Las Vegas NV


What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, well not really, it usually ends up on Facebook. Here are a few things that didn’t stay in Vegas, for all to see. If you can only do one thing in Vegas, make sure you go see a Cirque du Soleil show. The acrobatics are truly amazing and worth the price of admission. And if you only have time for one thing in Vegas, then you need more time. Here are a few more things you might want to see and do the next time you are here.

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Catalina Island CA


It’s the F***ING Catalina Wine Mixer, well not really, but it makes for a hilarious souvenir t-shirt or baseball cap.  Catalina Island is a wonderful place to visit for a day trip with some great restaurants, a lot of fun activities and some rich history. It’s worth a tour of the Casino to find out what secrets the island holds.  Most notably, Marilyn Monroe and Natalie Wood…

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Long Beach Top Treats


I am always on the look out for a great dessert and vacations are an excellent time to really enjoy them.  In Long Beach we found an excellent Smores pie at the Made in Long Beach store. Another great stop is the Creamistry. Sure Ice cream can be found just about anywhere, but at the Creamistry, they actually make the ice cream right before your eyes with liquid nitrogen.  It is an absolute must to check out when you are in Long Beach…

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Long Beach CA


Long Beach boasts a busy cruise ship port, with a wide variety of shopping and restaurants close by. Make sure you visit The RMS Queen Mary where it is moored as a fully functional Hotel. It’s a fun place to stay or just to go take a tour. If you visit around Halloween you can also go Ghost hunting. The Pacific Aquarium is another noteworthy place to visit, go see Sharks, Penguins and other sea creatures, check out the Jellyfish exhibit and then go eat a cooked one at the cafe. Use the Aqualink where they will shuttle you around the shoreline. Catch the Catalina Express for a great Day trip to Catalina Island.

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