All posts by Zachary Laks

Zach Laks (@zachlaks on Twitter) is a freelance writer based in NYC. A world traveler and theme park enthusiast, Zach will journey distances for frozen yogurt.
The Rachael Ray Show Live in NYC
Courtesy of The Rachael Ray Show 

[Updated May 2016] One of New York City’s best in-the-know entertainment offerings won’t cost you even a cent. For your next trip, why not be part of the audience for one of your favorite daytime TV shows? Many popular programs are filmed in NYC and welcome studio audiences for free.... Read More

5 Great Gondola Rides with Incredible Views
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

There’s no skiing required to enjoy the ascents of these five picturesque gondola tours. You’ll reach new heights and be rewarded with sky top restaurants, nature exhibits, and hiking trails. Don’t forget the camera! ... Read More

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    American Club Resort

    In a region deplete of destination resorts, The Carriage House Suites (one of four distinct lodging options at Destination Kohler, the AAA Five Diamond resort on the grounds of Wisconsin’s own Kohler Company in Kohler, WI), is a Midwestern oasis of stately charm and relaxation that will recharge you... Read More

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    5 Great Tubing Adventures in the U.S.
    The Beach Mountain

    Let the adrenaline kick in as you zoom at speeds up to 30 miles per hour, just inches from the ground, and down the mountainside. Tubing has become a winter phenomenon in its own right, with resorts dedicating ample mountainside real estate to the pastime. From 1,000-foot-long runs to a... Read More

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    America’s 5 Best Detox Spa Resorts
    Mi Amo

    When your energy has been depleted by stress, seek out a healthy way to decompress in the comfort of a destination spa resort. Spa treatments, fitness classes, and health coaching can revive your spirits and reclaim your energy — and many of these activities are included in the cost. So... Read More

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    The charms of historic New England make the perfect backdrop for a romantic weekend getaway. Just in time for the most romantic month of the year, seek out comfort and luxury await at inns along the coast, going out of their way to surprise and delight their guests. Whether... Read More

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    Facebook/Hotel del Coronado

    We love lacing up our skates in the winter — it’s a great way to stay active and warm up even as the temps drop below freezing. Even more, we love doing so at rinks with great views, whether it’s mountain vistas, starry skies by the beach, or historical... Read More

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    Take time this holiday season to stop and smell the chestnuts roasting on an open fire – literally. In cities around the country, December becomes a feast for the senses with electric light shows, warm music, and even warmer drinks. From millions of twinkling lights and festive treats to... Read More

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    The cold winds are no match against a winter cocktail. Crafted to soothe and transport, a warm concoction can ease you into a relaxed state of bliss during the cold months. From the flaming blaze of a s’mores martini to the soothing blend of a warmed whiskey, take note of the... Read More

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    Shorts and sunscreen have been replaced with jackets and scarves, and theme parks across the country have suited up to take the winter weather in stride. The gates are open for one last hurrah of the year as these parks offer the best of the holiday season. Warm up... Read More