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Dara Continenza
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Have you been to Action Park in New Jersey? It has all the stuff of myth, but I can assure you, it's real. #travel   #newjersey   #actionpark   #waterpark   #summer   http://www.smartertravel.com/blogs/today-in-travel/the-strange-sordid-history-of-america-most-dangerous-water-park.html?id=19150141
If you grew up in New Jersey in the 1980s and '90s, you may have vague summer memories of a certain theme park nestled in Vernon Valley. It was called by its proper name, Action Park, or by its nicknames, Traction Park or Class Action Park. You may feel a slight twinge of sadness whenever ...
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These free museums are a great way to save money while traveling! http://www.smartertravel.com/photo-galleries/editorial/10-amazing-free-museums-in-the-us.html?id=778
Cultural discovery doesn't always come cheap. While admission fees support and sustain museums, they can add up for tourists looking for artistic experiences on a budget. To help you save a few bucks while on the road, we've rounded up a list of 10 great (and totally free) museums across the ...
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Road trip? Been there. Caribbean cruise? Done that. Simply jetting off for the weekend? Yawn. Ditch that everyday vacation and, instead, embark on a truly wild adventure. We've uncovered 10 kinds of wacky, totally unique ways to see the world, from horse caravans through Ireland to rocket-ship rides through space—perfect for giving your travel bug a bit of pick-me-up. http://www.smartertravel.com/photo-galleries/editorial/10-totally-unique-or-wacky-ways-to-travel.html?id=706
Road trip? Been there. Caribbean cruise? Done that. Simply jetting off for the weekend? Yawn. Ditch that everyday vacation and, instead, embark on a truly wild adventure. We've uncovered 10 kinds of wacky, totally unique ways to see the world, from horse caravans through Ireland to rocket-ship ...
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Sitting southeast of Nassau, nestled next to the Tropic of Cancer, this Bahamian island teems with coral reefs, hidden coves, pink beaches—and very few tourists. Most of Cat Island is blissfully undeveloped, with just a few resorts and thatched-roof tiki bars to distract from its many natural wonders.
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Writing about the Caribbean when it's 14°F should be illegal!
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These Hawaiian hotels offer a whole lotta bang for your buck. I found one for $98/night. Seriously. http://www.smartertravel.com/blogs/today-in-travel/best-and-most-beautiful-value-hotels-in-hawaii.html?id=19089827
Hawaii is a bucket-list destination not just for its natural beauty and big waves but also for its price tag. Getting there is expensive, especially for those of us not on the West Coast, and staying there can get pricey for all. Yearlong perfect weather means that Hawaii doesn't see the same ...
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Cheap alternatives to the usual Holiday Inn. I love Airbnb myself. It was the best way to travel through Scotland! #travel http://www.smartertravel.com/photo-galleries/editorial/eight-cheap-alternatives-to-staying-in-a-hotel.html?id=711
Tired of paying more and more each passing year for a hotel room? Don't want to sell the house to afford the rising cost of a resort? The good news is that with a bit of research and adventurous spirit, you can find plenty of cheap alternatives to booking a pricey hotel room.
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(Photo: Dara Continenza). "In the midst of the complexities of modern life, with all its pressures, the spirit of man needs to refresh itself by communion with unspoiled nature. In such surroundings—occasional as our visits may be—we can achieve that kind of physical and spiritual renewal that ...
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From the tiniest troubles (spilling your preflight Starbucks) to the absolute catastrophes (losing your passport in a strange country), no trip will go perfectly as planned. But there are preparations you can make to prevent a total vacation meltdown. Read on to find out what you can do before, during, and after these 10 travel mishaps happen to get your plans back on track. http://www.smartertravel.com/photo-galleries/editorial/worst-travel-mishaps-and-how-to-avoid-them.html?id=702
From the tiniest troubles (spilling your preflight Starbucks) to the absolute catastrophes (losing your passport in a strange country), no trip will go perfectly as planned. But there are preparations you can make to prevent a total vacation meltdown. Read on to find out what you can do before, ...
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Happy (early) birthday, NPS! In August 2016, the National Park Service will celebrate its centennial, marking 100 years of recreation and conservation in protected parklands across the country.  http://www.smartertravel.com/blogs/today-in-travel/national-parks-ready-for-spotlight-ahead-of-100th-birthday.html?id=18026850
Happy birthday, NPS! In August 2016, the National Park Service will celebrate its centennial, marking 100 years of recreation and conservation in protected parklands across the country. The NPS was signed into law in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson "to conserve the scenery and the natural and ...
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Anyone want to get lost for a while? Here are 10 good options in the Caribbean. http://www.smartertravel.com/photo-galleries/editorial/10-almost-secret-caribbean-islands.html?id=686
Pirate hideouts and pink-sand beaches. Local culture untouched by cruise ships and crowds. This is the Caribbean the world doesn't yet know. Far off the mainland, floating in endless expanses of deep blue sea, find 10 secret islands that are practically perfect for escapists, adventurers, ...
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The location is great, and the office, on the third floor of a walk-up, is soothing and well-decorated without feeling "clinical" like some places. The treatment rooms are quiet and cool. I didn't hear much noise from outside at all, and this was during open hours at the market. I would say if you're quite concerned, try weekday hours, but I didn't notice more than the usual dull hum of living in a city. The massage itself was great. The therapist checked in multiple times about the amount of pressure and made me feel very comfortable. He listened to my litany of aches and pains and really did great work on my shoulders (woe betide the office worker). He also recommended some really helpful stretches I could do at home. Everyone I encountered was warm, welcoming, and professional, from the front desk to the massage therapist. Would absolutely recommend.
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