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Top 10 Cities to Visit for New Years Eve 2017

Top 10 Cities to Visit for New Years Eve 2017

Here’s a list of the Top 10 Cities to visit while in the US for New Years Eve celebrations

  1. Miami, Florida

  2. You may be surprised New York City isn’t first but Miami Beach is the most sought after and expensive city to visit for New Years Eve. Known as a party city, it’s going with a big bang in 2017 with Pitbull ringing in the new year at Bayfront Park. Justin Bieber will also be performing at the popular Fontainebleau hotel with Skrillex making an appearance at LIV nightclub.

  3. Orlando, Florida
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    Home to the Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World in Orlando is a top spot to be surrounded by live music, amazing fireworks, and
    lots of other entertainment!

  5. New Orleans, Louisiana
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    The pre-party begins on Bourbon Street for live music and drinks before people head over to Jackson Square to watch a giant fleur de lis drop from the top of Jax Brewery at midnight, with a fireworks show over the Mississippi river to top it off!

  7. New York City, New York
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    New York City is always a top spot for ringing in the new year, just be prepared to wait hours to watch the ball drop from Times Square at midnight with thousands of other people! Hint: If you have a previous hotel room card from Marriott, you can bypass some of the lines and say you’re heading back to the hotel near Times Square 😉

  9. Las Vegas, Nevada
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    New Years Eve is one of the most popular times that people visit Vegas and the hotel prices reflect that! You won’t be disappointed with the Vegas strip being closed down for over 300,000 people to celebrate the new year with fireworks and performances. Lyft is actually offering free rides this year in Vegas, New Lyft users get $50 in ride credit between 7 p.m. Dec. 31 and 3 a.m. Jan 1 using the code “LVNYE.” The first 1,000 existing Lyft users get $5 off of one ride with promo code “EMXPLASWDNYE” when added between Dec. 26-31.

  11. San Francisco, California
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    Thousands of visitors come to San Francisco to ring in the new year with fireworks at the Ferry Building. You can also see the fireworks from the Bay Bridge for an amazing display.

  13. Chicago, Illinois
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    Watch the fireworks over the Michigan River from the Navy Pier along with lots of outdoor entertainment and activities with nearly 100,000 other people

  15. Austin, Texas
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    Austin is a more affordable and family friendly city with it’s free New Years Eve event hosted at the Vic Mathias Shores, full of live music, art, and fireworks

  17. Honolulu, Hawaii
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    Enjoy the fireworks over Waikiki Beach and the Aloha Tower Marketplace for a more family friendly way of ringing in the new year

  19. Nashville, Tennessee
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    Watch Nashville’s signature Music Note Drop at midnight from the Tennessee State Capitol building while listening to live music and another firework show at the Cumberland River.

Check out our travel planner on our site to help you organize your 2017 New Year Eve plans!

New York Dessert Festival for Foodies

New York Dessert Festival for Foodies

For the first time in New York, there’s a dessert only festival called Dessert Goals. It’s scheduled to kick off on October 23 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn so book your flights now! Tickets will be on sale starting September 27 for only $15, it’s so worth it for those Instagram photos. Click here to go to the official Dessert Goals website.

Check out some of delicious vendors that will be here below #dessertgoals

Wowfulls- Hong Kong Waffles with ice cream

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Melt Bakery – Ice cream sandwiches

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Mochidoki- Mochi ice cream

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If you’re going to stay in NYC for longer, we’ve got all the top things to do covered on our site here!

The Top 10 Museums to Visit in Europe

The Top 10 Museums to Visit in Europe

TripAdvisor just released the top museums to visit in Europe based on the popularity of visitors and the quality. Here’s the top 10 Museums to add to your plans when planning your next trip to Europe.

1) State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia has over 1 million art pieces, including art from famous artists such as Picasso, Matisse, and Rembrandt.

State Hermitage Museum
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2) Musee d’Orsay in Paris, France
Musee d'Orsay 
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3) Prado National Museum in Madrid, Spain
Prado National Museum
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4) British Museum in London, UK
British Museum
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5) Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece
Acropolis Museum
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6) Vasa Museum in Stockholm, Sweden
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7) London’s Victoria & Albert Museum in London, UK
London's Victoria & Albert Museum
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8) Musee du Louvre, famous for its’ Mona Lisa painting by Leonardo da Vinci
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9) Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands
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10) Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Van Gogh Museum
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Build Your Trip Itinerary to Europe with these Museums on our Site

Harry Potter Festival in Philadelphia this Fall

Harry Potter Festival in Philadelphia this Fall

October is the month for Harry Potter fans in Philadelphia if you’re looking to plan your fall trip!

On October 21 and October 22, Chestnut Hill in Philadelphia will be transformed for the annual Harry Potter Festival and Quidditch Tournament. This is a free event for all ages to enjoy and due to increasing demand, the festival is closing down traffic on Saturday so that a whole 10 blocks can be dedicated for Harry Potter fans.

The super popular Harry Potter Pub Crawl is happening on Friday October 21, where you can drink butterbeer and other drink specials with fellow Harry Potter fans in costumes! Tickets go on sale September 28th at 10am for $10 so make sure to save this date in your calendar!

Actors dressed up as Harry, Ron, Hermione, and Dumbledore will also be at Philadelphia’s Train Station to greet and escort SEPTA passengers to the Harry Potter Festival.

Take a look at the video of last year’s Festival below:

Check out other activities to do in Philadelphia on our site here

Free Virgin America Flights with the Giants Game this Saturday

Free Virgin America Flights with the Giants Game this Saturday

If you live in San Francisco and love the Giants, Virgin America is giving away 2 for 1 flight vouchers this Saturday August 20th! It’s limited to the first 40,000 fans attending the game and is valid for travel in Main Cabin between September 7, 2016 – December 8, 2016 or between January 4, 2017 – February 25, 2017. You have to book your flights by September 2, 2016 and both passengers must be on the same itinerary.

Here are the blackout dates:
October 6 — October 11, 2016
November 10 — November 15, 2016
November 17 — November 30, 2016
December 9, 2016 — January 2, 2017
January 12 — January 17, 2017
February 16 — February 21, 2017

Go Giants and Free Virgin America Flights! Click here for full terms and conditions of the offer

Checkout this Hello Kitty Cafe

Checkout this Hello Kitty Cafe

Are you a Hello Kitty fan but don’t want to travel to Hong Kong? No need, there’s a new Hello Kitty Pop-Up Shop in California!

It’s actually a container that’s located at the Irvine Spectrum Center in Irvine, California that offers cute Hello Kitty drinks and sweet desserts. Checkout the images below to (Warning don’t look if your hungry!)

Hello Kitty Fans Dream Come True

They’ve got cold drinks and lattes covered

And all the desserts you crave

Even a cute photo-op for Instagram

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More goodies to buy

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Who’s ready to book a trip to Cali now? See more activities to do on our site by clicking here