So you want to get away, but you don't know where to go or what to see? We've put
together a list of some of the possibilities and catagorized them to help get your
So you fancy yourself a gambler, or you just can’t get enough of the lights, shows,
and extravagance of the casino scene? Well, if it is casinos you want, we can take
you across the world to the cream of the crop. If you’re seeking a small-town casino
scene, perhaps Reno, Nevada is the place for you; however, if it’s glamour you crave,
how about the City of Lights - Las Vegas, Atlantic City, or New Orleans? And that’s
just in the U.S.!
The world has much to offer us in the realm of prodigal casino environments. From
our neighbors in the Bahamas and Antigua, to our casino-loving brethren in the culturally
exquisite Macau, China and Monaco, venturing across the ocean for these locations
is more than worth it!
Ah, the relaxation of a cruise. Nothing can really compare to its pure serenity.
As you glide across the ocean, you can enjoy the endless entertainment aboard the
ship, or simply catch some sun on the deck as the captain navigates you to various
locations to indulge each of your senses.
Seeking the beauty of nature in its simplistic glory, one could take in a cruise
to Alaska. Enjoy the culture of the small villages that have stood in time and maintained
their genuine touch, and then hop back on the ship to experience a humbling tour
through the glaciers of the north. You say you covet sun and sand? Then come aboard
one of the many ships that venture through the Caribbean and Mexican Riviera, stopping
along the unique island ports to embrace their luscious beaches and diverse music.
Whenever the topic of family trips comes up, the first word out of anyone’s mouth
usually is Disneyland, and for good reason. Disneyland offers the perfect balance
of rides and shows. In recent years, they’ve built upon the entertainment with the
introduction of the California Adventure Park as well. While in the Anaheim area,
you can take a short trip to Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park for a change of pace
and a smaller scene.
The west coast offers many opportunities for family entertainment beyond just Disneyland.
Just over a hundred miles south of Los Angeles is San Diego, one of the most family-friendly
cities in the county. San Diego offers visitors the opportunity to get acquainted
with species of land and sea life spanning that can be found across the world. See
koalas being fed in the famous San Diego Zoo, take a safari drive through an African
jungle at the Wild Life Animal Park, and be blown away by killer whales and dolphins
at Sea World. And a mere thirty minute drive up the freeway from San Diego in the
city of Carlsbad is Legoland California, a park that gives homage to the toy we
all know and love. And don’t think California is the only state to offer the ultimate
Museums are the keepers of our being. What are we if not the result of where we’ve
been? Take a trip to a museum and find yourself. Walk through the halls of history
and enjoy your very own travel through time. On American soil rest some of the premiere
museums in the world. In New York, visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York
City and the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan. The Art Institute of Chicago provides
a healthy balance of modern and historical art in its own right. And, of course,
the Smithsonian in Washington D.C., the largest museum in the world, houses some
of this nation’s most priceless historical artifacts.
Adventuring abroad for your art fix will surely satisfy your creative appetite.
Be it the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy,
or the State Hermitage in Saint Petersburg, Russia, there is history dating back
to the beginning of time under these roofs. Even grander than these inspiring treats
are two elite locations, Musee du Louvre in Paris, France, and the Egyptian Museum
in Cairo, Egypt. The Louvre is the keeper of the greatest art works in the world,
most notably the famous Mona Lisa by the well-known Florentine artist and inventor
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci. A visit to the Egyptian Museum will reveal art and
technological advancements far before their time as invented by Egyptians long,
Dare to be inspired, dare to learn more about yourself by looking into the soul
and spirit of a masterpiece. Visit one of these incredible museums today!
Whether it is natural occurrences, historical sites, or architectural marvels, there
are sights to behold both here and abroad. On the west coast are locations such
as San Francisco, California and Seattle, Washington. While in San Francisco, you
can take in the many cultural regions and cuisines, visit the Sony Metreon for a
peak at advanced technologies on their way to our homes, or take a ferry ride to
the infamous Alcatraz prison and walk the halls once shared by criminal masterminds
such as George “Machine Gun” Kelly, Al Capone, Henri Young, and Robert “Birdman”
Stroud. While in Seattle, Washington, you can take a trip to the famous Space Needle
and enjoy fine dining at over 600 feet, and enjoy a ride through the city on one
of the nation’s premiere monorail systems.
On the east coast you can spend a few days taking in the many sights of New York.
Visit the Statue of Liberty, Rockefeller Center, Empire State building, and the
amazing Niagara Falls. A day trip to New Jersey can offer a chance to take in one
of the most important locations in this country’s history, Ellis Island. Here you
can view photos and logs of the many people who came to this country by ship, passing
through the gates of the island with their families. And when speaking of historical
locations on the east coast, one has to mention Washington, D.C. Walk up the stairs
of Lincoln Memorial, or take a picture of the largest, free-standing, stone monolith
in the world, the Washington Monument. And, of course, what trip to Washington D.C.
would be complete without a visit to the White House. Artifacts of the nation’s
heritage exist throughout the north-east, each site a marvel and miracle in its
Of course, other countries have their own flare and wonder to behold. A trip to
Europe can yield the history of the Renaissance, the Roman Empire, or the Spanish
conquistadores. A voyage to Asia provides remains of battles of the ages, the Great
Wall of China, the fantastic collections of the Ming dynasty, and much, much more.
And, of course, counties that share a continent with the United States, Mexico and
Canada, offer miracles of their own. The fusion of cultures in Canada emits a beauty
and tranquility rarely seen. An adventure through the forests of Mexico demonstrate
a people from many years ago, wise beyond explanation in the skills of math and
battle, even by today’s standards. Yes, there are sights to be seen, anywhere and
everywhere. Are you ready to take the reins?
In the need for the sun and the sand, and water for as far as the eye can see? The
United States has some well-known, and others not so well-known, incredible beaches.
Whether it is the popular Palm Beach, Florida, or the equally beautiful and lesser-known
Cumberland Island, Georgia, you are sure to get the peace on the beach that you
are looking for. For a more celebrated beach endeavor, Miami, Florida offers a cultural
environment that only enhances the beach experience. And of course we cannot forget
Hawaii. Hawaii boasts some of the best beaches in the world, the most famous of
all being Hapuna Beach. With multiple resorts mere feet from the sand, this location
is sure to impress.
Just south of the United States, Mexico is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for beach
enthusiasts. Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco, Cabo San Lucas, and Cancun all offer white
sands and crystal clear water, beautiful and pristine. For a taste of something
different, maybe a trip to Antigua, Fiji, Australia, or the Canary Islands can offer
you a spin on the beach scene you never would have imagined. Australia is a must-see
for any water sport connoisseurs out there.