Never Want To Leave: Perfect Cities for A Stay-cation

Some cities offer their residents so many amenities, that staying home for vacation is a pleasure and not a sacrifice. You can find a wide range of activities, from the cultural to the physical in many cities in the United States, at almost any time of year.

New York City

New York City, New York

One of the most exciting cities in the world, New York City offers its residents such a broad choice of activities that many local residents can always find something they haven’t seen before. The Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Museum of Modern Art, Rockefeller Center and Ground Zero are just a few of the most popular attractions. Don’t forget the amazing theater and arts scene which thrives here. Continue reading “Never Want To Leave: Perfect Cities for A Stay-cation”

Seattle and Its History

The developed and modernized city of Washington, Seattle was not the same as we see it today. With time the different inhabitants developed it according to their requirements. The history of Seattle starts long before the 1800. Before 1800 the city was previously occupied by the Huron tribes who themselves conquered it from Iroquois tribes before 1500 century.

Seattle
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The word Seattle was perhaps derivative from the Iroquois word tkaronto which means a place where trees stand in water. The name is given in reference of the now called Lake Simcoe where the Hurons planted tree saplings to catch fish. The route that started from Lake Ontario to Lake Huron which consecutively through the Seattle Carrying Place Trail led to a massive use of the name. Continue reading “Seattle and Its History”