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North America

Planning a weekend away, road trip, or quick hop across the northern border? Then check out these travel experiences and recommendations from the U.S. and Canada!

Drew Hays

A Two-Day Getaway: Hitting up Nashville’s Hot Spots for Girls Weekend

Planning a girls weekend getaway? Head to Nashville, Tennessee for great food and countless nightlife spots to choose from! So, last weekend I went on another girls’ trip (finally), and we decided to drive down to Nashville for the weekend! The sole purpose of the trip was to have a brief respite from our day-to-day …

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Nostalgia and New Memories: My Solo Trip to Denver

Back in April, I had the opportunity to visit Denver, Colorado. This was an extra-special trip for me to take, and here’s why: Denver was my hometown! I grew up Denver from preschool through 5th grade, and I have so many wonderful memories from this great city. The last time I got to visit was …

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Snow Way Out? How to Have Fun in Atlanta During a Snow Storm

Hello everyone, and happy Friday! Last week, I took a trip to Atlanta. I was super excited for this mini-vacation because I was visiting a good friend from college (named Rachel) whom I had not seen in over a year! It’s crazy how quickly time flies by… Anyway, I am happy to report that we …

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Painted Ladies and Streetcars and Bridges, Oh My! (San Francisco, Part 3)

Happy Thursday everyone! It may not be Friday, but at least we can start the countdown – right? Now without further ado, let’s talk about the part of this trip that (some of) you may have been waiting for…the city of San Francisco! Dim Sum and (the real) Fisherman’s Wharf On our first day in …

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Jens Johnsson

Monterey Bay: Seafood, Sailing, and Dali! (San Francisco Recap Part 2)

Hello everyone, happy Thursday once again! We all know why we’re here, so let’s dive right in: Where we last left off, my parents and I had a semi-disastrous journey to Monterey, California, but made up for it by having a lovely first day. On our second day, we explored Monterey a bit more before …

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A Rocky Start Leads to a Great First Day (San Francisco Recap Part 1)

Hello everyone! I’d like to wish you all a happy Friday with Part 1 of the San Francisco recap.So first of all, I must admit: I think I liked San Francisco (and the general Northern California ~vibe~) better than Los Angeles! Even though Los Angeles would be the better of the two to pursue one …

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Nathan DeFiesta

Touring the City of Angels (Las Vegas & Los Angeles Recap, Part 3)

Hi everyone, and welcome to the third (and final) part of my recap from Vegas and L.A.! Today, I’m going to be telling you all about our time in Los Angeles. We only had 3 full days, but we definitely tried to make the most of it (with minimal napping!). So without further ado, let’s …

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Tim Trad

Lost – and then found – in the Mojave Desert (Las Vegas & Los Angeles Recap, Part 2)

Today’s post is going to be a bit of a shorter recap since, as I type this, I have a flight to San Francisco this evening. It’s crazy how quickly time flies! For Part 2 of the Vegas and L.A. recap, I’m going to dive into our mini road trip across the desert to arrive …

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Daniil Vnoutchkov

Vegas in 36 Hours: Take a Nap, Then Party! (Las Vegas & Los Angeles Recap, Part 1)

Hi everyone! Tonight, I’ll be talking about my time in Las Vegas, which ended up boiling down to one jam-packed day of doing “everything”. We were way too jet-lagged on the first day, so we spent a lot of it napping…oops. But, allow me to elaborate. This trip was one that I took with my …

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Danny Howe

“We’re going to Forecastle?” A Weekend in Louisville

Well, I’m back safely, sleep-deprived and satisfied from a girls’ weekend in Louisville! I’m not exaggerating (much) on the sleep-deprivation part, by the way. I would estimate that I got a total of 7-8 hours between both nights of our trip, and not even because we were going to bed that late – although the bars were open until 4am, so that …

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