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Things To Enjoy In San Francisco

Things To Enjoy In San Francisco

San Francisco offers a wide variety of attractions for the locals, visitors and tourists. The possibility of things to do in the city seems to be endless. However, the “Top Things to do” in San Francisco involves visits at the waterfront, around town, and on the city’s ocean and bay fronts. One spectacular sight at the Waterfront of San Francisco is the “Golden Gate Bridge” the most photographed sight in the world. It stretches 4,200 feet with a towering height compared to a 65 story building. A walk at the bridge is one of the most enjoyable things to do. Another popular sight of San Francisco’s Waterfront is the Alcatraz, a former prison for the notorious criminals. The interesting part to do at this place is the self-walking guided tour through the aid of headphones that narrates the whole story of about Alcatraz. Half a dozen blocks along the...

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Las Vegas A Wondrous Playland

Las Vegas A Wondrous Playland

Las Vegas is a wondrous playland that is often overshadowed by the reputation of seedy gamblers and an excessive indulgence regarding forbidden actions and experiences. In actuality, Las Vegas is a city that caters to anyone and everyone interested in exploring a non-stop explosion of bright lights and high energy. This is a city that never seems to sleep as Elvis impersonators flash and glitter at every twist and turn. The city serves as a 24-hour playground, where business keep odd hours to entertain and satisfy the masses. At any given time, you may find fitness centers, spas, video stores, supermarkets, bars, nightclubs open to accommodate the night owls still stirring during the wee hours after dark. When it comes to convenience, Las Vegas definitely knows how to show its guests a good time. To enjoy the thrill of winning thousands of dollars at a Craps table to taking...

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The Glitzy Art Deco District of Miami

The Glitzy Art Deco District of Miami

Your Miami Beach vacation would be incomplete without a visit to the glitzy Art Deco District at South Beach. SoBe, as it is called, has the largest stretch of surviving Art Deco architecture in the world. Built between 1923 and 1943, the hundreds of apartment blocks, hotels, restaurants, and shops are impressive by day, but at night the neon signs on Ocean Drive and surrounding streets signal a very active club and bar scene. With over 150 hotspots to choose from, a night on the town can become expensive unless you are very selective. And access to nightclubs is sometimes difficult for non-locals without connections, especially in the high season from mid-November to April. Many SoBe clubs are celebrity hotspots, and the competition from the stars, the ultra chic, and the wannabes can make entry to the coolest places difficult. Bring plenty of money, too, since entry to the...

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The Neighborhood of Fremont, Seattle

The Neighborhood of Fremont, Seattle

The way that visitors are drawn to this funky, colorful neighborhood, Fremont may just deserve the title of “Center Of The Universe”. Fremont is a colorful, artistic community in Seattle, Washington. It’s located along the ship canal, just north of the Queen Anne Hill. You’ll enjoy browsing for vintage clothing, collectibles, antiques, and more, in the many shops and stores throughout this neighborhood. In the summer, you’ll want to check out the outdoor cinema, where you’ll see mainstream favorites, indie films, and cult classics. One stop that you’ll certainly want to make, is under the Aurora Bridge. Lurking under the bridge, you’ll find the Fremont Troll, about to devour a Volkswagen. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to have your picture taken with the troll while you’re there. Don’t worry, he eats cars, not people. If you’re in town on October 31st, you can participate in “Trollaween”, a party and...

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