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san francisco

The World Famous San Francisco Cable Cars

If you're planning on making a trip to San Francisco, one thing you have to take the time to do is to ride their world famous cable cars. But did you ever wonder how they work or how they ever got started? Read the information below and you’ll learn a ton about the San Francisco cable cars: how they work, how fast they go, why they were built, and more!

toronto

How Does the CN Tower Measure Up?

The year 2011 marks the 35th anniversary of the completion of the CN Tower in Toronto. So before you head to Toronto, below are some really interesting facts and other tidbits to help you get to know the tallest structure in the Western Hemisphere better. As you’ll see, the CN Tower is an amazing structure!

chicago

Chicago vs New York – Differences Travelers Should Know about the Windy City & Big Apple.

Thinking of taking a vacation to the Big Apple or the Windy City? Compare their unique qualities while you consider the different things to do in New York and places to visit in Chicago with a little help from the graphic below.

new york

Fun facts about the Statue of Liberty

Did you ever wonder what the different parts of the Statue of Liberty represent? Did you know that in high winds Lady Liberty’s torch can sway up to 5 inches? Want to take a guess at how many steps it takes to climb to the crown? Find out everything you ever wanted to know about this famous New York attraction below.

chicago

Visiting Skydeck Chicago: Everything You Need to Know

The most dominant building in the Chicago skyline, Willis Tower is home to The Skydeck, a thrilling tourist attraction that offers 360-degree views of The Windy City. The skyscraper (formerly known as the Sears Tower) has been a highlight for visitors to Chicago for many years. The Skydeck played a role in Ferris Bueller's Day Off , where the main characters famously leaned their foreheads against the windows to peer down on the city below.