THE LATEST FROM THE EXPLORE ALL 50 PROJECT

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Welcome to Explore All 50!

  Welcome to The Explore All 50 Project! I created this website with three purposes in mind. First, it’s a travel guide filled with itineraries, tips, and not-to-be-missed places to visit across the United States. It’s also a how-to tool to help you craft educational adventures while creating wonderful experiences of your own. … MORE

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Reservations: They’re Not Just For Dinner Anymore!

Imagine this....you and your family are totally psyched about seeing this awesome historical place that offers tours at 12pm 1pm and 3pm.  You've got lots planned for your trip and figure you'll make the 1pm tour and then head off to your other stops. Sadly, when you get there you find out the 1pm tour is sold out...ugh.  It's happened to me in … MORE

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City Pass: Sounds Like A Deal–But Read The Fine Print!

Spring is here and with that summer road trip plans are quickly taking shape. I am feverishly planning, and like any good road trip traveler I am looking for a deal. But as with all things in life, when shopping around there are two rules that apply-A) if something is too good to be true it usually is and B) always read the fine print...two rules … MORE

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Here’s A Freebie You Might Like

  It seems like no matter where we go online these days we are constantly being bombarded with gazillions of offers and I am sure like me, you've conditioned yourself to just tune them out. I was doing some online banking recently and somehow out of the corner of my eye a few key words caught my attention..."Free Museum Admission". … MORE

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Meet the Richard Family: Canadians Exploring Their Southern Neighbor

As Americans so many of us take for granted all the awesome stuff we have right here in our own backyard. So many folks feel it's not a real travel adventure unless they're going somewhere exotic and far away like Europe, Asia or Australia (I admit, I too have a hankering to discover Australia). How refreshing it was for me to hear from the Richard … MORE

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Planning A Trip? Here’s How To Make The Most Out Of Social Media

Remember the game show Who Wants To Be a Millionaire? If you needed help with an answer you could use one of their lifelines called "phone a friend". These days if you help you can still phone a friend but if you really want to reach far and wide the best way to do it is through social media. With one click you've potentially phoned thousands of … MORE

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Is The Magic Worth The Price At Disneyland?

I don't know if you've been following the news, but Disneyland just raised it's price of admission to $99 for anyone 10 and over and $93 for kids under 10.  Wow, if you are an average family of 4 you need to spend roughly $400 just to get through the turnstiles (as of today, March 5th 2015 a trip to Disney World in Orlando, FL will now cost $105 … MORE

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A Passion for Presidents and Capitol Steps: Meet the Brown Family

There are lots of great ways to explore across the USA, but it can be especially fun and exciting when you are passionate about something in particular. Meet the Brown family from South Carolina who are on a quest to see all 50.  Though the family has been road tripping since the kids were born, they officially started their quest to visit all 50 … MORE