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 or of the staycation variety, Smart Destinations offers attraction passes that provide dazzling new discoveries in some of America's most beloved cities - Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Oahu, Orlando, and Miami! So which product is right for your loved one? The Package Deal: Is the person you’re gifting an art enthusiast? A history buff? An adrenaline junkie? With the SmartDestinations Go Select Packages, you can find a set of attractions that can appeal to the travel style of your loved one. Assembled to provide the optimum savings on choice attractions, the Go Select Packages can offer … [Read more...]

Miami Wedding Ideas

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Dreaming of an exotic wedding on a gorgeous white-sand beach? The scenery of a Miami Beach wedding is timeless and captivating for the ultimate photo-worthy backdrop for your wedding album. With lush, tropical plants and colorful fruits growing wildly, rest assured that you can create an exotic display of arrangements and décor using the elements. Because the population of waterfront hotels are so dense, Get acquainted with Biscayne Bay and the luxurious coastal sites of Millionaire’s Row on the Island Queen cruise; or engage with the underwater world on the Glass Bottom Boat and Snorkeling tour! Not only does Miami provide the perfect setting for your romantic ceremony, it’s also an excellent place to begin your life as newlyweds! What better way to embrace your new marriage than to embark on thrilling adventure tours? Miami offers so much more than it’s coastal beauty. … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Vacation Deals

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Memorial Day weekend is the perfect opportunity to getaway and log some family time in a brand new city. Considered the unofficial start of summer, it’s time to have some fun in the sun! Make the most of your holiday with excellent discount attraction passes with our Go City Cards – and for a limited time get an added Memorial Day discount of up to 20% off! Not to mention the bevvy of free events, parades, and destination deals that are available in cities nationwide! Ship out to Boston where you can visit the Museum of Fine Arts for an event called “Boston I Love” to honor those who were affected by the Boston Marathon Attacks. Immerse yourself in the glorious past of Boston on the Freedom Trail Walk into History Tour. Next, soak up some sun and discover Boston's most beloved landmarks on the Charles Riverboat Cruise; after all, you’re in the Bay State. These attractions - … [Read more...]

Miami Urban Beach Week

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With a 2012 turnout of over 300,000 attendees, this year’s Urban Beach Week is expected to be just as huge! Head to South Beach in Miami to get a taste of the extravagant happenings. Pool parties, club events, beautiful beaches, and plenty of entertainment - the Urban Beach Week is perfect for locals and visitors who love to let loose and celebrate life! Spanning from May 24th until May 27th, you’ll be hard-pressed to find time to rest among all the excitement! Located in the exotic, scenic Miami Beach, expect ideal balmy weather and plenty of fun in the sun. The Miami strip will be bustling with activity day and night as clubs and restaurants offer drink specials in honor of Urban Beach Week and Memorial Day. Known for its over-the-top parties and fashions, this electrifying event is frequented by celebrities, such as Pitbull, Flo Rida, Shaggy, and Twista. While you're … [Read more...]

Planning for Summer Vacations and Trips in the US

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Looking for an attraction pass that gives you discounted admission to sights, attractions, tours and the best experiences in multiple US cities? Smart Destinations has the solution! With our affordable All-Inclusive Attractions Passes, you can select your desired attractions for each of your destination cities at one low cost. With discounts of up to 55% on combined admission prices for top museums, tours, and attractions, rest assured that you and your family can make the most of your getaway in the United States! Planning for U.S. summer vacations should never be a stressful process. At Smart Destinations, we've developed strategies on how to make your vacation as enjoyable as possible. Save Time: Skip the ticket line at popular U.S. attractions when you flash your Smart Destinations pass Have Flexibility: Visit any or all of the included attractions, without schedule … [Read more...]

Things to do in Miami

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Where can you find some of the world’s most pristine beaches, beautiful nature reserves, and endless ocean fun? Miami, of course! And while the weather is stunning all year round in this ideal tropical monsoon climate, sometimes that summer heat warrants a cool-down. Luckily, there are many things to do in Miami that involve exciting water sports and tours. A trip to Miami simply isn’t complete until you’ve got salt-water skin and the humid ocean breeze running through your hair! So, get out your sunscreen and see how you can take to the seas with your Go Miami Card:   Get Active! Head up to Ft. Lauderdale and try something new with sports equipment rentals! Why not test out Paddleboarding – one of Miami’s most beloved local leisurely activities. Paddleboarding originated in Hawaii and quickly became a favorite coastal sport in beach communities around the world. It … [Read more...]

Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival

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As April 13th draws nearer, Miami Beach is preparing for the Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival. Going into its fifth year, the extraordinary two-day event is Miami Beach’s largest LGBT celebration. With more than 125 LGBT-friendly vendors and businesses, along with musical performances and celebrity appearances, what better time to head on over to Miami Beach and join in on the festivities? In 2012, more than 60,000 people joined in to show their support for Gay Pride! Visitors come from all over the world and from all walks of life to share the amazing festivities. Local bars and restaurants are hosting special deals and events over the weekend – an extra incentive to make your way across the bridge into the Miami Beach area. Here are just a few of the events you can enjoy:     Beach Party at Lummus Park April 13th: 1:00pm to 8:00pm Kick off the Gay Pride festivities … [Read more...]

The Stonehenge of Florida

From museums and aquariums to boat cruises and jungle tours, there are so many things to do in Miami that it is difficult to narrow down the list! Yet there is one lesser known destination that you should add to your itinerary. Most people have never heard of "The Stonehenge of Florida," also known as Coral Castle. Coral Castle, a sculpture garden made of stone, was built by a single man named Edward Leedskalnin. From 1923 to 1951, Edward secretly carved over 1,100 tons of coral rock. This feat is amazing in and of itself, but even more mind boggling is that the process he used is unknown. The website calls Coral Castle "one of the world's most mysterious accomplishments." Apparently, Edward was a small man, weighing just 100 pounds and standing a little over 5 feet tall. In 1940, he would have charged just ten cents in admission to introduce you to his fantasy realm. … [Read more...]

Miami-Dade County Fair and Expo

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Looking for an inland adventure? Well, you’re in luck! March brings around the largest, and one of the most beloved Florida fairs. As a dedicated not-for-profit, the Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo generates over $8 million in scholarships, awards, and grants to students and exhibit participants. The 18-day extravaganza runs from March 14th until March 31st, so take some time away from the beach and head to the fair grounds! So, what can you except to see at the Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo?   Live Entertainment One of the biggest features of the Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo is its bevvy of options to explore. You can fill up your days with musical, multicultural, and comedic experiences! Click here to find showtimes and additional entertainment options.    KidzBopKids Live in Concert Captain Jack Lookalike The Shangri-LA Chinese … [Read more...]

Best Summer Tourist Discounts

To experience everything a city has to offer, look no further than the Smart Destinations All-Inclusive Attraction Passes. Save up to 55% on combined admission prices for the top museums, tours, and attractions at some of the most beloved cities in the nation. When you visit a new city, you want to explore all its top-notch attractions, delve into its distinctive history, and experience all the attributes that truly make the city unique, but you may find yourself spending a lot more than you anticipated when you buy individual tickets. The Go City Card is the solution–it’s already saved millions of travelers time and money, and it can do the same for you!  First you select your destination city, and then you decide how many days of sightseeing you’d like to include. We can ship your Go City Card directly to you, you can pick it up in your destination city, or for select … [Read more...]