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New York Must: Top 5 Museums

New York Must: Top 5 Museums

The school year may be coming to a close but there is still plenty of learning to do in New York City. New York City’s museum scene is lush with masterpieces, artifacts, and neat exhibits that will leave a lasting impression on you and your children. From spaceships to paintings by Da Vinci, the city’s museums have something to stimulate the whole family. Let’s take a look at 5 of NYC’s top museums and start planning our next outing!   1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s reputation precedes itself and the museum is undoubtedly the crown jewel of New York’s cultural scene. The museum holds a massive collection of Asian, Egyptian, ancient Greek and Roman, European, and American art. It is the biggest museum in the United States and holds over 2 million works, demanding at least a full day’s worth of time to view...

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Things To Enjoy In San Francisco

Things To Enjoy In San Francisco

San Francisco offers a wide variety of attractions for the locals, visitors and tourists. The possibility of things to do in the city seems to be endless. However, the “Top Things to do” in San Francisco involves visits at the waterfront, around town, and on the city’s ocean and bay fronts. One spectacular sight at the Waterfront of San Francisco is the “Golden Gate Bridge” the most photographed sight in the world. It stretches 4,200 feet with a towering height compared to a 65 story building. A walk at the bridge is one of the most enjoyable things to do. Another popular sight of San Francisco’s Waterfront is the Alcatraz, a former prison for the notorious criminals. The interesting part to do at this place is the self-walking guided tour through the aid of headphones that narrates the whole story of about Alcatraz. Half a dozen blocks along the...

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Las Vegas A Wondrous Playland

Las Vegas A Wondrous Playland

Las Vegas is a wondrous playland that is often overshadowed by the reputation of seedy gamblers and an excessive indulgence regarding forbidden actions and experiences. In actuality, Las Vegas is a city that caters to anyone and everyone interested in exploring a non-stop explosion of bright lights and high energy. This is a city that never seems to sleep as Elvis impersonators flash and glitter at every twist and turn. The city serves as a 24-hour playground, where business keep odd hours to entertain and satisfy the masses. At any given time, you may find fitness centers, spas, video stores, supermarkets, bars, nightclubs open to accommodate the night owls still stirring during the wee hours after dark. When it comes to convenience, Las Vegas definitely knows how to show its guests a good time. To enjoy the thrill of winning thousands of dollars at a Craps table to taking...

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The Glitzy Art Deco District of Miami

The Glitzy Art Deco District of Miami

Your Miami Beach vacation would be incomplete without a visit to the glitzy Art Deco District at South Beach. SoBe, as it is called, has the largest stretch of surviving Art Deco architecture in the world. Built between 1923 and 1943, the hundreds of apartment blocks, hotels, restaurants, and shops are impressive by day, but at night the neon signs on Ocean Drive and surrounding streets signal a very active club and bar scene. With over 150 hotspots to choose from, a night on the town can become expensive unless you are very selective. And access to nightclubs is sometimes difficult for non-locals without connections, especially in the high season from mid-November to April. Many SoBe clubs are celebrity hotspots, and the competition from the stars, the ultra chic, and the wannabes can make entry to the coolest places difficult. Bring plenty of money, too, since entry to the...

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