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5 Free Things to do in Washington DC

When you think of budget travel destinations, it’s likely that very few large American cities spring to mind. And, while many American cities might break the bank, there’s one that doesn’t: Washington DC. With...
by Jim Cheney
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The Pittsburgh Skyline - things to do in Pennsylvania

5 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Pennsylvania

Today marks the one-year anniversary of launching my Pennsylvania travel blog, UncoveringPA.com. The site has quickly become the most read travel blog about Pennsylvania, reaching over 8,500 unique visitors last month. While re...
by Jim Cheney
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Visiting Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington, USA.

5 Can’t-Miss Places in Seattle’s Pike Place Market – #CityLove

Of all the city markets I’ve visited around the world, few are as large, chaotic, or diverse as Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington. Open since 1907, Pike Place Market cascades down a hill overlooking the waters of E...
by Jim Cheney
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Brownies Hostel near Glacier National Park in Montana is an example of a hostel in America.

Hostels in America: Yes, They Really Do Exist

Did you know that there are hostels in America? I know that I didn’t until quite recently. When I travel in Europe or Asia, staying in hostels is a given. Even as I get older, I still prefer the price, location, and feel ...
by Jim Cheney
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My brief view of Mount Rainier's majestic peak.

The Beauty of Mount Rainier National Park

Recently, I had the chance to visit Mount Rainier National Park. Located southeast of Seattle, Washington, in America’s Pacific Northwest, Mount Rainier’s towering peak is visible from downtown Seattle on a clear da...
by Jim Cheney
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Independence Hall in Philadelphia is the birthplace of America and free to visit.

7 Free Things to Do in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

When you think of great American cities, what comes to mind? New York. Los Angeles. Chicago. Washington, DC. While it may not be the first city you think of, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is one of America’s most historicall...
by Jim Cheney
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