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Since July 4, 1777 -- the first birthday of the United States of America -- fireworks have been a part of our nation’s celebratory fabric. The Congressionally-sponsored fireworks were commissioned to celebrate the first anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and delivered a rousing light show to the colonists in a patriotic pyrotechnic display. Today, the tradition continues nearly 240 years later.
The southeastern part of the U.S. has no shortage of fun in the sun, and as the warmer weather begins to sweep across the rest of the country, we find ourselves planning weekend getaways to soak in every second of sunshine that Mother Nature brings us. When your work schedule permits and you have the opportunity to sink your feet in the sand and your bottom in a beach chair, there’s no better place than Tampa Bay, Florida.
From panoramic views at Skydeck Chicago to the interactive science exhibits at the Museum of Science and Industry, the Windy City’s sight-seeing opportunities are certainly nothing short of spectacular. But Chicago is also the deep dish pizza capital of the world. Here's where you can find the best of the best.
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.
Springtime -- and the impending end of school days -- brings out the kid in all of us. For those adults with kids of their own, no family summer vacation trip would be complete without some time to experience life out of doors in the big city. After you've scouted out some fun, educational attractions, treat the kids (and yourself) to a visit to some of the most amazing modern playgrounds around the country.
Whether you’re of Irish decent or not, there is no shortage of fun to be had on Saint Patrick’s Day. This mid-March holiday commemorates Saint Patrick and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish. Grab your green, fill your cup with suds and put on your dancing shoes, because the Irish sure know how to party.