If You Can’t Afford to Travel, Travel to Las Vegas

Las Vegas is one of our most favorite travel destinations, and with proper planning, it is also one of our most affordable travel destinations.

Every time we return from a trip to Vegas, I have the same conversation with my mother, “How can you afford to go there?” And I tell her, very matter-of-factly, “I can’t afford not to go there!”
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Why National Park Visitors are freaking out over the Passport Program (and why you should join them!)

If you or a friend has visited a National Park in the past five years, odds are you’ve heard about the Passport Program. The Passport Program is huge right now. Signs, posters, and even t-shirts alert visitors of the program, and for good reason, because the Passport Program is changing the way that visitors see the National Parks. … More Why National Park Visitors are freaking out over the Passport Program (and why you should join them!)

8 Things to do to Guarantee You’ll get the Most out of Your First Visit to a National Historic Site

[Read Time: 8 minutes, 53 seconds] With the recent popularity of the Passport Program, there is more awareness now than ever before about the smaller parks managed by or affiliated with the National Park Service. There are 90 parks in the United States that are “officially” designated National Historic Sites. Here’s what you need to know before you start visiting them! … More 8 Things to do to Guarantee You’ll get the Most out of Your First Visit to a National Historic Site

How to make the Most out of a Short Weekend in Yosemite

As busy, working people, we need to get the most out of our vacations when we have them. We could use a shortage of time as an excuse to not go at all, but that would be a huge mistake. While having more time is always better, not having “enough time” to see a destination in it’s entirety is no reason to avoid the destination all together. … More How to make the Most out of a Short Weekend in Yosemite

How to Answer the Call of the Mountains When You Don’t Have the Vacation Days to Get You There

We all know the saying… “The Mountains are calling, and I must go.” But what about all those times that you can’t?

There’s a reason John Muir didn’t say, “the Mountains are calling and I…don’t have enough vacation days to get there, sorry, maybe next month.” The guy dedicated his life to protecting the mountains. Going to the mountains was like going into the office. But unless you’re living the John Muir life, you probably aren’t able to just go. So what do you do? … More How to Answer the Call of the Mountains When You Don’t Have the Vacation Days to Get You There