Category Archives: U.S. / North America

Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular – Our All-Time Favorite Holiday Show

Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular in New York City - Credit: Viator

Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular in New York City – Credit: Viator

Get into the holiday spirit! Treat yourself and your family to an unforgettable experience at the “must-see” Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular – our all-time favorite holiday show. This only-in-NY Christmas extravaganza features the legendary Rockettes (the most celebrated precision dance team in the world), an enchanting Nutcracker scene, a Living Nativity with real camels, donkeys and sheep – and the sensational show-stopping “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers.”

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4th of July – Independence Day Celebrations & Fireworks

Updated 2017

 Happy 4th of July!

Time to fire up the BBQ and feast on your favorite 4th of July foods, beer and wine. Enjoy live music, parades and spectacular fireworks. Have fun celebrating Independence Day with your family and friends.

Here are a few of the larger 4th of July Celebrations, Parades and Fireworks going on in the San Francisco Bay Area and major U.S. cities:

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NYC 4th of July Evening Fireworks Cruise – Circle Line

Spectacular 4th of July Fireworks over the water in New York City

Spectacular 4th of July Fireworks over the water in New York City

What a great way to celebrate Independence Day – cruising on the water watching the biggest and most extravagant fireworks show in the nation. Listen to music from a live DJ and dance the night away as spectacular fireworks illuminate the Manhattan skyline. Whether you’re a first time visitor to New York City, a tourist or a local, it’s a magical sight – and the memories will last you a lifetime!

Beat the 4th of July crowds on the streets of NY and take a leisurely cruise with your honey, family, or friends. It’s one of the best ways to see these magnificent fireworks as they light up the evening sky. Continue reading

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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