A visit to a major city often inspires wonder at the sight of the impressive skyline and the buildings it comprises. Two of the most beautiful cities in North America, New York and Toronto, boast amazing attractions that allow visitors to see each city from above the clouds: the Empire State Building and the CN Tower. Here is a look at how two of the world’s most amazing structures will grant you a view from the top of two distinctly different, albeit equally beautiful, urban settings on the North American continent.
You’re not ready for winter yet. Neither is Chicago, and autumn is the best time of the year to visit the Windy City. There are fewer crowds, there’s less humidity and the fall colors provide the perfect dressing to this majestic and fascinating town. When I arrive to a new place for the first time, I like starting off with a get-acquainted tour with a city’s finest features. In Chicago, that means architecture, food, shopping, great museums and sports.
Part museum, part education, part art, part science, part R&D – and 100 percent fun. That's the Exploratorium, one of San Francisco's top museums for science, art, and human perception. With 600 explore-for-yourself exhibits, the Exploratorium gives children and adults alike countless opportunities to learn through active exploration, play and fun. read more »
As the scorching Texas summer heat gives way to the bright, cool days of fall, Houstonians flock to escape the hurried schedules and already bustling school year to let off some steam in Houston’s historic Hermann Park. A recreational hub located between the Museum District, the Texas Medical Center and Rice University, Hermann Park is a celebrated community haven, welcoming tourists, residents, and families of all kinds to enjoy the many amenities within the 445 acres. While not a primary Houston attraction, there is something for every member of the family at Hermann Park. read more »
The travel industry has come a long way in just a few short years. A little over a decade ago, travel meant hopping in the family car with a glove compartment full of maps or boarding a plane for several hours, touching down at a destination with loved ones far from home, phones, and television. The question of “Does our hotel have Wi-Fi?” likely never passed a traveler’s lips -- mostly because Wi-Fi didn’t even exist. read more »