Think you know all there is to see in New York City? While the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty are certainly must-sees, if you only hit the tourist highlights, you could be missing out! Here are five unexpected gems just slightly off the beaten path!
History of the Nauset Beach lighthouse, which is the famous logo for Cape Cod Potato Chips. The lighthouse was moved to prevent it from falling off the cliff due to beach erosion.
Explore Dry Tortugas, one of the most remote and least visited parks in the U.S. National Park system. Learn the park's fascinating history, find out how to get there, and start planning your trip today.
Many photos and a summary of what you can see at the Homestead Heritage, Waco, Texas, located a few miles north of Waco on Gholson Road. A map and contact info is included. There are many crafts and excellent craftsmen in this community.
New York City has a lot to offer bibliophiles, with a multitude of bookstores beloved by locals and tourists alike. Whether you're a longtime New Yorker or a day-tripper, here are the bookstores you must check out before they disappear.
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.
Choosing where to stay in a city can be hard! This list of pros and cons to staying along the Inner Harbour in Victoria, British Columbia, should help you decide if it's the spot for you.
The Mexican capital is full of places that exhibit the rich history of the country and demonstrate the clash of the indiginous past with the colonizing movement.
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.
Considering a trip to Ocean City, New Jersey? Don't miss a visit to the local farmers' market, where you'll find an incredible selection of treats, both edible and otherwise.
Come along for a scenic tour of Galveston complete with pictures and YouTube videos. This article will give you yet another look at what makes this Texan city a special place in which to work and play.
Downtown Vancouver in British Columbia is a wonderful place to explore with a camera. Spring is especially attractive as cherry blossoms and other flowers bloom. The flowers, the architecture, and the special events traditionally held in spring are very enjoyable to photograph.
Native Americans used to live in this locale not far from the Grand Canyon. See this amazing place via photos and videos. Yes there are walnut trees!
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!
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.
Not interested in spending more than a day in Yellowstone National Park? And not much of a hiker? For folks who are more inclined to sight-see from the car rather than hike the trails, here are just a few of the stunning sights in the park (photos included).
The Poteau Farmer's Market off of Broadway has been going strong for many years. Find out more about the market here!
The Priest Pools are named for Spanish priests who would bathe in the cool pools after the European nation colonized the island in 1500. Today, hiking to the pools is quick, easy, and fun!
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.
Gainesville is a vibrant college town in North Central Florida. Here are some suggestions for fun things to do in the city, plus some ideas for day trips.
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.
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.
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.
With so much to see and do, Colorado is a great vacation destination any time of the year. Here are five reasons to start planning your own Colorado vacation.
La Casa Vieja de Analco in Santa Fe, New Mexico is a structure originally constructed by Pueblo Indians a century or more before Columbus arrived in the New World. Used almost continuously for over six hundred years, it is the oldest continuously inhabited house in the United States.
The Florida Everglades is one of the most beautiful locations to see when you visit the state. If you're not a fan of going on a long airboat tour and having to deal with the humidity, bugs and alligators, one of the best ways to enjoy the sights of the Everglades is by helicopter tour.
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.
Charlotte is a city on the grow which, classically, means it is an attractive and captivating community. However, that is not nearly the case.
Here are photos and descriptions of Shoshone Falls and the Perrine Memorial Bridge in Twin Falls, Idaho.
Kiawah Island is a lovely vacation getaway. It is a barrier island off the coast of southern South Carolina known for its world-class golf courses, beaches, wildlife, and natural beauty.
A pictorial tour through Seattle's third most popular attraction, the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, also known as the Ballard Locks.
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.
This beautiful nature preserve, located close to Chicago, is perfect for a stroll around the lake or for nature viewing.
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.
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 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 National Portrait Gallery, part of the Smithsonian Museum system, is located on 8th and F Streets and features presidential portraits, historical, and contemporary portraiture.
The Beer Can House is a local Houston, Texas folk art attraction. John Milkovisch used flattened beer cans and other items to cover his house, mailbox, fence, and yard spaces. People come from far and wide to visit and photograph this place!
Here's a guide to all of the fun that Three Lakes has to offer, including fishing, wine tasting and wakeboarding.
Waipi’o Valley Lookout is one of the most amazing places to visit on the Big Island. Make a day trip out of it and enjoy the unforgettable views!
Exit Glacier is the only land access into Kenai Fjords National Park. Located on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska, this is a great way to experience the magic of a glacier up close and personal.
Philadelphia is full to brimming with gorgeous colonial- and Federal-style buildings, and while the centerpiece of this vast historical treasure is undoubtedly Independence National Historical Park, there's so much more to see! Read on to discover 14 of Philadelphia's must-visit historic sites.
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.
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.
History and highlights of the Griffith Observatory and Autry Museum of the American West in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California.
Visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes in the upper part of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. It was voted the most beautiful place in the US.
The Bay Area, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Oakland—these regions run deep with culture. The transformations that have occurred here in the last 20 years since the tech boom have been drastic. It's hard to know what attractions to see when visiting. Well, you're in luck! Here's a local's guide.
Cylburn Arboretum is Baltimore's largest public garden, featuring a Victorian mansion and carriage house, themed gardens, tree collection, and woodland trails. It is also a bird sanctuary and nature preserve.
For a quick getaway from the city, a trip to the vineyards on the North Fork makes for a wonderful day in the country full of wine tasting, cheese sampling, and live music.
Arizona contains a rich diversity of desert landscapes, a few of which I have visited. Take a little journey with me through this beautiful state.
Big bets, fun in the sun, and partying until daylight, Vegas is a great place to take a quick weekend trip to get away from it all and it doesn’t have to come with an uber expensive price tag.
This article provides a brief overview of Stellwagen Bank marine sanctuary, how to experience a whale watching cruise, and some pictures of a recent outing.
Traveling with my family is a phenomenal experience with moments that I will cherish forever. Each new place we visit is an adventure that brings our whole family together. California State Parks are treasures to explore and gain a better understanding of the State's history.
Bighorn Medicine Wheel is located at Medicine Mountain. Rocks and stones make up the wheel and line up with the equinoxes. It is a magical place.
The next time you're on the island of Oahu, or even if you have lived there for years, why not include a visit to one of the many botanical gardens around the island?
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.
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.
Dow Gardens is 110 acres of lush, verdant paradise. It features winding trails, both paved and unpaved, secret gardens, sculptures, and lots of activities and special events. Butterflies in Bloom is currently underway and is a must-see for locals and tourists.
The Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park is a great place to see old US Navy ships, submarines, military aircraft, and more.
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.
Staycations are a great way to spend time with family, instead of a fortune. If you live in Northeast Georgia, here are some spectacular places to visit!
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.
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.
Longwood Gardens, in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, is a wonderland of flowers, trees and fountains. Over one-million tourists visit this horticultural marvel annually. The Christmas display is one of its most popular.
There is more to explore in areas outside of the common tourist areas. Mountain Barrios and seaside towns dot the Puerto Rican landscape.
Mount Vernon Place is one of Baltimore's most beautiful neighborhoods. The walkable area is home to a variety of architectural styles as well as the Washington Monument.
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.
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.
If you're looking for things to do in Phoenix AZ, you're not alone. Even though Phoenix is a huge city, I always hear people complain that they can't think of anything to do. Well, this list of things to do in Phoenix AZ is your cure. You'll find...
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.
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.
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.
If you're looking for a trip to a beach town, San Diego is a great choice. Here are five things to do while you're there.
Looking for information on the best parks in Los Angeles? This article features five of Los Angeles's greatest parks in order to show you where YOU can enjoy the outdoors!
Seattle is a spectacular place to visit. There are so many amazing and wonderful things to see and do there. There is something for the whole family to enjoy.
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.
One of my favorite vacation spots is Calaveras Big Trees State Park in California. The stately redwoods and the remnants of logging days in the area combine to remind us of why these trees must be saved.
Nestled off the Pacific Coast Highway of California, you will find Paradise Cove, a pristine beach straight out of the Malibu of your dreams. Here are some tips and perspectives from my own visit to Paradise Cove Beach and Café.
If you find yourself in the Motor City and want to catch the highlights without blowing a lot of time or money, then this little tour will have you feeling like a Detroit insider in short order.
For Halloween, these are the weirdest miniature golf courses you can imagine. They include monsters, a Rube Goldberg machine, a rock band, 3-D glasses, and even depictions of eternity.
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.
Where can one walk, bike ride, rock climb, and enjoy nature all in a spectacular city park filled with dramatic sandstone formations nestled against the lofty Pikes Peak Mountain? In the Garden of the Gods! Here are photos, videos, and descriptions of this beautiful location in Colorado Springs.
This is a great place to visit to get a real sense of Philadelphia's history. Located only a few blocks from all the major historic sites, like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, Elfreth's Alley is a living snapshot of what a city street would have looked like in the 1700s.
This still operational cemetery is home to prominent artists and well-to-do historical Chicago figures.
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.
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...
There's nothing wrong with Turner Field and Coca-Cola World, but you can spend less off the beaten track while getting just as much local flavor. Here's a fun half-day outing for a rainy day.
The Dole Pineapple Plantation near the North Shore of the island of Oahu, Hawaii, is a must-see for travelers. This working plantation offers walking and train tours, pineapple tastings and demonstrations and has the world's largest maze!
Pictures and videos tell the story of these beautiful botanical gardens in Sarasota. Come along and take a look!
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.
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.
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
Information about this charming beach area to help you plan your next beach vacation. Highlights and tips for just a few of the beach communities.
A 2.5 acre park located in the heart of downtown Chicago offers sweeping city views in a tranquil garden setting.
Isle Royale National Park is one of the most remote areas of the country. Accessible only by seaplane or ferry, it's considered a hiking and kayaking paradise. Yet folks of all ages can have a comfortable, safe, and adventurous wilderness experience without needing a tent and sleeping bag.
Having been raised in southeast Texas, going to the beach was an annual summer outing for most families and friends that I grew up with. With its 350 miles of beaches stretching from the Mexican border all the way to the Louisiana border, Texas ranks 5th in beach mileage.
The town I live in is part of Route 66 in Southern California. It used to be all orange or citrus groves, but now it is a small suburb with all homes. Route 66 is the business corridor in town.
The Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort is a wonderful place to visit at any time of year. The sightseeing and recreational activities that are available at the resort and in Whistler Village are very enjoyable. A highlight of a visit is the Peak 2 Peak gondola ride.
Oregon is a place of both natural and cultural beauty. Having lived there for several years, I experienced many of the best places in Oregon. I have chosen to share these experiences with you!
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.
Learn about Charleston's award-winning Waterfront Park and what the site has to offer residents and visitors alike.
After getting your fill of Jamaica's history at the great Devon House, these six other things will add to your appreciation of Jamaican culture.
Atalanta was famously burned to the ground during the Civil War, but since then, the city and surrounding area have blossomed into what some people consider the “capital of the south.” Discover what fun activities this city and its environs have to offer!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is the long-time home to groups of people that together comprise the Plain People, but there's much more than meets the eye in these wonderful folks.
The Black Hills of South Dakota are a stress-free, family-friendly destination. Leave the crowds and high ticket prices behind and travel back in time to our country's Wild West.
Winter visitors to Arizona who stay into spring may be lucky enough to see the desert come alive with tiny desert wildflowers and cacti in bloom. Here are a selection of photos by Stephanie Henkel of southern Arizona wildflowers.
The Tate House in Georgia offers a wonderful seasonal tour at Christmas. The beautiful decorations, seasonal music, and refreshments come together for a delightful holiday experience.
For almost 200 years the Springfield Armory was the manufacturing hub for US Military firearms. From 18th century muskets to the weapons that turned the tide in WWII the Armory has it all on display.
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.
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.
Often overlooked by nearby national parks, southern Utah has a great collection of beautiful state parks which are uncrowded and underappreciated.
The Sandoway House Nature Center has been educating visitors of all ages on the diverse marine life of southeast Florida since they first opened their doors in 1998. It's definitely worth a visit next time you're in Delray Beach!
Hannibal? The fellow who led a cavalry of jangling war elephants over the Alps? Or Hannibal, the Lector fellow who disgraced the name of the previous man by the same name? No, I discovered a Hannibal nearer to America's hometown. This March, a...
The beautiful Biltmore Estate is Asheville’s most visited destination and a must-see on any visit to western North Carolina. The château, gardens, winery, and extensive grounds will make any visit to the estate a memorable experience.
There is an abundance of Christmas parades and festivals in San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country. From the Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony in San Antonio to Wassailfest in New Braunfels, there's no shortage of festivities to get you in the holiday spirit.
A beautiful place to visit, Puerto Rico has a lot to offer people looking for a variety of tastes and interests.
As a resident of San Marcos, Texas, and an avid live-music aficionado, here are my top five live-music venues here in San Marcos.
After spending many summers in the Great Smoky Mountains and its gateway cities—Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg—I've visited lots of fun attractions in the area, but these six activities are my all-time favorites.
There are plenty of fun and exciting things to do in downtown Dallas. After all, the DFW metroplex is the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Whatever it is that you are into, whether it be shopping, history, nature, or the nightlife--Dallas has something for everyone. Downtown Dallas is packed full of interesting things to do and see.
Hawaii is a destination that most people would love to experience. Here are three reasons why you should. Living life in Hawaii, even for a little while, is worth the trip.
There's a palpable, gritty vitality when you visit Philadelphia, sort of like a conglomeration of the old and new hitting you all at once.
Eugene, Oregon is a vibrant college town that is also a must-see destination for beer-lovers and hopheads. Check out a former local's recommended stops for all things beer.
Olympic National Park is amazing and awe-inspiring. It is a special place that offers views from above the clouds, of rugged beaches, and lush rain forests. There is so much to see and do there. Here is a look at the top ten things to do in Olympic National Park.
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.
Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia is a beautiful place to see magnolia flowers in spring and glaucous-winged gulls at any time of year.
If you want to RV to one of the most beautiful and interesting areas of the United States, you must take this vacation up the Pacific Coast Highway. It's an 1,100-mile dream trip that you will never forget.
The historic Hotel Congress was a shockingly unusual surprise. I don't think I've ever come across a place where the external perception was so completely different from what I found inside.
Lake Wister is one of Southeast Oklahoma's most charming state parks. Learn the history of the lake here.
Old Red is a beautiful building on the UTMB Medical School campus in Galveston, Texas. It was designed by Nicholas Clayton in a Romanesque Revival style. One of only two national bio-containment labs in the U.S. is located here. There are also some great beaches on Galveston Island!
The UBC Botanical Garden is a lovely place for plant lovers. It's both enjoyable and educational to explore. The garden contains a mix of nature and cultivation.
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.
Written by a local San Franciscan, this article provides the top things to visit in San Francisco and includes original photography and maps.
Oregon's Willamette Valley features hundreds of wineries and vineyards. Read on for three unique wine trails in the Willamette Valley
Thanks to a good friend, my mother and I got to see the gorgeous, historic Missouri Botanical Garden in 1998. An Englishman who had come to America created the garden and left it as his legacy. In this article, you will find photos, videos, and descriptions of this beautiful place.
Swilling's Mills and Pile-Of-Bones are two of the worst city names ever. Learn how five communities ran their old names out of town. See if you can figure out their new names before we tell you!
Toronto is a bustling city with diverse neighborhoods to explore. The Annex, Chinatown, and Kensington Market are just a few of the cool neighborhoods in downtown Toronto you won't want to miss.
These spectacular scenic grounds boast mature live oak trees and a creek dotted with swans and peacocks. These features and more have had us returning to Los Patios year after year. It is no wonder many brides choose this spot for wedding photos!
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.
There are many unique and stunningly beautiful places across Oklahoma, but some of these amazing sights can't be seen from the ground. Join me on a satellite tour of some of the state's strangest sights.
I’ve lived in the Smoky mountains since 2008 and it’s been a fantastic place to call home. We locals are always getting asked questions and I’ve answered a few. Some are common sense, and some others are just bizarre.
In addition to their unparalleled beauty, Alberta's lakes provide lots of opportunities for canoeing, picnicking, and more. Read on to discover all that these lakes have to offer!
In this well-lit cave, one gets to see beautiful formations in close-up fashion, unlike the experience one gets in much larger caves. My girlfriend and I were very happy that we stopped here and would recommend this gem of a cave to anyone. Enjoy the photos and videos!
If you are planning a trip to visit Chicago in the fall, there are countless things to do all over the city as the temperature begins to drop.
Kahalu’u Beach Park is a snorkeler’s paradise on the Big Island! It’s easy to get to, family-friendly and offers an incredible look at the tropical underwater landscape and marine life.
Pre Columbian art, relics, and stone buildings were first excavated at Besh-Ba-Gowah in 1935. Vacations in Arizona are full of exciting sites to see, and Besh-Ba-Gowah is one such hidden treasure.
This article provides information on visiting one of the lesser-known and often-overlooked attractions in the town of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Harbour Grace Airfield is an important place for fans of Amelia Earhart and lovers of aviation history.
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.
See pictures and videos of these vividly-colored and ancient sand dunes encompassing thousands of acres. Quite the playground!
Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve, a UNESCO world heritage site, is home to an accurately preserved 565-million-year-old sea floor that contains fossils of the oldest complex life forms on earth.
Father Matthias Wernerus created a folk art attraction in Dickeyville, Wisconsin that draws visitors from near and far. In this article, you will find photos and videos showcasing his masterpiece.
Just inside the east gate of Bowring Park, in the west end of St. John's, NL, stands the Peter Pan monument. This is the story of how this most beloved feature of the park came to be there.
My husband and I recently visited Costa Rica for our 20th wedding anniversary in January 2019, and it was spectacular! Simply hearing about how wonderful this small, enchanted country is wasn’t enough—we had to experience it for ourselves. We were not disappointed!
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.
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!
Learn more about Pennsylvania's coal mining history as you descend into the Lackawanna Coal Mine in Scranton, PA. Afterwards, visit the gift shop or the Anthracite Heritage Museum. Great and educational fun for families!
Southern Minnesota for the most part consists of corn and bean fields with a not so interesting landscape. Minneopa, however, is a charming little State Park with a waterfall and Bison range.
This is the final year of SDC's World Fest; a gathering of cultures from across the globe. I am not privy to the reasons for such an end, but I must cope with the loss of new-found friends in music.
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.
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.
Whether you're a sophisticated wine drinker or just wine curious, you've got to give this winery a visit. Seriously, it's a little wine heaven.
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.
Discovering beautiful places in California compels sheer gratitude for living in such a fertile, lush and majestic State. Some of these places My list is jaw-dropping and must-see adventures. Each location has so much to see.
This 60-foot natural rock waterslide is a must-see if you're in Western North Carolina! The final plunge into the cold mountain water will take your breath away. Use this guide to plan your trip.
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.
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.
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.
View grand Victorian cottages, natural features, lighthouses & more via photos & videos while reading descriptions of this fabulous island site in Michigan.
This unique and interactive attraction was a big hit with our whole family...even the one who thinks all things football are boring.
Visitors from around the world flock to Oregon's number-one tourist destination, Crater Lake. The lake lies within the walls of an extinct volcano, Mount Mazama. Crater lake is home to Wizard Island, a small island jutting from the depths of the caldera.
Knoxville is a great place to live and an even greater place to visit. From old-school theatres to gorgeous greenways, this city has something for everyone. Here are my top 10 favorite things to do in Knoxville!
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!
Nearly everyone has heard of San Francisco's famous Golden Gate Park, but hardly anyone knows about its early history and formation. Read on to discover the history of its Japanese Tea Garden and tips about visiting the lovely site.
Do you want to pass for a local on your trip to Wisconsin? This handy guide will help you navigate the state that speaks its own language: beer. Crafted by a former F.I.B. Cheers!
If you're into antiques and collectibles, then welcome to the Brimfield Antique Show, the largest outdoor show of its kind in the world. If you can't find it here, you're just not looking hard enough.