Posts about ‘California’

When it comes to the fan experience, these baseball stadiums hit it out of the park. PNC Park – If you thought Uber was the most innovative way to get to a sporting event, then you’re in for a pleasant surprise when you cheer on the Pittsburgh Pirates. Walk across the Roberto Clemente Bridge (which closes to traffic [read more…]

It can be hard to feel pampered on vacation when you’re trying so hard to stick to your travel budget. Scoring a great hotel deal is a big key to your budgeting success, and luckily, you don’t have to pay a premium for an out-of-this world view. Our proof: These five budget hotels, complete with downright [read more…]

Welcome to your one-stop shop for the best of America’s non-musical festivals. (Don’t worry, we’ve got plenty of cheap music festival tickets for you anyway.) Eeyore’s Birthday Party: Austin, Texas When: April 30, 2016 Why: This one-day celebration dedicated to pop culture’s most depressed cartoon has been raging once a year since the 1960s. It [read more…]

Nothing tops a good summer concert. But sometimes jumbo shows at sports stadiums just don’t provide the ambiance you’re craving. Luckily, America has been graced with the glory of multiple breathtaking outdoor concert venues. Whether they’re built right into their surroundings or have been turned into works of art, these venues are sure to satiate that [read more…]

Sure, St. Patrick’s Day is meant to honor Ireland’s patron saint but in reality, the holiday also delivers tons of parades, green beer and unbridled revelry of every stripe in cities across the country. Scroll down and you’ll find this year’s top St. Patrick’s Day celebration destinations, including ways to save if you decide to make the [read more…]

Spring break means wet T-shirt contests, Jell-O shots and beaches so overrun you can’t take a selfie without being photobombed. But it doesn’t have to. This year, skip the usual spring break cliches by heading for one of these less-crowded American spring break beaches. Caladesi Island State Park, Florida: In 2008, famed coastal researcher Stephen “Dr. Beach” Leatherman [read more…]

Football’s biggest game will be held on Feb. 7 in Santa Clara, California, about an hour outside of San Francisco. After fans shell out most of their money on Super Bowl tickets, they can still score some fun with these cheap bay-area attractions. Here are 7 cheap things to do in San Francisco around game time. Golden Gate Bridge: [read more…]

Yes, everyone knows Cannes and Sundance. The behemoths of the film-fest world aren’t exactly accessible for most of us, though, and they don’t always showcase the freshest material. Here’s where to go to see film’s bright up-and-comers, for a lot cheaper than the French Riviera… Citizen Jane Film Festival — Columbia, MO When it is: [read more…]

Since the beginning of the format, movies have been inextricably tied to music. Energy packed opening theme songs propel the film into motion and soaring orchestras enhance the emotional impact of poignant scenes. On the other hand, movies have the ability to catapult an otherwise unmemorable song into the limelight. These three movies that changed [read more…]

Whether you object to the treatment of animals or you’re just bored with the usual dog and pony show, check out one of these animal-free alternatives to the traditional three-ring circus. For more amusements, visit cheaptickets.com/events. Use promo code TICKETS10 to get 10 percent off event tickets. Cirque du Soleil: The Quebec-based company started in 1984 and now [read more…]