Posts Tagged‘USA’

Desert Adventure: Phoenix Arizona

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Arizona’s best hidden travel gem is the fascinating city of Phoenix, the city in the midst of the desert. It was built starting with agriculture then gradually moved to modern businesses, such as high-tech industry. Guess who started the city, the very Native Americans that skillfully farmed right on the desert thanks to their complicated irrigation system. As the city gained popularity over time and after WW2, many tourists flocked to the area igniting an industrial boom. Because Phoenix is designed for cars, you basically need a rental car to make your travel experience as smooth as possible. However for…

Top things to do in Chicago in 2015

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There’s no shortage of things to do in the Second City. From world-class museums to mouth-watering food and more, there’s something for everyone in your group to enjoy! Start your trip off on an educational note with visits to some of Chicago’s most impressive museums. The Art Institute of Chicago boasts over 300,000 pieces of art and global artifacts, and just around the corner is the Field Museum, which was built to house the biological and anthropological collections for the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893. The Museum of Science and Industry is incredibly interactive and includes the crowd favorite restored…

Best road trip routes in the USA

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America has long been a country where the car has reigned supreme, which isn’t entirely surprising considering its size. As the world’s 3rd largest country by land area, long distances between towns and cities have led to people favoring this mode transportation over trains or other forms of mass transit, in addition to the strong streak of individualism and desire for personal freedom among citizens here. Given the diversity of landscapes throughout the USA, basing a vacation around long drives has long been a popular option for folks that live here, and for those from outside the country, renting a…