Mamma Mia at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia November 2-6, 2011

Mamma Mia the Musical

The ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill has returned to Atlanta!  Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.  Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the {Read More}

Spotlight on St. Louis, Missouri: St. Louis Arch

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Part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, the St. Louis Arch is located directly over the Museum of Westward Expansion in downtown St. Louis. Also called the Gateway Arch, it was built to commemorate the Louisiana Purchase and pay tribute to President Jefferson, the explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and others that contributed to western exploration. At 630 feet tall, the arch is twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty. It has a base that is 630 feet {Read More}

Spotlight on St. Louis, Missouri: Anheuser-Busch Brewery & Tour

Anheuser Busch St Louis Missouri Brewery Tour

Anheuser-Busch had its beginnings when Eberhard Anheuser purchased a bankrupt St. Louis brewery in 1860. His son-in-law, Adolphus Busch, joined the company in 1864, became a partner in 1869 and took over as president in 1880 when Anheuser died, ensuring the company would be controlled by the family until its sale to InBev in 2008. Following Adolphus Busch’s tour of Europe, where he studied new methods of bottom fermentation brewing, his discovery of a popular Bohemian Lager in the Czech {Read More}

Spotlight on St. Louis, Missouri: St. Louis Cardinals and Busch Stadium

St. Louis Busch Stadium Cardinals

Founded in 1882 for the American Association, the St. Louis Brown Stockings won four AA Pennants back to back from 1885–1888 and played two World Series championships against the team known as the Chicago White Stockings, sparking the ongoing rivalry between St. Louis and Chicago. In 1892, when the American Association went bankrupt, they moved to the National League as the Perfectos but didn’t become the St. Louis Cardinals until 1900. The team used the ballpark called Grand Avenue Ball {Read More}

A History of St. Louis for Travelers

St. Louis Missouri

Founded in 1764 by Auguste Chouteau and Pierre Laclède, St. Louis became a principal port on the Mississippi River after the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 when the United States, under President Jefferson, bought it along with an additional 828,000 square miles west of the Mississippi River from the French. In May of 1804, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark began their western expedition from the city. When the Louisiana Territory split in 1812, the city became the capital of the Missouri {Read More}

WICKED on Broadway – Defying Gravity

Wicked

I knew I would love it before I even saw it. I loved the music from Wicked before even seeing the play. I saw the kids of GLEE sing Defying Gravity and I fell in love. I Googled and from there I learned that it was part of this fabulous play called Wicked. I knew I had to see it. Wicked did not disappoint. The sets were stunning. The story was engaging. The cast was phenomenal. Wicked is definitely one {Read More}

Provincetown – Along Cape Cod in Massachusetts

Provincetown Massachusetts Beach

Provincetown, or P-Town as it is more commonly called, can be found at the southern most end of Cape Cod in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. Provincetown is known for its beaches, artists, and the harbor and is a vacation destination for gays and lesbians. Vehicular access to Provincetown is by U.S. Route 6 and Route 6A and by seasonal ferries from Plymouth and Boston, Massachusetts, docking at MacMillan Pier, located east of the Town Hall. The town’s only rail service was {Read More}

Harbor Hotel in Provincetown, Massachusetts

Harbor Hotel Aerial View

When travelers are booking their reservations at the Harbor Hotel Provincetown in Massachusetts, they will find that the hotel offers several lodging options to choose from. People can reserve one of the 119 guest rooms and 10 suites that this hotel has to offer. The rooms are decorated in vibrant, clean colors. People can reserve rooms that connect together. Every room has a flat screen television, a full bath, and air conditioning. There is Wi-Fi available to connect to the {Read More}

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge in Orlando, Florida

Disneys Animal Kingdom Lodge

Enclosed in the middle of a 43 acre wildlife preserve, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge offers a version of an African encampment, complete with authentic replicas. The lodge offers ample views of the surrounding savannas replete with indigenous African foliage and over 30 species of native African animals. ACCOMMODATIONS – Standard room amenities feature a balcony, two queen-size beds, an alarm clock, day bed, ceiling fan, small table with chair, cable TV with free Disney channel, voice mail, in-room safe, hairdryer, {Read More}

Rascall Flats in Atlanta – From Carnival Cruise Lines & Live Nation #CarnivalConcert

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Carnival Cruise Lines and Live Nation have started “Rock the Deck” to reach fun-loving music fans before, during and after live shows with VIP priority seating, in-venue visibility, fan interaction and exclusive artist access. There will also be pre-show entertainment gatherings, “Carnival Sailgate Parties,” Carnival-reserved VIP seating areas for fans, and photos capturing concertgoers enjoying the pre-show festivities that will be made available on Carnival’s Facebook page after the events. Learn more about this special access to these experiences and {Read More}