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There is certainly something to be said about traveling to your favorite vacation spot year in and year out, but occasionally it can be incredibly rewarding to travel to some place new and exciting and perhaps a little bit off the beaten path. This section highlights destinations all over the world that may be considered bucket list items or unique locations. It also highlights reasons why travel can enlighten, educate, and fulfill the soul and how your membership can unlock the potential for countless memories and experiences around the world. 

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Top 10 Romantic Cities in the U.S.

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The enchantment and allure of cities like Paris in France and Venice in Italy are unquestionable, but a trip across an ocean isn’t the only way to find enchantment in a romantic getaway. The U.S. has plenty of options for cities with charm, mystique, and character that will leave you and your partner swooning. As […]

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Top 15 Things to Do in Scottsdale

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With near-perfect temperatures between the mid-70s to mid-80s and nary a drop of rain, Scottsdale is an ideal destination for a Spring vacation. The downtown area, also known as Old Town, is lively and vibrant day and night and the New York Times once described the city as being a “desert version of Miami’s South […]

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How to Experience Mardi Gras in New Orleans

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Mardi Gras is a centuries-old cultural phenomenon that truly runs deep in the ethos of New Orleans. Many spend the entire year preparing for the month-long festivities. There is an actual Mardi Gras day (Tuesday, March 5 this year) and there are countless parties, parades, and events leading up to the culmination of the Carnival […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Charleston

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Charleston frequently makes it on ‘best places to visit’ or ‘friendliest city’ lists and there’s good reason for all the accolades the Holy City receives. With world-class dining, beautiful surrounding beaches, great shopping, and so much Southern charm, it’s no wonder the city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the South. And […]

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Top 8 Things to Do in Daytona Beach

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Daytona Beach is a thriving beach community on Florida’s Atlantic Coast. Known for its beach with hard-packed sand that allows motorized vehicles to drive on the beach in restricted areas, the region became a mecca for motorsports pretty much as soon as motorized vehicles became popularized at the turn of the 20th century. While visiting the NASCAR headquarters […]

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Ranking the Top 25 U.S. Attractions

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The United States of America is one of the largest countries in the world, ranking third in both land mass and population worldwide. It represents 26 different climate zones with everything from tundra in Alaska to subtropical in the Southeast to hot desert in the Southwest. In addition to being one of the most bio-diverse […]

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Top 8 Things to Do in Panama City Beach

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With more than 25 miles of pristine white sand beaches and situated on the Gulf of Mexico, Panama City Beach is a top tier beach destination on the coast of Florida’s panhandle. Not only will visitors experience “The World’s Most Beautiful Beaches” according to locals, but they’ll find two protected nature preserves nearby, a 20-acre […]

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How to Experience Rome in Three Days

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Rome is one of the most iconic and storied cities in the world and is truly a tourists dream come true. With thousands of years of historical significance and influence, the capital city of Italy is just brimming with sights and scenes, art and architecture, and cultural landmarks from days of yore. Visitors could spend […]

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How to Spend a Weekend in Philadelphia

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The City of Philadelphia is a terrific option for a long weekend trip. Rich with history, great food, great beer, captivating museums, and tons of options for daytime and nighttime entertainment, it’s a city offering more than enough to keep you entertained. Philadelphia is known for the iconic Rocky films, cheesesteaks, and the home of […]

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Book the Perfect Holiday Getaway

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Whether it’s Thanksgiving or Christmas, the holidays can be a whirlwind of family, food, and hopefully fun. Let’s be honest though, sometimes the fun part doesn’t fully manifest as everyone would hope. Differing opinions on politics or how to cook the Thanksgiving turkey or the actual rules to the board game Catan could get in […]

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The Best Restaurants in Las Vegas

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The Las Vegas culinary scene has evolved a great deal from the city’s early years of steakhouses and buffets. And while you’ll still find great steakhouses and bountiful buffets, the city has embraced celebrity chef-dom, all types of international cuisine, and high-quality ingredients from around the world. You’ll also find countless great establishments at varying […]

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Top 9 Snowbird Picks

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Stay Warm Even When the Weather Cools As millions of Americans are venturing all over the world for summer vacations, snowbird travelers are making plans for an escape from frigid winter weather to warmer climates. There are several benefits to booking a vacation in a warmer locale during off-peak months. As the vast majority use […]

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Book Your End of Summer Getaway

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While popular summer vacation destinations are booking up fast, you can still find some great values on these destinations in August and September. Here are our top picks for end of summer vacation getaways: Hilton Head, SC Hilton Head Island is a beautiful vacation destination in South Carolina, complete with sandy beaches and a diverse […]

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Outer Banks – The East Coast Barrier Islands

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Stretching 200 miles off the coast of Southeastern Virginia and North Carolina, the Outer Banks is a string of barrier islands known for beautiful beaches, world-class fishing, wild horses, and the location of the first tests in flight by the Wright Brothers. It’s an absolute gem stretch of coast line along the Eastern seaboard of […]

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Top 10 Destinations for Foodies in the World

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Emilia-Romagna, Italy – A region in Northern Italy, Emilia-Romagna is home to long-standing culinary destinations like Modena, Parma, and Bologna with the 2016 number one restaurant in the world, Osteria Francescana gaining world-wide acclaim in Modena. Chef Massimo Bottura weaves rich local tradition, a love of art and poetry, and top-notch ingredients into his approach […]

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8 Things to Do While Visiting Savannah, GA

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Appropriately dubbed the Hostess City of the South, the coastal city of Savannah, Georgia lives up to the southern charm reputation of its neighboring cities. With beautiful beaches, waterfront views, classic Antebellum architecture, and cobblestone streets, this gem of a city is a great place for a getaway. Here are 10 things to do while […]

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Best 4th of July Destinations

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Fireworks, grilling out, and patriotic imagery are all synonymous with Independence Day. Most municipalities in the United States have some form of 4th of July celebration, but if you are looking to get away this year for a truly memorable celebration, here are some great American cities to visit for the holiday: Washington, DC The […]

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Boone, NC and the Legend of Blowing Rock

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The town of Boone and Village of Blowing Rock in Western North Carolina present a wealth of opportunities for outdoor exploration in all four seasons. You’ll find some of the most spectacular fall color views in all of Western North Carolina atop the famed Blowing Rock and the region also features the best skiing in […]

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Top 5 Outdoor Activities in Gatlinburg

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Gatlinburg, TN  is one of the most famous mountain resort cities in the world. It’s a popular vacation destination as it borders the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, almost serving as a main entrance. Many of the most beautiful areas of the National Park are accessible from Gatlinburg and just a few minutes away. For […]

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Summer Travel Tips

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The point of a vacation should be to provide a break for you and your family from the daily stresses that seem to accumulate throughout the year. A vacation should serve as an opportunity to recharge and revitalize. However, as many experience when embarking on a getaway, traveling to and from your destination can often […]

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There’s More to Orlando Than Theme Parks

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Orlando is rightfully known for its top attractions Disney World and Universal, but there is much more to the Central Florida vacation destination than its theme parks. While the theme parks are more than worthy of a visit, vacationers would be missing out by not looking into some of the other activities found throughout the […]

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Booking Airfare Online…And The Best Times to Book

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Booking airfare can be frustrating. Prices seem to fluctuate daily, multiple sites and multiple platforms claim to have the best fares, and it can be incredibly difficult knowing where to start. We’re here to help. When using your membership portal and our exclusive airfare booking engine, you’ll get easy access to nearby airports, all times […]

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Myrtle Beach is Fun for the Entire Family

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If you’re looking for a vacation destination with plenty of activities for the whole family that also won’t break the bank, look no further than Myrtle Beach. Here is a list just scratching the surface of activities and attractions to engage in while staying in Myrtle Beach: Amusements & Attractions One of the most iconic […]

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Hilton Head is More Than a Golfer’s Paradise

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Long known as a golfer’s paradise, Hilton Head Island offers visitors much more than tee times and remains one of the Southeast’s top island destinations. Hilton Head Island is a beautiful vacation destination in South Carolina, complete with sandy beaches and a diverse choice of activities. The island is interlaced with an extensive network of […]