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Thanksgiving Travel: 8 Amazing Things to Do and Places to Go

Pikachu balloon by Ben+Sam (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Thanksgiving’s eating, drinking and merrymaking tend to come with an element of stress over meal planning, preparation and cleanup. So take a break from the usual this year: Because what better way to celebrate an extra two days off in a row than to travel elsewhere than someone’s dining room? Consider going big — take your family and friends with you, or make a break for it with a private getaway — and skip the Black Friday shopping this year in exchange for experiences with far greater returns.

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October 19, 2015 by | Comments Off

Eight Quirky Detours in the Southwest U.S.

Beautiful Death Valley is worth a road trip detour.

If you’re road tripping and looking to explore some off-the-beaten-path locations in the Southwest U.S. while en route to your destination, here are a few quirky detours to help break up the drive.

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September 21, 2015 by | Comments Off

Out of Office: Katrina Hikes and Camps in Yosemite

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.

Whether traveling for work or pleasure (or both!) our staff members are always on the go and we want to share their experiences with you! In this new series, Out of Office, we’ll bring you their stories, highlighting the best things to do and see in destinations around the world, as experienced by a real Viator Insider.

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May 6, 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

Announcing Our July Instagram Photo Contest Winners!

Ocean City Boardwalk, Delaware zaptie20 July Insta Contest

Here are our Top Ten photos from the July “America the Beautiful” Instagram photo contest!

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August 1, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Festivals Happening Around the World in July


The summery (at least for the Northern Hemisphere) month of July is host to a number of exciting festivals around the globe. From America’s Independence Day to the Darwin Beer Can Regatta, here are some of the month’s most fascinating festivals.

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July 16, 2014 by | 4 Comments

7 Classic Boardwalks to Visit This Summer

It could be the thrill that comes as the wooden roller coaster climbs to crazy heights, or the sugar high compliments of funnel cakes and salt water taffy. Whatever the reason, boardwalks have a magnetic effect, attracting visitors of all ages looking for a taste of seaside Americana.

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June 25, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Save 10% in California

Bay Area golden gate bridge

This deal has expired, but you can still check out all of our great things to do in California! From now until June 11th, spend at least $350 USD* on tours in California, you will save 10% on your shopping cart. Visit popular attractions with our top California tours and sightseeing options. You can see the sights in a day […]

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May 28, 2014 by | 0 Comments

7 Ways to Enjoy Santa Barbara Aside from the Beach

Santa Barbara Courthouse

With many exciting outdoor activities, Santa Barbara is perfectly poised to be your beach destination of choice. But there’s a lot more happening in this big little town than first meets the eye. With a population of around 100,000, a mean annual temperature of 72, and miles of beautiful coastline, Santa Barbara is a playground for the wealthy, and there is a lot to do here. If you’re hanging out in Santa Barbara and want more to do than just see the beach, here are 7 great ways to spend your time.

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July 1, 2013 by | 2 Comments

Meet Alberto Nosenzo, a Private Tour Guide in San Francisco

Meet Alberto!

As the name suggests, Alberto Nosenzo was born and raised in Italy but moved to San Francisco over 9 years ago after falling in love with the city. Because of his upbringing, Alberto is able to share his city highlights with visitors in either English, Italian or Spanish – the perfect tour guide for foreigners and Americans alike. The region beyond the city walls are a specialty for Alberto, who also offers extended trips to Muir Woods, Napa Valley and Yosemite National Park to name a few.

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May 28, 2013 by | 0 Comments

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