Posts Tagged ‘Sightsee’

Take a Break in Tampa

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

If you are looking for a nice warm place to visit this winter, Tampa, Florida should definitely make your short list.  With beaches that go on for miles and an infectiously friendly atmosphere, this city was clearly designed with tourists in mind.  So when you are ready to start planning your next getaway, consider the place that has it all!

Once you have made your decision on where to go, it is only fitting that you choose a tour company that will have you covered from arrival to departure.  With Tampa Tours, you are sure to have all of your sightseeing needs met and exceeded.  Whether your idea of a great time is spending a romantic evening on the water or checking out the area wildlife, you will not be disappointed by your experience.

When you are in the mood to have a leisurely day taking in the scenery, the Deluxe Little Manatee River Canoe or Kayak Trip is just what you need.  You can float down the river at your own pace while you soak up the beautiful surroundings and take some time to appreciate the wildlife that you see around you.  Some of the animals you might see on your trip are manatees, turtles, fish, birds, and alligators.  You may also spot some hogs, otters, and deer along the way so keep an eye out!  Towards the middle of your day, you can go fishing, check out the lay of the land, or stop off for a waterside picnic.

In Tampa, the activities don’t stop just because the sun goes down.  If you are still in the mood for some action, check out one of the dinner cruises on offer.  A fantastic combination of fine dining and entertainment, these cruises are a definite crowd pleaser and an excellent chance to check out the sights without braving the city traffic.  Similar trips are available at lunch time as well if that is more to your liking.

One such cruise is the Dinner Dance Cruise from St. Petersburg.  With incredible waterfront views of Tampa Bay, you are able to see so much more than you would by land because you have the opportunity to do so from many different vantage points.  As you take a walk up and down the decks you will see the city lit up as it stands out against the night sky.  The view, in combination with the food and entertainment, makes your trip that much more memorable so it is a great activity to share with friends or loved ones.

For more ideas for how to spend your time in Tampa, visit www.tampatours.net and see why this city has become a favorite for travelers around the country and the world.

Tour Across America

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

It is often hard to choose where to spend your vacation, but when you think about all the things you can do in each state and in each city, you really can’t go wrong.  United States Tours offers things for you to do in every state in the country, including Washington D.C.  There’s no way that you can’t have a great vacation with the vast array of activities and attractions that are at your disposal.  United States Tours and its affiliates are the largest tour operators in the world so there is no doubt that this year’s trip will be the best yet. 

One of the most popular packages that United States Tour provides, out of the 5,000+, is the Alcatraz Tour & San Francisco City Tour.  You will get a comprehensive tour, including bus and ferry transportation, of the beautiful city of San Francisco.  This is an excellent tour as you see all the world renowned sites through San Francisco including Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown and Union square as well as the notorious federal prison on Alcatraz Island.

Another wonderful option for a vacation activity that United States Tours offers is the New York Spirit Dinner Cruise.  This is a great way to spend an evening after a full day of sightseeing around New York.  You will eat a delicious dinner aboard a luxurious and chic ship.  Your night will be complete with the entertaining music and Broadway-quality performers.  For a break from the exciting festivities, you can stroll along the decks of the magnificent boat and view the best of New York drift by.

On the Nashville City Tour you will see all the major sights of Music City.  This fantastic tour is known for taking you to the best areas in the marvelous city.  You will ride by the historic downtown Nashville, Fort Nashboro, the Parthenon, Music Row, Studio B and beautiful Vanderbilt University.  The tour makes a stop at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum as well as the Ryman Auditorium – the Mother Church of Country Music.  This is a perfect tour for visitors to Nashville who want to see the greatest parts of the city.

An experience unlike any other is Boston Duck Tour and it all begins as you board your sightseeing vehicle, the “DUCK.”  The “DUCK” is an authentic WWII amphibious, meaning it can drive in land and water, vehicle that has been renovated for your comfort.  As Boston is the birthplace of freedom, it is only fitting that you see sights that reflect this while touring Boston.  The golden-domed State House, built on land owned by John Hancock, is highlighted during the tour.  Other locations that will be sighted are Bunker Hill, Boston Common – the oldest park in the country, and Copley Square.  Just when you think the tour has ended and you have seen all Boston has to offer, “SPLASHDOWN” hits.  The DUCK will splash right into the Charles River giving you the chance you receive an incredible view of Boston and Cambridge skylines.

United States Tours has tours, activities and attraction tickets in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.  By using the services offered you will without a doubt have one of the best vacations of your life.  Reserve your tickets today at United States Tours website, www.unitedstatestours.us. 

Sun, Sand and Stunning Views

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

With Mexico being so close to your vacation spot of San Diego, you must take advantage of the many amenities that San Diego Tours offers across the border.  Its close proximity allows you to see even more of the west coast during your vacation.

One option that San Diego Tours provides in Mexico is the Tijuana, Mexico Tour.  You will find so many wonderful things about this tour as Tijuana is a very historic and cultural city in Mexico.  One of your first stops on this completely narrated bus tour is at Paseo de los Heroes Avenue, meaning Road of the Heroes in English.  This is one of the most important avenues in all of Tijuana, and possibly Mexico as well, as it represents and celebrates the heroes of the Mexican Revolution.

Another stop along the way is the Tijuana Cultural Center.  This spherical shaped building contains a museum of Mexican history along with exhibits from different regions of the country.  Additionally, the center contains a lecture hall, IMAX® Theater, concert hall, video room, beautiful courtyards, café and bookstore.  While on this tour, you may shop through the colorful bazaars and find interesting handcrafts from the many different regions of Mexico.   There is no doubt that with this wonderfully historic based tour, you will enter back in the States more knowledgeable and impressed by Tijuana, Mexico.

Another Mexican locale that San Diego Tours can offer you is the Rosarito Beach Mexico Tour.  This tour takes you to amazing spots that you may not have known were there.  Your tour begins with a brief drive through Tijuana and a stop at the Rosarito Beach Hotel.  This hotel was a hidden getaway for the famous in the 1940s and still is a popular hotel specializing in relaxation.

After visiting the hotel and getting a look at the beautiful ocean views, the tour bus will then take you into the town of Rosarito, which was actually the filming location of the movie Titanic.  At this point, you will be given time to shop from the local vendors or dine at one of the many fantastic eateries in the area.  This tour is perfect if you want to experience a piece of culture you never knew existed.

The trip to Ensenada, Mexico should be enough to satisfy any sightseer looking for beautiful views, but the Ensenada Mexico Tour with Lunch offers much more than the natural beauty.  Not only will you witness the spectacular views from the tour coach along the way, but you will visit the Baja coastline to enjoy the amazing features Mother Nature has brought to the area.

Along the coastline, there are many small villages to visit and experience a different side to Mexico.  You will also be taken to the Rosarito Beach Hotel and see a bit of the town.  Additionally, the tour stops at a small fishing town where you will enjoy your lunch at a wonderful restaurant.  There is plenty of time to get some shopping in or take a pleasant walk along the beach.  This could be the most memorable part of your entire trip and is something you definitely will want to visit again.

There are plenty of reasons to check out the wonderful areas of Mexico while visiting California.  It is a wonderful experience that will provide great memories for you to share for many years to come.  Book your tour tickets today at www.sandiegotours.us.

Exploring Beantown by Bus

Monday, November 17th, 2008

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A great way to tour through the amazing city of Boston is by bus.  This gives you the freedom to look wherever you choose without the distraction of having to find your own way.  There are also so many bus tour options to choose from, so how on earth does one make a choice?

In the Boston Total Experience Tour by Bus, the greatest parts of the old and new Boston have been combined to give you the best of Boston all in one tour.  This tour permits you to hop on and off as you please allowing you to view your favorite spots at your leisure.

You get to visit great historical spots like Paul Revere’s midnight ride route, novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne’s home, the “Battle Trail,’ Quincy Marketplace and Lexington Green.  This tour offers hotel pick-up at select area hotels making your touring experience that much easier.

Another fantastic bus tour is the three-and-a-half hour Cambridge, Lexington, & Concord Tour by Bus from Boston tour.  This wonderful and informative tour shows you some of the most recognized landmarks in the areas.  You are able to see the exact spot where Paul Revere warned that the British were coming, Harvard Yard – the oldest part of the Harvard University campus, The Old North Bridge which is the site of the Battle of Lexington and Concord.  This tour is perfect for history buffs as well as anyone interested in learning about important aspects of America’s past.

On the Pilgrims Path Tour by Bus from Boston you and the other travelers will make a ‘Pilgrimage’ south to the historic town to Plymouth.

While in the town, you will be able to see Plymouth Rock, the original site of the Mayflower Pilgrims arrival.  Docked nearby is a full-scale reproduction of the original 17th century ship.  The Mayflower II is open for your viewing as well.  Also located in Plymouth is the Jabez Howland House, the only house there where Pilgrims actually lived.  It is now a museum of their furniture and artifacts from the time.

No matter which bus tour you choose from Boston Tours, there is no doubt that you will be fully entertained and educated by the end our your enjoyable tour day.  Book your tour tickets today at www.bostontours.us.

Be a Beach Bum

Friday, November 14th, 2008

One thing that everyone wants to do when they visit Florida is check out the surf and the sand.  A day at the beach can be exactly what you want it to be – peaceful, exciting, or fun.  Orlando Tours offers many beach excursions for those vacationing in the area that can help create your perfect sunny beach experience.

For an afternoon full of thrills and excitement, it is recommended that you take part in the Clearwater Sea Screamer Tour with Lunch from Orlando.  This fascinating beach tour takes you on a speedboat on the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico.  With help from knowledgeable guides, you first begin a search for the graceful dolphins that inhabit the area.  Then you begin your exhilarating, speedy ride through the open ocean splashing and screaming with delight.  This lively tour is perfect for adventure seekers and is an experience you will never forget!

Orlando Tours can also provide you with a wonderful opportunity for 2 days of beach fun with the Florida Keys Swim with the Dolphins – 2-Day Getaway from Orlando.  You will be given VIP treatment as soon as your 2-day excursion begins. 

You will stay at Resort Key Largo with access to the beautiful private beach.  When you decide it is time to play with the dolphins, you will be brought to the facility and receive an up close and personal experience.  This package includes a one-on-one swim with the dolphins, a truly once in a life time opportunity. 

In addition to time with the dolphins, you will also receive access to an alligator and snake handling show and if you wish, be able to come face-to-face with these creatures.  This is not all that your package entails; you will also be given a on the Everglades Airboat Adventure and later visit Miami Bayside Shopping!  Additionally, all meals and transportation to and from your hotel to all locations is included during this tour.  This dolphin swim tour has so many extra amenities to it that it is very difficult to pass up!

Whether Orlando is a regular vacation spot for you or it is your first time visiting, Orlando Tours can provide you with a trip to remember!

 

Breathtaking Views from Up Above

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

The internationally renowned resort city of Las Vegas has always been known for its lavish clubs, vast amount of gamblers and big shows thus giving it the nickname, Sin City.  What people may not realize is that when you visit Vegas, there is much more than that.  There are wonderful locations in and around the area that are so beautiful and even more beautiful from the view above.   

One of the greatest places on earth and has even been named as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, is close by.  The Grand Canyon serves as a favorite vacation spot for many travelers in the area. 

On the Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour from Las Vegas you will get a view of the Canyon that few people ever get to see.  This is the premier helicopter tour as it takes you further and deeper into the Canyon than any other helicopter tour.  You will get views of beautiful Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam.  As you soar above and through the massive Grand Canyon, you will gaze into the magnificent array of colors that seem to be painted on this canvas of a landscape.  The sights are astounding and are sure to leave you speechless.  After gliding over the wonder your tour comes to an end, but not before you observe the bright lights and gleaming signs of the Vegas Strip.  This is a wonderful tour through and through!

The lights of Vegas are a spectacular sight and are even more stunning at night.  The Vegas Nights Helicopter Flight of Las Vegas Strip is a great way to get a truly unique view of brightest city on Earth.  Though your flight is short, it is all you need to experience the wondrous, glittering view.  You will soar over the Strip and downtown Glitter Gulch.  The gleaming, shimmering lights of the dramatic city are nothing short of breathtaking.  On this magnificent helicopter ride, you will enjoy VIP treatment and complimentary drinks.  The spacious 7-seater chopper is perfect for a group of friends wanting a memorable way to see the city, or a romantic evening for a loving couple. 

There is nothing like seeing striking spots than from above them.  Lost Wages Tours aerial views can provide you with memories to last a lifetime!

Visit a Turning Point in America’s History

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

People know Gettysburg as the turning point of the Civil War.  There are many historical locations in the city that are perfect spots to spend your vacation.  If you are looking for a thrilling trip full of the adventure from the past, then a visit to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is an excellent choice for you to make.

Gettysburg Tours offers a wide variety of tours and attractions in the area which are guaranteed to make your vacation one of the best you will ever have.  You can be thrilled during one of the ghost tours and guided history tours around the city, or take a trip to Washington DC through Gettysburg Tours.

While visiting the area, you should try out the Gettysburg Guided Tour by Bus.  You will travel through the historic fields watching America’s past come to life right before your eyes.  From the inside of your comfortable and roomy tour coach, you will ride past the spot where the Battle of Gettysburg took place.  Your licensed Gettysburg National Military Park Guide will give you details regarding the battle that determined the fate of the United States during the Civil War.  This is the perfect way to learn about this notorious conflict between the North and the South.  A visit to Gettysburg is not complete without it.

Another great experience you will have in Gettysburg is the Candlelight Ghost Tour.  This guided tour will take you to some of the most haunted spots in the city.  This tour is not for those scared easily as it is extremely chilling! 

The period dressed storytellers will walk you back in time down the dark streets of Gettysburg.  Not only will you hear the legends and tales that go date back to the times of the Civil War, but your guides will tell you firsthand experiences they have had with the spirits that haunt the area.  For an interesting, entertaining and enjoyable evening, this ghost walk is absolutely perfect. 

Gettysburg Tours will help you have the vacation of a lifetime.  Reserve your tour and attraction tickets today at www.gettysburgtours.net. 

Explore the Heart of Denali by Air

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

A trip to Denali, Alaska is a perfect opportunity to become one with nature.The beautiful valleys, mountains and sky in this area are truly an indescribable sight.Denali Tours can help make your already beautiful vacation even better as there are plenty of wonderful things to do during your visit.

If you want to see the beauty from above, try out The Air Tour.This private plane will fly along the Alaska Range into the heart of Denali Park.Down below there are stunning snow capped mountains, rushing streams and a variety of native wildlife.Everything you will be stamped into your memory for eternity as the sights are some of the most beautiful in the world.

The plane will soar past the massive glaciers and even may make it all the around Mt. McKinley.Seeing this peak is something few people see from the ground and is practically a sure thing from the air.Be one of the few by being a part of this miraculous flight.

Being able to explore above it all is such a spectacular experience!Not many people get to say they did something so awesome.Be one of the few to journey to it as well as experience the Alaskan wilderness by raft, mountain bike, kayak and so much more, by visiting www.denalitours.us.Reserve your vacation activities from Denali Tours today!

Entertaining Dinner Shows Across the Globe

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Everyone needs something fun and entertaining to do during their vacation evenings.Many venture off to experience the city’s nightlife while others simply enjoy a nice dinner out and head to bed earlier to be ready for the next day’s activities.One thing that everyone seems to enjoy is a thrilling dinner show.

Dinner shows can be appreciated by people of all ages with all sorts of interests.Wherever you plan on vacationing, you can see if there is a dinner show near you on the Dinner Shows’ website to take your group out for an evening full of fun!

One of the most popular locations with hundreds of dinner shows is Branson, Missouri.This is a great place to have some fun on a riverboat, in a theater, or any other fun venue.Aboard the Branson Belle Riverboat, you can enjoy an elegant cruise, delicious food and non-stop entertainment.

Additionally, you can watch western classics during one of the many Chuckwagon shows that are performed in cities all over the U.S.

Another great location for a dining show is Nashville, Tennessee.Like Branson, this city is full of great shows that everyone in the family will love.For a blast from the past, the Cowboy Town Wild West Show & Campfire Supper is a great choice.The General Jackson Dinner Cruise & Show is another great opportunity.The showboat will float along the Cumberland River providing you with an excellent meal and even better Broadway style performances.

Dinner Shows offers many types of entertainment so you can pick and choose which one best fits your interests.Additional locations include Atlanta, Orlando, Richmond, Chicago, Niagara Falls, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Hawaii and many, many more!

Each of the shows listed on Dinner Shows’ website, www.dinnershows.us, are extremely popular so if you find one that strikes your fancy, reserve it soon as they sell out quickly.

Grand Tour of Montreal

Friday, November 7th, 2008

The French speaking city of Montreal is the cultural capital of Canada.  Because of this, there are plenty of wonderful activities for you to enjoy during your vacation.  You will get to experience a part of North America that you cannot find in many other places.  It is a great place to relax and get away from all your troubles.

Any newcomer to Montreal has to get a complete look at the city and all its charm.  On the Montreal Guided City Tour by Bus, you will explore the wonderful city and learn all about its history from your educated guide. 

Your bus will travel through Montreal showing you over 200 places of interest along with plenty opportunities to stop to take photos.  During the tour you will see and explore Old Montreal, the once-walled historic district of the city.  It is the center of the city located on the St. Lawrence River.             

The tour bus will also make a stop at Notre Dame Basilica.  This dramatic cathedral is full of bright, regal colors and its stained glass depicts the religious history of the city.  Another great photo opportunity is at Olympic Park.  This futuristic park was built for the 1976 Summer Olympic Games and still serves as a great focus for Montreal.  The Montreal Expos play their baseball games there and concerts are held there as well.  A 575 foot tower on the main stadium is the world’s tallest inclined tower that is accessible for those who want to view the spectacular sights of the city.

Other wonderful places you will see during this amazing tour include Mount Royal Park, Montreal Harbor, McGill University, Place Des Arts, St. Helen’s Island and City Hall.  You will be delighted on this tour as you will see the most important spots in Montreal.

No matter what you do in Montreal you are sure to enjoy yourself.  Make sure you have more than just an enjoyable time by booking your vacation activities with Montreal Tours.  Visit www.montrealtours.net today!


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