It’s almost that time of year again! Summer vacation is just around the corner. Do your plans include a United States national park? Maybe it should! No matter your vacation style, there’s a national park sure to fit. With stunning displays of beauty, amazing outdoor adventures, fascinating history and archeological explorations, and so much more to offer, national parks can be just the budget friendly summer vacation
Welcome to Mackinac Island, Michigan! Located in Lake Huron between Michigan’s Lower and Upper Peninsulas, Mackinac Island is rich in history, fine dining, carriage rides, and bike rides sure to entertain the entire family. As both a National Historic Landmark as well as a Michigan state park, Mackinac Island is equally a unique and a popular summer destination, and one worthy of everyone’s travel “must do” list.
Mesa Verde National Park, located in the southwest corner of Colorado, is a crown jewel of the U.S. National Park system. It is also a World Heritage Site, and a destination worthy of everyone’s travel bucket list. Contained within the park’s boundaries are some of the best preserved ancestral Puebloan archeological sites as well as plenty of adventures to keep the entire family active and engaged.
SERIES – PHOTOS OF A FAMILY ROAD TRIP ADVENTURE Outdoor adventures and national parks bringing you to Moab, Utah? Many visitors arrive in Moab with the intent to explore at least two of the Mighty 5 National Parks that make Utah an outdoor lover’s playground. Like many, these stunning national parks were what brought us to Moab. But it wasn’t all we experienced! Take a day
Welcome to Washington D.C. It’s not just the seat of power and politics. It’s also an awesome tourist destination! No matter what time of year your travels bring you to Washington DC. there is sure to be plenty to see and do. From the world renown National Cherry Blossom Festival in the spring, to a plethora of summer festivals spread across the city, to the brisk and
Welcome to Mesa Verde National Park! Within this World Heritage Site are some of the best preserved ancestral Pueblo Indian archeological sites. Visitors to this incredible, historically rich site will witness simple pit-style homes, hike ancient trails traversed for over a thousand years, and stand in awe of impressive, 900+ year old cliff dwellings! Mesa Verde was once home to a substantial ancestral Puebloan society. Today
The ancient Roman port city of Pompeii, Italy, located at the foot of Mount Vesuvius, is most well known for its place in history as the town that was buried beneath a massive volcanic eruption. The city had thrived for centuries prior to that one fateful moment in August of 79 A.D. when all that was, was destroyed in a flash. Today, Pompeii is a World
Series – When In Rome Welcome to Trastevere, Rome’s 13th rione along on the west bank of the Tiber River! This vibrant, dynamic, medieval neighborhood was once a working class district of Rome. Today, it is chock full of quaint corner cafes, piazzas full of nightlife, and an ambience sure to please the entire family, young and old. Trastevere may be just on the other side
Series – When In Rome Today’s Rome adventure is all about Via Appia Antica, an ancient road dating back to 312 B.C. Few tourists seem to venture outside of central Rome’s hustle and bustle to experience this incredible stretch of ancient Roman history. That only adds to the charm and ambiance of a day spent along the ancient Appian Way! Have you ever wondered where
Welcome to Vatican City, the world’s smallest country, both in land mass and population! This tiny, 100 acre country is one of the top tourist destinations for vacationers to Italy. It is also one of the most crowded! It’s a rare day at Vatican City when there isn’t a crowd queueing up at the ticket counter or entrance, exploring its vast treasure trove of art history, walking