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Pacific Northwest native Dale Chihuly couldn’t have picked a better location for Seattle’s newest must-see attraction, Chihuly Garden and Glass, which opened May 21. Located at the base of the Emerald City’s iconic Space Needle, this expansive, colorful collection of Chihuly masterworks gives visitors an opportunity to marvel at creations from every decade of the artist’s storied career.
One family learns it’s just as important to slow down and savor some of the off-the-beaten path thrills—especially in Disneyland, Walt’s original park. They’ve discovered that some of the most magical attractions don’t even involve a line or a Fast Pass. Here are their favorite hidden treasures in “The Happiest Place on Earth.”
Money is on everybody’s mind these days — mainly, using less of it. Of course, CityPASS users are wallet-conscious travelers anyway, but we all want more ideas on how to save some while traveling.
While Manhattan may have its tiny Little Italy on downtown Mulberry Street, for a more authentic and less touristy experience, head uptown to Arthur Avenue in the Belmont section of the Bronx. You’ll discover a working class immigrant neighborhood where little old ladies in black still order in Italian from the butchers and fish mongers, and guys sit outside the social clubs sipping espresso and talking about the Yankees. But the main attraction is the food.
Everyone knows San Francisco’s bustling, busy Chinatown, the largest outside of Asia. But Japantown? "People just come here to eat,” says Dawn Shalhoup, who represents Japantown and took us on a walking tour. "They don’t realize how much there is to do!”
Robert Burke, as The Naked Cowboy, is literally one of New York City's hottest tourist attractions. He may not be the most historic of Manhattan sightseeing hotspots, like Lady Liberty or the Empire State Building, but this cowboy still has his share of curious fans who flock to see him strut his nearly naked stuff in the middle of Times Square nearly each and every day of the year.