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How To Get Around: Seattle

We talk a lot about sustainability on our tours, from avoiding single-use plastic as much as possible to highlighting the walkability of our cities across the nation. But we wanted to help our travelers get in on the sustainability game by offering them a helpful resource outside of the few hours we spend with them…

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February 16, 2023

Travel Perspective: The Jewish Experience

This month, we’re highlighting the landmarks and attractions that speak to the Jewish experience in three cities in our WeVenture network. From the Hudson River to the Hollywood Hills, you might be surprised by the deep history and cultural significance the Jewish people have contributed throughout the development of the nation.  SONY DSC Philadelphia Jews…

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December 8, 2022

Only in…Philly

Mention Philadelphia and you get a very broad spectrum of comments: Birthplace of Independence. Land of cheesesteaks. That place between New York City and Washington, D.C. But Philly isn’t a brief pitstop to the locals, who love their city and everything about it, for the better or worse. We tapped into our local guide team…

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December 2, 2022

Only in…Denver

Mile High City. Queen City of the Plains. Gateway to the Rockies. Its monikers are many, but if you had to capture the essence of Denver in a title, how could you possibly choose? We decided to ask our guide team what they believe makes this Colorado capital so unique, and got some interesting responses….

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September 22, 2022

Three Cities With Thrilling Architecture

Every WeVenture destination has fascinating architecture, from the stout bricks that house the hall where the signers left their mark on the Declaration of Independence in the City of Brotherly Love to the less-authentic replications of French and Italian architecture icons in the Mojave Desert. Below are three cities that go above — well above…

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September 17, 2022

Local Food Scenes I: Philly, Seattle, & Denver

Supporting local businesses and industries while traveling is easier than ever these days. In our Part I of Local Food Scenes blog series, we’re highlighting three of our WeVenture cities that really shine when it comes to offering local food options – particularly produce and local-grown ingredients – for both locals and visitors alike. Take…

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September 3, 2022

Only in…Seattle

On this Only in… introductory post, we’re taking you for a hike up to the Pacific Northwest, where the hemlock-covered Washington Coast meets the sparkling waters of sound and sea. The PNW is unlike any other area of the United States, so while it’s difficult to distill it all down into one blog post, we’ve…

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September 2, 2022

Exploring the Stories Behind Street Art

We can all appreciate street art for its beauty and scale – and the fact that it’s free and accessible to everyone – but on your next visit to one of the cities below, take some time to learn the stories behind the art and artists: what might look like a boring, sooty facade may…

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July 26, 2022

Iconic City Cocktails: From A Fizz to The Last Word

Every major city has something of a cocktail scene these days, but have you ever wondered whether each has its own unique cocktail, either invented or popularized there? We have. We dove deep into our cocktail knowledge, asked the experts around town, and landed on some city-specific and very delicious cocktails.   Seattle – The…

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July 7, 2022

Independence Day Around the Country

How do you celebrate the Fourth of July? We asked some of our own guides in three of our East Coast cities to provide some tips and advice to make your Independence Day fun and unique. Boston Boston this year will be alive with July 4th festivities, with a nearly week-long event known as Boston…

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June 30, 2022

Coffee Culture Coast to Coast

Coffee has made a long journey from its roots in Ethiopia to England via Ottoman Turkey and making the jump across the ocean to the Americas. In the United States, several events occurred to elevate coffee to the near sacred status it enjoys today, from the Boston Tea Party to the world wars.  These days,…

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June 30, 2022

A Welcome to WeVenture

Venture (noun): an undertaking involving chance, risk, or danger             -Merriam-Webster Dictionary “Nothing ventured, nothing gained.” -Proverb, The Canterbury Tales   WeVenture was born out of a love for travel and connecting people to the local scene. Because we’re such a people-focused tour company, we chose the name WeVenture to…

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June 13, 2022