Walkable Family Destinations
Multi-generation trips are great bonding experiences, and the stuff of life-long memories. Especially if you’re the “kids” taking Mom and Dad on holiday! Guest author Janet Collins has some suggested walkable destinations for family fun for everyone.
Use Creativity For Travel Gift Giving
Remember when you could give a small, but well thought out gift, and didn’t have to rack up any credit card bills to do it. You still can, just put your creativity to work.
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, located an easy 90 mile drive northeast of Las Vegas, is a 23,000 acre gem of clear springs which harbor a surprising wealth of Southwestern bird life and endemic pupfish among the barren surroundings of alkaline desert.
Empire State Building
The best place to get a big view of the Big Apple? The world-famous Empire State Building. If you’re a senior, you’re entitled to a discounted trip to the top. Guest author Janet Collins takes us to the top of the Empire State Building.
Henning's Wisconsin Cheese Factory
It’s said Wisconsin cheesemakers turn milk into magic. I had the pleasure of sampling cheese, in an award winning family cheese business in Kiel, Wisconsin recently while on a trip to Wisconsin. Henning’s Wisconsin Cheese is a family owned business with over 100 years of cheese making experience.
The Rare Jade Vine
A few years ago, while on a wonderful birding trip to Trinidad and Tobago, our group spent several days at the Asa Wright Nature Centre. We saw not only beautiful birds but rare and beautiful plants. One of the rarest was the exquisitely beautiful jade vine.
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