Category Archives: Adventure

How to Have the Perfect Weekend in Denver Colorado

We’re on the road again, and we’re headed to Denver, Colorado! Get ready to gear up for the high altitudes, beautiful landscapes, and delicious cuisine. Not only is Denver is an up-and-coming destination for the adventurous type but also the city-slickers. If you’re ready for a new adventure, then consider visiting Denver, as you may be surprised just how much you’ll love the area.

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Top 10 Presidential Homes

The United States of America has been home to 43 different presidents since the beginning of our government. Did you ever wonder where those 43 lucky men lived when they weren’t serving as our Commander in Chief? Many of the homes that served as Presidential residences have been preserved to honor the leaders who owned them. Continue reading

Last Minute Valentine's Day Getaways

Last-Minute Romantic Getaways

Valentine’s Day is just another excuse to share a special moment with the people that we love most. Fortunately, this year the holiday is on a Saturday, so, we as a nation, have a whole weekend to celebrate love! Why celebrate with a typical ‘out-to-dinner’ Valentine’s Day, when you can take a mini-vacation to somewhere new! To help you prepare, here are a few unexpected weekend retreats that you can share with your loved ones for this Valentine’s Day holiday.

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An Introduction to the National Park Service

On this day, 98 years ago, President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill authorizing the creation of the United States National Park Service. Fast-forward to today, there are currently 59 national parks in the United States operated by the NPS. The NPS has expanded a lot since then, employing more than 28,000 individuals to preserve the beautiful scenery across the USA. So let’s wish the NPS a Happy Birthday while we learn more about the system as a whole. Also, with it being the NPS’ birthday, they are waiving the entrance fee to all 59 national parks. Talk about a great deal! Continue reading

A Brief History of the World Cup

GOAAAAAALLLLL!!!!! With the United States Men’s National Team winning by a final score of 2-1 in dramatic fashion Monday evening against Ghana, the 2014 FIFA World Cup is in full swing. Although the tournament officially kicked off on June 12, the U.S. team played in their first match and the second overall match in Group G. Team USA’s next match is scheduled for June 22 against Portugal. Continue reading