Saturday, July 30, 2011

The Best National Park Lodges

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National Parks can be wonderful places to visit, but what if you want to stay the night?  There are a handful of parks that can offer you not just a night in the park, but a special experience too.

The National Park lodges on our map range from expensive (The Ahwahnee) to remote (Phantom Ranch), and have been picked by Sunset magazine and Frommer's as the best lodges to experience:
Which one is best?  Let us know.

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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Best Road Food - Western U.S.

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Sunset magazine, which is "the premier resource for achieving the ultimate Western lifestyle", has put together the absolutely best places to eat along Western highways.

In their article called "Top 41 road food spots in the West", they show you the best places to pull off the road and chow down burgers, milkshakes, fish taco's, breakfast, pie, or just good road food.  Yum!

And if you're in Hawaii, or planning to travel there, don't forget to check out the food places on Kauai and Oahu.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Things To Do: Bar Harbor ME

The New York Times StoreIf someone told you they live on Mount Desert Island, would you think it was in Maine?  It is, and that is where the city of Bar Harbor is located, along with Acadia National Park, which means this "desert" island has a lot to offer.

If you only have one weekend to visit, The New York Times has some suggestions in their article "36 Hours in Bar Harbor, Me.", and we've added a few other options to our map such as B&B's and museums.

Find Great Deals at!If you'd like more information, try the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce (, the Maine Office of Tourism ( and the Acadia National Park websites (

Find out why this "desert island" is such a paradise.

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Friday, July 15, 2011

Blue Star Museums: Oregon & Washington

Just in time for the start of summer, the Blue Star Museum initiative offers free admission to active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 30, 2011, through Labor Day, September 5, 2011.

Blue Star Museums is a partnership among Blue Star Families, the National Endowment for the Arts, and more than 1,300 museums across America, and this edition of our map was inspired by our service members in the Pacific Northwest.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Things To Do: Cape May NJ

The New York Times StoreWhere is the country's oldest seaside resort?  Cape May, located on the southern tip of New Jersey, began hosting vacationers from Philadelphia in the mid 18th century.

When you visit, if don't have much time The New York Times has some suggestions in their article "36 Hours in Cape May, N.J.".

Find Great Deals at!If you have more than 36 hours, we've also added a few things from our extensive database of unique places, such as 51 Bed and Breakfasts that are right in town and walking distance to the beach, three wineries, and because Cape May is arguably the top bird-watching area in the entire Northeastern United States, we added the Cape May Bird Observatory to your map too.  Tell us how your visit went.

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