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Airline Ticket Cautionary Tale
It seemed like a simple request, but it turned out to be one with as many answers as there were American Airlines service people handling our calls.
Washington, D.C, Cool Fun in Summer
There are many ways to have summer fun in Washington, D.C. Paddle the Potomac River, run through a spray fountain in Georgetown, soak in a splash pool and then cheer the Nationals during a baseball game. Then head for an air-conditioned, indoor “beach” of balls at the National Building Museum.
The Best of Aruba
Aruba is a good choice for a summer visit to the Caribbean. Like Bonaire and Curaçao, Aruba is situated below the “hurricane belt” in the Southern Caribbean. As a result, big storms remain unlikely, although possible. Here’s a guide to some of the best of Aruba.
Fredericksburg, VA, More than the Civil War
Two reasons to visit Fredericksburg, VA, besides its historic battlefields: award-winning bourbon from the A. Smith Bowman Distillery plus dinner and an overnight at the historic Kenmore Inn. Fredericksburg, VA, is 60 miles south of Washington, D.C.
Travel with Pets and Red Roof Inn
Often, the dog gets left behind on a family road trip. That’s because many hotels don’t permit pets and a majority of those that do, charge fees and accept only small dogs. But at Red Roof Inn one family pet of any size stays for free.
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.
Beach and Nature Vacation, Kiawah Island, SC
Make your family beach vacation more than just sun and sand by selecting a destination that enables you to explore the natural environment. In Kiawah Island, South Carolina, add kayak outings, pond explorations to peer at turtles and alligator safaris.
American Craft Council and SOFA Shows
Some craft and art shows are worth traveling to, especially the American Craft Council shows, hosted in Baltimore, Atlanta, St. Paul and San Francisco, as well as Sculptural Objects and Fine Arts (SOFA) yearly show in Chicago. Even if you can’t buy, browse the high-quality handmade objects.
Best Caribbean Beaches
The Caribbean is known for its glorious beaches and some of the region’s best fringe Anguilla, Turks and Caicos and Aruba. Follow this guide to some top spots.
Share a meal when traveling?
MealSharing.com, a new website service, connects travelers with locals who, in their own homes, cook meals for visitors, often for a small fee to cover the cost of the food. Does this interest you? Would you do this?
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