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Kentucky Derby Planning Guide

kentucky derby The horses. The hats. The mint juleps. There are few events more iconic than the Kentucky Derby. From singing "My Old Kentucky Home" to watching jockeys parade past the crown of roses, eagerly awaiting the sound of the bugle, it's a horse-lover's dream.  Unfortunately, a dream vacation and an experience of a lifetime could become a nightmare without the right planning. Visiting Louisville during Derby weekend can get expensive, and the crowds can make it hard to participate in all of the activities.

How to Plan a Beach Vacation on a Budget

beach vacation Everyone loves the beach. The sand between your toes and the feel of the sun on your skin has a way of making us relax. Fortunately, you don't have to blow your budget for a weekend getaway to the beach. There are a few simple things you can do to save money while still having a wonderful time. This is how to plan a beach vacation on a budget. Beautiful, Understated Beaches You have many beaches to choose from, especially in Florida, but some beaches tend to cater more to an affluent crowd

Must-Taste Spots for Distinctive Dining in Big Bear Lake, CA

big bear lake Big Bear Lake represents another side to stereotypically sunny California, but it has one thing in common with the rest of the state: food. Locally sourced proteins, fresh herbs, and seasonal vegetables dominate the menus in the area. No matter what you like to eat, there's a restaurant that caters to your palate. The Peppercorn Grille for Contemporary American The Peppercorn Grille serves lunch and dinner, and it boasts extensive beer, cocktail, and wine menus. Dinner is the happening meal

Carolina Beaches That Are Just as Awesome During the Off-Season

Going to beach in the summer can be a lot of fun, but you also have to deal with the crowds that are bound to be there. If you're looking for a quiet vacation that allows you to get away, going during the off-season is a great option. Plus, you can save a lot of money on accommodations, which is one of the biggest expenses in a vacation budget. Here are the best beaches in North and South Carolina during the off-season. Folly Beach, South Carolina Image via Flickr by Boston Public Library What's

How to plan a trip to the USA

Planning an adventure to America in the near future? One of the world's highest profile nations, the USA is filled with exciting cities, epic natural landscapes, and friendly and hospitable people. However, one can't just pack their bags and hop on the first jet to New York City. Here's what you need to when planning a trip to the USA... Apply for a ESTA Visa Waiver First and foremost, travel to America for many nationalities means that you'll have to secure an ESTA visa waiver before