Category Archives for "Americas"

2 The Cheapest Parking in South Beach Miami

Everyone loves visiting Miami, except for the frustrating fact that finding the cheapest parking in South Beach can be a serious pain. Getting a park near the beach can be tough, and parking on the street can mean having to stop your day once an hour to feed the meter. Not fun. And it’s expensive. […]

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A Guided Tour of Joshua Tree National Park

Named after the native yucca brevifolia, Joshua Tree National Park is a compelling visit for anyone who loves nature and landscapes. While most visitors (like myself) visit Joshua Tree National Park in a day – or even a few hours- there are many who wisely choose to spend a few days camping, hiking, sock climbing, […]

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2 The Kenai Peninsula in an RV: Seward to Homer

Seward is a great little town in the North Eastern Kenain Peninsula, with lots of things to see and do- before mid September. Once the high season comes to an end all tour operators close, and the bustling town becomes somewhat sleepy with just the Aquarium and Exit Glacier to explore. Both of these can […]

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Anchorage in September: What to See and Do

A seaport at the head of Cook inlet, the area was first discovered and named by Captain James cook in 1778. Russian explorers had already been in Alaska and continued to do so until the Alaska purchase of 1867,  and the city of Anchorage was founded in 1915 as the headquarters for the Alaska railroad. […]

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The Copper Whale Inn , Anchorage, Alaska

If you prefer the home-like feeling of a B&B over a hotel- like I do- and are visiting Anchorage in Alaska the Copper Whale Inn is an excellent choice. Locate in downtown Alaska it is also within walking distance of the  popular Tony Kowles coastal trail, right besides a few restaurants and withing walking distance […]

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Chena Hot Springs, Alaska

Alaska has awe-inspiring vistas and amazing archaeological formations that could not be enjoyed by tourists at large some 50 years ago.  With time, science and entrepreneurial minds opportunities to experience what the ultimate frontier has to offer have appeared in a few locations, one of them being Chena Hot Springs (a top 10 hot spring […]

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Exploring Amazing Glaciers Near Anchorage

The simple act of going from one place to another in Alaska treats you to beautiful landscapes and images that are extremely difficult to find in most areas around the world- even if you look for them. There’s high mountains, deep valleys, dense forests, spectacular bays, fertile prairies, beautiful rivers… and glaciers. Many glaciers.. Sure, some […]

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Alyeska Resort: an Anchorage Mountain Getaway

Alaska’s largest city has easy access to many outdoor attractions, and one of its most popular weekend getaways is Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, about 40 miles away. The resort features a 304 room hotel and offers many activities to enjoy, both outdoor and indoor. Winter activities skiing, heli-skiing, ski lessons, snowmobiling and family friendly ski-school […]

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Things to Do in Juneau Alaska

If you’re reading this article you’re probably going to visit Juneau sometime soon, are looking for things to do in Juneau without having too much time, and I bet you’re going to do so in a cruise. What are some things to do in Juneau Alaska from cruise ships? If you want to know what to […]

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