America’s Northernmost State Offers Some of the Most Spectacular Trails in the World
N0- HASSLE FLYING
New Baggage Security Rule Will Make Security Checks Faster, Easier for Travelers
Special 180-Mile Trail Honors American War Patriots With Veterans Day Emphasis
SPACE SHIP TRIP
Florida Visitors Can Meet Dozens of Astronauts, Check Out Final Rocket Launcher Site Nov. 2
REST STOP HAZARDS
Vacationers Need to be Aware That Danger Can Lurk Along U. S. Interstate Highways
WOOLY WORM TIME
North Carolina Mountain Town Music-Arts-Crafts Festival Features Weather Prediction Creatures
Tips to Help Travelers Avoid Getting Ripped Off on Their Next Journey, Nationally or Internationally
America is Ready to Put on its Annual Leaf Showcase: Here’s Some of the Best Viewing Places
BEWARE OF MEXICO
U. S. Issues Warnings About Possible Beatings, Murders, Hijacking, Thefts In Several Areas
APPLE BUTTER TIME
Bluegrass Music, Boiling Butter Highlight Shenandoah National Park Festival in Virginia
A GEORGIA GEM
Brasstown Valley One of America’s Best Full-Service Resorts/Spa/Golf Locales
New American Travel Promotion Causing Concerns for Canadian Officials
OLYMPICS TRAVEL TIPS
Get Ready For Tickets, Hotels, Food, Transportation for the 2012 London Games
Virginia Beach June Event Rated Among Top Summer 2012 Programs In U. S.
TYBEE GROWS UP
Georgia Coastal City Near Savannah is Now a Popular Beachfront Locale
5-day festival Aligns With Rare Solar Eclipse in May on Shores of Pyramid Lake on Sacred Paiute Tribal Land
BOOKS FOR THE ROAD
More People Finding Relaxed Reading a Great Way to While Away Those Travelling Hours
Hurricane Katrina Is Now Only a Bad Memory As Region Regains Position as a Top Gulf Coast Tourist Attraction
WHAT TO TAKE
Here’s a Guide For Those Who Can’t Quite Get Their Travel Gear Down Just Right
Rental Apartments, B&Bs, Often Safer Than Hotel Stays Overseas, Say Some Experts
Small Ships Offer Dozens of Worldwide Ocean Travel Opportunities
CELEBS TO SEE
. . . And Technology You Just Can’t Seem To Be Able To Travel Without Over The Holidays
East Tennessee Roadway Offering Fantastic Leaf Views in November
BIRDS AND LEAVES
October is Prime Time For Bird Watching, Leaf Ogling in New England
Rocky Mountain Ski Areas Offer Millions of Dollars in Changes, Updates for 2011-2012 Season
New Map Offers Travelers A Quick Way to Consider Alternative Less Congested Airports
FROZEN NORTH AWAITS
Antarctic Dream offers One-Time 14-Day Expedition Crossing Antarctic Circle
PLEASURES OF PASCO
Florida Community Home Of Great Ecological Wonders, Bigtime Marlin Fishing, Backwater Exploration and Old Florida Vistas (Sidebars: Saddlebrook A Golf/Tennis Mecca; Hands-On Giraffe Ranch Offers Camel Rides, Eco Delights)
TRAVEL BOOSTS JOBS
New Visa System Plan Could Help Foreign Visitors and Boost U. S. Economy
A TOUGH ROAD
Ken Mink Details Pain and Passion Of Becoming the World’s Oldest College Basketball Player In New Autobiography
AN AMERICAN SAFARI
Unique Adventure Offered On Idaho’s Wild And Scenic Salmon River This Spring
PINK & GREEN
New Orleans Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day Join For Highlights of Colorful March Hues
FIVE FOR LESS
Not All World Travel Locations Will Bust Your Budget: Here’s A Few That Offer Reasonable Costs
Travel Association Suggests New More Sensible ‘Friendly’ Rules For Air Travel Security
BUCKET TRAVEL LIST
United States Top Destination For Those Travel Dreamers In Canada
ON THE ROAD
Plans For Highway Upgrades Welcomed By Travel Industry
Montana Capital One Of America’s Most Ideal Cities With Recreation, History and Beauty Galore
Country Music/Film Star Helps Flood-Stricken Nashville Recover Its Tourism Lustre
A VIEW FROM ON HIGH
Firms Combine To Provide Travelers Intimate Look at Destinations Around the World
WORLD COMING TO U.S.
Data Shows America Again Top Tourism Site For International Travelers
Here Are Some of the Best Places Around the World to Check Out Cupid This Season
HISTORY IN THE SAND
Saudia Arabia Opening Heritage Palaces To Travelling Public
NEW WINE COUNTRY
North Carolina Mountains Sparking A Grapes Revolution In High Country
BLUE RIDGE HAVEN
Western North Carolina Region Harkens Back to a Simpler, More Relaxed Time In America
AHHH, SAN FRANCISCO
America’s Most Incomparable City, Ecompassing The Best Of All Locales From Around The World
HIGH COUNTRY GOLF
Western North Carolina Mountains Provide Temperate Climate, Lots Of Postcard Vistas
ANIMAL LOVERS TRIP
Fall Journey to Southern Utah Combines Critter Aid With Lots Of Personal Human Pampering
Florida Shark Bite Capital Of The World; Tips On Staying Safer When Venturing Into The Ocean
Canadian Vactioners Can Now Combine Bike And Train Trips As Part Of New Ontario Area Adventures
A Reader’s Guide To Seeing Wyoming Tourist Locale On The Cheap: Plenty Of Bargains Are There
HOT SPRINGS IS HOT
Arkansas Resort City Offers Multitude of Attractions, Including Mountains and Lakes
New Basketball Hall of Fame in Kansas City Adds Numerous Visitor-Pleasing Hands-On Games
SILVER & SNOW
Utah’s History of Downhill Success First Began With Rough and Ready Miners Digging Inside Snow-Laden Mountains
Tunica, Ms. Mega Project Calls For Multi Casinos, Hotels and Climate-Controlled Links Along the Mississippi River Near Memphis
ALL ABOUT ABE
Small Town On Kentucky-Tennessee Border A Storehouse Of Info On President Lincoln
Dillsboro, N. C., Has Dozens of Specialty Rail Trips Along River, Lake, Forested Blue Ridge Mountains
North Carolina Mountains Home Of One Of World’s Most Interesting And Scenic Historic Hotels
A CAROLINA GEM
Jackson County, N. C.: Land of Beauty, Quaint Villages, Brooks And A Haven For Geocachers
BOONE & BOULDERS
Pineville-Middlesboro Area of Bell County, Ky., Has Come A Long Way Since Being Hit By Asteroid
GUNS, GOLF, SKIING
Maggie Valley In Western North Carolina Mountains Has Varied Entertainment Venues
NEW SOUTHERN STAR
Beachside Resort in Key West, Fla., Brings Luxury, Elegance To Legendary Southernmost U. S. City
A WORLD OF HORSES
Lexington, Ky., Is Like a Disneyland Of Equine And History In Big, Beautiful Bluegrass Country
HOWLING TIME IN TENN
Kingsport Park Offers An Up Close And Personal Look at Wolves, Lots Of Other Wildlife
Savannah, Ga., Has Unparalled Combination of Beauty, History In Unique Riverfront Setting
Weather Is Key, But N. C. High Mountains Offer Best Possibilities For Snow Fun And Games
BEAUTY OF BELIZE
Central American Country Has Evolved Into One Of World’s Most Eco-Friendly Nature Hotspots
MICKEY, MINNIE & ME
Disney Caribbean Cruise Keeps Kids, Adults Happy, Busy As Beach-Buzzing Bumblebees
THE NEW ‘IN’ ISLE
Grenada Getting Huge Development Boost Toward Becoming A Blooming New Star Of The Caribbean
Reynolds Plantation, Ritz Carlton: A Dynamic Dixie Duo Along Georgia’s Beautiful Lake Oconee Shore
Florida Gulf Coast City Revitalizing Award-Winning Beach, Becoming Major Player in World of Nature
BIG WIND REBOUND
Gulf Coast of Mississippi Putting Billions of Dollars Into Post Hurricane Katrina Hotel-Casino Improvements in 2007
WHERE GOLF IS KING
(And The Bear, The Slammer And The Squire, Too), Plus A World Of Links Fun At World Hall Of Fame
A STAR IS REBORN
Casa Marina Hotel in Jacksonville Beach Reviving Era Of 1920s Florida Beach Charm, Quality Where Celebrities Once Roamed
Australian City Named Top Sporting Venue In The World In New Study By London Firm
St. Augustine, Fla., Mixes Interesting History With Lots of Entertainment Venues, 42-Mile Beach
SHINING UP A DIAMOND
Dominican Republic Making Big Improvements In Bid To Be Best Tourist Locale in Caribbean
JOY ON THE HIGH SIDE
Park City-Draper-Weber Valley Provide Golf, Many Summertime Events In Refreshing Mountain Air
So Much Charm And Beauty, So Little Time To Enjoy This Ancient Land of Castles, Golf And Magnificent Landscapes
A LAND OF B&Bs
Ireland Offers Lots Of Ways — Green And Otherwise — To Find Total Travel Enjoyment In A Land Of Many Wonders
A WHALE TRAIL
Central Oregon Provides Great Whale-Watching Locales, Masterful Scenery, Other Treats
UTAH’S NEXT HOT SPOT?
Ogden Valley Area Has Three Major Ski Resorts, Top Museum Which Are Gaining in Popularity
UTAH’S BIG 3
Park City — An Old Silver-Mining Town — Has Spawned a Trio of America’s Best Ski Resorts
AN UNDERWATER EDEN
Cayman Islands Offer Divers An Undersea Paradise, Unique Get-Away-From-It-All In The Caribbean
South Carolina Getaway Offers Great Golf, Tennis, Beaches, Amid Beautiful Natural Surroundings
AMERICA’S LARGEST ESTATE
Asheville’s Biltmore House Provides the World a King-Size Look at a Gilded Age of Creative Opulence
A NATURAL WONDER
Cathedral Mountain Lodge Offers Front Door to Canadian Magnificence In National Park Setting
Canadian Rocky Mountains Lake/Lodge One Of World’s Most Scenic, Peaceful Locales
FLORIDA’S SWEET SPOT
Okeechobee Lake’s Clewiston Area Offers Visitors Honey, Cane, Citrus, Cowboys and More (And Don’t Forget Gator Grub)
Kentucky Adds Top Golf Courses to its Mix of State Parks Natural Beauty, Economy
OLD MEETS NEW
Steinhatchee Landing Resort In Florida Combines Interior Luxury With Exterior Charm
Florida’s Ichetucknee Springs/River Deemed ‘World’s Most Pure’ Body of Water
Butterfly Rainforest at the University of Florida Features Nation’s Largest Colorful Display
A NEW TRAIL
Suwanee River in Florida Joins List of Mother Nature Wilderness Adventure Routes
GLITZ, GLOW & SNOW
Now You Can Spend Two Days In Vegas and Two Days Skiing Brian Head For An Incredible $169
Edison-Ford Homes, 95 Golf Courses, Leaping Dolphins, Eco Tours, Great Shelling…And More
BIRDS, BAYS & BEACHES
Matagorda, Tex., Is A Nature-Lovers Delight, One Of America’s Last Isolated Oceanfront Frontiers
HOW TO MANAGE KIDS, SPORTS, FREQUENT TRAVEL
New Book Deals With Problems, Answers For Children, Parents In Youth Sports Programs
KING OF AMERICA’S DUDE RANCHES
C Lazy U in Colorado Heads Growing List of Locales Where Horses, Scenery, Luxury Blend
PIKES PEAK TRAIN IS MOVING POSTCARD
Colorado Springs Area Has Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Garden of Gods, Air Force Academy, etc.
GONE WITH THE WIND?
Nope…World’s Best Film (And Many Mementoes) Still Alive And Well In Marietta, Ga.
RAILS, TRAILS AND CIVIL WAR TALES
Kennesaw, Ga., Home Of Lots Of Stories Of Intrigue, Adventure
Georgia City Shows How Old South Downtowns Can Still Have Charm, Vitality (And Business)
Trodding the sod in ancient land offers 14 beautiful challenges for world’s stouthearted vacationers
World’s Most Interesting, Mysterious, Beautiful Lake
Sea Trail Resort Offers Beauty, Golf In Brunswick County, N. C.
Where the sun and sand join with the joys and wonders of nature
MYRTLE BEACH…WITH A TWIST
City is locale for fun galore, but Pawley’s Island offers laid-back attitude and Southern charm
Nature’s Museum Of Beauty, Serenity (And Lots of Fun)
ALBUQUERQUE & SANTA FE
Indians, Cactus And Lots Of Big, Beautiful Mountains
Alabama’s On-The-Move Coastal Mecca Ready To Take Its Place As One Of The Best Cities In The South
Genteel Mobile: Southern Charm: Old And New
MOBILE, Ala. — As one enters the port city of Mobile life takes on a slower pace and a feeling of warmth and hospitality emerges immediately. As Mobilians say, “DIS IS DA PLACE,” and Money Magazine agrees, ranking Mobile as one of the “300 Best Places to Live” in its 2001 survey.
DRIVE- IN MOVIES
One bit of vanishing Americana appears poised for a possible comeback: Drive-in movie theaters, once as endangered as American bald eagles, have stopped their long slide to oblivion with a resurgence in recent popularity.
Other travel-related feature story sites worthy of reading
Unique Connoisseur Journey Offers Visitors Championship Venues
Southern Utah Offers Superb Skiing, Colorful Park Region
SOUTH BEACH, FLA . . .
A City So Hot, It’s Cool
America Once Had Many Black Kings, Governors During Colonial Period
FARMINGTON, Ct. – Perhaps little known to many Americans is the fact there have been many black governors, even black kings, in this country.
Tales of Wales, A Green Gem of a Land
On the West coast of Britain lies a little land filled with prideful people, lush green mountains, beautiful seashores, quaint pubs, and many natives who speak a unique language.
Freedom Town, USA
Farmington Led Colonial Battle To Establish Human Rights
A Unique Little Town That Has Lots Of Yankee Charm And A Very Big Heart…
(Fore)ward San Antonio
San Antonio Quickly Becoming Major Golf Destination
SAN ANTONIO –This city has long been known for such major tourist attractions as its magnificent River Walk, The Alamo, Seaworld and the Six Flags Fiesta Texas entertainment theme park. But there’s a major new player joining the scene.
Mystic Has Some Special Magic
MYSTIC, Conn. — There is a sort of magic in the air at this picturesque New England coastal town.
SE KY Scraps Old Images; Becomes Outdoor Mecca
Superb golf, fishing venues now lure tourists
Riding The Range or Riding the Waves
Key West Still Whispers. . .
If you listen carefully you can hear the voices of the real Key West
TN State Park Golf Offers Challenges
(Plus Tons Of Scenery)
More than 2,000 zig-zagging road miles later, I can finally say it: I have played every hole of every Tennessee state park system golf course.
Golden Isles Provide History, Fun
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. — One would be hard-pressed to find a cluster of more interesting and entertaining islands than the Golden Isles group of Jekyll, St. Simons, Little St. Simons and Sea islands off the southeast coast of Georgia.
Woodlands: Luxury Among the Pines
SUMMERVILLE, S. C. — This somewhat sleepy little town holds one of America’s top secrets.
The Luxury, Quietness of Blackberry
Some 20 miles down the road from Knoxville, Tn., lies one of America’s most highly-rated resorts.
Brian Head is ‘Bunny Friendly’
BRIAN HEAD, Utah — There is a saying among ski resort operators: “The money is in the bunny.”
Bigtime Shakespeare in Remote Utah
CEDAR CITY, Utah — The Bard might have raised his eyebrows to his hairline if someone had told him that one day his works would be recreated in an obscure little town surrounded by mule deer, sagebrush and barren mountains.
A Place (Island, Actually) In The Sun
ANGUILLA, British West Indies — Relatively few people ever get to experience in person the beauty and tranquility of the Caribbean islands, but a Georgia couple has managed to achieve what many people can only dream of: They have their own island here.
Romance With Diamonds And Stars
CHARLESTON, S. C. — This city practically drips with history and residential splendor, but the Charleston Place Hotel has taken its place alone at the head of the hoteliery table with its own cluster of diamonds and stars.
The Real Oktoberfest Beers Story
German beers are preferred at most Oktoberfest celebrations across America, but getting the best Bavarian booze is not always easy, with American-made taste-alikes becoming more and more in vogue.
Glacier Park Fishing Great
WHITEFISH, Mont. — The Old West was a land of adventure for thousands of Americans during the 1800s.
It appears that a bit of vanishing Americana is making a comeback along roadsides across the nation.
Quebec City: France In N. America
QUEBEC CITY — Two young lovers stroll along a deserted cobblestone street.
America Does The Chicken…
Soon, all across America, the oompah bands will be playing, people will be making themselves look silly doing the Chicken Dance and beer, schnitzel and bratwurst will be consumed literally by the ton.
Litchfield: A Real-Life Tara
LITCHFIELD, S. C. — If Scarlett O’Hara happened to be in this neighborhood, she would feel right at home staying the night at the Litchfield Plantation Inn.
The High Cost Of Getting Lost
Chris Dicicco, 23, of California City, Calif., had no idea that when he went snow skiing at Steamboat Springs, Colo., on Jan. 1, 2002, he would wind up facing a $1,900 bill and a trespass charge.