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The Charm City: Baltimore

The Charm City: Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland is called the Charm City. It is the largest city in Maryland and sits in the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 1.5 million people. Baltimore has long been known for its ethnic neighborhoods and innovations in the preservation and restoration of urban homes. Baltimore is located on the Chesapeake Bay. Its picturesque Inner Harbor is the center of restaurant, shopping and business districts. The residential neighborhoods of Baltimore maintain a small town charm. It is a city of steel and glass skyscrapers that dominate the commercial district and only a short walk from the residential neighborhoods. Many Baltimore residents still live in the classic red brick row house that the city is traditionally associated. With each wave of new immigrates into the United States to Baltimore, it has added to the character of Baltimore. There are people of many different ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds,...

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Boston: Five Ways To Experience Beantown

Boston: Five Ways To Experience Beantown

A Boston vacation is a mesmerizing trip through the nation’s past and to a celebration of its future and center of learning. Here in one city you can experience the start of the revolutionary war, see a coral reef, take a bus on a river, and experience the campuses of MIT and Harvard – and all before dinner. You’ll find Boston vacations a refreshing mixture of historic and modern buildings. And what’s even better is you can see it all – or most – by walking. That’s right the ole soft shoe shuffle. You’ll save time and see more by expending some shoe leather. But before you do that I highly recommend an orientation tour first. THE FAMOUS DUCK TOUR One of the best and most unique tours is the Duck Tour ride. This is a popular 80-minute tour for first-time Boston vacation visitors. But be warned, during the...

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Take a Coastal Drive from Los Angeles To San Francisco

Take a Coastal Drive from Los Angeles To San Francisco

The classic 380-mile Pacific Ocean coastal drive, along scenic Highway 101, between Los Angeles and San Francisco, takes you through Carmel and Santa Barbara, and along a dramatic Big Sur coastline. You can stop along the way to see many attractions – highlights include the Monterey Bay Aquarium and William Randolph Hearst’s hilltop castle. Begin your journey with a tour around Los Angeles’ affluent Rodeo Drive to see how the movie stars live, then after a dose of glamour and glitz head for hip Venice Beach for a spot of people watching. Continue on to Santa Barbara, where you can tour the city’s spectacularly beautiful Wine Country, go for a hiking or biking tour, visit the many beautiful gardens or relax on the beach. Moving north you pass through the predominantly Danish town of Solvang, where draft horses pull an authentic Danish streetcar through the town. You may be...

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Visiting Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium

Visiting Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium

If you are going to visit Chicago, you got to experience visiting the icon and leader in aquarium and zoo profession – Shedd Aquarium. Shedd aquarium was made possible by John G. Shedd wherein he envisioned it to be one of the grandest aquariums in Chicago and was officially opened on May 30, 1930, which became one of Chicago’s historic landmarks. Shedd aquarium success lies on its founder’s leadership about shaping the future and followers incorporated by collaborative, supportive, strong, inquisitive, creative, energetic and persistent outlook. Shedd Aquarium primary goal is to give information, inspiration and entertainment to people interested about animals, their habitat and relations to humans. They are promoting animal conservation, provides teaching and learning resources and support global environmental awareness. Shedd Aquarium’s mission is to let animals connect people into the living world giving inspiration by starting to make a difference. They educate people in a...

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