Best Travel Savings of the Season!


With temperatures still soaring all across the country, it may be hard to believe that the dog days of summer are drawing to a close. But whether you’re prepared for it or not, crisp fall weather and another school year lie ahead, just around the corner. Fortunately, you can hold on to your summer spirit of adventure a little longer with our “End of Summer Super Sale,” the biggest sale of the season. Starting now and lasting only through August 31st, our customers will save 10% off all 2-day Go City Cards and 15% off all 3-day, 5-day, and 7-day Go City Cards for Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Oahu, Orlando, and Miami. During this time, we’re also offering 10% off any 3-attraction New York Explorer Pass or 15% off 5-,7-, and 10-attraction New York … [Read more...]

Smart Destinations Partners with Southwest Airlines Vacations

Smart Destinations has partnering up with Southwest Airlines Vacations for the month of March to offer special deals on two-Day Go City Cards for Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Orlando, Miami, San Francisco, and Seattle. The sale will run for the month of March and cover passes valid until December 31, 2010. The City Go Card brings the concept of a "city pass" -- or sightseeing pass -- to the US travel market. While having a long history in Europe and parts of Asia, these tourist passes are still relatively new in the US. But since their introduction, their use has skyrocketed: by early 2010 over 3.5 million visits to museums, tours, and things to do had already been made using Go City Cards. The main driver of this growth comes from the combination of convenience, cost … [Read more...]

Which Attraction Pass should I get for Chicago?

Attraction Passes are a great way to save money seeing the sights and attractions in a growing number of cities and destinations around the world. This article is designed to help you understand what an Attraction Pass is, how it works, and which one should you choose. What is an Attraction Pass? Attraction Passes are multi-attraction tickets. For one pre-paid price, an Attraction Pass serves as your entrance ticket to multiple museums, tours, sights, parks, etc. Most Attraction Passes are priced to save you money compared to buying individual tickets at the included attractions. Attractions Passes come in multiple forms, but three types are the most common: ·         Pre-Set Bundle – Includes a specific set of attractions and works as a ticket to any and all of the … [Read more...]

Five for Fighting to perform live at Lincoln Park Zoo

As the summer winds down, things are heating up in Chicago.  The folks at the Lincoln Park Zoo are preparing for the final show in the Jamin at the Zoo summer concert series.   On August 28, 2009 Singer songwriter Angel Taylor will open the show; followed by headliners   FIVE FOR FIGHTING   whose 2000 album America Town went platinum with the hit song “Superman.”The concerts are held in the middle of the Zoo at the south lawn making for one of the most unique show venues in town.  Tickets are priced from  $21-$28 and can be purchased online at, in person at the Zoo’s Gateway Pavilion or by phone at (312) 742-2283.  Bring a blanket to sit on  and get ready for a great evening. … [Read more...]