Twelve Things To Do in Cape Town, South Africa's Mother City
Cape Town, known as the Mother City of South Africa, is hands down one of the most visually stunning cities in the world, and should be on everyone’s bucket list. This cosmopolitan, modern city offers natural beauty, historic architecture, an abundance of history, fantastic restaurants and wineries, great shopping, and some of the best beaches in the world, all at a very affordable price.
Gen Z Loves Birmingham, Alabama
Birmingham's population is growing thanks to Generation Z! It seems that the Magic City is one of the top places to move for the youngest generation of adults in 2022. Even though most members of Gen Z are still relatively young, the older members of the generation, (those born between 1997 and 2012), are entering the workforce and taking the leap into homeownership. To determine their preferred locations, LendingTree examined mortgage purchase requests from adult Gen Z users in the nation's 50 largest metros between January 1 and December 31, 2022. These adults that are in the Gen Z age range (18 to 25) account for an average of 14.91% of potential homebuyers in these areas, with expectations for this number to rise in the future.
It's Almost Time for the Barbarian Challenge 2023 in Gadsden, Alabama (Updated 6/8/2023)
Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping adventure as the 11th annual Barbarian Challenge returns to the picturesque Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden, Alabama. This one-of-a-kind event is perfect for thrill-seeking athletes who aren't afraid to get muddy or wet or push themselves to their limits. Whether you're a seasoned obstacle course racer or a first-timer looking for a fun and challenging experience, the Barbarian Challenge has something for everyone.
Go Off the Beaten Path in Chicago for a Unique Experience This Summer
Try these lesser known Chicago experiences to keep things interesting this summer. Millennial park, the main beaches, Lincoln Park Zoo, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium - If you've lived in Chicago or even visited several times for summer vacation, chances are you've seen all of these at least once. Why not try something new this summer that isn't as heavily visited or well known? Have an "off the beaten path" Chicago summer and enjoy a host of new experiences.
Hydroplane Racing Returns to Lake Guntersville in North Alabama on June 24-25
Alabama is known for fast cars and famous race tracks. What about fast boats and famous water? Lake Guntersville invites you to an extreme summer event where you can watch the fastest boats today, race four and five wide on an oval course at speeds of 200 mph. Two days of competitive racing as drivers volley to take home the Southern Cup. This tradition dates back to the 1940s and is definitely one for your bucket list. - ExploreLakeGuntersville.com.
Nevada losing market share in casino industry
While Nevada still enjoys top-dog status in the casino gambling industry, that desert state is slowly, but surely, losing its influence. Nevada's share of non-Native American casino revenue declined from 29.2 percent in 2014 to 24.5 percent in 2022, according to figures from the American Gaming Association. The state pulled in $14.8 billion in such money in 2022, still almost $10 billion more than second place Pennsylvania. That revenue does not include tribal casinos and wagers made online and at certain retail locations such as convenience stores.
Things You Shouldn't Look at When You're in the Capital of the United States
Washington D.C., the capital of the United States, is a city steeped in history and brimming with iconic landmarks, museums, and monuments. While there are countless sights to see and experiences to be had, there are also a few things that visitors should avoid looking at or engaging with during their time in the city. This article will outline some of these lesser-known aspects of D.C. that are best left unexplored.
If you can't afford an Amsterdam Trip, this small town in Los Angeles is the next best thing.
Flying to the lovely Netherlands is expensive and not necessarily affordable to many people. Instead, you can visit a place with Netherlands' scenic elegance, quaint atmosphere, and phenomenal architecture at lower costs.
Owner gives up 2 of San Francisco’s biggest hotels amid city’s struggles
In another sign of underinvestment in the city, the owner of two of San Francisco’s biggest hotels, the Hilton San Francisco Union Square and Parc 55, has ceased making mortgage payments and plans to sell the two buildings.
The Rock Zoo of North Alabama
Nestled on the outskirts of Fackler, Alabama, lies a hidden gem that brings whimsical charm to the Cumberland Plateau: the Rock Zoo. Here, peculiar-shaped rocks have been magically transformed into a menagerie of painted animals, captivating visitors with their unique roadside allure. What began as a coincidental encounter in the 1970s has evolved into a beloved local attraction, inviting both locals and intrepid travelers to experience the joy of petting animals unlike any other.
Newark Is The Only NJ City With Underground Catacombs
When people think of cities with catacombs, they tend to think of places like Paris. The idea of having underground burial tunnels where you can actually see the buried is pointedly Old World. Why? Well, most catacombs were made during the Black Plague.
Why We Keep Going Back To New Orleans
“We need to go to New Orleans one more time before it sinks into the ocean,” my husband said optimistically. He’s serious about the desire to visit this gem in the South. It’s been a go-to vacation spot for my family for years.
Baby Bison is Euthanized After Visitor to Yellowstone Park Touches It
When visiting wildlife, one must always leave the area untouched and pure. One of the most important rules of visiting nature is to leave the area as if you had never been there. Someone broke that rule at Yellowstone National Park, which is located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho (96% of Yellowstone National Park is in Wyoming).
Monmouth County Street Food Festival: Boujee FoodieCon
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‘Travel back in time’ and win prizes with Clay County’s new mobile passport
Residents and visitors can explore Clay County’s past and learn about the area’s history with a free interactive program created by the Clay County Department of Tourism. The ‘mobile passport’ lets users explore 27 different landmarks in the county and read stories about their history. Users can visit the different landmarks and ‘check in’ on their mobile devices by allowing the passport to access their location. Those who check in to 10 different spots around the county will be entered for a chance to win prizes, according to a press release by the county.
Concerns rise as multiple women report assaults on Dallas' Katy Trail in the past week
The occurrences have raised concerns among trail users and prompted increased attention from law enforcement. Dallas has been shaken by a series of distressing incidents on the popular Katy Trail, where women have reported being assaulted in broad daylight.
Love donuts? This food tour is for you - and it just expanded in Miami
Doughnuts from The Salty Donut in Miami.Photo byUnderground Donut Tour. Doughnuts, glorious doughnuts. Scrumptious, fluffy rings of temptation. Circular pastries of hypnotic deliciousness. Sugar-coated life preservers.
SeaWorld Orlando's new Pipeline: The Surf Coaster opens to the public
A new stand-up roller coaster opens this week at SeaWorld Orlando. Pipeline: The Surf Coaster has its grand opening May 27 at the theme park located at 7007 Sea World Dr. in Orlando, the park said in a news release. SeaWorld will celebrate the ride's opening with a beach-themed ribbon-cutting that morning.
Here's a Sneak Peek into Atlas -- The New Restaurant Coming to Brooklyn, Michigan
Visitors and residents of the Irish Hills area have been keeping an eye on the changes happening to the old Columbia Interiors building on Main Street in Brooklyn. Situated in the heart of the village square, Atlas, a new restaurant is coming, and the town is abuzz with questions and speculation.