Go to Las Vegas to have fun! Here are a few things you can do to minimize gambling losses and maximize fun. Gambling is only part of the thrill of this adult wonderland!
If you’re looking for an exciting and adventurous activity for your next trip to Florida, consider doing some good old fashioned fossil hunting. The Peace River is one of the best locations for finding prehistoric fossils of the giant carcharodon shark, otherwise known as megalodon.
The relationship between the United States, the State of Hawai'i, and Native Hawaiians is a complicated one that many people may not understand. This article sheds light on the origins of this tense relationship by delving into a series of historical facts that are often unknown outside of Hawai'i.
There are a lot of reasons to visit the Bahamas. If, on your next visit, you want to spend some time away from the resort, here are my top 6 Nassau travel tips and recommendations.
Planning a trip to Costa Rica? The hardest part may be deciding where to go and what to do. This Costa Rica vacation itinerary will give you a good taste of everything the country has to offer.
If you are thinking about visiting Ocracoke Island but aren't much of a beach fan, don't worry. There are plenty of other things to do on this small island to keep you busy. Here are more than 10 ideas to help make your vacation a success!
Whether you live in Indiana and want to get away for a day or you are simply passing through the state, here are some must-see places that you aren't likely to find in a guidebook.
There are many animals in Florida that are capable of hurting you. Most prefer to be left alone, but they will strike back if they feel threatened. I thought I would put together a list of the top 10 most dangerous animals in Florida.
Rock climbing, cozy puppet shows, gondola rides and lots more make Central Park the perfect addition to your list of things to do on your next NYC family vacation. Here are the best spots in Central Park for kids.
Local beach bum writer ranks Jamaica's best beaches. Look out for number one in some of your favorite movies!
Looking for exciting things to do with the kids in Grand Cayman? This article is filled with age appropriate things to do with toddlers, 'tweens and teens in Grand Cayman.
Planning a trip the to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls? Check out these five mistakes to avoid and discover some fun places to visit.
Cherry Springs State Park is a showplace for the Northern Lights. Every 11 years, sunspot activity increases to maximum, allowing the Northern Lights to be seen even more often.
Colorful and funny southern sayings directly from born and bred southerners and those who were transplanted to the south.
Whether it is history that interests you, leisure and tourist attractions, places to eat and drink, or just hanging out on the beach, St Augustine has something for you.
Oregon is an outdoor-lover's dream. It has a rugged coast, mountains, volcanoes, waterfalls, and an endless amount of things to do. Here is a look at the top 10 things to do in Oregon outdoors.
When traveling abroad, it is usually wise to learn a few words and phrases in the native language to help in case you find yourself in a jam. It is also wise to learn a little about the native culture to make you appear less touristy.
Orlando, Florida is a popular destination for both American and international tourists. Here is my top 20 list for things to do in and around the city.
Mesa Verde, Spanish for "Green Table", was established as a National Park by Theodore Roosevelt in 1906, with the purpose to "preserve the works of man". It was the first one of this kind.
One of the most beautiful mountain top vistas in the northeast is located in the High Peaks region of the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York and is accessible via the Veterans Memorial Highway.
The Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts is home to a number of small, charming wineries. Discover the vineyards and wineries that are putting western Massachusetts on the wine map.
Buried beneath downtown Tulsa, a system of secret underground tunnels were built to connect many of Tulsa's early skyscrapers. The tunnel system was designed at first for freight, but soon became a millionaires highway, protecting the wealthy and elite from danger. This is a story of Tulsa's secret tunnels.
Thinking about traveling to South Carolina? Do you know where you want to go? Read this article to get the low-down on the very best places to visit in the state of South Carolina!
Are you planning a trip to Chicago for a K-pop concert, or are you a local looking for all the great things you see in K-dramas? Either way, this is your guide to Hallyu in Chicago!
How could you ever be bored in Orange County, California? With this list of 100 things to do in Orange County, California, you are guaranteed to find something to entertain you.
14 memorable things to do with your kids in Jamaica. This great list even includes things to do with kids in Montego Bay. and things to do with toddlers.
Everyone is familiar with Graceland, the Grand Ole Opry, the Chattanooga Choo Choo, and the Great Smoky Mountains, but what about all the great things in between?
An overview of the ten best beaches on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Essential information if you are planning a trip to any of the towns on the Cape and are wondering what beaches you should visit.
Learn more about Siegfried and Roy's sanctuary efforts and see some of their majestic white lions and tigers on your next visit to Las Vegas. In the meantime, please enjoy the pictures from my last visit and view some videos taken at the Mirage.
For a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to enter Canada, you'll need to provide several documents, one of which is a letter of invitation. This article offers pointers for and examples of this letter.
If you’ve been planning a trip to the Florida Keys, you’ve probably seen a lot of promotional material put out by the various tourist industries. You may be excited about catching amazing fish or scuba diving or snorkeling to see lots of...
Information for eleven travel destinations across the Western United States, including the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Lake Powell, Zion National Monument, St. George Utah, Las Vegas, Disneyland, Big Sur, Yosemite, Death Valley, and the Golden Gate Bridge.
Planning a visit to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania? There are a few things you should avoid so your trip doesn't get spoiled. But don't be fooled, there are loads of fun things to do in this great city as well.
Lambertville, New Jersey, just 80 miles from NYC, is the perfect weekend spot for busy city dwellers to de-stress and recharge. Tips, recommendations, and more.
The Big Island of Hawai'i is one of the most beautiful on the planet. This article is an overview of what's in store for the visitor. Be sure to watch the drone video of Big Island from the air.
Here is a guide on where to go salsa dancing in Chicago during the week and on the weekends, with reviews of different venues and clubs for salsa dancing, as well as what to expect when you get there!
Check out all the cool places in Detroit you may not know about. This list is filled with awesome places to eat, hang out, spend the day, and explore. Come discover all Detroit has to offer!
San Francisco's Chinatown is worth the crowds. This neighborhood is one of the largest and most famous Chinatowns outside Asia, and is rich in both culture and tasty snacks. Don't miss SF Chinatown!
Thousands of lava rocks are mailed back to Hawai'i each year by people claiming bad luck after taking the rocks off-island. Learn about this island legend. VIDEO OF VOLCANIC ERUPTION INCLUDED.
I love living in Albuquerque, NM, and I'm happy to show you the coolest spots to visit. Get rid of the guidebook and visit my list of places locals love. This is the real Albuquerque.
Las Olas Boulevard is Fort Lauderdale's finest street. With exclusive boutiques, gourmet restaurants, and luxurious facilities, it can be expensive. But you can enjoy this fabulous area on a budget.
Want to know what Jamaica is known for? There are many things we are known for but here are the top ten.
If you love the great outdoors and plan on being in the Tampa/St Petersburg area, then be sure to check out Fort De Soto State Park. Known for its beautiful beaches, Fort De Soto also offers visitors the opportunity to fish, bike, camp, kayak and so much more.
Looking for free things to do in NYC in summer that are also fun? Check out this list of free summer activities that will make your NYC vacation super fun.
The Philadelphia Magic Gardens is a mosaic wonderland of intricate and unique art by Isaiah Zagar. Don't miss a visit to this labyrinth of tile, mirror shards, glass bottles, and bicycle wheels.
Yes, there are native Palm Trees in Oklahoma. This article describes the McCurtain palm, as well as a few other cold-hardy palm trees found in the state of Oklahoma.
One of America's best kept secrets, the UP of Michigan boasts miles of beautiful coastline, pristine forests teaming with wildlife, and a people (Yoopers) who are as unique as the land they inhabit.
While traveling in Texas, be sure not to miss visiting East Texas! Here are 5 East Texas towns to visit that will make you want to stay a little longer in the Lone Star State!
There's a lot to like about this mountain town at the base of the San Francisco Peaks. Here are some reasons to appreciate—or consider—living here.
The Emerald Coast is a beautiful area of Florida, famous for its white beaches and emerald green waters. This is a top 10 list of things to do in Destin, Florida.
The Cranberry Lake 50 trail is a 50-mile wilderness backpacking route that passes through the Five Ponds Wilderness Area in the Adirondacks, offering solitude and great scenery.
Washington DC’s finest monuments can be seen in an easy do-it-yourself 3-hour walking tour. If you are just passing through the area and have a few hours to spare, take a break, stretch those legs, and experience Washington DC’s most wonderful memorials and monuments.
Traveling through the Yucatan, one of the main attractions is the great pyramid at Chichen Itza. During the equinoxes, the shadow of the serpent Kukulcan is seen descending its stairs.
San Diego is a city in southern California, near the border of Mexico about 100 miles (160 km) southeast of Los Angeles. It is a port of entry and the seat of San Diego county. It was named for San Diego (St. James) de Alcalá
As a family, we tend to drive to our vacation destination, and going from Chicago to Orlando was no exception. With four kids, it's important to plan ahead on where to stop along the way. Check out our favorites.
Kilauea erupted in 1990, burying the beautiful Kaimu beach under 60 feet of lava. Twenty years later, a new black sand beach is forming where the lava-extended shoreline meets the ocean waves.
In the Little Sahara desert, one can almost picture wandering camels, Arabian princes, and Egyptian sphinxes. This unique location is one of western Oklahoma's greatest treasures.
The information every aspiring Appalachian Trail long-distance hiker needs before hitting the trail—like an A.T. vocabulary lesson, a review of the 3-second rule, the trailname tradition, and more.
Here are the best Florida vacation spots where you can get the most of the Florida panhandle. These are some of the best places to visit in Florida, so don't miss out on these beautiful beaches!
The Kapoho Kalapana Road or Red Road travels along the coastline of the lower Puna district on the Big Island. Located south of Pahoa village, this spectacular scenery is reminiscent of old Hawaii.
Many movies were filmed in Jamaica! Visit to see the beach from the white bathing suit scene in Dr. No, Dr. Kananga's cave in Live and Let Die, the beach from Knight and Day, and more!
Are there fun things for teens to do in Las Vegas? Of course there are! I have loads of ideas for ways teens can have fun in Vegas!
Twin Falls is amazing. The Snake River runs through it and offers so many different things to do there. Outdoor lovers will love this area as well. Here is a look at the top 10 things to do in Twin Falls, Idaho.
The Florida Everglades is home to some of America's most spectacular wildlife. The birds of prey are a diverse and beautiful group living in the Everglades and across the US. Many of the species are only part-time residents as they migrate to summer breeding grounds.
Japanese culture, sea creatures, an exhilarating boardwalk, decadent chocolate treats- check out this list of things to do with kids in Brooklyn for the visit of a lifetime!
Vacation planners will find that Hilton Head travel tips make a big difference in knowing when to go and what to expect.
In the second hub in the three part series, we look at the lost amusement parks that opened during the Baby Boom.
An overview of the Redneck Riviera, including Mexico Beach, Panama City, Ft. Walton Beach, and Destin, Fl. Photos and videos included!
Fun activities to occupy your time on a visit to McCall, Idaho. Examples of lodging, activities and things to see are itemized, with links.
Find out clean and free bathroom services along California's Interstate 15, from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. It doesn't have to be a "crap shoot".
The Kalapana farmers' market is a lively night market that attracts over 700 people each Wednesday night for fresh produce, tasty food, and live music. Aloha and welcome everyone!
Get the full Nashville experience by visiting downtown Nashville's Honky Tonk Row on Lower Broadway. Overwhelmed by the number of places, there? Don't fret—here are the ten best honky-tonk bars in the area!
Ocean City Maryland has been a tourist town since the late 1800's when guest houses and small hotels were opened and operated by widows and fishermen's wives.
When you visit or move to the US South, you may need help to understand what we are talking about! Use this guide to decipher common Southern phrases and to translate Southern pronunciations. Though all similar, the accents range from the small town twang to the unique Charleston accent.
Planning a trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina? Check out these possible pitfalls before you head out!
Pops is one of the newest and most fascinating places to visit on Oklahoma's section of Route 66. Find out history and more here!
Is it safe to vacation in Jamaica? Read on to find out. This article includes crime statistics and an analysis of the causes of crime in Jamaica.
There is so much to see along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Take a week and drive around the fifth largest lake in the world.
Our latest trip to the Tampa area took us to the turquoise waters and beautiful sandy beach of Caladesi Island for a morning of kayaking, beach combing and wildlife viewing.
Travel agents and guide books alike will tell you of the beauty of Hawaii: the year-round neon greenery, the healing Pacific Ocean, the buttery tropical breezes, and the excess of exotic fruit. All good and fine, but take it from me, what you need...
Ideas on what to check out, where to stay, and what to skip on your visit to the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Looking for rooftop bars and lounges in Manhattan with amazing views of NYC? Then look no further! This article reviews twelve of the best bars and lounges in New York.
Guam is a US possession, but it is pretty different from the continental US! Discover what to expect in Guam and how to make your trip more enjoyable and affordable.
Wondering what do after walking the Brooklyn Bridge? How about some delicious seafood rolls, rock climbing, or some eclectic art? Here are 11 of the best things to do near the Brooklyn Bridge.
My grandparents found a funny poem titled "Me Mudder" in the old territorial prison many years ago while visiting Yuma, Arizona. This article contains some information regarding the prison and surrounding lands as well as a copy of the poem.
Western Washington is rich with beautiful landscapes, unique culture, and lots of interesting history. This list is a great place to start if you are looking for vacation or day trip ideas.
Pahoa Village is an old plantation town on the Big Island. Interesting historic buildings, eclectic shopping/dining choices, and friendly local folks make this quaint little town a must visit.
Forget anything negative you may have heard about Michigan; the so-called "mitten" state may very well be our country's best-kept secret and travel destination for many reasons.
The Outer Banks in North Carolina is a popular vacation destination in the Eastern United States. While it's beautiful, it can get pricey. The good news is that you don't have to spend a lot of money at the Outer Banks to have a good time. From a National Wildlife Refuge to a Lighthouse, here's a look at a number of fun and free things to do in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Seven things to know about Alaska before you visit. This can help you plan your trip if you decide to go. Enjoy the United States Last Frontier!
Are you planning a vacation to Oahu but don't have time to research what to see and do? Here is a traveler’s list of places to see.
Nicholas Clayton designed this Victorian beauty. In 1923, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Galveston purchased the Gresham mansion. Read on to learn more about the historic Bishop's Palace in Galveston, TX.
The Slabs, or Slab City, is a unique city in the Sonoran Desert. A magical destination to visit, this artistic-commune-meets-snowbird-getaway-meets-home-for-a-drug-culture is home to some amazing art. Even more amazing, Slab City has no laws. It is a bastion of true freedom and art.
California is a diverse state with lots to do and see. Here are the 20 most beautiful places to visit in the Golden State, including coastal, desert, and mountain destinations.
The best tourist attractions in Virginia range from educational to thrilling to something in-between. Discover the 35 best.
With beautiful landscapes, rushing waterfalls, miles of nature trails, hotels, swimming pools, and restaurants, Tennessee state parks are a favorite vacation destination for many.
The Oregon coast is sprinkled with charming small towns and gorgeous beaches. Check out a local's guide to the best West Coast vacation spots!
This is a list of free things to do while visiting Boston. It includes museums, tours, events, entertainment, places to eat and lots more. Don't miss these top-rate destinations the next time you find yourself in Beantown!
Gift ideas for that someone special or yourself! Whether you're visiting Hawai'i or lucky enough to live here, these are easy-to-pack items that are great to give all year! Music video with Nā Palapalai!
You know that surfer vibe—that California slang? It's identifiable unlike anywhere else in the world. Between the slow surfer speak and the "valley girl" accent, there's a lot to pick up on. Language is always evolving, but let's get current with what's current.
California and surfing go hand in hand. Here is a list of the top 10 best surf spots that have helped California become what it is today
Seeing the wild mustangs roaming freely along the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a thrilling and amazing sight. These horses are living free much as their ancestors have for the last 500 years.
Shenandoah National Park is incredible. My family and I spent part of our 2017 vacation there and loved every minute of it. There is so much to see and do there. Here is a look at the top 10 things to do in Shenandoah National Park.
Located in the northeast of Florida, St Augustine is the oldest continuously occupied city in the USA. Here are twenty facts about St Augustine, FL.
Fans of Americana are enjoying a new craze sweeping across rural America—barn quilts. Learn how organizations have increased tourism in small towns across America by showcasing barn quilts.
The Walnut Street Bridge over the Susquehanna River in Harrisburg, PA is a pedestrian bridge with a unique history. This bridge has existed in its original form for over 120 years. Here is its story.
Visiting St. Augustine on a budget? Get helpful advice on how to enjoy the oldest city in US, from sights and parking to eating out.
Explore some of the best places to visit in one of the country's most vacationed states. The top 20 destinations in the state of Florida are at your figure tips.
Operating since the 1870's the Duquesne and Monongahela Inclines are iconic features of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania skyline. Next time you are in Pittsburgh, if you are so inclined, step back in time and ride a funicular just for the fun of it.
Known as the Sponge Capital of the World, Tarpon Springs is a very unique community full of Greek culture and heritage that makes for the perfect day trip from the Tampa or Clearwater area.
Canada Place is a tourist attraction in Vancouver, British Columbia. It's connected by a waterfront path to Stanley Park. The route offers wonderful views and photo opportunities.
With more than 8300 caves throughout the state, there's a cave in Tennessee for everyone, from those with just a casual interest to those looking for intense spelunking experiences.
Anyone who visits coastal Florida, or the lakes and rivers, or the great Everglades wetlands, is sure to see a rich variety of birdlife. This page describes how to make the most of the experience
This hub details 10 things to do in the Wisconsin Dells that are not water parks. I've included photos and links for all of them.
Known as the gateway to the Rockies, Calgary, Alberta is a booming oil town where people come from all over Canada to take advantage of its scenery and outdoor life. There is no shortage of things to do, with year round entertainment and clean atmosphere you are sure to always have the time of your life.
Local expertise is far more valuable than any travel blog or website. That's why I decided to write a local's guide to visiting Burlington, VT. This article is comprised of must-see places in and around Burlington that would not be found otherwise!
Wise sayings translated from Saint Kitts Creole to English followed by their meaning. These twenty selected sayings all make references to animals, suggesting 17th century plantation origin. Enjoy!
I gold panned for free on the South Fork American River in Coloma, and got to see the area where 49ers did their California gold digging. This is also where John Sutter’s partner, James Marshall, found gold at the sawmill.
Ready for a weekend getaway? Discover the beauty and tranquility of this cozy little fishing village. Port Clyde is one of Maine’s best kept secrets!
The Lake Michigan Circle Tour is a designated scenic road system that circumnavigates Lake Michigan: excellent roads, huge sand dunes, beautiful vistas, fabulous beaches, and 100 historic lighthouses.
The Fremont Troll lives under the Aurora Bridge in Seattle. Here, you'll find a history of the troll, some useful facts, directions, and a map. I've also included some fun things you might never have known, such as how the troll is connected to Elvis.
Lake Huron is beautiful and the second largest of the Great Lakes. There are many great places to visit along its shores. Spend a week driving around the lake and enjoying everything it has to offer!
The best Indiana State Parks for hiking, camping, fishing, winter activities, horseback riding, biking, wildlife and bird watching, and more.
Camping in the Southeast United States offers a variety of experiences, from the beach to mountains. Here are six favorites.
Journey into Nevada's Carson Valley. Far removed from the big cities of Las Vegas and Reno, this secret valley is full of rivers, green grass, trees, and wildlife. Close to Lake Tahoe and Carson City, this area is feast for the eyes.
This is a must read before you visit Crazy Mountain Ranch, The Marlboro Ranch in Montana. This will be a trip of a lifetime. Going in the winter of 2014 was fantastic! Prepare yourself to be amazed!
The trail beside the waterfront in downtown Vancouver is an attractive place to explore. Some interesting examples of public art can be seen near the trail.
Sea Shell, Sea Shell, Sing me a song, O Please! A song of ships, and sailor men, And parrots, and tropical trees, Of islands lost in the Spanish Main Which no man ever may find again, Of fishes and corals under the waves, And...
Navarre, Florida is a hidden gem of the Gulf Coast. Nestled between two larger tourist destinations, Pensacola and Destin, Navarre sometimes gets overlooked as a beach town. I’m here to tell you to give Navarre a chance.
Planning a trip to Pensacola or the surrounding area? Here's a list of things to do and places to see from a former local who still visits Pensacola almost every summer.
Planning a visit to Texas? Be sure to take the kids to these great attractions in the Lone Star State. Kids of all ages will find fun things to do in Texas.
This article will help you find the best place to snorkel, surf, play volleyball or build a sand castle on your vacation in Hawaii as well as help you get there with maps. Enjoy your vacation to one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
Five great day trips in Central Texas. Visit these beautiful and unique towns for a taste of the Lone Star State.
Portland is a fun place to visit. There are so many amazing and wonderful things to see and do there. Here is a look at our itinerary for two days in Portland, Oregon.
If you are looking for vacation ideas in Toronto, check out this list of the 20 most interesting and unique places to visit.
Mount Rainier is one of Washington State's most popular destinations. Home to beautiful alpine fields, majestic peaks, glaciers, waterfalls, abundant wildlife, and miles of hiking trails, there's something for every outdoor enthusiast.
A guide to visiting Charleston, SC . The city of Charleston is a lovely place to take a vacation. If you have never had the chance to see Charleston, you should plan to visit there the next time you have a chance to take a vacation. It is well worth the trip!
Looking for some great, free fun in Madison, Wisconsin? You've come to the right place. Madison is a city where you can have fun almost every weekend without spending a dime! Interested? Read on!
There is a place in Southeast Oklahoma that conjures tales of medieval knights, wholesome princesses, and glorious adventures. This is a brief history of the Captain's Castle built by J. E. Reynolds.
Jamaica is an incredibly interesting country, but many people don't know much about it. Read on to discover the top ten awesome facts about this small island (including several world records!).
There are a wide variety of activities in Fort Worth, Texas, including arts, music and sporting events. It is city with cultural areas, botanical gardens, water features, and much more. Visit today!
The Maku’u Farmers' Market is lively, fun, and famous for its eclectic mix of ethnic foods and abundant local produce. This market reflects the true image of a laid-back and diverse Puna community.
A historic gem tucked in a deep mountain valley at the edge of the Pocono region affords Jim Thorpe, PA easy access from all points of the compass.
Oval Beach in Saugatuck, Michigan has always been a pearl among dune coastline tourist spots. Secluded from noisy development, it remains pristine thanks to well-established preservation societies.
Some are odd, some adventurous, others just plain entertaining. These 12 things to do in Times Square are the most interesting in the area!
Visit these five historic restored lighthouses on the barrier islands, and enjoy the beaches, shopping, and great seafood restaurants of North Carolina's Outer Banks.
Miami is the most southerly major city in the continental United States. It s located on the Atlantic coast, some 2° north of the Tropic of Cancer, and has a warm subtropical marine climate,
Visiting Pioneer Saloon in Nevada is like stepping back in time about 100 years. It has a colorful history of cowboys, gunfights, gamblers, miners, actors, actresses, girls of the night, and ghosts.
Honolulu and Waikiki aren't all this beautiful Hawaiian island has to offer. O'ahu's North Shore is full of stunning beaches, big waves, and gorgeous natural scenery. Here are the 1o best places to visit on the North Shore of O'ahu.
Xel-Ha is a relatively small Mayan site, right on the highway connecting Cancun to the rest of the Maya Riviera. Though easy to miss, it is worth stopping here to see the frescoes on the buildings.
Apparently some natives are offended by this article. This is not for them. Please read this before you make a move to Ojai! I will leave some of the nasty comments to show you the truth. Have fun!
The truths about the sad city of Olympia, Washington, totally misunderstood by the rest of the world.
Paddling a flatwater stretch of the Colorado River on the Arizona-Nevada border and the hot springs and other points of interest you'll find along the way
Tennessee is a beautiful state. From the beauty of the Smoky Mountains to the bustle of Nashville, TN has a wide variety of fun family venues that are worth your time. Enjoy Tennessee!
Situated only 40 minutes south of Tulsa, Okmulgee is a small town rich in history and teeming with wildlife. This article outlines various Okmulgee attractions and points of interest.
If you are planning a visit to Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, here are 5 mistakes to avoid. Make sure your trip is the best it can be. You'll also find tips for spots you won't want to miss.
Birdwatchers, campers, and RVers love Padre Island National Seashore on the Gulf Coast of Texas. Here are photos of birds as well as information about RV camping on Padre Island National Seashore.
There are many outdoor activities available on the American side of Niagara Falls, including hikes, jet boats, an ancient military fort, and helicopter rides.
From cattle-dotted farmlands to the majestic ocean, here are 7 day trips to escape New York City and venture into the great outdoors for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Although the Bay Area can be expensive, it ain't cheap for a reason. Discover new and exciting thrills from Wine Country to Sausalito and everything in-between.
Shenandoah Valley attractions make this Virginia destination one of the most popular places to visit in the state.
Stanley Park is a lovely 988-acre park next to downtown Vancouver and the ocean. It contains many attractions for visitors, including a beautiful rose garden.
The center of the universe is an acoustic anomaly; when one stands in the center of the circle and makes a noise, that noise is echoed back several times louder than it was made. Imagine dropping a small pin and expecting to hear a tiny “tink” as it hits the floor. Instead, the sound the pin makes is more like the loud crash of a gong.
Don't let the bright lights and flashy billboards fool you, New York City is an exciting place for toddlers to explore. Small zoos, toddler-friendly theater, interactive museums and much more make it the place to be with your little one.
The Riviera Maya has become a favorite tourist destination over the past half century. It's sure to please, and can be enjoyed without breaking the bank!
If you are planning a visit to Seattle, Washington, don't make these 5 mistakes that my family made. You'll have a much better time than we did.
Pennsylvania holds the record for funny town names. There's Bird-in-Hand, Climax, Hazard, Jugtown, Intercourse, Noodle Doosie, Paradise, Puseyville, Punxsutawney, Rough and Ready, and that's just for starters! Read on for a list (and history) of Pennsylvania's most ridiculous town names.
Chasing waterfalls in Vermont is a wonderful vacation activity, but which ones out of the over 200 should you visit? These seven are the best for ease of access, spectacular beauty and locating.
This picturesque beach park survived the 2018 volcanic eruption. It now has a new spectacular black sand beach, created from the lava that destroyed half of the park.
You may have heard a lot about West Virginia—the stunning mountains and forests, the wonderful hiking trails, the fresh, crisp air—but there are some places in West Virginia that are truly creepy.
It all started here! If you are visiting the Outer Banks of North Carolina make it a priority to visit the Wright Brothers National Memorial. This site is an amazing piece of American history.
Looking for something to do that is off the busy Las Vegas strip? Check out this list of 10 places near the strip that are not to be missed!
The top 10 Caribbean attractions include Stingray City, Dunn's River Falls, cave tubing in Belize, Old San Juan and Chichen Itza near Cancun.
Here are 6 fun and easy hikes in and around Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. The hikes are divided by location: near Bar Harbor, Jordan Pond House, and the Quiet Side, Bass Harbor area. Enjoy the hikes and the nearby attractions and you will see many of the highlights of the park.
Highway 101—The Redwood Highway in Northern California offers many cheesy and family-friendly roadside attractions among the giant redwoods.
In an ideal world, every visitor to Colonial Williamsburg could afford the price of a multi-day ticket and the time needed to explore every trade shop and historic site on the property. For many people, this is not a realistic option. Luckily, a little panning can help you have a fantastic experience at Colonial Williamsburg without breaking the bank.
I recently took a trip to the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop of History Channel fame. Read below to see what it's like to actually visit the store.
No visit to San Antonio, Texas is complete without a tour of the Alamo, site of the most important battle for the Republic of Texas. It was once a mission and is now a shrine. "Remember the Alamo"!
Looking for a beautiful beach on the Gulf of Mexico for your next vacation? Check out Madeira Beach. It has great beaches and plenty of things to do nearby to keep everyone happy.
Sarasota, Florida is a beautiful place to retreat for a seaside vacation. Gorgeous beaches (including the famous Siesta Key Beach), cultural activities, golf courses, and historical sites are just a few of the many venues for relaxation and entertainment in Sarasota and the surrounding area.
Glacier National Park is one of the most beautiful national parks that I have been to. There are so many amazing and wonderful things to see and do there. The views are spectacular and awe-inspiring. Words do not do it justice.
If you're looking for a pristine beach without the crowds, and don't mind sharing your space with eagles, owls, and an armadillo or two, then check out Honeymoon Island State Park in Dunedin, Florida.
Perhaps you live in North Carolina or are planning a visit. Included here are the best places to enjoy the state's natural beauty, history, architecture, and culture.