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New Year, New York Spring Break Trip

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There’s no time better than the new year to start planning your New York spring break trip. Now that you put away the Christmas decorations and closed out the celebrations, it’s just winter. If you’re like most people, you already look ahead to warmer weather and vacations. Spring break is the next milestone until it’s […]

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Why You Should Spend the Holidays on Long Island This Year

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The holidays are some of the busiest when it comes to peak travel times. Many families choose Long Island as their holiday destination for a variety of reasons. First, it offers plenty of activities that please people of all ages. Second, it provides a scenic, festive atmosphere that puts nostalgic holiday greeting cards in mind. […]

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Best Places to See Fall Foliage in New York

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October is the peak season in New York for changing leaves and beautiful seasonal nature. If you’re planning a trip to New York this month, you should make time to take in the colorful landscape. After you pick up your rental car from Empire Rent A Car, we suggest you head out to one of […]

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Best Fall Break Destinations in New York

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While it may seem hard to believe, Fall Break is right around the corner and now is the time to start planning your trips! Many families like to take advantage of time off from school to spend time together and relax before the holiday months sneak up on them. This year, if your fall break […]

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3 Must-See Quirky Roadside Attractions

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When planning a road trip, it’s okay to be a tourist. In fact, at Empire Rent A Car, we encourage it! When driving around the East Coast, there is no shortage of quirky roadside attractions. And often, that’s what makes the journey fun! Check out these three attractions you’ll have to see to believe!

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How to Keep Kids Happy in the Car

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Are you planning a long road trip with your kids this Spring Break? Unfortunately, any length of road trip can feel like an eternity to children, which adds to your stress and makes the whole trip less enjoyable. At Empire Rent A Car, we know the key to keeping kids happy is keeping them occupied. […]

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3 Great Day Trips from New York City

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Day trips are a great way to escape the everyday hustle and bustle, and unwind without having to plan a big vacation. Because of NYC‘s central location, you can visit landmarks, attractions, and outdoor recreation areas that will excite any type of traveler, with just a short drive. At Empire Rent A Car, we love […]

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3 Reasons to Try Traveling Alone

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Traveling is often thought of as a group activity. Traveling with friends and family can be incredibly rewarding so you may think that traveling alone would somehow be a less enriching experience. However, there are countless benefits to taking a major trip by yourself at least once in your life. Consider these three reasons from […]

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3 Reasons to Choose a National Park for Your Family Vacation

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Are you looking for the perfect fall getaway for your family? Maybe your original plans were thwarted by COVID-19 and now you need a backup plan. The good new is that most National Parks are open and, even if you aren’t an especially outdoorsy family, there is still plenty for you to do and see […]

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