One thing’s for sure: Niagara Falls hasn’t stopped flowing due to the U.S. Government shutdown; and Niagara Falls State Park is open for visitors who want to get away from all the nonstop dribble of dreary news and revel in the stunning autumn scenery. And lucky for Toronto CityPASS holders, it's a quick 80-mile/128-kilometer drive, making it an easy side trip for a day or even a weekend.
In a part of the world best known for tall buildings and bright lights, New Jersey’s Liberty State Park provides a lush oasis for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city. But that doesn’t mean this park, located next to the Jersey City shoreline, isn’t a bright, shiny star all on its very own. read more »
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 »