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Dog-Friendly Vegas, Who Knew?

Dog-Friendly Vegas, Who Knew?

Vegas has become Dog-Friendly. Here’s Where to Find The Best Pet Friendly Hotels in Las Vegas.

Taking your dog with you to Las Vegas is no longer a traveler’s dream, it’s a reality. More than a hundred Las Vegas hotels, since 2011, have added dog-friendly services to their already extensive list of amenities. Massages for your four-legged friend, plush beds, personalized water bowls, mouth-watering menus and easy to access dog-walking services have made Las Vegas one of the most pet-friendly destinations in the US.

September 15, 2014 | By More
America’s Best Campgrounds and RV Parks For Hunting and Fishing

America’s Best Campgrounds and RV Parks For Hunting and Fishing

Soon the temperatures will begin to ease from summer’s heat and cool breezes will blow down from the hills and mountains. Before long, the urge to dress in bright orange will become irresistible. No, not for Halloween – for a great guys getaway to the wilderness! It’s nearly time to gather your buddies and take to the woods for a hunting, fishing and laughs. Combine the all-time favorite guy activities of fishing, hunting and hiking and go RVing and camping in some of America’s best spots.

Here’s a look at some of America’s best RV and Camping Parks for hunting, fishing and hiking:

August 18, 2014 | By More
Tiny and Trendy,  World’s Smallest Vacation Rentals That Deliver Big Memories

Tiny and Trendy, World’s Smallest Vacation Rentals That Deliver Big Memories

When I yearn to get away from the stress and break-neck pace of everyday life, I prefer to head somewhere snug and comfortable. Sure, you can find those adjectives in a 25-story luxury resort, if you’re looking – but I think small. A lot smaller, in fact. ‘Tiny houses’ appear to be all the rage. Modest and minimalistic, a diminutive domicile can provide an excellent opportunity for clearing your mind and providing focus.

If you want to take the cozy experience for a test drive, there are a myriad of ‘tiny’ vacation rentals out there. From spaceship-inspired houses in the shadow of the towering Alps to Northwestern Oregon treehouses, the options wide and varied. Let’s take a look at a few unique selections…

February 24, 2014 | By More
It’s Time To Plan Your Baseball Spring Training Camp Getaway

It’s Time To Plan Your Baseball Spring Training Camp Getaway

With the Super Bowl behind us, it’s time for the boys of summer to migrate to their warm weather spring training fields. So find your sun glasses and baseball cap and plan a great getaway to one of these Beds and Breakfast Inns near spring training ball parks.

There’s nothing like spring… a time for blooming flowers, home makeovers, and a tease of warm weather. But spring isn’t a tease for baseball fans.

February 4, 2014 | By More
Where To Find The World’s Best Parties

Where To Find The World’s Best Parties

The vast majority of travel guides that crowd dusty shelves in books stores and personal libraries tell you where to find the best hotels, countless museums and endless architecturally significant churches, but they’re missing one of the most important reasons we travel – to discover where locals go to party!

Where To Party Around The World. The Matador Network, a community of young travel bloggers who tell it like it is, has just published the “ultimate guide to partying around the world”, with 101 Places To Get F*cked Up Before You Die.

January 14, 2014 | By More
Off The Beaten Path Adventures in North America

Off The Beaten Path Adventures in North America

Craving a grand adventure, one that won’t make you pay $100+ just to get in, only to be surrounded by thousands of other sweaty people, all spending half of the day waiting in long lines (I’m talking about you, Disneyland)? That doesn’t seem like much of an escape, or any adventure I’d want to partake in.

So why not take the road less frequented, head outside of town, and immerse yourself in an unfamiliar wilderness. The western United States is wild and full of rare beauty that should be witnessed. Below are a few of my top destinations for that adventurous spirit of yours.

December 11, 2013 | By More
Where To Find The Most Fun Bars in Las Vegas

Where To Find The Most Fun Bars in Las Vegas

Where will you find the most fun bars in Las Vegas? Well, not all bars and restaurants in Las Vegas are created equal. Other than serving delicious drinks and food, many are offering something that others don’t – something really fun and entertaining.  Some have way more fun factor than others. Here are five of […]

April 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Can You Guess The Top USA Destinations in 2013?

Can You Guess The Top USA Destinations in 2013?

Can you guess the top destinations for travelers in the USA for the first quarter of 2013?  Sojern, the world’s leading data-driven traveler engagement platform, recently analyzed data from more than 400 million travelers, and the results are totally of fascinating.  Here’s a wonderful infographic that shows just where travelers are heading this year, the […]

April 18, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
5 of The World’s Most Luxurious and Expensive Hotel Rooms – Live The Life Of The Uber-Rich!

5 of The World’s Most Luxurious and Expensive Hotel Rooms – Live The Life Of The Uber-Rich!

As celebrities and the uber-rich have demand even more luxury and indulgence, the 5-star rating is no longer sufficient indication that the hotel is the best.  Six-star has yet to come of age, but there are still incredible suites and rooms in the world’s most expensive hotels that command a tariff more than the average […]

March 25, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Looking For A Great Seaside Vacation? – Try Texas!

Looking For A Great Seaside Vacation? – Try Texas!

Looking for a new beach destination?  Check out Kemah and Galveston Texas for Your Next Seaside Vacation Having lived in Texas all my life I have much to say about our beaches, not all of it good. However in the last few years the two large hurricanes we have had have washed away many of […]

January 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Guide To Visiting Las Vegas With Kids

Guide To Visiting Las Vegas With Kids

Travel Tips for parents planning to travel to Las Vegas with their children So you’re traveling to Las Vegas… and with kids! I have some amazing tips on traveling to Las Vegas for parents. First of all, select where you are staying carefully. Las Vegas has some of the world’s best hotels. I always suggest […]

January 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Dining in Dallas: Six Top Spots for Fussy Foodies

Dining in Dallas: Six Top Spots for Fussy Foodies

Dining in Dallas is a wonderful treat for foodies of all description. The variety of restaurants is astounding; from homey hole-in-the-wall eateries to classy fine dining establishments.  There is something for every taste and budget. Here’s our thoughts on the best places to go for great dining in Dallas: Fearing’s Restaurant Fearing’s Restaurant at Ritz-Carlton, […]

January 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Scottsdale Family Trip Report – Horses, Hikes & Small Town Charm

Scottsdale Family Trip Report – Horses, Hikes & Small Town Charm

Visiting Scottsdale, Arizona for a Vacation with a bit of Everything For The Entire Family Scottsdale is a beautiful Little city outside of Phoenix, surrounded by the rolling desert hills of Maricopa county, washed in sunlight 350 days of the year, and is as peaceful as a country town  despite being so close to the big […]

October 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
America’s Top Native American Sites – A Fascinating Family Vacation Choice

America’s Top Native American Sites – A Fascinating Family Vacation Choice

Travel to Native American Sites And Experience Their Rich Cultural History Why Travel to Native American Sites? Because Native Americans serve as caretakers for the land, a vacation to Native Indian sites provides visitors with the chance to relax and connect with the earth. In the midst of tranquility, anyone can unwind and enjoy a […]

October 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
Top 5 Las Vegas Activities To Do Before You Die

Top 5 Las Vegas Activities To Do Before You Die

Add Even More Pizazz To Your Vegas Vacation With These Top 5 Things to Do in Vegas Before You Die Las Vegas is the stuff of legends. It’s the City of Sin. It’s the set of “The Hangover.” What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. So, if you’re looking to let loose and have an […]

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Winter Restaurant Weeks 2012 – Our Big List!

Winter Restaurant Weeks 2012 – Our Big List!

Here’s our list of fantastic restaurant week celebrations across the country for 2012.  Just when the winter doldrums have set in, cities across the country want to entice you to get off the couch and experience some memorable meals with friends.  Restaurant weeks typically offer 3 course lunches and dinners at a fraction of the […]

December 22, 2011 | By | Reply More
College Towns That Are Fun At Any Age

College Towns That Are Fun At Any Age

College towns are some of the most interesting and unique destinations around. There are many quirky college towns in the U.S. that go sadly overlooked as vacationing destinations. These three college towns offer drastically different sights and attractions and can each make for a wonderful family vacation or a personal retreat.

November 29, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Top Family-Friendly Thanksgiving Destinations

Top Family-Friendly Thanksgiving Destinations

Travel afar or stay close to home this season with these top family-friendly travel destinations.  Instead of a hosting a traditional family dinner at home this year, our BookIt.com travel expert shares the top 5 fun, family-friendly places to go this season. The Top 5 Destinations Unveiled include: 1. New York City Kickoff the holiday […]

November 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
Visit San Antonio for Smooth Jazz, Great Food & Rich History

Visit San Antonio for Smooth Jazz, Great Food & Rich History

San Antonio is a magical place where the famed River Walk ambles along the San Antonio River delivering fun, creative food venues, great shops and adventure. With the recent expansion, the River Walk has expanded to 5 miles of attractions with new walking and biking trails, and the city of San Antonio has exploded with energy.

July 10, 2011 | By | Reply More
New At Disney – Pampered Pets, Hawaii Resort & New Cruise Ports

New At Disney – Pampered Pets, Hawaii Resort & New Cruise Ports

Disney is definitely on the move and spreading their magic to new places. Here are some new Disney offerings to put on your watch list. With Disney now boasting 4 cruise ships, the Mouse is definitely out and about! Disney Cruise Line is bringing their cruise ships to new home ports all across the United States.

May 19, 2011 | By | Reply More