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The true Southwest awaits you in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Come immerse yourself in our rich culture and heritage that is rooted in centuries of history. Bask in our blue skies and sun that shines 310 days a years. Albuquerque is a perfect destination for outdoor activities. Explore the surrounding desert, shop for authentic Native American jewelry, try hot air ballooning, or visit living history museum. Be sure to plan a visit during the famed Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in October.
You can’t go wrong whether you are here to relax or play (or Both)! Planning a trip to Southern California wouldn’t be complete without visiting the Anaheim Resort Area, Disneyland Park and Disney’s California Adventure! Encompassing an area of 2.2-square miles, the Anaheim Resort and surrounding areas provide world-class entertainment, luxurious accommodations, swaying palm trees, lush landscaping and friendly hospitality to millions of visitors each year.
Atlanta, Georgia is a world-class, modern city with a vibrant history. Atlanta is a Brave and Beautiful City with a commanding legacy of progress and inspiration and where all are welcomed with open arms. There is an abundance of things to do in Atlanta - from top attractions to outdoor adventures, to exploring history and Georgia’s rich culture.
Baltimore is a vibrant waterfront city known for its bustling Inner Harbor packed with shops, restaurants and popular attractions, such as the National Aquarium, Camden Yards and the Maryland Science Center. A quick water taxi ride takes visitors to several distinct neighborhoods, including the art museums of Mount Vernon, antique and specialty shops in Federal Hill and traditional Italian cooking in Little Italy. Discover why Baltimore is nicknamed “Charm City.”
One of the oldest cities in America, Boston is steeped in history and New England charm. Cobblestone streets merge with sleek skyscrapers, spacious parks and the scenic Boston Harbor. Enjoy sophisticated dining, shopping and modern art museums amidst casual Irish pubs, Italian cafes and the famed food courts of Faneuil Hall. You’ll never run out of things to see and do in Boston.
Branson has earned its reputation as the "Live Music Show Capital of the World." No matter the season, your entertainment options are numerous, from county music legends to theater performances and variety shows. Take in an exhibit at the Centennial Museum or a cultural festival, stroll along scenic lakes and parks, or treat yourself to a spa or boutique. Branson is a great family, friends or romantic getaway.
Charleston’s southern charm and hospitality invite visitors to experience this lovely, historic city. Step back in time as you stroll along avenues lines with antebellum mansions and well-preserved churches. Explore museums, plantations and colorful gardens. This popular southern destination is also known for its fine dining, abundant shopping options and live music and theater shows at the celebrated Performing Arts Center.
Overlooking Lake Michigan, Chicago is a bustling metropolis with a friendly neighborhood feel. Known for its blues and jazz clubs, great restaurants and shopping and a vibrant theater scene, the city offers endless vacation options. Amid the traditional architecture, soaring skyscrapers and intriguing museums, nature is never far away, as spacious parks and the sandy shores of Lake Michigan are around every corner.
Witness one of North America’s most impressive natural wonders at Crater Lake National Park. Formed from the remains of a volcano that destroyed itself nearly 6,000 years ago, Crater Lake is famous for being the deepest lake in the United States and seventh deepest in the world. It is also one of the most picturesque bodies of water anywhere and is known for its unique shade of blue. Crater Lake National Park is full of majestic mountain beauty and will leave you in awe!
Denver is an outdoor adventure waiting to be explored. Nestled at the foothills of the Rockies, the "Mile-High City" is famous for its scenic beauty and ample opportunities to ski, hike, kayak, bike, or simply stroll through the many beautiful parks. The city has a thriving cultural scene brimming with performing arts, live music and comedy, museums and art galleries, and festivals and special events. There’s something for everyone on a Denver city getaway.
Located between the scenic San Francisco Peaks and just 81 miles from the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff is an ideal location for exploring northern Arizona. The stunning outdoor scenery affords year-round recreation for every preference. Exuding a Wild West charm, Flagstaff offers numerous attractions including the Pioneer Museum, arboretum, planetarium and ancient Native American ruins. Each day’s activities can be capped off with an evening of dining and lively entertainment.
With more than one million acres of rugged mountains, tranquil lakes and dense forests, Glacier National Park is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Weather you hike, bike, walk, fish or boat, there’s an outdoor adventure waiting for you. The diverse terrain is home to 270 species of birds and 70 species of mammals. Take a boat cruise or join a ranger-led walk to learn more about the park’s wildlife, geology and history.
From the peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the roaring waters of the Colorado River, Glenwood Springs is a stunning resort town brimming with natural wonders. Soak in the famed mineral hot springs pool, explore underground caverns, hike the trails of Glenwood Canyon and have some good ‘ol fashioned fun at Caverns Adventure Park. Feeling adventurous? Try zip lining, snowmobiling, paragliding, rock climbing and more. There are endless opportunities to play outside.
A colorful display of geological formations, the Grand Canyon is an immense beauty everyone should experience. Located in Northwest Arizona, the canyon is an incredible 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and one mile deep. In addition to breathtaking views the Grand Canyon National Park offers numerous activities year round, including hiking, nature walks, camping, bird watching, biking, mule rides and even helicopter tours. Learn more about the history in the park’s museums, galleries and visitor centers.
Situated on 10,000 acres amidst the scenic Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, the Greenbrier Resort is an ideal vacation stay. In addition to fine dining, décor and service, the resort offers numerous activities from golf, tennis and horseback riding, to art demonstrations and luxury services of the mineral spa. Play at the world class casino club and eight-lane bowling alley; or tour the Bunker, once a top secret government hideout. There is something for everyone at the Greenbrier.
Kansas City, MO is known as the "Paris of the Plains," and it’s easy to see why. With more than 200 fountains, beautiful parks, inspiring architecture, and wide boulevards Kansas City evokes a certain beauty. With a wealth of attractions, including world-class museums, an art scene, and blues and jazz clubs there is never an end to the amount of exploring. And don’t forget what Kansas City is most famous for, it’s beloved tradition of barbecue. Make sure it visit at least one traditional barbecue restaurant to experience true Kansas City style BBQ.
Falling in love with Las Vegas is easy to do. "The Entertainment Capital of the World" welcomes 35 million people a year. Visitors love to enjoy luxurious hotels, unique shopping experiences, dazzling and unusual stage shows, first rate restaurants, and world class gaming. Of course, Las Vegas is also a golfer’s paradise, with plenty of championship golf courses.
Nestled by the Northern Cascade mountain range, the little town of Leavenworth is always worth a visit. Styled after a classic Bavarian village, Leavenworth is a step back to a time of old in a country far away. Indulge in the local Chocolatiers, test out the various local craft brews and wines, and enjoy a unique cultural experience of old-time Bavaria.
The "City of Angels" is one of the premier attractions in sunny Southern California. See the stars along the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame and the celebrity handprints at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, or tour the neighborhoods of movie stars of yesterday and today. Enjoy elegant and casual dining, shopping, live music, comedy clubs and the world famous Universal Studios. Then relax and unwind on the sandy beaches of Malibu, Santa Monica and Venice.
Memphis is a gracious southern city that’s home to many greats: home of the blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll; home to the city’s first son, Elvis Presley; and home to arguably the nation’s best barbecue. Visit the Rock’n’Soul Museum, Gibson Guitar Plant and the Memphis Zoo. Take in the blues corridor of Beale Street or ride the trolley cars along Main Street. Catch a basketball game, concert or circus performance at the Forum.
A visit to Miami is a trip through many worlds all rolled up into one exotic and vibrant location. Miami’s unique history is reflected in the many neighborhoods, beaches, and attractions. So come and soak up the sun on one of the many beaches of Miami, take a trip to the Everglades, or explore Downtown. Miami is the perfect place to escape to for a weekend or for a week.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul area, collectively referred to as the Twin Cities, is renowned for its cultural and recreational opportunities and beautiful natural surroundings.
Visit this intriguing city of contrasts. Montréal has a unique style and culture that is mixed with the Old-World charm and history plus the “joie de vivre” of the Québec people. If you’re looking for a lively vacation that will capture your imagination, look no further than Montreal.
Breathtaking views, rolling vineyards, and award winning wineries make Napa Valley a year round destination. Visit one of the many wineries dotted along this picturesque landscape and savor some of the finest varietals. Shopping, spas, and renowned restaurants make Napa Valley a premier travel destination.
Nashville boasts more live music than anywhere else in the world. From the Grand Ole Opry to the local neighborhood club, Nashville is overflowing with music - country, bluegrass, rock, jazz and blues. A warm and family-friendly atmosphere, Nashville is a perfect vacation destination. More than music, the city has a vigorous arts, culture and food scene, family attractions such as the Nashville Zoo, Adventure Science Center, botanical gardens and more.
New Orleans is an exciting, colorful city with a personality unlike any other. Music fills the air from Jazz and blues to zydeco and funk. Architectural treasures line the streets of the French Quarter and luscious Cajun and creole cuisine can be found on every corner. More than just nightlife, the city offers a variety of activities, from numerous art galleries and museums to the Audubon Zoo and Aquarium and history and heritage tours.
New York City is a dazzling international metropolis that beckons travelers to visit over and over again. From iconic landmarks, such as the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty, to the bright lights of Broadway and Times Square, New York is truly one of the world’s greatest cities. Browse the Modern Museum of Art; take a walk or boat ride in Central Park; board a ferry to Ellis Island; and delight in the endless selection of fine dining and entertainment options.
The famous horseshoe-shaped waterfalls have intrigued visitors from around the world for decades. Living up to their reputation, the Falls are an extraordinary site. Cruise aboard the Maid of the Mist for a wet and wild view; descend into tunnels to observatory decks on the Journey Behind the Falls; and ascend up the Skylon Tower for incredible aerial views. The surrounding area offers numerous activities from theme parks, historic attractions and botanical gardens, to casinos, dinner theaters and wineries.
Orlando is an exciting family-friendly destination most famous for its top theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort—including Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios —and SeaWorld’s Waterpark and Discovery Cove. With more than 2,000 lakes, rivers and springs, and numerous national parks, Orlando is an outdoor playground for fishing, kayaking, boating, hiking, biking and horseback riding. Indoors, dine at gourmet restaurants, shop at chic boutiques and browse intriguing museums and cultural venues.
Ottawa celebrates its Canadian heritage through its graceful Parliament buildings, national landmarks, acclaimed museums and cultural festivals. Cruise, kayak or canoe down the picturesque Rideau Cana, or stroll along its parks and trails. During the winter months it turns into the Rideau Canal Skateway, the world’s largest skating rink. There’s something for every preference from the National Arts Centre and Casino du Lac-Leamy, to the Calypso Waterpark and the Aviation and Space Museum.
Paso Robles is a perfect setting for a relaxing retreat with its charming rural scenery of vineyards, rolling hills, towering oak trees, farms and ranches. The community is close to mountains, deserts, beaches and hot springs. At the center is City Park, a lively plaza surrounded by restaurants, wine bars, pubs and shops. Rent a bike and ride along the scenic vineyard trails. Explore art galleries, museums, festivals and craft markets.
One of the oldest cities in America, the “City of Brotherly Love” is overflowing with history and hometown hospitality. Delve into American history with visits to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Betsy Ross House. Soak up the arts at the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Pennsylvania Ballet or Philadelphia Museum of Art. Indulge yourself with a spa treatment, luxury shopping and fine dining in the many upscale neighborhoods of this energetic city.
A charismatic city with a cool vibe, Portland is brimming with leisure activities. Stroll through the many sprawling urban parks en route to a wonderful array of museums, art galleries, antique stores and vintage shops, cafes and bistros. Catch a tour highlighting the many unique and beautiful bridges overlooking the picturesque Willamette River. From the gardens of Chinatown to the architecture of Old Town to the city’s amusement park and wildlife refuge, Portland is an ideal vacation destination.
Steeped in 400 years of history, the French-speaking capital city is a blend of old-world charm, modern elegance and cutting edge chic. Old Quebec has a distinctive European ambience that visitors simply fall in love with. Delve into the French Canadian history exploring ramparts, castles and intriguing museums. Step back in time in Place Royale and Old Port, browse trendy shops and colorful art galleries, check out the live music and theater scene and sample the city’s culinary creativity.
Known for its dazzling casinos and live entertainment, Reno is an unexpected outdoors and family vacation getaway. The Mount Rose Wilderness area is perfect for hiking, biking and horseback riding. In the winter Reno is a top notch ski destination; and every season is ideal for enjoying the beautiful Riverwalk District. For families, don’t miss the Sierra Safari Zoo, National Automobile Museum or Bartely Ranch. The eclectic city is also filled with galleries, markets, shopping and spas.
Nestled at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, Utah’s friendly capital city is loaded with outdoor recreation options, historic sites, cultural events and family activities. In addition to world class skiing, the city offers great hiking and biking. Explore Big Cottonwood Canyon or bike downtown at bustling Liberty Park. Tour the Capital Building; visit the Clark Planetarium or Hogle Zoo; and shop at The City Creek Center. In the evening, take in the lively nightlife with a pub, dance club, concert or play.
San Antonio has a colorful history, diverse culture and proud heritage. Founded in the late 1700’s, San Antonio offers an array of attractions to fill your days and nights with entertainment, music, exploration, education and fun. From shopping in an authentic Mexican market, strolling along the charming Riverwalk to experiencing its history at The Alamo, San Antonio will certainly entertain visitors of all ages.
Known for its laidback atmosphere, gentle climate and 70 miles of white-sanded beaches, San Diego is a perfect vacation spot for families, couples and friends. Family attractions in the area include SeaWorld, LEGOLAND, Universal Studios Hollywood and the famous San Diego Zoo. The eclectic Gaslamp Quarter is packed with restaurants, bars, dance clubs and live music. From Downtown to La Jolla to Coronado Island, San Diego offers limitless opportunities for exploration.
Energetic, friendly and brimming with arts, culture and entertainment, no wonder California’s “City by the Bay” is a favorite retreat. San Francisco is known for its Golden Gate Bridge, the markets at Fisherman’s Wharf, and the steepest, crookedest streets often depicted in movies. Enjoy the bohemian vibe of Haight-Ashbury and the palatial homes of Pacific Heights. Don’t forget to check out Chinatown, the Oakland Zoo, Chabot Space & Science Center, the Maritime Museum and more.
Quietly nestled between the ocean & the mountains, Santa Barbara represents the essence of California -- the art & culture of the big city & the heart & hospitality of a small, coastal town. Between the shopping on State Street, some of the best restaurants in the country, & the best that the hotel industry has to offer, Santa Barbara is truly a magnificent place to visit! Come visit the spas, restaurants, and hotels! The sun shines year-round on this coastal getaway.
At an altitude of 7,000 feet, Santa Fe boasts some of the purest air in the world, 320 days of sunshine and all four seasons. The unspoiled nature is a perfect backdrop for skiing, river rafting, hiking or biking. A haven for art lovers, the city is home to the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts and 250 galleries. Explore Indian pueblos and ancient Native American ruins. In the evening, enjoy the vibrant music scene from blues to country to salsa at one of the many lounges, bars and restaurants.
Savannah is a city of traditional Southern hospitality, architecture and cuisine blended with a modern charisma and lively mix of leisure and entertainment options. Tour downtown and the historic districts viewing stately antebellum mansions and renovated cotton warehouses. Explore City Market and its art galleries, boutiques, street music and open-air cafes. Don’t miss the Davenport Museum and the bustling port along River Street. And sample the variety of delicious food from Southern home cooking to upscale and trendy fare.
Situated between Puget Sound, Lake Washington and splendid mountain vistas, Seattle is a dynamic city getaway. Take a lake, lock or harbor cruise and enjoy a variety of waterside attractions. Mingle with friendly and laid back locals at the many live music venues and coffee shops. Be sure not to miss the iconic Space Needle observatory and the culinary landmark Pike Place Market. Check out the Chihuly Glass and Garden, Seattle Art Museum and local winery tours.
Sit back and relax in Sedona, a peaceful city surrounded by mesmerizing desert scenery of giant red-rock monoliths. An outdoor playground, Sedona has numerous parks and open spaces for just about any activity you desire including hiking, biking and horseback riding along the trails, playing golf, tennis or exploring hidden canyons. Indoors enjoy art galleries, museums, musical and theater performances, shopping, spas, spiritual and personal enrichment and fine dining.
Founded in 1565, the tranquil community of St. Augustine is the oldest European settlement in the nation. Visit landmarks such as Castillo de San Marcos and Ponce de Leon’s "Fountain of Youth." Enjoy the sundrenched outdoors on golden sand beaches and beautiful state parks and public golf courses. Boat, kayak or sail along the scenic waterways. Favorite attractions include the Alligator Farm and Zoological Park, Lightner Museum and the High Tide art gallery.
St. Louis combines a big city feel with Midwestern charm and endless indoor and outdoor adventures. Admire the views from the top of the Gateway Arch monument, or cruise down the Mississippi aboard a paddle-wheel boat. Tour the famous Anheuser-Busch Brewery or visit the thrilling Six Flags St. Louis. The colorful nightlife includes jazz and blues clubs, casinos, sports bars and live theater and comedy. Take in a museum, gallery or one-of-a kind restaurant.
An ideal city getaway, Toronto is an energetic, cosmopolitan city known for its robust entertainment, cultural, culinary and arts scenes. A rich multicultural mix, Toronto is a city of neighborhoods, from Chinatown and Greektown to Little Italy and Little India. Explore the Jong District, with its electric big-city ambience or Kensington Market, offering goods from around the world. Overflowing with live events, be sure to catch a concert, ballet or theater performance, or one of many international festivals.
Vancouver promises boundless mountain and ocean vistas, mild climate and abundance of outdoor activities. Consistently ranked as one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver is an ethnically diverse metropolis, which is reflected in its amazing dining assortment. City highlights include Stanley Park, a stunning 1000-plus acre complex of natural beauty and attractions including the Vancouver Aquarium, gardens and pavilion; the fascinating Museum of Anthropology; hip and contemporary Gastown; and the shopping mecca of Robson Street.
Situated on Vancouver Island, Victoria boasts lovely panoramic views, a temperate climate and a charming old English ambience. Known as the "City of Gardens," Victoria offers a plethora of horticultural delights, including the famous Butchart Gardens. Enjoy an afternoon tea, a double-decker bus or horse-drawn carriage tour. Explore art galleries, museums and castles. Shop for antiques or trendy fashion; relax in a luxurious spa or kick back at an old English-style pub.
The nation’s capital is a haven for tourists around the world. From the White House to the Capitol, to the Jefferson, Lincoln and Vietnam Veterans Memorials, the city is a celebration of American history. Home to numerous museums, including the Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo, historic homes and gardens, the sightseeing options are endless. Restaurants of nearly every genre and ethnicity are scattered about the city, along with theaters, bars, pubs and boutiques.
Located in the heart of the spectacular northern Rocky Mountains, Whitefish is home to the world-class Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort and the gateway to Glacier National Park.
An ideal family destination, Williamsburg is a hands-on exploration of early American history combined with world-class amusement and water parks, top golf courses and one-of-a-kind shopping. History comes to life in the 18th-century village of Colonial Williamsburg, the nation’s largest living history museum. Explore the archaeological remains of Historic Jamestowne, the site of the first official Thanksgiving at Berkeley Plantation, the Battlefield and Riverwalk Landing in Yorktowne, and a variety of fascinating museums throughout the city.
Located in Northwest Wyoming, Yellowstone is America’s oldest and largest national park. A natural wonder of geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, lakes, canyons and unspoiled forests, it is a perfect getaway. Yellowstone is home to more than 300 geysers, including Old Faithful, and hundreds of species of wild birds and exotic plants. Outdoor activities abound including hiking, kayaking, fly fishing, skiing and snowshoeing. Go it alone, take in a scenic tour or join one of many ranger-led activities.
A designated World Heritage Site, California’s Yosemite National Park is famous for its ancient Giant Sequoias, soaring granite cliffs and tumbling waterfalls. Wildlife species include black bears, mule deer, coyotes, peregrine falcon and golden eagle. The park offers a variety of outdoor adventures from rock climbing and rafting to horseback riding and snowtubing. Be sure to attend one of the parks special events like fireside storytelling, stargazing tours and naturalist strolls.