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Winter Adventures Grand Canyon National Park
In winter when the crowds thin at the Grand Canyon, one of the U.S’s. best–known national parks, the spectacular landscape looms even larger. Without summer's shoulder-to-shoulder tourists, the vistas are even more memorable and the on-site lodging is more affordable and more available.
Discover St. Vincent’s Waterfalls
Island hopping through St. Vincent and the Grenadines, a chain of 32 islands and cays, most of which are uninhabited, rewards you with the Caribbean of long ago. On lush St. Vincent, the largest of the islands, we spent days exploring waterfalls.
Swimming with Horses in Jamaica
Swimming with Ziggy, a retired polo pony, in Jamaica proved to be the highlight of our horseback trip with Chukka Caribbean Adventures, Sandy Bay, Jamaica.
More Nashville Culture
More than just a country music Mecca, Nashville’s a sophisticated city with several art museums and a symphony.
Nashville’s Music for Families
What’s the hidden bonus of a family tour of Nashville? Being able to connect with your hard-to-please‘tweens and teens through music. To the generation that downloads tunes instead of spins LP’s, Nashville offers an historical perspective even if country isn’t their favored format.
Explore the Shelburne Museum, Vermont
The Shelburne Museum, dubbed “New England’s Smithsonian, is an extraordinary find. You could spend the day browsing the collections of American folk art, artifacts and architecture, including an historic steamboat, an authentic lighthouse, a covered bridge and paintings by well-known artists.
Hiking Poland & Slovakia’s Mountains
Hiking the Carpathian Mountains’ highest range—the Tatra Mountains—proved difficult, but rewarding for me and my husband David. We hiked the Tatras in both Poland and Slovakia, learning about the countryside, the people and about ourselves.
Woolly Mammoths in South Dakota
On a visit to the Mammoth Site, Hot Springs, South Dakota, time travel back to the Ice Age when Columbian and Wooly mammoths roamed the region. The remarkable facility is one of the world’s largest and richest mammoth sites, one where the big animals’ bones lie in situ, or as found.
The Two Jamestowns, Virginia
What was life like for the first English pioneers in the New World? Find out by exploring Virginia’s two Jamestowns. Historic Jamestowne marks the original 1607 site, the first permanent English community. Adjacent Jamestown Settlement, a living history museum, recreates the fledgling outpost.
Colonial Williamsburg and African Americans
In the 1770’s patriots argued for rebellion from Britain because the motherland had violated the citizens’ rights. Find out what “freedom” meant for enslaved Africans at Colonial Williamsburg, celebrating 30 years of African American programming in 2009 with added experiences, tours and lectures.
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