Destinations

Mountain Town Fun Five Ways

Mountain towns in summer offer fresh air for hiking and fishing, music under the stars, great dining and active pursuits for all ages. Here are five to consider: 1. Whitefish,…

Your Island Getaway

Quick, what's the difference between a big resort hotel and the Wizard of Oz's Emerald City? Answer: A story. The wizard's creator, L. Frank Baum, was a frequent visitor to…

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 places…

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…

Disneyland With Dad

 It's a day every father dreads. Because it is inevitable, because there is little we can do about it, it looms like a specter on our already difficult parenting journey.…

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…
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