Maine on my Mind: Tips for a Visit to Vacationland

Maine, with the state motto Vacationland, had been on my New England bucket list for as long as I can remember. Rugged coastlines dotted with lighthouses, quaint beach towns, and fresh-from-the-sea lobster were what attracted me to this northeastern most state. Maine did prove to be a lot of what I imagined, but it threw in a few surprises along the way. So, here are my tips for a visit to Maine.

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A Day in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston is a historic city, and America as we know it today was largely influenced by historical events originating here. It’s not all just history though – Boston is a educational hub, has vibrant nightlife, excellent restaurants, and sports teams with die-hard fans. So here’s how to spend a day in Boston.

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7 Easy Ways to Save Money on a Cruise

A cruise at first look may seem like a good deal, that is until you get on board and feel overwhelmed with the extra costs for beverages, excursions, and activities.

Rather than feel like you’ll break the bank, here are seven easy ways to keep your wallet happy while still enjoying your cruise vacation.

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Great Falls National Park – McLean, Virginia

If you find yourself in the Washington, D.C. area on a pleasant day, I recommend taking a drive to Great Falls National Park in McLean, Virginia (a town about 17 miles west of Washington, D.C.). Great Falls National Park is a destination offering plenty for nature and history lovers alike, without requiring a far drive away from the metropolitan area.

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