Travel Blog Posts by Mariele Ventrice

Discount Hollywood Attractions Pass

Los Angeles Attractions

Wondering what’s going on in Hollywood these days? August is a wonderful time to be in Los Angeles, as the summer is wrapping up and autumn is just around the corner. Of course, the weather is still generally hot and sunny around… [Read More]

Top New York City Tours

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With five boroughs, 304 square miles of land, and 8.5 million inhabitants, there’s no doubting New York City is a big place. It’s no wonder that tourists have so much trouble deciding what to do and see in the city—it’s hard to… [Read More]

Shark Week at the Shedd Aquarium

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Deep in the waters of the earth’s massive oceans, more than 300 species of sharks live in a shroud of mystery and myth. From coral reefs in the Indian Ocean to Caribbean Sea, sharks hunt their prey, scavenge for food, and stealthily… [Read More]

Cheap Oahu Attraction Tickets

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It’s hard to believe it’s already August, but with only a month left before the inevitable start of the school year, we’ll all soon be wrapping up our summer vacation plans. However, as the days get cooler and shorter in most of… [Read More]

Art in San Francisco: de Young Museum Ticket Discount

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San Francisco’s thriving arts scene is one of the biggest draws of this vibrant and eclectic city. The Bay Area’s first big manifestation of its artistic prowess came in the 50s and 60s at the height of the Beat Generation. While Eastern… [Read More]

Adventures at LEGOLAND San Diego

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Looking for an attraction that will keep kids entertained all day in San Diego? Perhaps one that you’ll enjoy as well? LEGOLAND San Diego, an entire theme park dedicated to the colored building blocks we all knew and loved as children, may… [Read More]

Kennedy Space Center Ticket Discount

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When planning Orlando vacations, many tourists are looking for fun attractions their kids will love other than the giant theme parks. Whether you’re avoiding Disney World and its contemporaries because the prices are too high, the lines are too long, or the… [Read More]

Statue of Liberty Ticket Discount

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New York City’s most iconic landmark is a sight to behold in the summer. Tourists from around the world flock to New York to catch a glimpse of Lady Liberty or to climb the stairs to her Crown. The historic monument pays… [Read More]

Cheap Miami Attraction Tickets

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If you’re vacationing in Miami this summer, you can expect the weather to be HOT! The best idea for a summer vacation to Florida is to balance your itinerary with some outdoor activities (preferable in or near the water) and some indoor… [Read More]

Germaine’s Luau: A Hawaiian Tradition

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As the sun sets over Oahu’s Leeward Coast, a slight breeze ripples through palms silhouetted against the ocean. When you hear the sounding of the conch shell, you’ll find yourself in the midst of a native Hawaiian festival – where food, music,… [Read More]

Cheap Chicago Attractions Tickets

A view of the bustling Navy Pier.

Whether it’s the summertime glimmer of Lake Michigan or the exciting urban playground atmosphere that draws you to Chicago, you’re in for a vacation as dynamic and spirited as the city itself. Beautiful urban green spaces collide with cutting-edge architectural feats to… [Read More]

Summer Sensations at the Boston Museum of Science

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There’s a lot happening this summer at the Boston Museum of Science. As usual, the museum curators have stepped up their game for the summer months, bringing you an array of exhibits, events, and shows for a summer filled with exploration and… [Read More]

US Summer Attraction Discounts

Cape Cod Sunset

If you’re a budget sightseer like I am, you’re probably looking for the best deals when it comes to travel—whether it’s local or long distance. Often times, travelers only pay attention to finding the best deals on accommodations and transportation, forgetting about… [Read More]

Top San Diego Tourist Attractions

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When it comes to planning a family vacation, you’ll find that no destination beats San Diego for ideal weather, quality of attractions, and variety of things to do. Seventy miles of pristine beaches, an average year-round temperature of 70.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and… [Read More]

San Francisco Vacation Tips

San Francisco Attractions

San Francisco’s surreal beauty and picturesque charm will steal your heart from the moment you set eyes on it. Whether it’s the cable cars and the Victorian Painted Ladies or the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge half obscured by the rolling fog, there’s… [Read More]

Top Los Angeles Tourist Attractions

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Though Los Angeles remains an extremely popular tourist destination, it’s also gained the somewhat unwarranted reputation of being a bit too gimmicky or too commercial. While the Los Angeles landscape would not be complete without its share of glamour and glitz (it… [Read More]

2014 Boston Marathon Tourism

Boston Marathon

In its 118th year, the Boston Marathon is back with more tenacity than ever before. On Monday, April 21st, the community of Boston will come together to prove their strength and rally behind the incredible 36,000 athletes who will give their all… [Read More]

Top Chicago Tourist Attractions

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Chicago is a city known for a variety of characteristics: innovative architecture, deep cultural and musical roots, the headstrong pride of its inhabitants—of course—its numerous tourist attractions. The top Chicago attractions are as vast and varied as the city wherein they reside…. [Read More]

Top Boston Tourist Attractions

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You know it’s springtime in New England when it’s barely 40 degrees Fahrenheit outside and yet everyone is happily dancing about in shorts and flip flops. We endure long winters here, and we waste no time with this in-between weather—Bostonians are an… [Read More]

Miami Vacation Tips

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Spring has officially sprung, and before you know it you’re bound to become “afflicted” with the travel bug—if you haven’t already! Fortunately, this is one fever you’ll be glad you caught. This year, perhaps the bug will take you to Miami, Florida…. [Read More]

Summer Happenings at the Boston Children’s Museum

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Recently, we gave you the lowdown on Spring happenings at the Boston Children’s Museum. However, the fun doesn’t stop when spring comes to an end: The Boston Children’s Museum also has a full line-up of summer programming to entertain and educate kids… [Read More]

Spring Happenings at Boston Children’s Museum

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Now in its 101st year of inspiring discovery and wonder in Bostonians and visiting families, the Boston Children’s Museum welcomes spring with great enthusiasm. Starting in April, the Museum kicks off a whole calendar full of spring programming, including ongoing deals and… [Read More]

St. Patrick’s Day Hawaii 2014

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If you’re spending St. Patrick’s Day in Hawaii, it appears the luck of the Irish has already been bestowed upon you! And you’re about to get even luckier because if there’s one thing that Hawaiians do best, it’s show visitors a good… [Read More]

St. Patrick’s Day Miami 2014

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While the Irish-American demographic isn’t ample in Miami, the city with the most residents born out side of the country it resides in can relate to the plight of Irish immigrants. More importantly, the people of Miami know how to party, and… [Read More]

Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2014

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Chicago’s St. Patty’s Day Parade is one of the most popular in the country—due in part to the dyeing of the Chicago River that turns the water running through the city a bright Emerald green! If you’ll be visiting Chicago during St…. [Read More]