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.
If you're looking for an outdoor adventure while visiting southeast Florida, consider visiting one of these wonderful nature and wildlife centers. They offer a great break from the beach.
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.
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.
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!
See the Colonel William Barret Travis monument, Confederate soldier gravestones, distinctive Woodmen markers and more in this historic cemetery which dates back to 1853 in Chappell Hill, TX.
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.
Hornitos, California was a rough-and-tumble town during the California gold rush of the mid-1800s. It is pretty quiet now, but ruins and remnants hint at its former glory and inspire visions of historic times.
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!
Come take a stroll back in time and visit this historic icon that boasts one of the first electric chairs, original architecture, multiple layers of paint-peeling walls, original prison cells, and the sites where some very famous movies were filmed. Admission is only $10–12 for a self-guided tour.
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.
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.
The Stanley Park Seawall has an 8.8 km path on top. The wall travels around the perimeter of the park beside the ocean. It offers great views and interesting sights.
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.
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.
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!
Driving Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park is incredible. It is one of the most scenic roads in the United States. Here is a closer look at what it is like to drive Trail Ridge Road.
Do you love lions, tigers, and jaguars? Oh my! Then keep reading! In this article, I'll list the ten zoos with the best big cat collections in America and provide descriptions of each.
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 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.
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.
The VanDusen Botanical Garden is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. It contains beautiful plants and lovely scenery that is very enjoyable to explore.
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.
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.
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!
Some of the world's most beautiful beaches are located on Kauai, the Garden Isle of Hawaii. This Top Ten List includes Hanalei Bay, Poipu, Anini, and Waimea.
In search of nature in the Bay Area? Marin Headlands, Mt. Tamalpais, Samuel P. Taylor Park, Point Reyes, and Tomales Bay are all state and national parks within a two-hour drive of San Francisco.
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.
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.
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.
There is more to the state of New York than Manhattan! Here are three gems I have discovered while traveling solo in the Rochester area. These places are perfect for loners and families alike.
Visiting the UF Dwellings in Gainesville and watching the bats emerge at dusk is both fascinating and great fun. I give a brief guide to visiting this free daily "event".
Located among the rolling hills of southern Ohio, Salt Fork State Park offers breathtaking landscapes, a variety of outdoor recreational activities, and a little bit of history.
The Big E is New England's largest and most diverse state fair. This annual event takes place over 17 days every September and has something for everyone, from agriculture to entertainment to food.
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.
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.
A visit to see the petroglyphs at Celebration Park, Idaho makes a great day trip from Boise or surrounding towns.
Creating adventures for kids is fun and exciting. There are tons of things to do with kids in Arlington, VA that are great for the whole family. The great public transportation and friendly residents make this a great place to spend time with your children. Read on for some of the best activities!
Door County is an incredible place to visit. It has a couple hundred miles of shoreline and plenty to do all year long. Here is a look at the top ten things to do in Door County.
Ever been in a strange town while traveling and wondered where you could find a short hike just right for stretching one's legs and possibly also close to a picnic spot or a place to buy food? If you ever come to North San Luis Obispo County, I have such a walk for you along a river in Paso Robles, around a lake in Atascadero, and in the woods beside a vineyard in Templeton. All are close to the 101 Freeway through the North County. Enjoy.
You don't have to drive all the way to the coast to see a perfect sunset. I've compiled a list of the best sunset spots that are all within a close driving distance from downtown PDX.
These garden domes are the crown jewel of Mitchell Park. Summer or winter, one can enjoy the tropics, desert plants, and seasonal plantings and decor.
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.
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.
Camping in the Southeast United States offers a variety of experiences, from the beach to mountains. Here are six favorites.
Some are odd, some adventurous, others just plain entertaining. These 12 things to do in Times Square are the most interesting in the area!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the small town of Hamilton, New Jersey sits an oasis of art where fine sculptures form part of nature. Most delightful are the pieces inspired by Claude Monet and Edouard Manet.
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!
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.
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.
Green Bay is home to the 13-time World Champions, the Green Bay Packers! It also has a lot of things to see and do for the entire family. Here is a look at the top ten things to do there.
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.
If you are looking for vacation ideas in Toronto, check out this list of the 20 most interesting and unique places to visit.
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.
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!
Caribbean vacations are among the most relaxing and affordable holidays. For advice about which Caribbean island to visit, consult this top ten list.
Weather in the Caribbean can give visitors a beautiful experience or a disaster that is best forgotten. The average weather shows both the best and worst times to go.
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.
Getting your mail is one of many things you need to plan for when traveling. This article shares easy ways for you to receive your mail no matter where you are or how long you plan to be away from home.
A guide to help you make the most of a vacation to St. Augustine, Florida. The city of St. Augustine, FL is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the United States. Situated on the Atlantic coast of Florida south of Jacksonville, St. Augustine offers the perfect place to relax, as well as learn some early American history.
Michigan's Leelanau Peninsula, affectionately known to Michiganders as "the little finger" of the "mitten," is an area of great beauty and many attractions.
The New River Gorge National River offers hikers a spectacular view from the rim of a steep canyon and unique vantage points of the third highest bridge in the United States.
The vernacular of Newfoundlanders is rich in unusual words, sayings, and expressions, so much so that many people believe the province has a language all its own.
Funny American place names abound, from Gun Barrel City, Texas, to Why, Arizona. This list celebrates towns and cities with names worth a second look, a smile, and a smirk.
Many of Newfoundland's coastal communities have unusual place names. Here are some of the more interesting and colourful ones, along with their origins.
Marquette is a small city, but the largest in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is a university town, a Great Lakes port, and a regional hub of commerce, culture, and recreation.
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.
Lake Superior is beautiful and the largest of the Great Lakes. There are many parks and towns worth a visit along its shores. Spend a week and drive the Lake Superior Circle Tour around the lake.
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
Visit Connecticut and discover a host of places to see and things to do that are just a little off the beaten path.
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.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a great family-friendly city to visit. There is no shortage of fun and educational sites that adults and children will love to visit. With a map in hand, these 10 sites will help ensure that you and your kids have a great time in Pittsburgh, PA.
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.
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.
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 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.
Experience the majesty and wonder of wild horses on Assateague Island, complete with a great gallery of stunning wild horses.
This beautiful island, located just off the coast of Rhode Island, is a great destination for those who love the beach and the great outdoors.
13 tons of concrete at each end keep the 450-foot Capilano Suspension Bridge firmly anchored for those who like the views from several hundred feet up in the air in Vancouver, Canada.
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.
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.
Wondering how to have fun on the Las Vegas Strip if you don't have a lot of money to spend? Here's a list of awesome tips and tricks to help you experience the best of Las Vegas without having to shell out the big bucks.
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.
This is your guide to spending a perfect day in Key West, Florida. Visit some of Key West's best dining establishments and watering holes, spend time on the island's best beach, learn about the history of Key West, and find a fabulous spot to watch the sunset.
Blue Ridge Parkway connects the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina. The Virginia section offers historic sites and magnificent scenery.
Baltimore has more row houses than any other city in the US. From grand and elaborate homes for the wealthy to adorable little row homes for the working class.
The Niagara Escarpment is a natural wonder, and it creates perfect growing conditions for vineyards. The Beamsville Bench is a sub-appellation of the Niagara Peninsula, and it has a lot to offer for wine lovers. Here are five of the best wineries you will want to visit if you are in the area.
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.
The Newport Cliff Walk offers visitors a picture of the past. You will walk beside Gilded Age mansions, the serene shore line and active wildlife.
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.
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.
The top 10 Caribbean attractions include Stingray City, Dunn's River Falls, cave tubing in Belize, Old San Juan and Chichen Itza near Cancun.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
There are many outdoor activities available on the American side of Niagara Falls, including hikes, jet boats, an ancient military fort, and helicopter rides.
It's springtime, which means Rhode Island's summer destinations are beginning to bloom. One of the greatest places in Rhode Island to visit, especially in the spring and summer, is Historic Wickford Village in North Kingstown.
Looking for things to do while you're visiting Seattle. Don't fret, Seattle has something for everyone. Great museums, a beautiful setting, markets, aquariums, and of course those drop dead views of the mountains.
With beautiful landscapes, rushing waterfalls, miles of nature trails, hotels, swimming pools, and restaurants, Tennessee state parks are a favorite vacation destination for many.
We had a great time on our visit to Memphis and wish we could have visited more attractions, but our hotel is one place I will never stay again. The positive and negative of Memphis are all here.
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.
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.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most scenic roads in North America. Heading north from Asheville for just 50 miles gives visitors a great opportunity to experience some of the most scenic parts of this national treasure.
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.
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!
Looking for a fun and educational mini trips for you and your kids? A factory tour is great option. These tours in Michigan are kid friendly and free or low cost. They are perfect for field trips as well.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Grand Teton National Park is an incredible place. Seeing the Tetons rise high above the grasslands below is awe-inspiring! There are so many things to see and do there. Here is a look at the top 10 things to do in Grand Teton National Park.
Lost Lagoon is part of Stanley Park, which is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. The lagoon is a wonderful place for bird watchers and photographers.
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!
Shenandoah Valley attractions make this Virginia destination one of the most popular places to visit in the state.
Another great kayaking spot on Florida's gulf coast is the Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park. Located in Port Richey just north of Tampa this unknown gem offers great scenery and amazing wildlife.
There may be more massive caves elsewhere in the world, but Carlsbad Caverns is the largest that I have ever personally seen. Pictures & videos show some of the gorgeous scenery.
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,
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.
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.
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!
The truths about the sad city of Olympia, Washington, totally misunderstood by the rest of the world.
There are many native American city names in Wisconsin. After describing the history of Wisconsin, this hub lists cities and towns in Wisconsin with native American and French origin names.
My mother and I enjoyed seeing these historic, thick adobe structures that have stood the test of time. American Indian and Spanish influences are easily viewed in this capital city.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!).
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.
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!
Eco-sculptures of animals are a traditional summer attraction in Burnaby, British Columbia. The interesting sculptures are intended for entertainment and education.
How much do you know about the Canadian Province of Ontario? Now is the chance to brush up on your Ontario trivia, eh.
Vacation planners will find that Hilton Head travel tips make a big difference in knowing when to go and what to expect.
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.
Off the beaten path of my usual topics, I present to you one of my favorite vacation destinations. As always, there will be a spiritual lesson and application along the way.
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.
The Big Island of Hawaii has many locations where you can camp. This page tells you about the best places to camp and also what you need to bring, what amenities are there, and how to obtain permits. Whether you want to camp on a beach or close to the volcano, this article is for you.
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!
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.
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.
Want to know what Jamaica is known for? There are many things we are known for but here are the top ten.
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!
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.
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 don't have to break the bank to enjoy Santa Fe. There are slew of free activities in the city. Here is a list of 30 of them.
If you're looking for a weekend getaway or a vacation spot that is off the beaten path, look no further than this charming little Tennessee town.
A bucket list destination for the longest time, we finally made it to New Orleans and the famed French Quarter. It was a quick visit and with just 24 hours to explore, we hit the ground running.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
Standing Stone State Park in Tennessee, a relatively small park located on the Cumberland Plateau, is brimming with history, natural beauty, and recreational activities. It is a great place to be unplugged.
Colorful and funny southern sayings directly from born and bred southerners and those who were transplanted to the south.
Traveling to Texas? If you are, you had better brush up on these common sayings and their not-so-obvious meanings!
Located on the shores of Lake Erie, East Harbor State Park is the perfect destination for numerous outdoor activities!
The exteriors of these churches give no indication of how the beautiful and unusual their interiors are. No wonder tourists come from near and far to view them!
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.
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!
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
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.
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.
Planning a trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina? Check out these possible pitfalls before you head out!
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!