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Luray Virginia: Caverns and Cool Places
Luray Caverns, the largest cavern in the Eastern U.S., deserves its ranking as a top tourist attraction. The cathedral-like chambers with their millions of intricate and massive formations have been amazing visitors for decades. But those aren't the only cool places at the caverns complex.
Maui's Best Beaches for Families
Maui offers some of the best beaches for families in Hawaii. With more than 30 miles of sands, families have lots of options. The key is to know where to go for what ambiance. Wailea offers scenery and service, Kihei has public parks, and Kaanapali caters to see-and-be-seen teens.
Maui's Best Beaches Surf, Kiteboard, Windsurf
On Maui, locals know the best beaches for adventure: Jaws for professional board surfers, Ho`okipa for expert windsurfers. At both those beaches, watch the experts; never get in the surf. Come to Kanaha Beach to learn kiteboarding.
Miami, FL, North Beach: 10 reasons to visit
Miami’s North Beach, or NoBe, is a just-under-the-radar, family-friendly area that stretches from 63rd to 87th streets, fanning out from the beach to the Normandy Isles area of Biscayne Bay. With fewer crowds than other areas, wide beaches, parks and good restaurant's, it's time to visit.
New York City Weekend
Discovering lesser-known New York City gems and also revisiting favorite treasures describe our best New York City weekends. On a recent Manhattan adventure, we explored Carl Schurz Park, dined at Toloache, stayed at Affinia 50 and returned to the amazing Museum of Modern Art.
New Zealand’s South Island Adventures
To experience the alluring scenery of Fiordland National Park on New Zealand’s South Island, we hiked the trails of the Milford Track and cruised deep into Milford Sound.
Do naked travelers have more fun? Apparently, they do, say its devotees. When you take your clothes off, they say, you also shed your psychological baggage. That’s why one of the biggest groups of new converts to frolicking au naturel aren’t svelte twentysomethings, but women 45 and older.
Pet Friendly Hotel
Big dogs, unlike “pocketbook” pooches, get turned away at most city hotels, the majority of which only let sleeping dogs lie if they weigh less than 15-25-pounds. But Loews´ hotels offer one of the lodging industry´s most pet-friendly policies.
Phoenix & Scottsdale summer adventures
Take advantage of summer’s low rates to enjoy adventures in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona. Plan carefully and you can stay out of the mid-day heat and still explore the attractions.
Planning a Destination Wedding
Turks & Caicos' Grace Bay Beach, on Providenciales, with its 12 miles of sugar soft sands, fulfills any bride’s dreams of a beach wedding. During a scouting trip with my son Matt and his fiancée Christina, we discovered that planning a destination wedding is its own type of adventure.
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