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Paris, France: Rich Art Lover, Wanna Take Over The Louvre? PDF Print E-mail

Do you plan to spend April in Paris? Really, really spend? The deal involves taking over the world’s largest and most famous museum. The Louvre is visited by 10.2 million people per year, and now offers solo tours that give you the entire museum to yourself for a whole day.

You and your nosy cellphone can wander alone and capture the Mona Lisa, Napoleon’s home furnishings, famous statues and everything else. Of course, the word spend means you’ll need to pay about $35,000 for the day at the museum. Do we hear any senior travelers taking the appealing offer and heading for Paris?

Los Angeles CA: The Grove Features Real And Metal Kids PDF Print E-mail

A favorite of tourists and locals, The Grove daily provides farm fresh foods, restaurants, entertainment events and much more. Started in 1934 as the Los Angeles Farmers Market, it offers these young visitors statuesque friends to enjoy.

Tombstone AZ: Enjoy Return To The Old Wild West PDF Print E-mail

The vintage town is preserved as it looked nearly two centuries ago. Your visit includes reenactment of the legendary gunfight at the O.K. Corral, booze and chow in the Bird Cage saloon and cowboy cemetery at Boot Hill. Tombstone is a scenic hour’s drive south of Tucson.

Deadwood SD: Where Wild Bill & Calamity Jane Whooped It Up PDF Print E-mail

If this season’s plans include visiting Mount Rushmore and/or Yellowstone, consider spending same time in the nearby legendary Western town of Deadwood. You can see close-up gunfight reenactments on the streets, as well as enjoy great food, dancing girls, booze and casino at the classic Bullock Hotel. For special events and other info, go to www.deadwood.com

Montreal. Canada: Springtime With A Feeling Of France PDF Print E-mail

As the weather warms, so do the city’s outdoor events, and hopefully,  prices for airfare and nightly hotel rates are reasonable. If you explore online before booking, you may find bargain prices.

For example, Hotel Le Dauphin Montreal Centre-Ville offers rooms starting at $95 per night, including breakfast. Check out city history, restaurants and annual events, such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Montreal Botanical Garden butterfly release, the Croissant Festival and the microbrews at Beer Fest.


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