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North Texas RV Resorts

North Texas has over 100 RV-friendly resorts. While many of these resorts cater to retired snowbirds, many also offer amenities more focused toward an active lifestyle. In north Texas you can find southwest style hospitality, cuisine and culture, numerous historical museums and tours and plenty of opportunity for a wide variety of water sports. Abilene has two large RV resorts that have room for even the largest RVs and plenty of activities to keep you in shape and loving life on your trip. The

RV Camping in Central Minnesota

Minnesota is known for its lakes and rivers, and for the abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation throughout the state. The central portion of Minnesota offers more opportunity for healthy recreational activities than any other region of the state. The temperate climate and gentle terrain make RV camping a pleasure. Whether you're looking for an active camping adventure or a peaceful place to recharge, you can find a camping experience to suit you in central Minnesota. Ruttger's Pine Mount

Maui Brewing Goes Off-the-Grid

Growing up in microbrewing pioneer cities San Diego and San Francisco’s Bay Area gave Garrett Marrero a love of craft beer. Hawaii became his second love sometime during his mid-20s, after visiting the islands, especially Maui. He went back three times and struggled to find locally-made beer in the Hawaiian Islands. A year or so later, Garrett Marrero and Melanie Oxley decided to move to Hawaii and start a craft brewery. In 2005, the pair co-founded Maui Brewing Company (MBC) with a flagship lo

Kahala Honolulu: Oahu's Beverly Hills - Movoto

Fabulously wealthy residents and multi-million dollar luxury homes fringing pleasant, palm tree-lined streets have earned Kahala Honolulu a reputation as the Beverly Hills of Oahu. Perfect weather, gorgeous homes, million dollar views, a laid-back vibe, and aloha spirit draw new residents to Kahala on a regular basis, and Kahala’s home buyers are some of the wealthiest. In keeping with Kahala’s exclusive patina, the neighborhood enjoys low traffic flow, beautifully landscaped roads, sprawling pa

Vail - Marijuana Travel Guide

In Colorado, there’s a popular saying: “You come for the winter but stay for the summer.” Well, summer in Vail brings beautiful weather and an endless array of entertainment options, from outdoor adventure to cultural festivals. Just under two hours directly west of Denver, the small town of Vail is nestled at the foot of massive Vail Mountain. Summertime visitors enjoy hiking, golfing, and cultural festivals, along with breathtaking views offered by the majestic surroundings.

RV Parks in Hawaii

There are not many RVs in Hawaii, and there are no official RV Parks, but some campgrounds and resorts have enough space to accommodate recreational vehicles. It is unlikely that you will find any hookups or the standard amenities found at RV parks on the mainland, but the spectacular scenery, temperate weather and wide variety of outdoor recreation will make up for lack of convenience. Swim, surf, snorkel, dive, hike, grill or just chill and absorb some warm aloha spirit.

USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor - Tips for Visiting

The USS Arizona Memorial stands above the waters of Pearl Harbor as an enduring tribute to the servicemen who lost their lives aboard the battleship in the Japanese surprise attack on December 7, 1941. The USS Arizona Memorial is one of the most visited destinations in Hawaii and a definite must-see during your vacation to Oahu and Pearl Harbor. It’s also recently voted the #5 Landmark in the United States by TripAdvisor, so it should absolutely be on your must-see list. Check out our helpful

Gouves, Crete Island - Insider Tips

Gouves is situated on the north coast of Crete Island and to the east of Heraklion. This municipality spreads a few kilometers inland from lovely beaches to fertile fields and picturesque villages that cling to the hillsides. Kato Gouves is large beach resort with various hotels and apartments. The restaurants and bars are all centered around the main road of Gouves, which does not appear very Greek. This is a typical tourist resort. Ano Gouves is a beautiful little village situated above Kato

Things To Do in Cartagena, Spain

Cartagena is a bustling port city in southeast Spain that was founded around 220 BC by Carthaginians. Cartagena boasts a rich history, gorgeous scenery and many ancient ruins. Situated on a hill facing the city, Castillo de los Morosstands is a reasonably well-preserved eighteenth century castle built in a French-influenced neoclassical style. The History Interpretation Center located within the castle is designed to help visitors understand the history of Cartagena. A well-tended garden covers

Bus / Shuttles, Las Vegas - Transportation

There are several different bus routes and shuttles to choose from when you’re visiting Vegas. Just be patient when traveling this way, and enjoy the scenery. The shuttle from the airport to the Strip is the most economic way to get to your hotel. It costs $7 one way or $13 round trip as of 2014. This mode of transport can be a little slow, and you may have to stop off at a few hotels before you get to your own. The shuttles run 24 hours a day. Airport shuttle service and walk-up limousine serv

Durban - What to Pack - Clothing and Supplies Tips

Durban is famed for its mild, sunny winter climate and year-round ‘fun-in-the-water’ weather. Temperatures range from 16°C to 25°C during the winter months of June, July and August, while summer temperatures can reach 32°C with relatively high humidity during the hot season. Luggage with wheels is always a good idea, wherever you are traveling. Bring a small backpack for exploring the city and surroundings. Within the shopping centers of Durban, you will find plenty of opportunity to purchase m

Panang Souvenirs, Arts & Handicrafts and Other Shopping

There are many places to shop for souvenirs in Penang. The Snake Temple has space set aside for traders, with two rows of shops at the left and right and a few shops in front of the street. You can probably find some things you like here. if you want more choices and better bargaining, the Batu Feringhi hawker centre is a better place to buy Penang souvenirs. There are many tailors In Little India that can make a Punjabi suit or Saree. The prices between each shop differ greatly so shop around

Cairo Belly Dance and Other Nightlife

When in Cairo, a belly dancing show is something that cannot be missed. In some restaurants, belly dancers are something that comes with the menu as part of a regular show for tourists. Usually, this type of belly dancing is not in the same class as truly authentic belly dancing show. There are three famous belly dancers in Egypt – Dina, Fifi Abdu and Lucy. They only perform at 5 star hotels, either the Nile Hilton, Cairo Sheriton or Ramses Hilton. Schedules can change, so check with the hotel

Go Oahu Card Review - is it worth it? My wonderful 5 Days in Hawaii

This Go Oahu Card review was submitted by Lisabeth F, as part of our Blog Ambassador Program – a fun way to visit top Oahu attractions for free, share your experience, and be featured on our blog. I used the 5-day all-inclusive Go Oahu Card to create a relaxing, stimulating, and exciting vacation itinerary that allowed me to experience some of the best that Oahu has to offer. Some of the activities I enjoyed are exclusive to Hawaii, and the trip was even better than I had imagined! The Go Oah
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