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About Vacationplanit

Linda Warren is a former marketing director and now owns her own vacation planning website, Vacationplanit.com. She has traveled extensively throughout the United States, the Caribbean and Asia and is sharing her experiences and love of new places with her fellow travelers. Very curious and organized, she researches each trip and plans itineraries with the intent of getting the most out of each exciting destination. Join Linda on her website, www.vacationplanit.com, and take advantage of her vast knowledge and research to make your vacation planning simple and fun.

Choose the Perfect Caribbean Island

Living in South Florida makes it so easy to get to most of the Caribbean Islands and I love everyone I have been to so far! Now the hardest choice I have to make is which one to visit next. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in South Florida

If you are in the South Florida neighborhood, OpenTable just came out with this month’s Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants and I can’t wait to try every single one of them. Note: Since their list came out one of the … Continue reading

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Red, White & Blue Celebrations in the Florida Keys

Want to celebrate July 4th in a tropical paradise? Head on down to the Keys where there is plenty of excitement planned. There will be barbecues, parades, family fun and, the star of the show, an evening of spectacular fireworks. … Continue reading

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Great Off-Peak Summer Destinations

Some destinations are known for their winter activities while others for their tropcial weather in the midst of our winter but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t a great place to travel to during other seasons. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Snorkeling the Caribbean

Islands magazine had a great article on the top snorkeling spots in the Caribbean. Check out their selections and see if you agree. Know any secret spots that you can share with us? Guana Island There’s ample snorkeling surrounding this … Continue reading

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Austin – Cool Springs & Fine Dining

We didn’t have long to discover all there was to see in Austin but, the day we did explore, we loved what we found. First order of business was finding a place for breakfast. I really wanted to try the … Continue reading

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Austin – A Fun & Vibrant City

We arrived in Austin on Friday to an airport that smelled heavenly of Texas barbecue. Got to get some of that while we are here. Once in the taxi it took about 1/2 hour to reach our hotel and we … Continue reading

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Austin Here We Come

Our family will soon be leaving for the beautiful and eclectic city of Austin, Texas for my son’s wedding. After reading about the city I am thoroughly intrigued and excited to be visiting the Texas state capital. Austin, located in … Continue reading

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Plane Trip in Your Future? What to Carry-on!

I have traveled much in the past 10 years to places like Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Germany and let me tell you that long flights are never much fun but it is especially true lately. Most airlines have cut … Continue reading

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A Few Great Key West Restaurants

During my family’s recent week-long vacation in Key West we visited a number of fantastic and tasty restaurants. Here are just a few reviews of our favorites. Camille’s Restaurant – one of the top restaurants for breakfast. The saying always … Continue reading

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