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Liberty Bell Center

One of Philadelphia's most well-known symbols is the Liberty Bell. Visitors can get an up-close look at this icon in the Liberty Bell Center. The Liberty Bell Center includes exhibits chronicling the history of the Liberty Bell and what it has stood for through the years. John Pass and John Stowe cast this bronze bell… Continue reading Liberty Bell Center

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Indiana Dunes Century of Progress Homes

The Indiana Dunes Century of Progress Homes are a blast from the past. The 1933 World's Fair was held in Chicago with the theme Century of Progress. An exhibit envisioned homes of the future. These houses included modern design and technological advances like air conditioning and dishwashers. In 1935, a real estate developer moved the… Continue reading Indiana Dunes Century of Progress Homes

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Philadelphia Fun: 21 Things to Do in the City of Brotherly Love

We recently spent two full days in Philly. While there is no way to experience all of the Philadelphia fun in this limited amount of time, we visited many unique and fascinating places. Philadelphia is one of the most historically significant cities in America. Check out these 21 things to do in the City of… Continue reading Philadelphia Fun: 21 Things to Do in the City of Brotherly Love

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Fabulous DC Weekend

Washington DC is one of those cities where it is impossible to stay long enough to see everything. However, if you are short on time, don't let that deter you from taking a quick trip to the nation's capital. We recently enjoyed a fabulous DC weekend. Fortunately, the flight schedule allowed us to arrive early… Continue reading Fabulous DC Weekend

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Pat’s vs Geno’s Cheesesteak

I must confess that one of the things I was MOST excited about leading up to our trip to Philadelphia was tasting an authentic Philly cheesesteak sandwich. Of course, we had to weigh in on the well-known Pat's vs Geno's cheesesteak debate. Philadelphia is the home of the cheesesteak, and there is no shortage of… Continue reading Pat’s vs Geno’s Cheesesteak

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Using Airline Vouchers from 2020

We had bucket list travel booked for 2020, which, unfortunately, we had to cancel. The airlines provided a credit or voucher of some sort for a future trip. Using these airline vouchers from 2020 turned out to be a bit of a jigsaw puzzle. I figure many of you are in the same boat, so… Continue reading Using Airline Vouchers from 2020