Orlando To St. Augustine Day Trip

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Separated by a 2+ hour drive, Orlando and St. Augustine are worlds apart. Sprawling Orlando grew around the magic of Disney. Tiny St. Augustine has been a continuous community since it was settled by Spanish explorers in 1565. Spectacular attractions at Disney World and other venues are an escape into never-never land.  Ancient forts, brick streets and an amazing collection of historic buildings in America’s Oldest City are a fascinating walk through history.

The drive from Orlando to St. Augustine is straightforward interstate travel.  Leave early and stay late to avoid some of Orlando’s congestion.  If you want to take a detour along the way, Daytona Beach, home of Daytona International Speedway, is at the juncture of I-4 and I-95. Avid race fans may opt to give up time in St. Augustine to tour the home the Daytona 500. For others, a drive around the outer grounds and a taking selfies at the iconic Daytona International sign may be enough.

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Top 10 Boston Shore Excursions

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People riding swan boats at Boston Public GardenAn important factor in selecting a cruise ship itinerary is the interesting shore excursions offered at the ship’s ports of call.  The diversity and number of Boston’s shore excursions make it a popular port of call on Canada/New England cruises.

There is something for every interest. See the wonderfully restored collection of colonial-era historic sites that played a role in the lead up to the America’s independence.  Walk across the Boston Common, America’s oldest public park, established in 1634Glide around Frog Pond in a Swan Boat.  Browse bookstores and eclectic shops around Harvard Square.  Tour venerable Fenway Park. Experience fine art at the Museum of Fine Art or the Isabella Stewart Gardner. Browse the antiques on Charles Street. Walk through ancient King’s Chapel Burying Ground and Granary Burying Ground. Sidle up to the bar at CHEERS; shop high end boutiques lining charming Newbury Street; savor  clam chowder or a lobster roll at Legal Seafood; discover souvenirs at Faneuil Hall Marketplace/Quincy Market.

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Best Rainy Day Activities In Nashville

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When visiting Nashville, there is no need to be disappointed if the weather forecast calls for rain. It’s your chance to experience history and visual arts museums, go to performances, visit attractions and music venues you might otherwise miss.
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Top 10 Nashville at Night Attractions

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Nashville is a city in which creativity thrives.  Not only is it the epicenter of country music, it has evolved into a place where music of all genres is created, recorded and performed.  It is a natural draw for musical artists and songwriters and for talented people in other areas of performing  and visual arts.
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Vacation Guide to Historic Philadelphia

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Philadelphia,  a city where the foundations that govern America to this day were established, is a memorable experience for both young and older travelers and especially history-buffs.  Being able to visit the places where the founding fathers met to discuss, debate and carefully craft the documents that led to the birth of America is awesome.
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Essential Nashville Attractions for Music Lovers

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Music is the heart and soul of Nashville. Its all-encompassing music vibe makes it the ultimate vacation destination for music lovers. As the epicenter of traditional and contemporary country music, music is everywhere. Singer-songwriters create it; musical artists play it; recording centers produce it. Museums honor it; legendary auditoriums and huge outdoor concert venues celebrate it.
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How To See Tampa in 2 Days

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Tampa is one of three cities surrounding vast Tampa Bay. The others are St. Petersburg and Clearwater, a short drive across major bridges spanning the bay.  Depending on your interests on a 2-day day visit to the Tampa, you can spend it all in Tampa or mix it up a bit on the second day by heading over to St. Petersburg and St. Pete Beach.
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How To See Charleston In 2 Days

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Charleston is a charming, architecturally picturesque city filled with a treasure trove of magnificent antebellum homes, beautifully preserved churches and public buildings and hidden gardens down cobblestone lanes.  Founded in 1670, it is one of America’s oldest cities.  Most of its beautifully restored homes and buildings are in the Historic District, on what is known as The Peninsula, an area of low-lying land between the Ashley and Cooper rivers. Spend the first day of your 2-day visit to Charleston in the Historic District. On the second day, sample distinctively delicious Lowcountry cuisine on a food tour in the morning and take a short car ride from the Historic District to Ashley River Road for an afternoon spent touring remarkable antebellum plantation homes and spectacular gardens.
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How To See Memphis in 2 Days

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Enjoy a two day Memphis vacation by experiencing the history, cultural richness and music of the city shaped by its location on the Mississippi River.

Memphis started out as a supply hub for river workers and settlers making the difficult westward journey.  By 1840, cotton growing and trading in Memphis had grown to such an extent that it became the largest inland cotton market in the world. Several important events shaped the city’s character: two devastating yellow fever epidemics which almost wiped out the town, the Civil Rights movement which found its voice in Memphis and the cultural impact of the Blues, the uniquely American sound that evolved from “field hollers, the chanting songs of slaves working the cotton fields around Memphis.”
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See LA with Go Los Angeles Card

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Visit popular LA attractions and save money doing it with a Go Los Angeles Card!

Pick from over 30 great choices and pay one low price instead of standing in line to pay top dollar at each gate. Attractions and museums in Go Card include faves LEGOLAND California, Madam Tussaud’s, and Knott’s Berry Farm, plus museums, aquariums, and legendary Hollywood movie studio and celebrity home tours. Check out the 1-day and 3-Day Go Los Angeles Card available through Trusted Tours & Attractions. Whichever card you get, maximize your choices from where you are staying by using the distance from downtown LA guide below.
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