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The Lake Placid Olympic Sports Complex, located at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid NY, was the home for a large part of the 1980 Winter Olympics. Lake Placid was the only bid for the Olympic games, and from the top of the Olympic Sports Complex (OSC) you can see all the sites for the …

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I quickly discovered when looking for hotels on this trip was that Country Inn & Suites, my hotel of choice, didn’t have locations in the Northeast…so I turned to Google to help find a hotel and discovered a Best Western in the area I was heading towards. This was how I ended up at my …

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Cooperstown, NY. The home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. A quaint little town, with a trolley system, and free parking lots dotted around the city…and if you’re lucky a metered spot in town, right in front of the Halls gates. The Baseball Hall of Fame is a great place to visit, whether you are …

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One of the more popular posts from my trips is the cost of it, as it allows people to see what a similar vacation would cost them, should they take it. San Diego was the first trip that I went by plane, so the prices are more volatile, and I’ll say it not based on what …

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After last years failure in music, this year was much better, and that brings us to the third annual #Avisously giveaway. Complete the form below and submit a list of my Top 20 songs of the year. That’s right, this year has expanded to 20 songs, but you only need one correct song to have a chance of winning …

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The San Diego Padres, while not a great team in recent years, plays in the beautiful Petco Park, and a tour there should be on everyone’s list while visiting the city. The tour takes you through many aspects of the park, including: Press Box – See where all the writers, from the AP to MLB, …

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Taking a Harbor Cruise seems like a great idea in most cities. It gives you a great view of the skyline, and generally a nice look at what a city has to offer. But in the case of San Diego, save your time and money, and head to the sites themselves for better views, for …

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My final installment of the museums at Balboa Park, in addition to Natural History and the Model Railroad Museums, will be on two museums that are right next door to each other, in the corner of the park. Air & Space Museum This museum will take you in a loop around a central pavilion, going through …

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