Monthly Archives: July 2010

Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida

  After much anticipation, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is now open at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure®.  This new area is filled with Harry Potter-themed rides, shops and dining options, which have become an instant success.  In the … Keep reading …

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New York City street vendors

There are many landmarks in New York City: the Empire State Building, Central Park, the Chrysler Building and Ground Zero to name a few.  Then there are the typical New York City traditions: visiting Canal Street to go shopping for … Keep reading …

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My experience traveling

Leisha Arbogast has traveled with both EF Explore America and our international divison, EF Educational Tours.  Here she talks about her past domestic tours and what it is like to plan a tour as a parent. I am always struck … Keep reading …

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Norman Rockwell’s “Telling Stories”

See a new twist on famed American painter Norman Rockwell’s work!  A new exhibition, “Telling Stories” is now open at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.    Rockwell is one of America’s most iconic painters. He had the ability … Keep reading …

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Introducing our newest writer

My name is Mary, and I am the Marketing Assistant at EF Explore America. I’m very excited about joining From Sea to Shining Sea and being able to share information with you.  I will be writing on a variety of … Keep reading …

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Philly’s best cheesesteak

When you travel to Philadelphia you’ll see the Liberty Bell, visit Independence National Historic Park and will have a cheesesteak for lunch.  The Philly cheesesteak was created in the early 20th century by combining thinly sliced sautéed beef, onions and melted … Keep reading …

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Broadway’s “In the Heights”

I recently saw “In the Heights,” a Broadway show about the community in Manhattan’s Washington Heights.  The musical showcases the neighborhood, describes the sweet coffee from the corner bodega, which is served with a smile, and it shows the relationships … Keep reading …

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