Whether this is your first visit, or you go every year, there’s nothing quite as invigorating as a trip to New York City. And now that we’re smack dab in the middle of spring, New York locals and visitors are putting the arduous winter behind them, and bounding outside to have some fun. For your perfect New York weekend, don’t miss your favorite museum or trip to the top of a skyscraper. But to relish the city in this weather, take time to wander fun neighborhoods, explore new eateries, and drink in the city’s vibe. read more »
Recently CityPASS City Traveler shared five fun and funky fests happening across the U.S. Well, we thought it might be fun (and funky) to offer you five more from five more North American cities. And what better time than now to let you know about all the sunny fun that’s available to you at the many festivals taking place throughout your favorite CityPASS locations? Here are five more fun and funky festivals to enjoy! read more »
Today's a BIG day for Tampa Bay! It marks the official start date of Tampa Bay CityPASS. To celebrate, we thought it would be fun to host a little contest on Facebook. For a chance to win 2 Tampa Bay CityPASS booklets, simply play our Tampa Bay Scavenger Hunt. You can enter once per day through May 31. read more »
A good vacation can make you feel revitalized and healthy, and stave off burnout — with thoughtful planning, your trip can do the same for the planet. No longer a marketing catchphrase meant to lure backpackers to underdeveloped locations, eco-friendly tourism today means making every effort to minimize your footprint when you travel, whether you’re headed to the other side of the world or just around the corner. read more »
While there’s nothing particularly ugly or untoward about Treasure Island or Angel Island, they suffer the same fate as one who poses next to a glamorous movie star. Next to San Francisco and all of its great attractions, they just don’t get noticed very much. But for those willing to get away from the asphalt and the crowded wharf of downtown San Francisco, and who wish to experience something new and different, these islands offer memorable views of the city, relaxation, recreation, wines, picnics and a perfect natural getaway. read more »
Remember all those Little League games, ballet recitals and guitar lessons your mom sat through when you were a kid? Well, payback’s … you know, actually, it’s not so bad, especially if Mom likes to travel. This Mother’s Day, take her someplace she’s always wanted to go. Or, spend some time revisiting the places and things she loves best.
Art Nirvana — Mom tried her hardest to get you interested in art when you were younger. Seeing you walk into a museum of your own accord will likely have her crying tears of joy. And you’ll be happy, too, because you know now that Mom was right all along: art is cool. Not that you have to mention that part.
To celebrate National Travel and Tourism week, we're having a contest and giving away CityPASS booklets. To enter, simply share a travel photo with us and tell us why YOU love travel. Two winners will EACH get a pair of CityPASS booklets! Click here for details. Good luck (and don't forget to vote for your favorites!). read more »
One of the pleasures of the warm weather months in New York is a visit to The Roof Garden at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to enjoy the panoramic and sunset views, sip a drink, and take in the current seasonal exhibit. The garden opened this week with its familiar views of Central Park and rising skyscrapers, but there’s a new twist this year. This season’s exhibit, a steel and glass pavilion entitled Hedge Two-Way Mirror Walkabout, reflects and interprets the skyline and surroundings in magical and unexpected ways. The installation, by American Conceptualist Dan Graham in collaboration with Swiss landscape architect Günther Vogt, will charm and entice visitors, whatever their age. read more »