Archive for the ‘United States’ Category

Lost Girls’ Guide to Greenville, SC

By Kristen Putch LG Acquisitions Editor Big city visits can be great fun, with countless dining and entertainment options right outside your door. But, if you want to get away from the metropolis hustle, a small town getaway can be just the ticket. The city of Greenville, SC offers a number of fun eateries...
November 9th, 2011 | City Guides, Extras, South Carolina | Read More

Puerto Rico: What To Do in Rincon

As mentioned in our earlier Puerto Rico series (when we were on a mission to book an extended weekend away using only AMEX points), the three of us were most excited to scuba dive off the island of Vieques.  That was, until Hurricane Irene churned up the ocean and blew our plans right out of the water....
October 25th, 2011 | Puerto Rico | Read More

Theatre In Washington, DC

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Monuments, museums and statues, oh my! The thought of Washington, DC probably brings images of one of these to mind. The District of Columbia is all about politics and power. History, too, plays a big role in why visitors choose the area as a travel destination every...
October 25th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Extras, Parties, Festivals & Events, Washington D.C. | Read More

Puerto Rico, Hurricane Irene, & The Not-To-Miss Dive Spot We Missed

When we first had the mission to book an extended weekend away using only AMEX points, the three of us chose Puerto Rico as our destination for a few reasons: Direct flights from New York to San Juan were quick and easy with Jet Blue offering daily nonstop flights (we didn’t want to waste our precious...
October 14th, 2011 | Hotels & Resorts, Puerto Rico, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Lost Girls’ Guide to Baltimore: The ‘Charm City’

Lost Girls’ Guide to Baltimore: The ‘Charm City’
By Kristen Putch LG North American Travel Editor Baltimore is called the ‘Charm City’ for a reason… anyone who visits is easily charmed by the city’s small-town feel wrapped up with big city energy. The city’s reputation has earned it the nickname ‘Smalltimore’ In...
October 12th, 2011 | Baltimore, City Travel | Read More

National Park Hopping in the Desert Southwest

National Park Hopping in the Desert Southwest
By JoAnna Haugen Special to The Lost Girls Dry deserts, jagged mountain peaks, crystal clear streams, wide open spaces, clean air, miles of hiking trails void of people—doesn’t that sound pretty awesome? If you’re itching to escape the every day hustle and bustle, consider hitting up these...
October 10th, 2011 | Extras, North America, United States | Read More

Vegas on a Budget: Do it Big Without Spending a Dime

By Megan Hubbell Vegas works hard to live up to its Sin City alias: gluttony, vanity and greed are right at your fingertips with some of the world’s most elite shopping, finest luxury hotels and top restaurants all conveniently located in one tiny desert oasis. However, there is one original sin that...
October 7th, 2011 | Budget Travel, Nevada | Read More

Get Lost in Alaska—No Passport Required

Get Lost in Alaska—No Passport Required
By Jenny Avallon Special to The Lost Girls So often we get lost in daydreams of traveling to foreign cultures and far-flung lands that we forget the beauty and adventure found within U.S. borders. Local Alaskans though—all 700,000 of them—know better. They know of scenic vistas, outdoors adventures,...
October 3rd, 2011 | United States | Read More

The Lost Girls “AMEX Pay-with-Points Trip” – Planning our Puerto Rican Getaway!

The Lost Girls “AMEX Pay-with-Points Trip” – Planning our Puerto Rican Getaway!
Planning our trip to Puerto Rico with AMEX rewards points Recently, Amanda, Holly and I were presented with an incredible mission:  Plan a last minute, top secret getaway using only American Express rewards points, a compass and a Swiss Army knife.  Okay, so the compass and knife are an exaggeration. ...
September 29th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Planning, Puerto Rico | Read More

A Quirky California Road Trip

Is there a better state for a road-trip than California? The 3,427 miles of shoreline provide a scenic route and tourist attractions spread throughout the state make for the perfect recipe. Here are nine things you should not miss if you’re road tripping through California. Be warned: This isn’t...
September 23rd, 2011 | California, Road Trips | Read More