Category: USA

My 2020 Quaran-cation: Graduate Tempe, near Phoenix, AZ

Let’s take a trip into the past: One year ago, the weekend following Thanksgiving. I’ve had this post drafted for a while but didn’t finalize it or get the pictures uploaded due to… *gestures at everything.* So, my Graduate Tempe review is going to be very specific, hopefully still applicable to you, and if nothing

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Visiting Martin Guitar Factory

What do Elvis Presley, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, and John Mayer have in common (aside from all being great musicians)? They have all used a Martin guitar.  The History What is a Martin guitar, you ask? Martin Guitar was founded in 1883 in Nazareth, Pennsylvania by Christian Frederick Martin Sr, a German immigrant. CF Martin

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The Fontaine: Kansas City Hotel Review

One of the nicest parts of traveling to Kansas City is visiting Country Club Plaza. It’s a wonderful place to spend the day any time of year, but winter is special. The Plaza Lighting Ceremony, held Thanksgiving evening, is particularly nice. The lights shine every night until mid-January. Kansas City is known as the city

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland, July 2019

Last week I visited Disneyland with a few out-of-town relatives. I was excited to visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge which opened in May of this year. Special reservations were required during the first month but now a Disneyland ticket grants normal access. Galaxy’s Edge has three entrances: One from the rear of Frontierland, on the

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Manhattan, KS City Guide

Fall is here, and as the crisp air blows in, so do football games and homecoming gatherings. Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS, brings thousands of visitors back for these events each year. Football fever draws impressive gatherings for each game, and just as importantly, for each pre-game tailgate party. Getting there: If you’re on a

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California’s Best Beach Towns (& Where to Stay!)

California is known for its diverse terrain, including arid deserts, lush forests, and fine beaches. Here are some of California’s best beach towns, from north to south. You’ll find a couple of the characteristics that set each town apart as well as hotel recommendations for when you plan your trip.  The rest of this post

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3 Touristy Things to Do in Danville, Illinois

This post on visiting Danville, Illinois is by a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team, Brennon, from Just Brennon Blog. Find out how to have your post featured here! There are so many underrated, small towns in America booming with interesting history and beautiful attractions. Take for example, Danville, Illinois. Danville is the home of famous celebrities

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Where to Stay in Albuquerque

Each year, my husband and I travel for our anniversary. It’s more fun and exciting than giving material gifts—travel and experience are more meaningful. Sometimes it’s an epic trip like Europe (2012 and 2016), but other times it’s a weekend getaway (Tijuana 2017). This year, we pulled up the old Southwest Destination Finder and booked

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