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Day Trips- Sonora, Columbia, & Yosemite

Day Trips- Sonora, Columbia, & Yosemite

Looking for a a little more California experience to add to your Yosemite vacation? How about a 1 hour day trip to historical Columbia and the town of Sonora. Not far from the northern side of Yosemite are a few Gold Country towns that can add a little variety to the natural and majestic beauty of Yosemite. Yosemite is an incredible place to visit and the wildlife and natural surroundings can keep you entertained for a number of days, but there are also a number of other nearby sites to see. The Sonora area is the largest local town above Yosemite and has a number of large and smaller retail stores for shopping. Sonora is also home to a couple of quality theaters where the talent might just surprise you and productions take place year round.  There are a number of food choices and restaurants but make sure to...

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Star Studded Los Angeles

Star Studded Los Angeles

California hollywood has been an international icon for years and for many California visitors to see the star covered sidewalk a dream come true.  The LA region is where some of the top celebrities and movie stars can be seen and the sight of the Hollywood sign is familiar to all.  But all the fan fare has been sliding as of late as scandal after scandal continues to rock Hollywood and it’s great follow me image. Los Angeles accommodates nearly 25 million visitors each year who are eager to experience the ‘American Dream’. Walking in the steps of the stars, visitors can get a taste of the fantasy worlds of Disneyland and Hollywood, the exclusive neighbourhood of Beverley Hills and Malibu and the famed Sunset Strip. The beach culture of Los Angeles is also a major attraction, with its miles of sea front suburbs. Young and old alike may...

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Family Friendly Fun in New York City

Family Friendly Fun in New York City

Many people forget that New York is a town full of families and plan their vacations without providing much thought to the entertainment possibilities that abound for children in New York City. It only makes sense that with so many families living in this city that there would be very many family oriented things to do and sights to see. For instance, there are 5 zoos in New York City; some of them better known than others. The five zoos are Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, Bronx Zoo, and Staten Island Zoo. Each zoo has something slightly different to offer than the others and if you have a true animal lover in your family there really is no harm in stopping by all of them. Also if you purchase the New York Pass you will find that most of the zoos mentioned above offer free admission...

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Find Your Heart In San Francisco

Find Your Heart In San Francisco

Alamo Square San Francisco at night Chinatown To some, San Francisco is the quintessential American city, and most first-time visitors discover a similar feeling upon leaving. The tumultuous rollercoaster of the city’s history, tied in closely with the history of the United States, has created a mecca of modernism and tradition, revolution and reaction, sassy style and sophistication. Find airfare to San Francisco now and don’t miss out on another minute of the action! San Francisco has experienced a parallel history with the nation’s evolutions and revolutions. San Francisco began as the Spanish colony of Yerba Buena, followed soon thereafter by the California Gold Rush, which exploded the city’s population nearly 25-fold within a year. An earthquake followed by the Great Fire nearly destroyed the entire city in 1906. Since San Francisco’s early cityhood it has been a mosaic melting pot of Chinese, Japanese and Italian immigrants (to name...

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