New York City
For a plethora of urban delights, a New York City Tour is for you. This large city is jam-packed with tons of historical buildings and living, breathing culture. From inner city state parks to high-class art galleries and shows, a tour of New York City can show you things you've never seen before.
One of the most popular attractions on any New York City tour is Times Square, originally named after the New York Times, which had moved there in 1924. Frequently seen in movie scenes, this neon-lit tourist attraction and city center is in the heart of the Theatre District. Hotels, commercial businesses and towering office buildings now populate a lot of space in Times Square with Disney and Conde Nast being two of the more renowned businesses. If your New York City tour happens to take place during the New Year celebration, be sure to join the crowd gathered in this bustling square as they frolic the night away in a gigantic street party topped off with watching the ball drop atop Times Tower.
This beautiful park is a second favorite for New York City tours and is conveniently located right in the heart of Manhattan, stretching from Midtown to Harlem. Created in 1857 by Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux this rolling oasis of pastures and gardens provides a gentle resting spot to relax in with an afternoon walk. There's a chance love could peek in on your tour of New York City as you gaze into the Bethseda Fountain on Bethseda Terrace. Heading north you'll find the marvelous mystery that is Belvedere Castle... read more »
Boston and the surrounding areas offer a wide variety of historical, cultural, and educational museums for those who are inclined to explore the finer things in life. A few of the most popular are included here. The exhibits are as diverse as they are entertaining.
The Museum of Fine Arts, located on 465 Huntington Avenue, showcases both contemporary and ancient artwork including those of American, European, African, Asiatic, and Oceanic backgrounds....read more »
Boston Harbor Islands
Boston Harbor Islands, one of the most recent national parks in the nation, includes 34 islands and currently offers 13 islands for exploration and enjoyment. Visitors can access the islands on passenger ferries, tour boats, or shuttle boats. The ferry can be taken at Long Wharf in Boston from which it takes passengers to Georges Island. From Georges Island, additional ferries travel to the remaining islands...read more »
As the largest waterfall in the United States, Niagara Falls has been a popular attraction ever since tourism became a business. The site offers tours, boat rides, and nature hikes-each of which offers a different way of experiencing Niagara Falls. From the Point Prospect Observation Tower, which provides a wide survey of the entire structure, to pathways along Prospect Point Park and several different islands, one can really get a feel of just how wide the Falls are. However, nothing beats the face-to-face experience of being beneath the crashing waters on the Maid of the Mist, one of many boat cruises that takes tourists right into "the belly of the beast". Another option for hands-on discovery is to take the nature hike from Goat Island, from where access to one of Niagara Falls' caves is possible....read more »
You will find Organ Cave in West Virginia which is the longest cave of in the USA with 40 miles of passageways. Also in this state is Extreme Expeditions, famous for water rafting on two of the best whitewater rivers, River Gauley and River New. People who love the outdoors should come to Audra State Park with River Middle Fork surrounded by marvelous forest. This park has an excellent view, but best view is from broad walk on cave's ledge. Mother Nature has carved a pool from river where you can swim and a 1900's constructed gristmill still exists here...read more »
Dinosaur Land - White Post, Virginia
Have you ever thought about some unique place to take the family for a fun filled experience, that they will all enjoy and remember fondly over the course of their lifetime, some place that is not expensive, but has enough thrills to please everyone. Dinosaur Land located in White Post, Virginia, may be the perfect place for you and your family. This wonderful attraction is like entering into a time machine and traveling back to the Mesozoic Era, where you will be walking amongst the huge Dinosaurs of the past. Dinosaur Land lets you enter the Mesozoic Era by walking through a short tunnel-like entrance or time chamber as I like to call it, then as you emerge on the other side you are now back in the age of the Dinosaurs. There are numerous huge creatures waiting to meet you and your family members, including; Triceratops, Dimetrodon, Anklyosarus, Petranodon, Titanosaurus, Iquandon and many more...read more »