Posts about ‘Family’

70% of football fans would travel to a game. Which may seem like a lot, until you consider the heated, bitter and incredibly fun rivalries between teams. So forget the fall foliage and pumpkin spice, fall is really all about the football—at least according to our Football Fandex Survey. What’s more, those crazies you see on TV dressed head-to-toe in their team’s [read more…]

The state of Virginia is indeed for lovers—specifically, lovers of beach towns. Just about as far east as you can travel within the state, the islands of Chincoteague and Assateague showcase their own traditional yet unique take on beach-town culture. Here are five reasons why Chincoteague Island and neighboring Assateague should be on your bucket [read more…]

The semifinal college football playoffs game at the Fiesta Bowl 2016 kicks off Saturday, December 31 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Don’t pass on the 46th annual event, where the winner will go off to compete against the winner of the Peach Bowl semifinals in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship. So, [read more…]

Thoroughbred racing and bourbon sipping are age-old traditions in Louisville, but let’s not distill this quirky-cool, forward-thinking Kentucky city’s offerings to just horses and booze. (Or let’s.) Either way, as the WWE: Live event slams into town today, we take a look (in no particular order) at other fun things to do in Louisville, between rounds. 1. [read more…]

Spend a fall day at one of America’s favorite orchards, and you’ll enjoy the fruits of your labor. Here’s where to go apple picking this fall: class=”aligncenter Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards: LaFayette, NY  Come for the apple picking at this century-old farm about 100 miles west of Rochester. Stay for, well, a whole lot [read more…]

Pour your favorite pumpkin-flavored beverage into a travel mug. It’s time to hit the road and check out some jaw-droppingly gorgeous fall foliage. The Berkshires We could fill this entire list with places in New England, but this western Massachusetts region gets top billing for having an entire festival celebrating autumn colors—the aptly named Fall Foliage Festival. [read more…]

Before summer comes to a close, squeeze in one last feel-like-a-kid again experience. Here’s a roundup (pun intended) of America’s best carousel rides. Carousel on the National Mall — Washington, DC This 1940s carousel wore several hats—attraction at a Maryland amusement park and even a bargaining chip in the civil rights movement—before becoming the lighthearted [read more…]

Washington D.C. is our nation’s capital and a living, breathing symbol of freedom as well. With its elegant monuments and extensive museum exhibits, this destination can also be considered the capital of free things to do. Add in a poppin’ night-life scene and a mixture of cultures, and you have a perfect cheap destination for the [read more…]

Museums are educational, entertaining and a great way to spend an unexpectedly rainy day when you are in a new city. When you can get into those museums for free, well, that’s just the cherry on top. Here are seven of the best free museums to check out on your next trip. 21C Museum Hotel 700 [read more…]

Labor Day weekend may mark the unofficial end of summer, but it should be by no means depressing! That extra day off gives us a chance to squeeze in one more summer vacay, filled with barbecues, fireworks and plenty of All-American goodness. It’s a time to get outside, to explore, to cook out, to see a [read more…]