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End of Summer Getaway The Whole Family Will Love

End of Summer Getaway The Whole Family Will Love

It’s not too late for an exciting, adventurous, family friendly end of summer vacation. Just over 2 hours north of Boston lies the Waterville Valley Resort. If you’ve only thought of Waterville when the snow flies, it’s time for a second look. Waterville comes alive with family friendly outdoor summer activities right up to Columbus […]

August 11, 2008 | By | Reply More
Ritz-Carlton Introduces Voluntourism Programs For Their Guests

Ritz-Carlton Introduces Voluntourism Programs For Their Guests

I guess you could call this ‘doing good while doing well’. The Ritz-Carlton chain has introduced imaginative volunteer programs in all of its 70 properties worldwide. Leading the way with volunteer programs in the hotel industry and taking voluntourism to a new level is the Ritz Carlton goal. Their “Give Back Getaways” offer hotel guests […]

July 17, 2008 | By | Reply More
Not Enough Excitement In Your Life? – Go Chase A Tornado!

Not Enough Excitement In Your Life? – Go Chase A Tornado!

OK, so I’m reading a travel industry article about a tour company offering Storm Chasing Adventure Tours for “ordinary people looking for an adrenaline rush” – and I’m thinking… ARE YOUR KIDDING ME – these people have GOT to be out of their minds! I’m freaked out just watching these huge destructive storms on TV, […]

July 10, 2008 | By | Reply More
It's the Guy's Turn for a Father and Son Getaway

It's the Guy's Turn for a Father and Son Getaway

Move over gals, it time for the guys to get away for a few days of male family bonding. Mother/Daughter “girls getaways” have become all the rage – so it’s only fair that we propose a memorable Father/Son summer escape. The good folks at AAA Southern New England suggest a sports-minded mini-vacation that will guarantee […]

June 30, 2008 | By | Reply More
Gas Saving Vacations Just In Time for Summer!

Gas Saving Vacations Just In Time for Summer!

Whether you’re trying to moderate the effects of global warming, or simply attempting to reduce the volume of dollars flowing into your gas tank, we’ve got terrific gas saving vacation ideas for you to get away without leaving all your hard earned cash at the gas station. #1 – Windjammer Sailing Adventure Sail along the […]

June 4, 2008 | By | Reply More
Theme Park Reviews Around The Globe

Theme Park Reviews Around The Globe

Nothing says summer like a trip to a theme park. In fact, visions of giggling children and smiling parents, mingled with sheiks of delight, cotton candy and dare we eat it, fried dough, are the essence of childhood summer memories. Millions of children replay this daydream every spring as they sit at their school desk […]

June 2, 2008 | By | Reply More
Scenic Wine Trails Across the USA

Scenic Wine Trails Across the USA

Summer grasses are sprouting a vibrant green carpet across the countryside, making it a perfect time to head out with your picnic basket filled with spicy sausage, aged cheese and a good crusty bread in search of a meandering scenic wine trail. What could be better than sipping the day away as you follow a […]

May 23, 2008 | By | Reply More
Don't Miss Getting A National Parks Senior Pass

Don't Miss Getting A National Parks Senior Pass

Sometimes age does have its privileges, and one of the best examples is the America The Beautiful Senior Pass sold at US National Parks. When we first heard about this pass we thought it couldn’t possibly be true – but this is one of the rare instances when a great deal proves to be exceptional […]

April 22, 2008 | By | Reply More
A Really Great Site for Planning Travel With Kids

A Really Great Site for Planning Travel With Kids

When we traveled to China with our kids in the early 80’s , people thought we were just plain nuts. (You know who you are!!) But it appears we were ahead of the curve, because these days everyone realizes that seeing the world with your children will form lifelong memories, heighten understanding of world cultures, […]

April 21, 2008 | By | Reply More
Maine Inns and Arts Spring Festival Weekend

Maine Inns and Arts Spring Festival Weekend

One of the reasons I love Spring so much, is that all of a sudden there are dozens of house and garden tours, artist open studios and antiques festivals to temp me away from my ho hum winter routine. This year I’ve found a new offering (well new to me anyway) in beautiful Kennebunkport Maine. […]

April 16, 2008 | By | Reply More
Live Your Baseball Road Trip Dream!

Live Your Baseball Road Trip Dream!

The boys of summer are back and it’s time to head out to the ball park to make life long memories of battles well fought and won (or lost). I can almost hear the the cheers and jeers raining down from bleacher seats and sky boxes alike. Beach balls bouncing off outstretched hands, ice cream […]

April 4, 2008 | By | Reply More
Become an American Idol at Disney World

Become an American Idol at Disney World

Beginning in late 2008, all you closet American Idol wannabes can get your big break at Disney World in Florida. Ever the cutting edge purveyor of entertainment, Disney World is hard at work developing a “Disney Hollywood Studios” theme park. The main attraction will be the opportunity to strut your stuff in an American Idol […]

March 28, 2008 | By | Reply More
Where The Heck Is Cameroon?

Where The Heck Is Cameroon?

I was thinking somewhere in Southeast Asia, but alas I was very wrong, it’s located on the arch of the western gulf on the African continent. So how’s your knowledge of world geography? We’ve found a fun and addicting way to put your world knowledge and reflexes to the test. Play the Traveler IQ Challenge […]

March 18, 2008 | By | Reply More
Best Road Trip Scenic Highways in the USA

Best Road Trip Scenic Highways in the USA

Get your motor running, head out on the highway! This is a great year for a road trip. Yes, gas prices are high, but with the Euro far out pacing the US dollar, it’s a good bet lots of us will be looking to vacation right here in the USA this year. Here’s a terrific […]

February 12, 2008 | By | Reply More
Take An RV Tour In Europe

Take An RV Tour In Europe

Bring your love of RVing to Europe this summer! I’ve always thought RV adventuring was an American thing, ‘get your motor running, head out on the highway’ across the United States, but I’m clearly very wrong! Europe, Australia and New Zealand (to name a few) all have thriving RV and campground industries. In fact, joining […]

February 1, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More
New Auto Guide For National Parks

New Auto Guide For National Parks

Heading for a National Park tour this summer? Don’t go without a Gaper Guide! These portable guides have just been introduced for Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. The GPS enabled tour guide sits comfortably on your vehicle’s dashboard. As the GPS unit identifies where you are, it points out interesting facts, local history and […]

January 25, 2008 | By | Reply More
How to Find A Pet Sitter While Traveling

How to Find A Pet Sitter While Traveling

A growing number of folks love the company of their pets and are reluctant to leave them behind when they go off on vacation. Thankfully many hotels and airlines have adopted pet friendly policies. But on occasion when you want to take an excursion or go off for the evening it would be nice to […]

January 17, 2008 | By | Reply More
Six Unique Undersea Hotels

Six Unique Undersea Hotels

If you’ve ever dreamed of residing under the sea among the brilliantly colored sea life, your opportunity is at hand. We’ve found wonderful underwater hotels that offer the exhilarating experience of sleeping among the fish. In the best of circumstances a lodging is a destination in and of itself. This is absolutely true of these […]

January 7, 2008 | By | Reply More
Compare Ski Resorts Worldwide With Ease

Compare Ski Resorts Worldwide With Ease

It’s going to be a spectacular winter for skiing! (Well, in the United States anyway.) Your biggest challenge will be trying to decide between snow packed vertical runs and powdery lanes all the way from California to Maine. We’ve found a super website that makes choosing the right mountain a cinch. On The Snow has […]

December 23, 2007 | By | 1 Reply More
Keep Your Toddler Safe (and Comfortable) While Flying

Keep Your Toddler Safe (and Comfortable) While Flying

Ever see a Mom and Dad hauling a huge load of paraphernalia for their toddler through the airport security line? Let’s see – a bulky child seat, a diaper bag, toys, a blanky – not to mention the squirmy little tyke. I’ll bet that’s not a smile you’re imagining on their faces!!! Here’s a company […]

December 4, 2007 | By | Reply More