California, Travel

Staying at the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott in Buellton

A week ago I had the pleasure of venturing 140 miles north of Los Angeles, to spend two days in Buellton. Located just three hours from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), this is one place to add to your California bucket list (I’m so embarrassed to admit I’ve never heard of the amazing small town till recently) and definitely a…

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California, Travel

5 things to see at The Huntington Library

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens or known to most as The Huntington Library was found in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington, a railroad tycoon who began collecting books early in the 20th century, and the library is rich in rare British and American literary and historical collections, including early editions of William Shakespeare’s plays as well as…

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Philadelphia, Travel

5 historic building to visit in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the second-largest city on the East Coast and fifth-largest in the country. Known to most as the city of many firsts – America’s first Zoo, medical school, hospital and daily newspaper (The Philadelphia Packet and Daily Advertiser—in 1784.) Did you know: Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed in Philadelphia. 1. The Independence Hall (520 Chestnut St)…

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