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Just looking to have fun on vacation? Here's some family-friendly places to visit.

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October 18, 2017 - 1:03 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Places to visit

Chicago, Illinois; America’s Second City

Things to do in Chicago, Illinois Chicago is one of the most popular and populated cities in the Midwest. Along with Chicago's…
USS Constitution in Boston Harbor
September 13, 2017 - 2:55 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Boston, Massachusetts; The Spirit of America

Things to do in Boston, Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts is filled with an abundance of history, but to experience that history…
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August 15, 2017 - 12:50 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Places to visit

Weekend in Berkeley, California

Things to do in Berkeley, California The Bay Area in northern California is home to some of the most scenic views, interesting food…
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July 13, 2017 - 9:16 pm in Attractions, Historical, Places to visit

Visit These Popular NYC Eateries From Your Favorite Films & TV Shows

New York City is one of the most exciting places in the world. One of the aspects that makes it so exciting is that it is often…
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June 12, 2017 - 12:51 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

(Not So) Hidden Gems of New Haven, Connecticut

New England is always such a treat to explore. If you were born and raised in California, as I was, you’ll find that the northeast…
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May 31, 2017 - 3:33 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

California Dreamin’ in Encinitas

San Diego, California is a dream. Not only is the weather almost always perfect, there are so many hidden gems located within San…
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May 16, 2017 - 1:06 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

Bear Lake, Utah; The Perfect Summer Getaway

As summer is rapidly approaching, many Americans are trying to figure out where they should spend their upcoming family vacation.…
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May 4, 2017 - 2:02 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

From Tasty Grub to Stunning Views; Portland, Maine Has It All

Portland, Maine is a sight to see in the springtime. This scenic city that sits atop the northeast corner of the United States is…
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May 1, 2017 - 1:17 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

Just When You Thought Disneyland Couldn’t Get Anymore Magical

With an average of 50,000 visitors each day, Disneyland in Anaheim, California is the second most visited amusement park in North…
Alaska
April 3, 2017 - 5:40 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

Alaska; America’s Last Frontier

Named the third most beautiful state in the United States by Thrillist Travel in 2016, Alaska is filled with majestic landmarks…
Oahu Hawaii
March 29, 2017 - 5:23 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

Visit Hawaii: Not Just Luaus and Surfing, But That Too

The Hawaiian Islands are filled with fun activities, breathtaking views and many other ways to escape the hustle and bustle of our…
The Oscars
February 23, 2017 - 9:03 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

And the Oscar Goes To…..Academy Award Factoids

The Oscars is an annual event adored by film buffs across the country. Along with watching the ceremony, viewers often throw their…
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February 14, 2017 - 3:30 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

Stay in a Haunted Hotel, for the Fright of It.

When it comes to paranormal activity, people either love it, hate it, or don't believe in it.  If you're in the "love it" column,…
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February 10, 2017 - 6:15 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

To Live and Eat Fast in L.A.: The Fast Food History of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California: The Movie Capital of the World or as I like to think of it, The Fast Food Capital of the World. Believe…
Playbill for Hamilton: An American Musical
January 30, 2017 - 8:02 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

The Alexander Hamilton Tour of New York City

New York City: Home to Alexander Hamilton New York City has always been universally known as one of the biggest tourist cities in…
Orlando City, Major League Soccer
September 8, 2016 - 1:17 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities

American Soccer: History in the Making

In the last ten years, soccer has taken off in popularity in the United States. At one time soccer was far behind baseball, basketball,…
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September 6, 2016 - 3:07 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

Explore Pennsylvania Dutch Country in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Things to do in Lancaster, PA Lancaster is a city that is located in the South Central part of Pennsylvania and it is one of the…
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August 30, 2016 - 6:55 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

St. Louis, Missouri: The Gateway to the West

When you think of St. Louis, it is easy to get lost in thoughts of Budweiser beer and Cardinals baseball. However, the city is full…
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Hershey, PA: Chocolatetown, USA

In 1903, an entrepreneur with a love for good chocolate and fresh milk did something remarkable. He built a community in the countryside,…
Idaho state capitol building, Boise, Idaho
April 28, 2016 - 3:25 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Boise: An Urban Treasure in the Gem State

When you think of Idaho, chances are you think of potatoes. You might be surprised to learn that the biggest city in a state known…
Vancouver steam clock in Gastown Sepia
March 27, 2016 - 11:47 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Places to visit

Vancouver, Canada: Ancient settlement with a modern vibe

This week on Travel Thru History, we take a look at the Olympic city of Vancouver, British Columbia. First settled nearly 10,000…
No Druids, just bones at Stonehenge.
March 2, 2016 - 12:08 am in Attractions, Quick History

9 Famous Landmarks That Aren’t What You Think They Are

Around the world there are hundreds famous landmarks we’re sure we know everything about. You know them by sight, could probably…
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January 2, 2016 - 3:45 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

Chicago, IL: A History of Adaptation and Innovation

   The history of Chicago stinks. Hear me out though: the name Chicago actually comes from the Native American word Shikaakwa,…
Bali paradise
December 7, 2015 - 6:07 pm in Attractions, Places to visit

Bali: Paradise on Earth – an interview with laptop entrepreneur Jacob Laukaitis

If you could go anywhere in the world, whenever you wanted, where would you go and why? That's a question that drove one of our…
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December 5, 2015 - 2:52 pm in Attractions, Featured Cities, Historical, Places to visit

Visit Montréal, Quebec – Antique, Contemporary, Futuristic All in One

Vivant (alive) is the phrase that best describes Quebec's largest city. The city has an undeniably Quebecois feel, but isn't afraid…