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Visit Boca Raton - Upscale Splendor along Florida's Atlantic Coast


 

A chic city within the Miami metropolis, Boca Raton is Palm Beach County’s southernmost city. With its Mediterranean and Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture, this city is a beautiful place to explore and discover.

 

Relaxing and indulging, it is one of the wealthiest communities Historic structures, beaches, and parks are its top attractions. For shopping, Town Center Mall is not just an upscale shopping venue but Miami’s largest indoor mall.

 

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Topics: Florida




Welcome to the Main Event…TravNow vs. Expedia and Priceline!


 
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Topics: TravNow Member




6 Ways to Experience Amsterdam like a Local


Millions of people visit Amsterdam each year, snapping photos of its picturesque canals and crooked houses. But there's more to the Dutch capital than meets the eye, and exploring it like a local can offer a whole new perspective on the city. Follow these six tips if you want to see Amsterdam through the eyes of a native.

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Topics: Amsterdam




Cebu in the Philippines - a Few Beautiful Gems


Cebu Island has an immediate charm drawing you in from the very first. Its white sands and coconut trees, waterfalls and babbling streams, not to mention its energetic nightlife, retail shopping, and dining all mix together perfectly to create a truly tropical holiday experience.
 
 
Tourism in Cebu is booming and draws nearly two-million foreign travelers each year.  Among the favored areas are Cebu City on the eastern side, and from the northern tip of Cebu Island from Malapascua down the coast to Moalboal on the western side.

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Topics: Philippines




Six Reasons to Make London Your Next Vacation Destination


More people visit the British capital each year than any other European city, and for a good reason. From historic pubs to award-winning restaurants, here are six reasons to travel to London.

 

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Topics: Great Britain, England, London




The Best Hotels in Fort Worth, Texas and Fun Things to Do


Located in Northern Central Texas, Fort Worth was once an old-fashioned town of cowboys, rawhide, and Wild West trades. That is, until the late 19th century, when trades dwindled and other people decided to build the city up. Since then, Fort Worth has become a modern hub for business and leisure.

Daytime in the city is bustling with to-and-fro businessmen and women, some traveling with companies, others dedicating their time to corporations in Fort Worth. On the outskirts of the city, there are lots of nature trails and foot paths, perfect for joggers, cyclists, sight-seers, nature lovers, and dog walkers.

 

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Topics: Texas




Visiting the Everglades soon?  Stay in Florida City!


Florida City is settled in the suburbs of Miami, with South Florida as the backdrop, complete with palm trees, sun-drenched skies, and lots of things to do and see. The area is family-friendly, and has been rebuilt since Hurricane Andrew struck in August of 1992. The architecture, like the local families, is strong and steadfast, lending to the reliable, positive atmosphere within the town.

Coral Castle is an amazing must-see for locals and travelers alike. The gardens feature tons of coral, hand-carved into wondrous artworks by one man over a period of decades that began in 1920.

 

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Topics: Florida




What Are the Best Wineries, Distilleries & Breweries in Branson, MO?


The city of Branson may be best known for country music, but there are plenty of other ways to pass the time here. If you are coming to Branson for the first time, you may be surprised at just how cosmopolitan and exciting the region can be. If you are already a Branson fan, you already know that the area boasts far more than the best in live theater and country music.
 
Chief among the charm of Branson are its many wineries, distilleries, and breweries. Whether you fancy a microbrew beer, a handcrafted whiskey, or an exceptional glass of wine, you can find it all here. No matter what your tastes, indulge them with some adult beverages, all within sight of the neon lights and bustling nightlife that have made Branson so famous.
 
In some ways, identifying the best wineries, breweries, and distilleries in the Branson area is an academic exercise. Everyone has their tastes and preferences, and which sites you choose to visit will depend on what you are looking for. Here, in no particular order, are our choices for the best wineries, distilleries, and breweries in and around the Branson area.
 
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Topics: Missouri, Branson




Aventura, Florida:  Luxury hotels, golf, and shopping near Miami


A thriving city in northeastern Miami, Aventura is part of  Miami-Dade County. Highly accessible, the city can be reached from several airports –  Ft Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, the Miami Executive Airport and the Miami International Airport. Downtown Miami is only 18 miles south of Aventura so be sure to explore and enjoy both areas.

The main center of the city is Aventura Mall and its famous Sunny Isles. Attractions include Founders Park and the fabulous Liberal Arts Theater.  The city promenade is a lovely place to enjoy the city vibe and shopping. For those who love to jog, run, skate, or walk, visit Don Soffer Exercise Trail

 

The 10-foot wide paved trail is ADA Accessible, and runs 3.1 miles around the lush Turnberry Golf Course.  Beautifully landscaped with abundant shade trees, you'll find plenty of benches, chilled water fountains, crosswalks and trash bins.  Take Fido on a 6' leash and walk anytime, as low level lighting is provided throughout the trail.  .

 

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Topics: Florida




Apopka, Florida: The peaceful, outdoorsy neighbor to Orlando


Apopka, a fast-growing city in Central Florida, lies 16 miles from downtown Orlando and a fitting destination for a side trip or a peaceful haven to stay while enjoying a Disney vacation. 

The city, with 49,000 residents, is famous for its historical buildings like The Lodge, a lovely and perfect venue for weddings and events, and the Apopka Seaboard Air Line Railway Depot.  To learn about the city’s past and heritage, visitors can drop by at Museum of the Apopkans.

Looking to Indulge in outdoor fun by boating, fishing, camping, or hiking?  Apopka has several beautiful lakes and natural wildlife areas including King’s Landing and the lovely Lake Apopka Wildlife Trail.  Keep an eye out for the gators!

 

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Topics: Florida