Traveling on Thanksgiving? Why You Should Be Thankful

Most Americans are well aware that Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of the year. If you’re one of the 94.5 million Americans traveling over 50 miles for that turkey gravy, chances are that once you finally make it home you’ll be griping about the heavy traffic, flight delays, or other travel-related headaches.

But how many of us stop to think, on the day we are supposed to be most grateful for our blessings, how lucky we are to have these modes of transportation at our disposal? I’m guessing you’ve probably never heard this around the dinner table: “I’m grateful for this delicious meal with my family, our good health, and the railroad tracks that brought me home in time.”

So to help you get in the spirit of gratitude for the many travel luxuries we often take for granted, here is a throwback to what travel used to be like in the U.S. (Makes that baby crying next to you the entire flight, not seem so bad, doesn’t it?!)

Traveling in America in 1621

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Top 10 Music Festivals This Summer

Summer is synonymous with beaches, ice cream, barbecues and fireworks. It is also synonymous with music festivals. Each year, the best artists in the world gather to play in front of crowds numbering in the thousands. Here are the 10 best upcoming festivals this summer.

10) Outside Lands
Kanye West. Tom Petty. Tiësto. Macklemore. Few festivals offer the best of a wide array of genres. Outside Lands gives you it all. The festival also features a wine tasting section, beer garden, and art gallery. Basically, its all San Fran has to offer, with some killer music. Sign me up.

Where: San Francisco
When: August 8th-10th

Outside Lands_SF

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Street Food in NYC

It is becoming more and more popular to Instagram, Facebook, and even Snapchat your food. As the creations get crazier and more inventive, even the street food is stepping up its game. With food trucks on every corner you no longer have to settle for an overcooked hot dog when walking the streets of New York City. Here are some of our favorite eats around town.

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Romantic Vacation Destinations

While Valentines Day has past, it is never too late to surprise that special someone with a romantic getaway. Whether you are looking to sightsee, lay by the ocean, or just eat at some amazing restaurants; there is a perfect destination for every couple. Check out some of our favorites spots!

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Hotel Rooms for Valentines Day 2014

Huge discounts on romantic Valentine’s Day hotel rooms.

If you’re looking for that perfect, last-minute (but not too expensive) Valentine’s Day escape, you’ve come to the right place. Treat your special someone to a romantic escape, or even a romantic stay-cation, that they’ll never forget. With prices like these, you can definitely afford that special hotel room for Valentine’s Day. Check it out!

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