Travel Blog Posts by Jillian Wheeler

Things to do in Boston on Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is a great opportunity to get away & log some family time in a brand new city.

To celebrate this year, pay a visit to one of the most historic cities in America — Boston! Check out our list of activities & attractions to make the most of your holiday weekend.

Seals at the Miami Seaquarium

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With so much hype surrounding dolphins and whales, seals deserve some recognition too! These adorable seafarers are capable of migrating vast distances throughout the year, and have the extraordinary ability to spend up to 72 minutes underwater with one breath! At the… [Read More]

Things to do on Valentine’s Day in Miami

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A Valentine’s Day in Miami is sure to make a splash! With its pristine, white-sand beaches, subtropical savanna climate, New World cuisine, booming nightlife, and dozens of sensational attractions – you can’t go wrong! There is simply something for everyone in beautiful… [Read More]

Things to do on Valentine’s Day in San Diego

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If you’re spending Valentine’s Day in San Diego, you’re already well on your way to creating an everlasting experience. San Diego has some of the most ideal weather conditions, as well as a bevvy of attractions and events to win over your… [Read More]

Florida Manatee Attractions

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If you like Manatees, you need to get to Florida! For example, the Miami Seaquarium prides itself on not just exposing its visitors to the wonders of the array of Manatees, but also in rehabilitating and contributing to species conservation efforts. Nicknamed… [Read More]

Swim with the Dolphins Miami

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This year the Miami SeaQuarium is celebrating one of their most esteemed claims to fame in style. As the original film location of the popular TV series, join the Miami SeaQuarium as they celebrate ’50 Years of Flipper’! To honor the anniversary,… [Read More]

Things to do on Valentine’s Day in Boston

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Whether you’re celebrating with a sweetheart or single with friends, Valentines Day is an opportunity to show the most important figures in our lives just how much we value them. For an ultimate romantic setting, consider Boston this holiday – the snow-dusted… [Read More]

Chicago Auto Show 2014

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A highly anticipated event for automobile enthusiasts around the world, the annual Chicago Auto Show presents a wide breadth of sensational auto models. The first Chicago Auto Show was presented in 1901, and has since been staged more than any other auto… [Read More]

Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Orlando

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While Orlando may not host their own professional football team, it’s none-the-less riddled with NFL enthusiasts, sports bars, and highly anticipated Super Bowl celebrations! If you’re in the Orlando area when the final showdown kicks off, get exploring and make the February… [Read More]

Where to Watch the Super Bowl in San Diego

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Though the Super Bowl’s purpose is to culminate a season of competition within the National Football League, the Super Bowl has become an event that is celebrated by an entire spectrum of people – from sports fanatics to the indifferent – the… [Read More]

New Years Eve San Francisco

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Ring in the New Year the ultimate way in the City by the Bay! San Francisco offers a bevy of options to celebrate the coming of 2014 in style. There’s something for everyone! ‘Tis the Season for Science | California Academy of… [Read More]

Miami New Years Eve

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Ring in the New Year in one of the most hip, vibrant cities in the US! Miami packs the heat with dozens of appealing New Years Eve festivities to welcome 2014. Fill your day with exhilarating attractions, and cap of 2013 with… [Read More]

New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles

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The celebration of the New Year’s arrival is an opportunity for many of us to reinvent ourselves, to finish off the year in the most memorable way possible, and to do so in the good company of our beloved friends in family…. [Read More]

Top San Francisco Holiday Attractions

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Cross over the Golden Gate Bridge into a world of holiday cheer! The City by the Bay is equipped for the holiday – featuring a bounty of attractions, festivities, and dazzling displays. Wondering where to find the holiday hot spots this season? Six… [Read More]

Top San Diego Holiday Attractions


Heading to San Diego for the holiday season? The city is teeming with holiday cheer, bustling with a wintery charm unique to this warm weather haven. The city and its many attractions are getting into the holiday spirit – stringing lights on… [Read More]

Top Oahu Holiday Attractions

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Can you think of a more appealing setting for a winter getaway than the lush islands of Hawaii? Oahu invites you to explore, discover, and embrace the Polynesian paradise this holiday season! Enjoy the sensational sunny weather, a variety of holiday celebrations, and… [Read More]

Travel Gift Cyber Monday Sale

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It’s back! It’s that time of year that us savvy online shoppers anticipate most – Cyber Monday! With the holidays fast-approaching, it’s time to get in the spirit of giving while getting great deals! Whether your loved one is a globe-trotting aficionado… [Read More]

Travel Gift Black Friday Sale

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As a passionate traveler, I know that some of the most inspiring and memorable moments in my life were born from exploring a new place. Whether it comes from visiting a nearby museum, getting your adrenaline pumping on thrill rides, learning about… [Read More]

Orlando Holiday Lights

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A warm-weather winter may seem unconventional to some, but it is certainly not overrated. Image you and your family enjoying the holidays among palm trees and swimming pools, visiting the top attractions in sunny style – sans the heavy winter jacket! Orlando… [Read More]

Top U.S. Cities for Holiday Attractions

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What type of getaway suits you and your family? With the holiday season fast approaching, many of us are excitedly planning our winter adventures. Smart Destinations offers all-inclusive attraction passes in 9 of America’s most beloved cities, with exclusive packages offering you… [Read More]

Los Angeles Holiday Lights

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With winter months averaging in the balmy 70-degree range, the holiday months in Los Angeles offer an alternative to the typical image of pine trees and snow-covered hills. But don’t underestimate the power of holiday cheer in cohesion with the power of… [Read More]

San Francisco Holiday Lights

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The City by the Bay is decking the halls! As winter draws nearer, revel in the delights of San Francisco’s holiday cheer coming to life. From Fishermen’s Wharf to the Golden Gate Bridge, expect to see elaborate displays of wreaths, garlands, and… [Read More]

Holiday Lights in Chicago

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Holiday lights have long been a Chicago tradition, with each year’s efforts clearly attempting to outdo the displays from years prior. This year, experience the celebration of Chicago’s 100th Annual Christmas Tree lighting – an event highly anticipated event for locals and… [Read More]

Holiday Lights in New York

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While it’s hard to imagine that New York can get any more dazzling, the holiday season invites even more brilliance to grace the streets of America’s largest city. There is an uncanny romance in the air and the streets are dusted in… [Read More]

Holiday Lights in Boston

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Nothing quite ignites the spirit of the holiday season like those twinkling lights strung along houses, trees, and everywhere in-between. Boston displays their reverence for this most beloved time of the year by equipping some of the most esteemed, populous areas with… [Read More]