Today’s post is in honor of Memorial Day and the men and women who have served in the United States armed forces. Welcome to Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania! Gettysburg National Military Park is a collection of battlefields where intense Civil War fighting between the Confederate and Union Armies occurred. It was where brother sometimes fought brother, and where so many lives were lost over the
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
Happy Holidays! Merry Christmas! Feliz Navidad! Happy Hanukkah! Happy Kwanzaa! No matter which saying you prefer, there’s no denying the special, happy, and joyous feelings this time of year brings to millions the world over. The joy and merriment of the season are apparent all around us, from wintery festivals of holiday goodness, to gardens all decked out in cheerful displays of red, green, gold and silver.
After the leaves have fallen and crisp winter weather has taken hold, a transformation happens here at Longwood Gardens. Gardens both inside and out are reborn yet again, and visitors arrive by the thousands to experience the juxtaposition of a wintery landscape filled with a colorful festival of holiday happiness and cheer. Come with us for a delightful evening stroll through Longwood Gardens. Revel in the spirit of a most
Contemplating a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada? Not sure if you should bring the kids? Maybe you should! With a little planning, the Las Vegas area has all the makings of a fab family vacation. From high flying adventures and incredible shows on the Las Vegas Strip, to stunning outdoor vistas and amazing feats of engineering a short distance away, the Las Vegas area offers more