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Things to do in Denver: Weekend Trips for Hipsters

[caption id="attachment_30765" align="alignnone" width="704"] Photo: Bob Ash, Visit Denver[/caption]   While there is no denying that Denver has its share of the mainstream, up and coming art districts and funky neighborhoods are popping up all over the city where the culture-savvy will have no trouble filling the...

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5 Reasons To Visit Ottawa- Canada’s Capitol City

  [caption id="attachment_30833" align="alignnone" width="600"] Credit: Ottawa Tourism[/caption] What first comes to mind when you think of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada? Parliament Hill? Maybe the Rideau Canal. Or perhaps a giant stack of history considering that this is the spot Queen Victoria chose to be Canada’s capital. Upon arrival,...

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Things to do in Denver: Weekend Trips for First Timers

[caption id="attachment_30767" align="alignnone" width="600"] Photo: Dave Falconer, Visit Denver[/caption] For a first-time trip to Denver, the must-do possibilities are endless. Known for its wide-range of outdoors adventures, culinary landscape and energetic downtown, Denver offers new experiences to discover for tourists and locals alike. Here are our...

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Reasons to Visit Buffalo Creek Wilderness

Less visited campsites in Colorado can be found at the Buffalo Creek Wilderness near Bailey. The area gets its name from the 13,000-foot Buffalo Peaks that can be spotted in nearby Fairplay.  Here, there are two eroded volcanic mountains that were active 28 million years...

The Revival of Train Travel

Travel by train is making a comeback. Some passengers are opting for train travel to trek across the nation- even when it means 20+ hours of travel time instead of a 4+-hour flight. Whether it’s for the nostalgia, the extra space or to take in views...

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7 Things to Do in Baltimore

Here are 7 things to do in Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore, which has been in the media spotlight for a few not-so-great moments lately, might not immediately come to mind as a vacation destination. But the coastal city has plenty to offer, including a rich maritime and...

Our Toronto Adventure Starts With A Daredevil Aerial Experience

The adventure starts with Edgewalk at the CN Tower, the world’s highest outdoor walk on a building (Guiness World Record) at 1,168 feet. Daredevils walk around the entire main pod of the tower hands free after being harnessed into an overhead safety rail via a trolley system. We...

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How To Avoid 2 Hour+ Lines at Water World

  I am always looking for ways to save time and one of the most recent happened at Water World in Denver, Colorado. I love the rush and simultaneous relief skipping a line brings, which is why it was a no-brainer to drop an extra $50...

How Niagara is Keeping Chardonnay Wine Mainstream

Chardonnay wine is coming back full steam ahead and Canada’s Niagara region is helping lead the charge. Several consumers started to lose interest in the varietal because of an oaky taste but regions like Niagara are adapting with more food-friendly and fresh versions. Aside from...

President Of Ontario Tourism Talks About Why This Region Is Tops

We catch up with Ronald Holgerson, President & CEO of Ontario Canada Tourism about the best things to do and see in the region. This includes  Niagara’s boutique wineries (tasting too!) and attractions you can only find in the city of Toronto. Two of those...