TripShock Vacation Blog
Budget Sightseeing on a New Orleans Double Decker Bus Tour
Feb 28 2015
The multiple districts of New Orleans, Louisiana can complicate travel to the "Crescent City". Visiting Jackson Square, the French Quarter, Garden District, and more essential hot spots require knowledge of New Orleans known only by the residents themselves. As a sightseeing traveler,
Premier Shopping, Dining, and Nightlife at the Village of Baytowne Wharf
Feb 23 2015
Visiting the Emerald Coast and looking for a fun, family-friendly destination with a rockin after hours scene? The Village of Baytowne Wharf has a little bit of everything for even the most skeptical of travelers. This massive beach community located within Sandestin Resort in Miramar Beach, Florida, offers activities for all ages;
7 Must-Meet Guests of Pensacola Pensacon 2015
Feb 18 2015
The 2015 Pensacola Comic Con, known widely as "Pensacon", is right around the corner. From February 27th - March 1, thousands upon thousands of guests will stream into Pensacola for what could be the largest event of it's kind in the region.
Planning a Day at the Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island
Feb 16 2015
Okaloosa Island, a dividing plot of land between Fort Walton Beach and Destin, Florida, is home to fun family activities including the popular Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. The Boardwalk offers eclectic shopping, fresh seafood dining, exciting entertainment, stunning ocean pier views, and public beach access and amenities.
4 Most Popular New Orleans' Plantations Featured in Film
Feb 12 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana is home to some of the most spectacular displays of art, architecture, and design the modern world has to offer. Paired with a stunning countryside, one part rolling hills and one part swampland, the scenic beauty of the "Crescent City" is unmistakable.
7 Rainy Day Activities for your 30A Vacation
Feb 11 2015
30A is the perfect location for a sunny beach-side vacation, but what happens when the weather doesn't cooperate? Over the years, businesses in 30A and surrounding areas have developed plenty of fun rainy-day escapes for the whole family!
4 Best Parties of Panama City Beach College Spring Break 2015
Feb 9 2015
Want to get crazy at the biggest and best parties of Panama City Beach Spring Break 2015!? Save your braincells (you're going to need them for finals) and let Tripshock.com, the top source in the Gulf Coast for activity, event, and hotel booking, tell you the best 4 Spring Break Bashes for 2015!
Mardi Gras 2015 Do's and Don'ts for a Successful Trip
Feb 8 2015
Mardi Gras 2015 is right around the corner, and for many novice parade-goers, the famous New Orleans event can appear overwhelming. Where to go? What to do? Preparing for this widely loved event can prove difficult without the proper knowledge.
Family-Fun at Family Gras 2015!
Feb 6 2015
Find all the fun of Mardi Gras in a family-friendly atmosphere at New Orleans "Family Gras". Family Gras takes place in Metairie, just a short distance from downtown New Orleans hotels, restaurants, and shopping. This event offers food, games, parades, and entertainment for the whole family!
What's in the Destin Harbor?
Feb 4 2015
The Destin Harbor overlooks the Gulf of Mexico on the west end of Destin, Florida. Built to accommodate a bustling fishing industry, the Harbor is home to the finest dining, most exciting activities, and rockin' nightlife on the Emerald Coast! See what fun there is to experience in the Destin Harbor!
Destin Offers a Perfect Valentine's Day Getaway
Feb 3 2015
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and there is no better place to spend a romantic evening with your smoochie-poo than Destin, Florida! Stunning sunsets, moonlit walks on the beach, world-class dining and nightlife, Destin’s Emerald Coast is made for love, be it budding betrothal, or long-time love.
How I Plan On Spending My Spring Break in Destin, FL
Jan 29 2015
It’s a new year and only a few short months to the Spring Break season. Thousands of visitors will ascend on the Gulf Coast for a much needed break from work and school. One of our travelers recently booked her Spring Break vacation and out of curiosity, we asked her how she will spend her vacation. Does this sound like a vacation itinerary you would entertain?