Best Summer Vacation Attraction Discounts

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If you’ve yet to plan your summer getaway, or you’re lucky enough to be planning more than one, you want to make sure you’re getting the most out of your money. It’s no secret that prices soar all around the country this time of year, but what you may not know is that it’s easier than it used to be to get great discounts in some of the top summer vacation destinations. Planning to spend your vacation under the sun in San Diego? Trekking to the top of the many famous monuments in NYC? Use attractions passes in these destinations or any of the seven others around the country to see the most popular attractions for one low price—with just one convenient pass. Sun & Sea in San Diego With a San Diego attractions pass in hand, you’ll be fully equipped to explore all of San … [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 the “Sea Cow” for their gentle and docile disposition, manatees are federally endangered animals on the cusp of extinction. Although federal and Florida law prohibit injury or harm to manatees, ship strikes, toxic marine algae, and habitat destruction are often the cause of their ever-increasing vulnerability. Manatees are non-aggressive animals that are predominantly occupied with 6-8 hours of daily feeding, and 2-12 hours of rest each day. They are curious animals who like to travel, investigate, and interact. Manatees play a … [Read more...]

Visit Miami Seaquarium for Green Family Fun

Green Planet named the Miami Seaquarium one of its "7 Amazing Eco-Oriented Aquariums." They cited the educational nature of many of the programs put on by the Seaquarium as one of the reasons it gets their stamp of approval. The Manatee exhibit came in for special praise, particularly with the Seaquarium's efforts around Manatee rescue and rehabilitation to help preserve these gentle but endangered aquatic creatures. One highlight that is hard to find elsewhere is the Dolphin Interaction program. Participants get to learn about dolphins and then actually enter the water and interact with them. You were probably expecting me to now say how you can't ride them, but in fact a dolphin ride is part of the experience! The Miami Seaquarium is one of 35 area museums, tours, and things … [Read more...]