahnee Hotel Dining room. The food is always excellent and is on par in...

  • Curry Village

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Yosemite National Park Restaurants

    The Curry Village restaurant is a cafeteria style restaurant. You can go through pick what you want and buy it at the counter. We got some Italian food with two sides, a salad, and a drink and for both of us it was about $40. Whew. Super expensive. They also have a pizza place, a bar, and a coffee shop all in the same building. The food was not bad...


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    Mar 20, 2013 at 9:19 AM

    As I read a book about America's 6th President, John Quincy Adams, it is interesting to read about his travels at an early age with his father, John Adams, the 2nd President, and by himself. A few quotes and observations from a book by Harlow Giles Unger.

    "Foreign travel would also enhance John Quincy's education and accelerate his evolution into the wise and great man his parents expected him to become."
    At age 10 he and his father made their first crossing across the Atlantic where they were chased by 3 British frigates who were out to capture the senior John Adams.
    On his second voyage at age 12 "savage storms split the ships seams, water seeped aboard and the captain ordered all adults (10 and over) to take turns working the pumps in 4 hour shifts." They did this over the course of many days. When they finally reached land and "after the men stopped pumping 7 feet of water had filled the hull of the ship."

    At Age 16 because of his language skills be went to Russia as a secretary/translator with Francis Dana, U.S. minister to the court of Empress Catherine II (who spoke no French). French was then the language of diplomacy. To get from where he and his father were in Holland to St Petersburg he travelled 2000 miles through various countries and kept a daily diary. After his duties there ended he made his way back to Holland via Scandanavia and Germany. He especially enjoyed Sweden where he "plunged into Swedish life for early six rapture-filled weeks." His thoughts about the Swedes at the time were "I believe there is no country in Europe where the people are more hospitable and affable to strangers."

    Here's to America's first European travelller, John Quincy Adams.

    He would have been a great VT member. Don't you think?

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Sometimes considered the melting pot of the world, United States vacations offer something for everyone. From New York City to Los Angeles and everywhere in between, choosing a destination won't be...