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9 Awesome Things To Do In Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, AL

One of the best kept secrets is that Alabama has some of the best beaches around. While it's neighbor to the east, Florida, gets all the attention, Gulf Shores is on par with all those beautiful beaches. 

Gulf Shores, and it's neighbor Orange Beach, has plenty of activities centered around the water - on beaches that span 32 miles of the pure white sand.

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Best Things To Do In Ogunquit Maine

We always wanted to visit Maine. It was on the bucket list so we included a 2 day stop to Ogunquit Maine during our recent East coast driving trip. Ogunquit is right out of a Norman Rockwell painting and the epitome of the New England summer resort town.

The perfect long weekend vacation spot, Ogunquit offers plenty to do, great restaurants, excellent accommodations, and the beauty of being right on the beach and ocean. It was definitely a great place to relax after our long drive from Wisconsin.

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Planning Your Next Trip – Check the Travel Advisories

You need to make sure when planning your next trip that you check the Travel Advisories of your intended destination.
This information is located on the US Department of State website and lists just about every country in the world.
You can also review the world on a color-coded map. 

Because conditions can change quickly when your traveling, you can choose to stay connected and receive updated Travel Advisories and Alerts that work best for you.

A great place to for more information and FAQ’s is at the on the Travelers Checklist on the site. Also, here is a quick 90-second video to help with your planning.

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Must Have Global Flight Tracking App

I have been hooked on a global flight tracking app called Flightradar24. I recently downloaded the app and I can’t stop playing with it.

Flightradar24 is a global flight tracking service that provides you with real-time information about thousands of aircraft around the world.

It is currently available online and as an app for your iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) or Android device.

It tracks over 180,000 flights per day, there are over 2 million users per day, and the amount of useful flight information is staggering.

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