Staycations Series, Part 2: How to Turn Your Own City Into a Vacation Paradise

Ah, yes, you gotta love summer in the city. The heat, humidity, traffic and noise are enough to make any seasoned city dweller long for a peaceful escape. But with airline prices soaring out of control and gas prices skyrocketing we thought it would be great to explore some great options right in your own backyard.

Welcome to the summer of the staycation. We'll be breaking down some great tips on how to get away from it all without—well, really getting far away! In this second part of our series, we're showing you how you can feel like a tourist without leaving the comfort of your zipcode. Click here to check out the slideshow!

Coming up next: How to transform your own casa into an oasis!