San Diego Poinsettia Bowl

December 23, 2010 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl San Diego, CA Navy vs. San Diego State This year’s San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl features San Diego State vs. Navy.  Second year coach Brady Hoke has completed a turnaround of the San Diego State program that is making its first bowl appearance since 1998. The Aztecs have lost only four games this season, including close games against TCU and Missouri. Navy is led by veteran quarterback Ricky Dobbs and can reach a 10 win season with victories versus Army and San Diego State. While you are in San Diego, … [Read more...]

Smart Destinations Attraction Passes Complete Your College Bowl Trips

The 2010-2011 Bowl Schedule was recently announced and Smart Destinations has attraction passes in many of the Bowl cities, such as Las Vegas, Miami, Orlando, San Francisco, and San Diego. We want to help keep Bowl fans entertained before and after game day, so we are dedicating this week's blog to let you know about how to save time and money while cheering on your favorite college team! December 22, 2010 MAACO Bowl, Las Vegas, NV Utah vs. Boise State Led by Heisman trophy candidate Kellen Moore, the Boise State Broncos take on the Utes of Utah in the MAACO Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium … [Read more...]

Make the Most of Those End of Year Vacation Days

Most companies have a "use them or loose them" policy when it comes to vacation days. If you find yourself in this position and are unsure of what to do with your time off, why not explore your own backyard with one of our passes to the city. Have you promised to take the kids to the planetarium? Thinking of checking out the new wing at the Museum of Fine Arts? Make the most of your vacation days, by taking advantage of Smart Destinations network of over 500 attractions, sites and tours in over 14 destinations. Wherever you are and whatever you would like to see and do we have an attraction … [Read more...]

World’s Largest Lego Christmas Tree at LEGOLAND California

Legoland California Tree Lighting

Last night marked the beginning of the LEGOLAND California Holly Jolly Holidays with the tree lighting ceremony of the world's largest LEGO® Christmas tree.  The tree stands at 3o feet tall and is made of over 245,000 DUPLO® bricks and decorated with over 240 LEGO ornaments. Celebrity Brooke Burke of "Dancing with the Stars" and her family helped Santa light the tree. During the month of December LEGOLAND California becomes a holiday wonderland with entertainment every weekend including carolers and musicians who walk the park and nightly fireworks from Dec. 26-30. Take your picture … [Read more...]

Harry Potter Scavenger Hunt at Harvard Museum of Natural History

With the release of the final Harry Potter movie, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" two weeks away, the Harvard Museum of Natural History is hosting a Harry Potter scavenger hunt to help all you muggles get in the wizarding spirit. Grab your HMNH “Marauder’s Map,” and explore the museum galleries while testing the depth of your knowledge about Harry’s world. Admission to the museum is included with our Go Boston Card. The scavenger hunt is free with admission and runs from now until November  28, 2010. Take the Red line to Harvard Square and the HMNH museum is a short 8 … [Read more...]

Head to New York for a Spook-tacular Time at the Top of the Rock and Ripley’s Believe It or Not NYC

Our partners, Top of the Rock and Ripley's Believe It or Not NYC are offering some great family friendly activities and admission is free with the New York Explorer Pass. Top of The Rock, New York's newest observation deck is hosting a family friendly party from 1-4pm on Halloween on the 67th observation deck. Take your little boys and ghouls to the Top of the Rock on Halloween and Receive FREE admission to the party with your New York Explorer Pass. Children can have their face painted, enjoy magic shows, crafts, popcorn and cotton candy. Dressing up in your Halloween costume is highly … [Read more...]

Choose How Lucky You Want to Get in Las Vegas

We recently launched our Custom Las Vegas Explorer Pass. The custom pass allows users to choose from 29 of the hottest attractions in Las Vegas, ranging from Madame Tussauds, a tour of the Hoover Dam, the Stratosphere Tower, and even a tour of the Grand Canyon. To get full details and to start to build your own ticket visit the custom Las Vegas pass page. You simply choose which museums, sights, and tours you wish to visit. When done, check-out and receive a custom guidebook matching your choices and your custom explorer pass is shipped to your door. The Custom Explorer Pass is all you … [Read more...]