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Families Save on LA Stay with Arts Program Promotion

Apr 17, 2014
As part of LA’s sixth annual Discover the Arts program, visitors who book an overnight stay at select area hotels will receive special discounts on admission and/or gift shop purchases at more than 30 local attractions.

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Have a happy and safe Halloween tonight

Have a safe and happy Halloween, and if you're still looking for something to do tonight? Visit Haunt World, a website that provides insider access into the world of
haunted houses and attractions. With hundreds of happenings in all 50 states, check out the different haunted happenings in your area. more
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Forget about parking at Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf

Driving to your San Francisco vacation no longer has to be a parking crisis. The Hyatt at Fisherman’s Wharf “Park ‘n’ Play” Package includes accommodations for two people and overnight parking for one car with come and go valet parking privileges. more
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Eileen’s blog on Hurricane Sandy featured on Foxnews.com

Foxnews.com: Eileen's blog on Hurricane Sandy messing up travel plans. more
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Fall Sweet Deals in Montreal

Montreal, Canada is offering 50% off at over 35 participating hotels, including the Sofitel Montréal Golden Mile and InterContinental Montréal. more
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Happy Birthday Lady Liberty!

Happy birthday to Lady Liberty! In celebration of the Statue of Liberty National Monument’s 126th birthday today, it has re-opened its doors to the public after a complete interior makeover. more
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The best laid plans, waylaid by Frankenstorm

American Airlines Terminal at JFK Airport after 2010's Christmas blizzard
UPDATE (Wednesday, Oct 31) -- It's Halloween, but the really scary thing is now bad the damage from SuperStorm Sandy is all over the Northeast. We still have power at our house so we are one of the few lucky ones. But we lost cable, which means almost all forms of communication for us these days. I'm updating this blog from our Town Hall where they have electricity and free public wi-fi. It's impressive the way people are pulling together and helping each other out. Just this morning my husband helped a neighbor jump-start his car. His battery had run down after he and his son tried to recharge too many electronic devices. Meanwhile... if you trying to travel, or get home, during the storm's aftermath, check out www.johnnyjet.com for some great tips! more
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Affinia offers getaway deals in NY and DC

If you’re traveling to New York City or Washington, D.C. and are looking for some extra comfort, consider the Affinia Hotels’ “Tender Loving Comfort” getaway. more
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Rail Europe offering free passes

If you’re considering a European trip, look into the two for one Swiss Pass offer from Rail Europe. Through the end of next month, when you book a four-day pass throughout Switzerland, you get one free! more
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Snowshoeing – the quieter side of a winter vacation, day or weekend

Skiing in the Northeast US (photo by Tubbs Snowshoes)
You don’t need a gourmet meal to enjoy snowshoeing. It’s fun to take a sandwich and hot cider with you in your backpack; it’s fun just to get out and enjoy the back-country landscape away from the hustle and bustle of a snow sports resort. I try to take a day off from skiing each trip just for the experience. more
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Priceline app shows you more options and amenities

Priceline.com offers the Express Deals booking option, allowing you to view amenities, star level, neighborhoods and guest satisfaction scores all on one screen before you book your reservation. more
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