Category Archives: U.S. / North America

Skip the Line: Universal Studios Hollywood Front of Line Pass

Universal Studios, Hollywood CA – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Universal Studios, Hollywood CA – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

What better way to see Universal Studios without the hassle of standing in long lines! Queues can be massive at this popular Hollywood attraction. A Skip-the-Line pass allows you to walk straight to the front of the line without having to wait for hours.

The all-access pass gives you all-day admission to the parks as well as one-time priority access to each ride, attraction and show that the park offers. And that’s not all! You’ll also get to enjoy some behind-the-scenes privileges at select attractions with only a maximum 15-minute wait at each attraction. Continue reading

Five Must-Do’s when Visiting NYC over the Holidays

New York City skyline

New York City skyline

New York City is one of the most exciting places to visit, especially during the festive Holiday Season. With so many fun things to do and see, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out your itinerary. Here are five must-dos when visiting NYC over the holidays:

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10 Reasons to Visit New York City This Summer

View of Manhattan skyline, NYC Bus Tour, Central Park Lake and Imagine Mosaic at Strawberry Fields – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

View of Manhattan skyline at night, NYC Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour, Central Park Lake and Imagine Mosaic at Strawberry Fields – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

There are literally hundreds of reasons to visit New York City this summer – it’s hard to pinpoint just 10 of them! Here are a few of our favorite things to do and see whether you’re a first time visitor or a seasoned traveler to the Big Apple. 

  1. NYC Hop-On Hop-Off Double Decker Bus Tour & Night on the Town
  2. Central Park (fun things to do and most of them are free)
  3. Empire State Building & Observatory – Skip-the-Line Tickets
  4. Top of the Rock Observation Deck
  5. St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  6. Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown & Little Italy – Food & Walking Tours
  7. Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Guided Tour
  8. NYC Museums & VIP Morning Tour of The Met before it opens to general public
  9. Times Square & Broadway Shows
  10. Ground Zero, 9/11 Memorial & Museum and One World Observatory Tour

Find out more information below and book your tours and tickets now before the summer season rush.

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5 Top Experiences in Toronto

Holt Renfrew escalator - Photo Credit: Deborah Grossman

Holt Renfrew escalator – Photo Credit: Deborah Grossman

This post was written by Deborah Grossman from the San Francisco Bay Area.

Discovering tasty and exciting attractions in Toronto is an easy quest. From film and art to food and shopping, pick a neighborhood and choose from an array of activities.

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The Best Pizza Walking Tour of Manhattan

Pepperoni, Sausage and Mushroom Pizza – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Pepperoni, Sausage and Mushroom Pizza – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

New York City is famous for many things… and one of them is pizza! Every time we visit NY, we always make time for having a pizza, even if it’s only a slice or two.

This top-rated Pizza Walking Tour of Manhattan has been featured on the Travel Channel, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Discovery Channel. Come and see for yourself what make this pizza tour so popular with foodies from around the world. It’s a “must-do” for pizza-lovers!
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Fun Valentine’s Day River & Bay Cruises: London, Paris, New York and San Francisco

Happy Valentine's Day - © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Happy Valentine’s Day – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Valentine’s Day – Sunday, February 14, 2016

Looking for something fun and romantic to do with your honey on Valentine’s Day? This year, Valentines Day falls on a Sunday of a 3-day weekend (Monday, February 15th is President’s Day, a national U.S. holiday) – so you have plenty of time to celebrate.

If you haven’t already made your Valentine’s Day plans, check out these fun River & Bay Cruises in London, Paris, New York and San Francisco. And if you’re thinking of popping the question… this may be the place to do it!

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Foodie Roadtrip – Restaurants A-Z in Illinois & Indiana

 

Lance, Nancy, and friends Debbie and Todd – © Lance M. Burris

Lance, Nancy, and friends Debbie and Todd – © Lance M. Burris

This post was written by Lance M. Burris – from Plainfield, Indiana.

Have you ever been in the car with your wife headed out for a meal at a restaurant and you say to her, “Where do you want to eat dear?”  Her answer is, “I don’t know, you pick, I picked last time.” I suppose we have all been there one time or another and you usually give in and pick a place to dine and when you do, she can be heard to say, “ I don’t want to eat there, pick some place else.”

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