A Capital Fourth Turns 30! Celebrate America’s Birthday with Music, Fun and Fireworks!!!

2010 marks the 30th year of the broadcast of our nation’s premier Independence Day celebration. This year “A Capital Fourth” will be hosted by Jimmy Smits. The all-star line-up features performances from the likes of Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker, Lang Lang and the National Symphony Orchestra. One of my favorite childhood memories is camping out near the Washington Monument to see the firework show in person. All day...

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What’s the new ‘Play to Play’ featured city? The answer is “puzzling”

Chicago, Miami, San Diego… what city will be next? Here is your chance to find out and secure some extra big savings on your next vacation. If you’re not familiar with the Play to Play program, no problem. Just check out the original blog post for more information. We have several hints for this week’s Play to Play, but you should only need to solve one to figure out the identity of this popular city (of course, you’re more than...

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Free things to do in Paris

The view from the highest point in the city is free (and a great place to kiss apparently). So far in 2010, Paris has been experiencing a return to prominence as the top European destination for travelers. I found the city so beautiful with art, food, and wonderful people on nearly every corner. Plus it’s so easy to get around on the excellent Metro system. To really enjoy Paris you don’t have to spend a lot of money...

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Best Place for Hot Dogs in Orlando: Hot Dog Heaven

Located in the middle of the I-4, 408, and 426 on East Colonial (a short distance from the Orlando Executive Airport) is one of The Beautiful City’s food treasures. Keep an eye out for Hot Dog Heaven’s iconic hot dog on a pitchfork sign and get your photo taken with the “Big Frank” hot dog truck. Hot Dog Heaven (facebook) specializes in Chicago style hot dogs. To be a Chicago dog you have to be 100% pure beef,...

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It’s time for the new Play to Play city…and some warm sunshine!

Have you taken advantage of our Play to Play Program yet? Hopefully you have, but if not, no worries – we’ll always have a special deal waiting for you in a fantastic city where you can have a great time. We’ve already offered up some amazing discounts in Chicago and Miami since kicking off Play to Play a couple weeks ago, and it’s now time to give you some hints about where to look for this week’s deals. (And by the way, if you need...

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