Destinations

Wild Things: Books That Inspire Travel

As a child I loved to curl up with a good story. I still do. A good book can transport us to magical places and encourage exploration. Here are five…

Do You Know The New Denver?

I recently spent some time rediscovering Denver. And, my how things have changed in recent years! No longer a Western outpost, the Mile High City is now an internationally recognized…

5 Bay Vacations

Sit on a dock. Watch the waves roll in. Here are five ways you can take a bay vacation. 1 Chesapeake Bay, Maryland. The largest estuary in the United States…

Travel Now: Seven Spots to Consider

Where will you venture this year? What sounds appealing? A warm, sandy beach? An active, alpine adventure? Here are seven ideas to consider as your family plans for the year…

5 Bay Vacations

Sit on a dock. Watch the waves roll in. Here are five ways you can take a bay vacation. 1 Chesapeake Bay, Maryland. The largest estuary in the United States…

Five Peaceful Places

Sometimes we must find respite from our hectic, tech-saturated lives. Here are five places with a powerful sense of place where you and your family will also find peace: Northern…

5 Arizona Adventures

One hundred years ago, during February, Arizona gave up its Territory status. Known for abundant sunshine, towering saguaros and the Grand Canyon, our 48th state also offers a diverse landscape…

Five Great Outdoor Towns

In their book 101 Best Outdoor Towns (The Countryman Press, 2007) Sarah Tuff and Greg Melville provide a list of great places for visiting, playing – and perhaps staying. Most…

Route 66 - The Mother Road

 Whether you know it as the “Main Street of America” or the “Mother Road” as John Steinbeck labeled the byway in his prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath, there is…

Port Aransas Beach

Port Aransas, Texas Offers a Reasonably-Priced Beach Vacation during These Economic Times Many families in Texas (and beyond) enjoy vacationing in Port Aransas, as the island on the southeast part…