Even hard-core “professional” travelers like us enjoy just meandering around, seeing what pops up, with no particular goal in mind other than taking it all in. And given that our US Headquarters are right here in San Francisco, we can probably give you a clue or two on where to start that meander!
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In terms of tourist attractions, Philadelphia trades heavily on its past. To all intents and purposes, it’s the city where the United States was founded – both the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were written and signed here. This means that it’s easy enough to spend a couple of days solely around the Independence National Historical Park within the Old City part of Philly.
To be honest, you could happily fill up a trip to Chicago by gawping at the architecture and poking your head into some of the most impressive buildings to look at the fabulously decorated lobbies. But let’s just assume for a second or two that you’d like to take in something other than cool skyscrapers – what does Chicago have to offer? Well, quite a lot as it happens…
With the holidays right around the corner, there’s no better time than now to head to the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets in New York to stock up on gifts. You’ll even have some extra cash to spend on a few things for yourself with all of the savings you earn!
Perhaps more than any other US city, Boston is packed with history. But whilst you’re investigating the hang-outs of the patriots and getting to know John F Kennedy, it’s also possible to have some great fun!
If you ever want to be completely overwhelmed, then New York City is probably the place to go to. It is the ultimate intense metropolis, with images, sounds and smells bombarding you around every corner. The height and the density of the buildings can be intimidating as well as exciting. And there are two ways of dealing with it – the first is to throw yourself right on in there; the second is to go for a slightly unusual perspective
Chicago has the world’s greatest skyline. Yes, it’s a bold claim, but it’s rare to find anyone who will manage to go to Chicago and not be wowed by the buildings that dominate its centre.
The Lion King show at Mandalay Bay is an identical rendition of the highly acclaimed 1994 Disney film and dazzles with its extraordinary cast, exceptional musical production and emotional storyline.
Halfway through our scrumptious salmon dinner on the Tillicum Village Tour, my Darling said to me “this review is writing itself isn’t it?” OK, well I wouldn’t go that far but yes, this tour was easy to like. We found the starting point easily.
Washington DC isn’t really a city where you have to veer away from the well-trodden path if you don’t want to. The obvious attractions in the US capital are so good that you can quite happily spend a few days ambling around them as a blissfully happy member of the herd.