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New Years Eve is closely approaching and many of us have yet to create concrete plans to send our year out with a bang! We are celebrating the end of a decade and staying at home just won't do! Listed below are some of the most exciting places to spend New Years this year, and before you say it's too late to go, that's exactly why we're here! Fly Largent is ready and waiting to have a flight waiting for you as soon as possible, so don't let that stand in your way of spending the last night of the decade somewhere amazing!
New York - New York
New York City has been at the top of almost everyone's list for years and that is no mistake. There are of course an abundance of places counting down to the last second of the year, but no one does it as big and as exciting as the Big Apple! The rush you feel standing in the massive crowd as you all count down in unison and the explosion when the clock reaches zero is a rush that can't be replicated. With music, pyrotechnics, confetti, and a huge ball that drops as the clock hits twelve, New York is renowned for its over the top celebration. Some of the confetti raining down is even inscribed with wishes from individuals around the world for the new year! You can even submit your own wish by going to the Times Square Alliance's Online Wishing Wall!
Orlando - Florida
Another wonderful place to spend your New Years Eve celebration is in Orlando, Florida. Unlike New York, you won't have to bundle up against the cold here. You can dress up if you'd like or go a little more casual for comfort! Enjoy fun for all ages at Universal Studios Florida and experience the enjoyable live music whilst being surrounded by your favorite characters and intriguing pyrotechnic displays! Perfect for families, couples, and children alike! If you're looking for some time away from the kids, head down to Universal's City Walk and have your eyes and taste buds feast upon the unlimited amounts of delectable cuisine and special cocktails! Dance the night away on Orlando's biggest dance floor with a live DJ followed by an exhilarating fireworks display!
Los Angeles - California
LA has always been known for doing everything and anything in style and with a bang. It would be difficult to pin down one exact location to spend NYE because on almost every corner a new and exciting party is flourishing. From watching the countdown being projected onto City Hall with live music, Instagram worthy photo spots, and food trucks, to the celebration at The Music Center Plaza
with their massive music and dance party, there are so many events to choose from!
Are you inspired? We'd love to help you get to where you truly want to be spending New Year's Eve this year and are standing by to help you achieve your goal! Contact us today for a free quote and information on how we can get you a flight as soon as possible!
No matter where you're spending New Years this year, we at Fly Largent hope you have an amazing and memorable night and that this next year is your best one yet!
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Miami is one of the world’s more beautiful and most iconic vacation destinations – thanks to its sub-tropical climate, beautifully clean beaches, and relaxing atmosphere. Every sun-lover should visit Miami at least once! With an average of 248 sunny days per year, it's almost never a bad time to go visit! With over 10% of the entire Miami workforce working in the tourism industry, this city guarantees a warm welcome in more ways than one. Whether you are interested in shopping, theatre, lying on the beach, or partying on a cruise line, Miami is the place to be.
The nightlife in Miami is set at sparkly clubs, that are ranked among the world’s best places to party. From midnight to morning, they are filled with celebrities, locals, and tourists all with a common interest of bright lights and loud music. Top-tier DJs are booked from Thursday to Sunday, bringing the best sets of hip hop and house to South Beach. Those looking for something more low key will favor the city’s luxury lounges and hotel bars.
With multitudes of white sandy beaches and the welcoming warm sun on your face, you’re sure to find some needed R&R. Or when you want to cool off, take a dip in the sparkling waters or journey down into the scuba diving capital of the world! Boasting 50 underwater wreck sites, all scuba enthusiasts would be in paradise in this underwater adventure.
Whether you like to stroll through a mall, on the beach, through the park, or dive into the ocean, Miami has something personally suited for you! Home to the largest cruise ship port in the world, symphonies, ballet, and nightclubs, this vacation destination has something for everyone! With over 800 parks in total, Miami is the only city in the States surrounded by two national parks: Everglades National Park and Biscayne National Park. Miami is the warmest location in all of the US during the winter.
It is never a dull moment in Miami! This sunny city has something to offer for everyone all year round making it an incredibly ideal spot to vacation! If Miami seems like a place you would like to visit, please feel free to contact us at Fly Largent for your free quote. We would love to help get you to your next vacation destination or business stop, wherever that might be!
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Beautiful Seattle is a city unsuspectingly popular for its tourism. It’s one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. with 15,000 residents added over the past year. Surrounded by water, mountains and lush evergreen forests, it contains thousands of acres of parkland ready to explore. Despite its rainy depiction, Seattle gets less annual rainfall than Boston, Houston, Atlanta, or even New York; so your chances of planning a sunny vacation here could be more tangible than you think! At FlyLargent we have all the resources available that you may need to get here!
This city is rich in culture and steeped in history being inhabited for over 4000 years. It was one of the first major American cities to have a female mayor which started a positive movement for women in politics. It also has a rich musical history being the birthplace of rock musician Jimi Hendrix, as well as the origin of the bands Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, Foo Fighters and the alternative rock movement grunge in general.
Some well known landmarks in Seattle would of course include the Seattle Center, along with its iconic Space Needle which was built for the 1962 World’s Fair but has since been turned into an entertainment complex and park area with theaters, sports facilities, and restaurants; making Seattle a go to place for sight-seeing and entertainment!
Just south of Seattle is beautiful and breathtaking Mount Rainier. No trip to the Washington state would be complete without the full Mount Rainier experience! Perfect to visit no matter the season, Mount Rainier has something to offer every moment of the year. From skiing, snowshoeing, and snowboarding in the winter, to walking through the gorgeous wildflowers and feeling the mist on your face of the numerous waterfalls in the summer! Journey by foot on the vast number of trails, take a driven tour, or even take a ride on the Mt. Rainier Gondola!
Museum of Pop Culture
Before you even enter the building, the Museum of Pop Culture (or MoPOP for short) is quite the sight to behold. The exterior is made up of over twenty thousand individual pieces of shaped and painted metal to encase the entire structure and represent the fluidity and vitality of music and how it is forever changing and progressing. The innovation and fascination doesn't stop there, however. As soon as you enter the building the Museum of Pop Culture brings to the forefront the creativity of some of the biggest innovators, filmmakers, musical artists, and game-changers our generation has ever seen and brings to life those experiences in ways you may have never thought possible before.
This museum offers an arrangement of classes and programs for all ages including art camps, mentorship and teaching programs and more. MoPOP has also partnered with the Seattle International Film Festival in presenting it's Annual Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Film Festival! There is enough at MoPOP to keep you entertained for hours, so make sure you're fueled and hydrated!
Seattle has so much to offer in every aspect and is a very underrated vacation spot! There's something for everyone in this city from every age group to every price point! If Seattle seems like a place you would like to visit, feel free to contact us at Fly Largent for your free quote. We would love to help get you to your next vacation destination or business stop, wherever that might be!
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Many of us grew up watching the fairy-like television shows that had castles with turrets that pierced the clouds and forests with mist that surrounded the grounds and shrouded the castle in mystery. We may not be children anymore but that magic is certainly not lost. To witness the breathtaking sight of the castles that inspired those beloved fairy tales is not one you would be likely to forget. While there are hundreds of gorgeous castles to choose from, below is a list of a several to inspire your wanderlust.
Neuschwanstein Castle - Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most romantic and famous attractions in all of Germany. Built over seventeen years (1869-1886) under the shy King Ludwig II, this palace is known for inspiring two Disney castles! It has been recorded that Walt Disney traveled with his wife to Europe and stopped by Neuschwanstein and thus brought the inspiration of the castle to the big screen. Fourteen rooms inside the castle are fully furnished and on display to the public, including: the king's bedroom, the Singer's Hall, and the cave-like grotto. The king's bedroom is filled with stunning carpentry and it is said that over a dozen carpenters spent four years working on the woodwork! Another benefit to visiting here is that it only costs 12 euros (13 USD or 17 CAD) for adults and it's free for anyone under the age of eighteen! While no photography is allowed inside the castle itself, to snap the iconic photo of the castle from the outside you're going to want to travel to Marienbrücke, or Marien Bridge, where you can see Neuschwanstein Castle in all it's glory.
Dunrobin Castle - Scotland
Set in the beautiful Scottish Highlands and resting on a prominent bluff, Dunrobin castle is a beautiful work of art that any traveler would be lucky to see. You will have the freedom to meander unattended around the castle through twenty or so rooms that are available and gain insight into the world of the inhabitants who lived here for so many years. After your self-guided tour it is highly suggested you descend into the vast and lush gardens located at the rear of the castle. Boasting beautiful trails, a stunning view of the sea, and even a Falconry, Dunrobin's gardens will surely not disappoint. From the outside you will be able to truly appreciate the architecture dating all the way back to the 1300s and you may also notice the towering conical spires and their resemblance of a French chateâu.
Hohenzollern Castle - Germany
Though Hohenzollern Castle seems to dates back all the way to 1267, it was tragically destroyed in 1423. It was then rebuilt but after years of neglect it slowly fell into ruin in the early 19th century. In 1850 Crown Prince Frederick William of Prussia chose to have the Castle reconstructed and filled with valuable works of art. Since then, the castle has suffered from several earthquakes in the late 1900's but since then has been preserved and renovated and presents itself in a well maintained and sound structural condition. On your tour you will be able to see the vast art collection in this castle including a significant picture gallery, beautiful china and precious silver, as well as the Prussian King's Crown! With events like the 'Shooting Star nights', "Falconer weekends', 'Shakespeare in the courtyard", and 'Hohenzollern Mountain Race', there are events all throughout the year that bring even more value to visiting this gorgeous destination!
These gorgeous castles are available for visitation all year round (check official websites for holiday closures) and each season brings a unique and beautiful perspective to the grounds and architecture. If you are longing to see these stunning works of art in person, please contact us at Fly Largent in order to get you started on your flight there!
Saturday, December 14, 2019
While hitting all the popular and trending restaurants and museums are of course enjoyable, sometimes we forget about the magnificent and awe-inspiring sights we can see all around us in mother nature. The kind of sights you only see in Instagram or popular travel blogs just don't do them justice compared to seeing them in real life. If this sounds like your cup of tea, read below to find a list of some of the best hiking trails in the USA!
Yellowstone National Park - Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park is the first national park ever created and is bigger than Rhode Island and Delaware combined! People from all over the world come to visit the infamous Old Faithful geyser and you will never be disappointed by missing it because it erupts every 90 minutes! This isn't the only reason for travelers to stop by though, for this national park boasts over 100 hiking trails and nearly 300 waterfalls! With over a thousand miles of back country hiking trails and hundreds of campsites, you can surely reconnect with nature and revitalize yourself. Needless to say, this National Park is a must see for all nature lovers!
Cracker Lake - Montana
These pictures alone speak for themselves. From the contrasting deep green hillside to the stunning aqua-blue water, the jutting cliffs to the basin-like valley, this Montana gem is one of the best sights this state (if not country) has to offer. Though the road to get there might be a bit tiring, the payoff is more than enough to qualify this as a path well worth traveling. The trail to get there is 12.6 miles and is best enjoyed as an overnight adventure but is very possible to nail out in a single day for the more experienced hikers. Experience everything from crossing bubbling brooks, fairy-like woods, and out into the final destination of the lake itself.
North Vista Trail, Black Canyon - Colorado
Unlike the Grand Canyon where the magnitude makes it difficult to comprehend the scale, Black Canyon makes you truly appreciate and wonder at the sheer immensity before you. It is truly magnificent how a thin source of water can carve its way through this massive mountain and create panoramic and Instagram worthy views of a vertical arcadia. The most noteworthy part of this trail is the Exclamation Point, true to it's name it is the best vantage point to really soak in the sight of the canyon. The majority of the world's most beautiful trails require a high skill level when it comes to hiking, but thankfully North Vista Trail is not one of them. Even the most inexperienced hikers can come and enjoy walking the path and marvel at it's wonders.
While enjoying the rustic and athletic lifestyle is wonderful, getting there via plane or jet is not where you look for those elements. At Fly Largent we offer the highest level of service for your aviation needs and are standing by 24/7 to assist in any way you may need. Contact us today for a free quote for your next flight!
Wednesday, December 11, 2019