The Adler Planetarium in Chicago has the noted distinction of being the first planetarium in the United States. Founded in 1930 by businessman, Max Adler the Adler Planetarium is the oldest in existence today and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987. The Adler Planetarium is home to three full sized theaters which include […]
The London Eye is the world’s largest observation wheel, located on the Thames River. It offers a unique experience and beautiful views of Westminster Palace, Big Ben and the entire city of London.
More than just a hub where millions of people change planes each year, Singapore is a tourist attraction in itself. It’s a gentle introduction to Asia, where things look Western and most people speak English, but the Asian culture is there to enjoy as well. Some of the main sights of Singapore include: Orchard Road, […]
What better place can you visit than the place that is considered the birthplace of the United States, Independence Hall. The Hall is a red brick building that was built between 1732 and 1753. It was within those walls that the Declaration of Independence was adopted. It was here that the constitution of the United […]
With a name like Kangaroo Island, you’d expect this place to be home to a decent number of those cute Australian hopping animals, and it is – in fact it has its own variety, aptly named the Kangaroo Island kangaroo!
Visiting Paris doesn’t just mean checking out the Eiffel Tower or marvelling at paintings and sculptures in the Louvre. Probably equally well-known, and just a dozen miles or so out of downtown Paris, you’ll find the Palace of Versailles, and it’s definitely worth a visit.
Hershey Gardens is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the state of Pennsylvania. Although this destination does not have anything to do with chocolate, there are plenty of good reasons to visit. Even though this may not sound like the most exciting attraction in the area, the majority of people who visit are […]
Does a vacation in the Caribbean sound magnificent? How about a retreat to a small French destination? If you can’t decide which sounds better, you might want to think about spending your next vacation in Martinique, a French-owned island in the eastern Caribbean. It’s got all of the great culture (and foods) that France is […]
Athens is the capital city of Greece, a Mediterranean country which has much to offer the visitor from anywhere around the globe. There is history to be learned about here through trips to the landmarks that have been preserved in the area over the centuries. There is natural beauty to experience in the landscape surrounding […]
Detroit immediately brings to mind Motor City and Motown music. This town was once a really happening hotspot and brought a lot to the American culture and its historic attractions prove this by showing locals and tourists how significant Detroit was on shaping America. Art House Art House was originally known as the Elisha Taylor […]
America Falls are just one part of the area known as Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls is a collection of waterfalls located in the heart of the United States and Canada. The America Falls are located in the State of New York, and ties the border with Canada. The American Falls can be observed from various […]
Africa’s Victoria Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. “Discovered” and named by British explorer David Livingstone between during his journey between 1852 and 1856, the massive falls measures a little over one mile across and over 360 feet high, making it the largest continuous sheet of water in the world.
The seven, Spanish owned Canary Islands are located around 100 miles off the coast of West Africa. Close to the Tropic of Cancer and on a similar line of latitude to the Bahamas and parts of Florida and Mexico. Creating a clement year round climate that has earned the archipelago the epithet of the European […]
St. Louis is one of those cities that is just packed with activities for locals and tourists to do and see. From the world famous Gateway Arch and the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales to the little known Historic city of Kimmswick, there is something for everyone when sightseeing in St. Louis.
One of the most iconic symbols of Australia, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, is not only a functional traffic and pedestrian bridge crossing one of the world’s most beautiful harbors – it’s also becoming a classic tourist experience for visitors who want to get a different view of Sydney by getting right to the top of […]
Russia’s second largest city is, at least in my opinion, by far its prettiest. Saint Petersburg doesn’t have quite the hustle and bustle of Moscow, but it’s a majestic city resting on the Neva River and has so many interesting activities to keep you busy, including: A visit to the Hermitage Museum in the Winter […]
In the 1970s and 1980s, it was the scene for swinging singles. Now families are the mainstay of Club Mediterranean, better known as Club Med, but the company that gave the world the first all-inclusive vacation package has something to offer everyone from among its 80 resorts worldwide.
The cruise industry dubbed Mexico’s Pacific Coast the Mexican Riviera–a name whose glamor was bolstered by its prominence in the 1970s TV show “The Loveboat,” where Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta were often featured as ports of call. The area, which stretches from Baja, California to Mexico’s border with Guatemala, offers a little bit […]
If you’re tired of sitting at home with your loved one and just need a little together time, you might want to consider some of the lesser known romantic destinations in Maryland.