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.
Often overlooked, the Sunset and Richmond districts of San Francisco are fascinating neighborhoods with much to offer for visitors and locals alike.
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.
Some people put some mighty strange things in their yard and call it art. Here is a rundown of the ten weirdest displays of cultural calamities in the nation.
Discovering beautiful places in California compels sheer gratitude for living in such a fertile, lush and majestic State. Some of these places I have listed are jaw-dropping and must-see adventures. If you can stay a couple of days, more the better. Each location has so much to see.
Plan now for your singles or family tours of Autumn Wonder. Many state and national parks are free access and one autumn train ride for leaf-peeping in New Hampshire may be exactly what you want. Even California offers deciduous forests that change color dramatically in parks that the public saved from closure with their donations and volunteer efforts.
Once an extraordinarily threatened reef, Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is a beginner-friendly snorkeling spot and a great place to learn more about reef ecology.
Get all the information you need to plan a visit to the Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke, Massachusetts. This beautiful Victorian-era home was once the residence of William Skinner and his family.
Find a mixture of nature and history at a place that took ages to build. Just ten miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway, Natural Bridge State Park promises each visitor an amazing journey.
Be sure and wear sunglasses as we did when visiting the largest gypsum sand dunes in the world. White Sands National Monument has to be experienced to be believed!
I am excited to inform those of you who have dreamed of visiting far off baseball parks that something new is on the horizon. Something wonderful and exciting and well worth your time.
Ever wonder what it is like to live in Alaska? Alaska life can be amazing, adventurous, and strangely familiar at the same time. Read on to learn about my firsthand experiences living in Alaska!
Finding kid-friendly activities in Indianapolis is not hard to do. Here are my top 5 things to do in Indy that are kid friendly. Some are pricey but others are free.
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.
Kevin Newell is using the latest in hydroponic technology to operate his organic vegetable farm. He shares his methods with us.
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.
The Great Falls of the Passaic River in northern New Jersey, with the surrounding historic mill area in the City of Paterson, has been designated as America’s 45th National Historical Park, the 397th unit of the National Park System. A spectacular natural wonder, the Great Falls also played a key role in American history as the centerpiece of the first planned industrial center in the U.S.
If you are a nature lover and are planning to visit Florida, you’re in luck. There are so many great nature centers and wildlife preserves located throughout the South Florida area. Start planning your Florida trip now...
Located on the shores of Lake Erie, East Harbor State Park is the perfect destination for numerous outdoor activities!
Eco-sculptures of animals are a traditional summer attraction in Burnaby, British Columbia. The interesting sculptures are intended for entertainment and education.
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.
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.
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.
Locals, tourists and visitors alike can see the many fun attractions in downtown Columbus, Ohio and surrounding areas in this list of places to see and do in the Capital City of Ohio. The maps and photographs will help you find them easily.
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.
California's Highway 1 is closed in two spots through the beautiful Big Sur area, but there's still plenty of coastal roadway open for an exhilarating road trip.
When visiting the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, be sure to set aside a few hours to make the beautiful walk through Waimea Falls Park, Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Its an easy 3/4 mile walk on paved surfaces to the falls. You can even bring a swimsuit and enjoy the water. Look for amazing flowers and foliage, as well as exotic birds including wild peacocks
Traveling to Texas? If you are you had better brush up on these common sayings and their not so obvious meanings!
Dallas is the second-largest city in Texas. Situated on the Trinity River on the rolling prairie of the state's north central plain, it is approximately 225 miles (360 km) northwest of Houston
Sharks Cove offers some of the best scuba and snorkeling opportunities in Oahu. Located on the island's North Shore, rocky conditions mean you need to plan ahead and bring the correct equipment and footwear.
Monterey, California has a fantastic aquarium, great restaurants, wine tasting, shopping, and accommodations all in a small area, making this a perfect mini-vacation spot.
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.
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!
Discover 100 things to do in Orlando, Florida, including theme parks, resorts, shopping, museums, sports, nightlife, Central Florida beaches, natural parks and what to do when it rains.
With just under three days to see all the sites in Washington DC, we knew we had a difficult task ahead of us. While we didn't get to everything, we did make quite a dent in our effort to see it all.
From the early 1920's until 1939, Tulsa was booming with life and money. Throughout downtown Tulsa, Art Deco buildings were springing up almost overnight. You can still visit many of them today. Read on to find out where!
Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia, is a wonderful place to observe birds and flowers. The park also offers many other attractions for visitors.
The Ringling Brothers Art Museum & Circus Collection is definitely worth viewing if you travel to Sarasota, Florida. The Ringling's winter home is on the same grounds. Plan to spend some time!
Visit Guthrie, Oklahoma's most haunted city! Here are the histories behind four of the most haunted buildings in downtown Guthrie.
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.
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.
Relax with these 16 things to do in Central Park where gorgeous gardens, ponds, lakes, and fountains make relaxation easy.
The National Portrait Gallery, part of the Smithsonian Museum system, is located on 8th and F Streets and features presidential portraits, historical, and contemporary portraiture.
At an elevation of 2,000 feet on the slopes of Mauna Kea volcano, Kalopa Native Forest State Park is a hidden gem! The 100-acre rainforest contains an incredible number of rare, endemic species of trees, shrubs, and plants that exist nowhere else in the world, only here on the islands of Hawaii.
Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs has beautiful sandstone rocks with an incredible history of formation and erosion. I frequented this park often when I was young and its beauty enraptured me. Read more to find out why.
Here are photos and descriptions of Shoshone Falls and the Perrine Memorial Bridge in Twin Falls, Idaho.
We did not see all 15,000+ petroglyphs on the volcanic escarpment just west of Albuquerque, but pictures & videos show some of them. Wow!
Brucemore Mansion, Iowa's only National Trust Historic Site, preserves a piece of Cedar Rapids' history. Learn more about this historic house, the families who called it home, and its current role in the community.
Burnaby contains a network of urban trails for pedestrians and cyclists. Following the Burnaby Mountain Urban Trail is a great way to observe nature and to exercise.
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.
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.
California, The Golden Coast. While a lot of people know the Bay Area very well and can tell you all of its quirks, perhaps an equal number of people have no idea what to expect when they arrive.
Spending a weekend in Colonial Williamsburg is easy. The challenge is making sure you do not miss anything you want to see! Whether you are traveling as a family, a couple, or alone, follow these tips to successfully plan a weekend here.
Galveston, Texas has so much more to offer than meets the eye. History, ghosts, friendly people, and so much more!
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.
Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado is a must-see destination. I hope you will enjoy this travel essay about the park's features, complete with photos and tips on how to make the most of your visit.
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".
Kahe Point Beach, called Electric Beach because of its proximity to a local power plant, is a fantastic place to snorkel in Oahu. Warm water vented from the power plant attracts marine life of all kinds, but you have to be a confident swimmer to snorkel Electric Beach. Learn how to find the water vents and congregating fish, as well as tips on how to stay safe.
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.
Nestled in the Tonto National Forest are the Indian ruins of a cliff dwelling ancient people, the Salado. Tonto National Monument is home to a 700 year old cliff dwelling overlooking a lush valley.
The Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden on the big island is must-see for any tourists on vacation in Hawaii.
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.
A trip to Winchester Bay is a perfect way to spend the day with family. One of my favorite pastimes is to head to the beach and take pictures.
The historic Houston National Cemetery with a hemicycle and carillon tower holding 330 bells is amazing! Ponds throughout the space add much beauty. Join me for a virtual tour of this incredible place.
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.
This 2 mile stretch of ocean shoreline on Mount Desert Island in Acadia National Park is one of the most beautiful anywhere. There are no long endless stretches of pristine white sand beaches here, just breathtaking pink granite shoreline, sheer cliffs, a sand beach, mountains, and a deep green forest providing awe-inspiring views in every direction.
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,
National Parks and Monuments in the US showcase some of the most unique and stunning areas of this country. Because National Parks are often located far off the beaten path, and sometimes even in wilderness areas, visitors need to plan ahead to get the most out of their visits. These tips include information about lodging and safe exploration of National Parks. Photographs showcase some National Parks across the country.
A pictorial tour through Seattle's third most popular attraction, the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, also known as the Ballard Locks.
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.
You do not have to be Catholic, or believe in the purported healing powers of Father Duffy's Well, to appreciate the story of this Catholic priest and his little roadside spring.
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.
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.
Explore Lynden, Washington, home to one of the largest Dutch American communities in the United States. The city's Dutch Heritage is reflected in its storefronts, signage, and architecture.
The past is vividly alive at this museum, which is located in a recreation of an 1800s pioneer village. Prairie Song is a must-see for those interested in Oklahoma pioneer history.
Isaac Hale Beach Park is located in Pohoiki Bay on the east side of the Big Island. This small, 2-acre park gets quite crowded during weekends and holidays as many local residents flock here for picnicking, swimming, snorkeling, fishing, boating, and surfing. There are tidal pools and a geothermal warm pond to explore.
The annual orchid show in Hilo on the Big Island showcases thousands of orchid specimens from professional and amateur growers. It is a lavish and highly anticipated event among orchid collectors and hobbyists in and outside the state of Hawaii.
The Mayville Ice Castle is built in Mayville, New York each President's Day weekend, bringing a festive atmosphere of winter celebration to this Chautauqua County town.
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.
Watson Lake in Prescott Arizona is a scenic reservoir surrounded by giant, natural sculptures called the Granite Dells. If you live in or plan on visiting Arizona, this is a must see destination.
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.
St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach, Florida, is a beautiful destination for a family-friendly vacation with a myriad of things to do for all ages.
Here is my review of the Shipwreck Treasures Museum in Key West, Florida. Is the experience worth the pricetag?
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.
There are many outdoor activities available on the American side of Niagara Falls, including hikes, jet boats, an ancient military fort, and helicopter rides.
If you want to take a fun (and potentially very profitable) vacation with your family, why not try digging for diamonds at the world's only diamond mine that is open to the public?
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.
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!
St. Michaels, on Maryland's Eastern Shore, is a quaint town on Rt 322 just off Route 50. The water oriented town offers cute shops, great biking, and walking, as well as historical MD architecture.
When you visit Goldfield in Arizona, you might feel like you've landed in an old Western movie. But how much of it is a genuine ghost town as opposed to a plain old tourist attraction?
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.
One of the neatest things we've discovered on our Florida vacations were these Gulf stilt houses! Learn more about their history and how to visit below.
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.
Oklahoma has some of the most fascinating WPA structures in the country. The town of Poteau is full of them! Take a look back to see how they were made and what they're used for today.
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!
Imagination, science and history come alive for all ages in South Dakota when you visit an active paleontological dig site for wooly mammoth bones. An hour from Mount Rushmore, this is a must see!
A description of one of WNC's best loved adventure destinations. Located along the French Broad River and the Appalachian Trail, Hot Springs is home to hiking, biking, rafting, climbing, eating and of course the hot mineral springs!
Florida may be the world's favourite tourist destination, but it is also the subtropical home to exotic wildlife. This page is written to encourage tourists to take in the wonders of natural Florida
There's so much to do in Lancaster County, PA! Here you can read about local markets, horse-and-buggy rides, Amish buffets, and more; and take a little picture tour of my most recent visit to Amish country.
Halfway between Phoenix and Flagstaff along Interstate 17 is the partially completed futuristic city of Arcosanti.
Many of Newfoundland's coastal communities have unusual place names. Here are some of the more interesting and colourful ones, along with their origins.
Photos, directions, and information about places worth visiting when staying off-season in Brian Head, Utah
Features, facts, and photographs of Hannibal, Missouri, at the height of tourist season. Focus on Mark Twain history, tourist sites, architecture, geology, legends, and local history.
How much do you know about the Canadian Province of Ontario? Now is the chance to brush up on your Ontario trivia, eh.
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.
Cobá (or Kobá) is one of the major Mayan ruins on the Yucatan Peninsula. More than a tourist destination, it is a modern village, where people still speak their ancient language.
Trumpeter Swans are found in the Midwest, but during several months each year, a certain large population of them call an area near Heber Springs, Arkansas, their winter home.
This article emphasizes great family outdoor activities for vacationers, or families from Pittsburgh who still need/want to know...
Photographs of cactus of the southwest deserts in their natural environments. Includes cactus from Big Bend National Park, Organ Pipe National Monument and Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge.
The hub contains information about the largest firework display in the United States. It explains what the event is, some interesting facts and some tips on what to do when you arrive to the event.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is part of the U.S. National Parks. In this article, you will find details about what to see when you visit. Included are 50 photos by the author.
An absolutely amazing number of bronze sculptures are displayed in public locations throughout Loveland, Colorado. Read on for photos and videos of this incredible place.
Muskoka is a popular vacation destination for families, outdoor enthusiasts and Hollywood celebrities. Find out where to stay, what to do and places to visit in this article.
Las Olas Boulevard is Fort Lauderdale's finest street. With exclusive boutiques, gourmet restaurants & luxurious facilities, it can be expensive. But you can enjoy this fabulous area on a budget.
Denali National Park is one of the most remote, pristine areas in the American National Park System. Home to an amazing array of wildlife, the park's six million acres of untamed landscape offer visitors spectacular views and stunning scenery.
This is a brief but very complete review of the Ocean Creek Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC. We stayed here in 2010. I offer this review to help make your vacation choice easier.
For a relaxing and scenic kayaking option, check out the newly opened Werner Boyce Salt Springs State Park kayak launch. The winding inlets, small ponds, and salt marsh make for an interesting and stress-free adventure.
Visit Connecticut and discover a host of places to see and things to do that are just a little off the beaten path.
Dominica is a mountainous, actively volcanic island in the Southern Caribbean. There are many beautiful places to visit and adventures to take on this gem of an island!
You can't make these names up, folks; they're real. I've always been intrigued by some of these names and wondered how in the world the founding fathers of these towns came up with them.
These pictures of some of our favorite masterpieces were all taken in the European art section on the second floor of the Audrey Jones Beck Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
For a fascinating look at the future of aviation, head to Everett for the Boeing Factory Tour. This amazing facility is home to Boeing’s latest aircraft, including the 777X and 787 Dreamliner.
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!
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...
Trout Lake Farmers Market in Vancouver sells a wide variety of fresh produce as well as artisan breads and other goods. It’s a fun event held in John Hendry Park, which is another interesting place to explore.
Want to get away for the weekend? My five best recommendations for California weekend getaways are Lake Tahoe, San Diego, Highway 1, Yosemite and Northern California hot springs.
Featuring the oldest live oak tree in Northeast Florida, The Jessie Ball duPont Park in Jacksonville offers the visitor a natural, tranquil setting along the Banks of the St. Jouns River.
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.
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.
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.
This beautiful nature preserve, located close to Chicago, is perfect for a stroll around the lake or for nature viewing.
Abandoned Pennsylvania resorts of the '70s and '80s: Buck Hill Inn, Unity House, Pocono Gardens. Period love-nest decor like heart-shaped tubs, mirrored and carpeted walls, and shag rugs.
This still operational cemetery is home to prominent artists and well-to-do historical Chicago figures.
Ben Woitena created this striking red sculpture called "Three Quarter Time" in 1975, and it has been situated in Memorial Park since 1984. It is owned by the City of Houston.
Florida has three of the top 10 beaches in the country including the number one of 2008, the Caladesi beach. Top ten beaches in florida with pictures, links and description.
Along Route 322 and on into Ephrata, Lancaster PA you can find the quaint, unique shops, bargains, and all the warmth, and folksy goodness that made Lancaster famous.
The Superstition Mountains in Arizona are one attraction that the east-central portion of Arizona affords. Arizona is known for majestic scenery, lost gold, and the Tonto National Forest attractions.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore on the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a great place to RV. You can camp near the beach at private campgrounds or at one of the four campgrounds on the National Seashore. Read on for information and tips for camping near the beach and driving on the sand.
This charming home in New London, PEI provides intriguing glimpses of a past era and offers up memorabilia and insights about one of Canada's most famous authors.
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.
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.
The Caribbean carries its own tales of hauntings. It's not just fun in the sun. So before your vacation begins in the beautiful Caribbean islands read about duppy and other hauntings that are found in the beautiful Caribbean islands like Jamaica, Guyana, Barbados and more.
Perhaps one of the most overlooked places to visit in Canada is Alberta. While most international travelers come to enjoy the night life of Toronto and Montreal or the beaches of B.C.'s West coast, Alberta has remained a relatively quiet province.
My mother and I visited the "Best Garden in Florida" when the azaleas and camellias were in full bloom. Once privately owned, this exquisite home, grounds, and lake are now a state park. Read on to see photos and videos of these exquisite gardens.
Sea kayaking through caves and over kelp forests at this National Park off the coast of Southern California is a magnificent experience. Read on to find out more about this family-friendly activity.
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.
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.
Charleston, South Carolina is one of those cities where you need at least a few days to sample what this gem has to offer. Enjoy these things to do in Charleston, SC
Local beach bum writer ranks Jamaica's best beaches. Look out for number one in some of your favorite movies!
Burning Man is held once a year in the middle of the Nevada desert in a city that vanishes back into the dust at the festival's close. It's like Brigadoon, only with art, music, and way more fun.
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.
If you are planning a visit to Washington, D.C., then one of the most important stops is a visit to the U.S. Capitol—one of the most important and recognizable landmarks in the world. Read on to find out some history, area information, and helpful tips so your visit is a success!
The VanDusen Botanical Garden is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. It contains beautiful plants and lovely scenery that is very enjoyable to explore.
Just west of St. Michaels, the small towns of Tilghman Island and Claiborne are time capsules of the past. The quaint MD towns offer historic architecture, great fishing, and beautiful water views.
The Manassas National Battlefield Park is a huge area just west of the District of Columbia. The park is loaded with ruins, paths, forests, and replicas—a great opportunity for photographers.
It's hard to know what to do and see in Maui without having lived here for a long time. Thankfully, we are long time Maui residents sharing our island knowledge with you! We've listed the top Maui activities, restaurants, attractions, shows,...
To celebrate my three year anniversary as an expat in Costa Rica, I wanted to share with everyone my list of 10 things I love most about living in Costa Rica. Here is my list in no particular order.
View grand Victorian cottages, natural features, lighthouses & more via photos & videos while reading descriptions of this fabulous island site in Michigan.
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!
The fair at the PNE is a popular summer event in Vancouver, British Columbia. It includes shows, exhibits, tasty food, and fun activities for all ages.
See live manatees! At Florida's Homosassa Springs and Manatee Springs you can experience some of the best Florida State Parks along with getting an up close view of Florida's manatees. With nature walks, boat rides, underwater observations and more, these parks will give you a time to remember.
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.
The absolute best things to see in San Antonio—tips from a real Texan on where to go and what to do in the Alamo City!
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.
In this article we explore 13 out of the literally thousands of amazing things to do in Canada—one amazing thing for each province and territory.
One Day is never enough when visiting New York City. We are fortunate to live close enough to experience many one days in the Big Apple. Join us for a long yet very rewarding day tooling around NYC.
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.
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.
I hope my review of Lake Hartwell's River Forks Recreation Area in Anderson, SC will help you decide if this recreation area is right for you and your family.
Fall or winter are great times to travel and visit places that are normally busy during the height of summer! As tourist season winds down, here are some great reasons to visit Gettysburg off-season!
Here is some helpful advice from an RV owner and Floridian about how to plan a Florida RV trip that will provide the type of vacation you'll enjoy. Includes information about finding sites, the importance of location and considerations about weather, all of which can impact one's enjoyment.
Travels in Michigan always bring me to State Route 13 and its bakeries, delis, parks, and beaches. But more than anything, I love the cheese shops in Pinconning. Here are my four favorites.
How does cost of living in Costa Rica compare to the US? A cost comparison of my life in Florida and my life in Costa Rica.
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.
On the Canadian side of Niagara Falls is an old barge stuck in the river just above the falls. Here is the true story of the men who were on that barge in 1918 and their incredible rescue.
Traveling Michigan lighthouses—in this article, we will visit Muskegon, Grand Haven, Big Red, and South Haven lighthouse. Join me as I travel to the lighthouses in Michigan.
Mission San José is one of five missions of San Antonio, TX that showcases beautiful Spanish architecture. A free guided tour explains how missionaries and their converts lived.