This article shares things to do in Williamsburg and its nearby towns when you are not interested in reenactments or history.
See photos and videos of this oldest operating farmer's market in the US. View fresh fruits, veggies, and flying fish. Entertainment, restaurants, etc., are here to enjoy.
Love the TV series "Longmire"? You aren't alone. It was one of the most popular shows on television during its run. The bulk of the show was filmed in the Santa Fe, NM, area. If you find yourself in downtown Santa Fe, take a short walking tour and visit the filming sites in the city center.
If it's too hot to walk along the Las Vegas Strip, why not go for a walk in one of its many hotels? These are the best hotels for walking on the Strip.
Learn much about the Spanish, then Mexican, expansion of influence in California through mission settlements. San Francisco Solano was the last of these missions, named after a saint.
Part of the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Mission San Juan Capistrano is known for its bell tower. Part of it is in ruins. See photos and videos.
The Moraga Steps located in the Sunset district of San Francisco are a hidden tourist attraction. This little-known site is far away from other tourist attractions and offers a beautiful view of the city and the ocean from the top.
Information and photos of the Great Stupa Of Dharmakaya, a Buddhist shrine near Red Feather Lakes, Colorado.
Read about my visit to Hollywood Forever Cemetery. This is a cemetery like no other—full of burial places for loved ones, monuments to famous Hollywood actors, cultural and entertainment center, garden beauty, classic architecture, sites on National Register of Historic Places, and more.
Of all the Michigan Lighthouses, those on Lake Superior stand alone. Lake Superior is a cold, deep lake that often acts more like an ocean and has claimed more lives than any other Michigan Lake. Join me as I travel up the shipwreck coast exploring the lighthouses along the way.
Some information and photos of Dzibilchaltún, the small Mayan archeological site on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula.
Thanks to the Rosenberg Arts Alliance, local artists have painted a number of outdoor benches in the historic downtown area.
Learn about the countless things that make living in Houston or visiting this large metropolitan city worthwhile. We have an abundance of things to see and do here!
The FDR Presidential Library and Museum on the eastern side of the state and Forest Lawn to the west are two historic NY sites worth visiting.
Located in the charming historic village of Somesville on Mount Desert Island, the Somesville Bridge creates a stunning reflective panorama and is one of the most photographed bridges in Maine.
One of the most photographed places in Houston is the Williams Water Wall near the Galleria Shopping Mall. Wedding photos & more are taken there.
Cornelius Nursery in Houston is worth visiting all year long. Still, at Christmastime, the sights, sounds, and smells of the season make it a fantasyland!
The Chapel of St. Basil is an architectural marvel designed by architect Philip Johnson in 1997 located on the University of St.Thomas campus in Houston.
Red Queen's Attic is a large family-owned antiques and collectibles store in downtown Rosenberg, TX. The wide aisles and artful displays enable fun shopping.
Houston's historic Washington Cemetery was originally a German Cemetery. It has many beautiful gravestones, some of which date back to the 1800s.
Shady Lane Park teaches people about the importance of bayous in the Houston area. It has nature-inspired playground equipment, a splash pad, a community center, and more.
The Houston Heights WWII Memorial honors all those from the Heights who served their country, both living and dead, during that war. It is a beauty!
The "Texas Legacy" sculpture is one of many beautiful Western sculptures near Carruth Plaza, the Astrodome and NRG Stadium in Houston. See photos here.
Enjoy seasonal activities like Mardi Gras in Galveston, or hit the beaches, visit museums and historic houses, eat fresh seafood, take cruises, and more!
Once a month, there is a free miniature-train ride for everyone to experience in Zube Park located in Hockley, TX. See soccer fields and other amenities.
There are many eye-catching murals painted on the exterior of the art studios at Silver Street Studios in Houston. Take a look and learn about the artists.
Plan a visit to Glenwood Cemetery in Houston (origin, 1871) to see opulent gravestones in a breathtaking setting. Many prominent people are buried here.
Tiny Boxwoods is a delightful escape from the norm in the Highland Village area of Houston. It consists of a cafe, garden nursery, and gift shop.
I spent a mere 24 hours in the excellent Southern California beach town of Encinitas (Spanish for ‘little oaks’) this winter. Here's how I spent that perfect day!
The Barbara Bush Library in Spring, Texas, honors the former First Lady and her constant support of literacy. It is a bright, cheerful place. A beautiful sculpture in the library also honors Robin Bush, who died of leukemia at a tender age.
Join us on our visit to the historic mining town of Oatman, where burros roam the streets entertaining tourists as they tour the town. The town's history is enhanced by its connection to Olive Oatman, who was captured and spent her teen years among the Mojave Indian Tribe in the 1850s.
This article is about activities to do on your next vacation to Amelia Island. Make it a summer vacation, or even a weekend, you won't ever forget!
The vast Meyer Park in Spring, Texas, has athletic fields, concession stands, restrooms, picnic areas, playgrounds, a fishing lake, an aviary, a dog park, and trails.
Tranquillity Park commemorates the unforgettable moon landing back in 1969. This city park in downtown Houston is a beauty with water features and more.