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5 Best Places to See Fireworks

Hey there, Americans–looking forward to a three-day weekend to celebrate Independence Day? Where will you plan to travel on July 4? ¬†Here are five of the most spectacular fireworks displays in the U.S.A.

1. A Capitol Fourth, The Mall, Washington D.C.

What’s Special? You’re kidding, right? It is THE place to be–the seat of government, with an all-American entertainment program featuring John Philip Sousa marches and thousands of red, white and blue clad celebrants gathered on the grassy lawn in the middle of all those imposing marble buildings. Right there where the laws are made and administered and judged. And watching fireworks arc over the Washington Monument would give any patriot a thrill. Continue reading 5 Best Places to See Fireworks

DOGTOWN, The Book, Wins Award

Congratulations are due.

Dogtown, The Book

PEN New England honors Elyssa East for Dogtown as best non-fiction set in New England.  The relevant part of the press release is below. Just look at the great company that Elyssa is in!

You can see our take on Dogtown, the first inspiring travel literature in our Great American Road Trip Series. Continue reading DOGTOWN, The Book, Wins Award

Valentine’s Day for Book-Loving Travelers

Valentine’s Day is on a weekend! Perfect excuse to travel.

Last year I talked about my favorite romantic city, romantic book and poetry, hotel, restaurant, etc. in this post. Please take a look because I have not changed my mind. And read on for two East Coast suggestions for this Valentine’s Day (if you can get there through the snow).

Happy Valentine’s Day Continue reading Valentine’s Day for Book-Loving Travelers