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Los Angeles CA: World’s Best Cinco De Mayo Celebrations PDF Print E-mail

The talented and proud residents of the Mexican community welcome locals and visitors to the annual fiesta. It includes musical events, food extravaganzas, sports contests, colorful costumes, parades, fairs and much more during this annual celebration. It all happens on the weekend of May 4 to 6.

For example, enjoy Friday night with live music and dancing at the center of the local Mexican community, Plaza Kiosko. Then, through the weekend, join in on the mariachis, Folklorico dancers and piñatas. If you’re with youngsters, check for special kid events at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument on Olvera Street. For more info, go to www.tripsavvy.com/cinco-de-mayo-in-la

Las Vegas NV: Visit Bright Memories Of Yesteryears PDF Print E-mail

You don’t need to spend all your time in Sin City at the gambling tables, slot machines and buffets. As a seasoned senior, you may want to spend a few hours remembering the glittering lights of Sin City as they were way back when.

The Neon Museum in downtown Vegas is worth the time for seniors who want to fondly recall the long-gone playground of Sinatra, Liberace, Sammy, Peggy, Lena and other vintage bright stars and sights. For schedules, special events, ticket prices and other info, go to www.neonmuseum.org

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.


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