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8 Most Extreme Florida Adventures

Go hang gliding!

Florida isn’t just about relaxing on the beach, margarita in hand, toe-tapping to Jimmy Buffet. It’s also one of the country’s premier destinations for extreme, once-in-a-lifetime experiences. From shark diving in the Florida Keys, to racing a Lamborghini in Miami, to skydiving in Tampa, there’s no shortage of adventure opportunities. Here are just eight of our favorite experiences for adrenalin junkies.

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March 20, 2015 by | Comments Off

Ultimate Summer Road Trip: San Francisco to Los Angeles

Point Dume State Beach and Preserve

The 450-mile stretch between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of America’s most iconic road trips. And for good reasons: vast beaches, towering mountains, and uninterrupted views of the Pacific guide you down the California coast.

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March 16, 2015 by | Comments Off

10 Things to Love About Myrtle Beach

Sink your toes into the sands at Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a favorite vacation destination in South Carolina—for good reason. With 60 miles (96.6 km) of beach known as the Grand Strand on the Atlantic Ocean, plenty of opportunities for entertainment and multiple cultural offerings, Myrtle Beach has been luring visitors for decades. A man-made island, with the Intercostal Waterway separating the city from the mainland, this separation just adds to the allure of Myrtle Beach. While there are lots of things to love in Myrtle Beach, here are our top 10 picks.

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March 4, 2015 by | Comments Off

Out of Office: Jenna’s Family Trip to Maui

Viator’s team of travel insiders is obsessed with finding the best things to do everywhere we travel. From traditional tours to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, everywhere from Australia to Zimbabwe, we spend our time scouring the globe for the best tours and activities around the world.

This week, Destination Content Coordinator, Jenna, goes to Maui.

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February 25, 2015 by | Comments Off

Graceland Goes to Vegas: 11 Sights and Tours Perfect for the Elvis Fan

Visit Graceland

If you haven’t heard the exciting news, Graceland, Elvis Presley’s former home and one of the most visited tourist attractions in the United States, is headed to Las Vegas. While you’ll still be able to visit the original Memphis location, this second outpost at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino will feature Presley-inspired exhibitions, artifacts, memorabilia and Vegas-style live performances. In honor of the occasion — and to inspire all you Elvis Presley fans — here are 11 of the best Elvis sights and tours around the US.

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February 9, 2015 by | Comments Off

February Top Photos of the Month: Love Around the World

Go on the perfect morning date with a horseback ride

Catch a glimpse of love around the world with the Viator’s February Top Photos of the Month!

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February 5, 2015 by | Comments Off

The Best of Jackson Hole — On and Off the Mountain

Consistently named one of the best ski resorts in the country, Jackson Hole Resort in Jackson, Wyoming, is recognized not only for the annual snowfall (500 inches plus) and the extreme terrain on the mountain, but also for the intensity of its après ski scene. For all of the attractions on the mountain, though, there are plenty of attractions for those who want to skip the slopes and explore all that Jackson has to offer.

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February 4, 2015 by | Comments Off

26 Cheap Things To Do, Eat and See in New Orleans

Big cities can be a drain on the wallet with pricey options for food, entertainment, and transportation, but New Orleans, Louisiana, is particularly friendly for those traveling on a budget. Sure you can drop a ton of cash in The Big Easy, but it’s not necessary. Here are 26 cheap—and free!—things to do, eat, and see in New Orleans that won’t bankrupt your trip.

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January 30, 2015 by | 0 Comments

Top Travel Fears and How to Conquer Them

Travel fears may start small, but they can take over and quash the very spirit that inspires us to explore the world. Here are ways to manage some of the most common fears associated with travel, from flight phobias to the specter of food poisoning.

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January 28, 2015 by | Comments Off

What the US’s New Stance on Cuba Means for Tourism

Cubans hanging out after a days work in Havana

One of the biggest political surprises of 2014 was the Obama Administration’s decision to “chart a new course” in US relations with Cuba. While social media buzzed with chatter that the US was “lifting the embargo,” the new policy towards Cuba is at most a step towards that. Lifting the embargo requires the approval of Congress, which given its current political makeup, is not likely to happen in the very near future.

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January 8, 2015 by | Comments Off

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