Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a day to celebrate the culture, achievements and experiences of people with a Mexican background living in the United States. Take part in one of the largest Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Miami, Cancun, Orlando, Dallas, and in the USA’s south-western regions. Save big with LastMinuteTravel.com low hotel rates! This year we’re throwing in a special spicy hot treat – a $20 coupon! Just enter promo code...

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2010 Christmas Vacation Alternatives

Change up your holiday destination this year. (…Or next year, and consider this just amazing┬ápre-planning!) The Global Grasshopper has some great suggestions for an alternative to your typical holiday destination. They include Edinburgh where lively Christmas celebrations continue through early January, Australia where December is the first month of summer, and more. Take a peek at this fun and informative article for your...

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Fall Foliage Fun

A trip through the trees From the west coast to the east coast, take in the season with breathtaking fall foliage. Your neighborhood park makes a lovely backdrop for a brisk afternoon walk. Or how about make a weekend of it and visit somewhere further afield? Here are just a few favorite leaf-peeping places: Mt. Rainier National Park, WA: Most roads are open through October with a variety of hiking trails to take in the lively colors....

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Las Vegas reporting uptick in Reservations (and rates)

It is unlikely that any city in the US was hit as hard by the recession as Las Vegas. They experienced twin crashes in housing and tourism while still not being completely recovered from the downturn of the early 2000s. While housing may yet take a while to recover, signs of a recovery in the tourism industry are growing. Numbers just released by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority say the city attracted 3,330,658 visitors...

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New York City – A quick visit

Whether you know it as The Big Apple, Gotham, The World’s Capital, The City That New Sleeps, or just New York, New York – the city so nice they’re named it twice, there is no place else on Earth like it and everybody needs to visit at least once in their life. Last week I was in New York City for a conference at a posh Manhattan hotel. While there I took advantage of my free afternoon for a little self-guided tour....

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Pets on your Disney Vacation? Sure!

Can’t bear to leave your pet at home while you travel to Central Florida with your family? Don’t worry. A new luxury pet resort to open at Walt Disney World Resort will provide the best care while you’re enjoying the local theme parks. Reservations are being accepted for pet boarding stays beginning Aug. 27, 2010, for the new Best Friends Pet Care Resort. After it opens, it will be the new central location for all...

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