Give the Gift of Fun! Best Travel Gifts for 2014

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Sooo… how did your Black Friday and Cyber Monday go? Ready to throw in the towel? As much as we grumble about holiday shopping, the truth is that we do it because we want to show our loved ones how much we care. Next time you're circling the parking lot or trying to find the end of the line, ask yourself, Will the gifts I’m buying be valued and treasured? Or does it just feel like "more stuff?" If it feels like "stuff," maybe it's time to change it up. So many of us already have everything we need. Dad doesn't really want another tie, and Grandma doesn't need another gadget in the kitchen. Make this the year you give something truly unique instead. Give memories. Smart Destination’s Go City Cards offer all-inclusive access to the some of the most unforgettable attractions … [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 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 … [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 the fascinating foundations on historical tours, or just taking in the culture and beauty of a far-away city – these new discoveries illuminate our minds and stand out in our memories.  This holiday season, give the gift that never stops giving. Film & TV Fanatics: While New York and Boston have plenty of TV and Movie Site Tours to offer, the true heart of the entertainment industry lies in the south of California – Los Angeles! With a booming film and television industry, any film and TV fanatic will be dazzled by the iconic sites … [Read more...]

Holiday Travel Season is Around the Corner

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With Halloween taking place later this week and Thanksgiving set to arrive in just about a month, it’s certainly not too early to start thinking about the holidays. In order to help you celebrate the season in style in a new city, Smart Destinations has plenty of travel packages that you might want to look into. Even if you aren’t planning on taking a trip to one of the nine cities that Smart Destinations proudly offers service to, consider picking up a Go Select Pass or Go City Card for someone else as a gift. After all, it’s better to give than to receive and the holiday season is just around the corner! To travel to some of the top attractions in the U.S. this holiday season - or give someone else the opportunity to do so - there aren’t too many better options than Go City … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Travel Discounts and Gifts

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Mother’s Day is about appreciating the women in your life, and finding a way to thank them for everything they’ve done for you and your family. So in addition to a lovely breakfast in bed – an idea you can never go wrong with – you’ll want to think of the perfect gift for Mom this year. Conventional gifts have their benefits: flowers always brighten up a girl’s day, and everybody loves chocolate. But if you’re looking for a gift that’s more adventurous, something perfect for the Mom whose idea of a perfect weekend is roaming California Wine Country, or exploring the Boston Harbor by boat, consider picking up a travel gift this Mother’s Day. Because let’s be honest, with all that Mom does for you year round, she deserves a vacation. Travel gifts are the perfect way … [Read more...]