Tips for Your Thanksgiving Travel

If you’ve got a little time off over Thanksgiving, why not enjoy a quick getaway along with turkey and all the trimmings? Here are some ideas. Thanksgiving weekend is a great time to visit New York City. Bring the kids or fulfill your childhood dream and see the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in person on Nov. 22. A holiday tradition since 1924, the parade is … Continue reading Tips for Your Thanksgiving Travel

Celebrate the Centennial of WWI by Traveling Europe

Travelers to Europe can be part of a historic moment this fall, as events take place in England, France and Belgium to mark 100 years since the armistice that ended World War I at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918. Whether you’re a history buff, have a family connection to a soldier who fought in the war or you have a European trip on your … Continue reading Celebrate the Centennial of WWI by Traveling Europe

Food and Entertainment Abound at European Fall Festivals

Fall is harvest season, and in Europe that means it’s time to celebrate the continent’s food and drink. While Munich’s Oktoberfest may be the most famous autumn celebration, travelers who want to join the festivities have lots of choices. Every fall the streets and squares of the Italian city of Perugia are transformed into an outdoor festival of chocolate in all its forms. This year, … Continue reading Food and Entertainment Abound at European Fall Festivals

Yes, You Need a REAL ID for Air Travel by Fall 2020

If you’ve flown anywhere in the United States recently, chances are you’ve seen signs at airports alerting passengers that identification requirements are changing in 2020. Air travelers have just over a year to make sure their driver’s license complies with the federal REAL ID Act, or obtain another form of identification, in order to get through airport security for domestic flights. Beginning on Oct. 1, … Continue reading Yes, You Need a REAL ID for Air Travel by Fall 2020

Halloween Becoming A Top Travel Holiday

If a spooky getaway is your favorite way to spend Halloween, here are some ideas for destinations that will provide plenty of thrills and chills. Salem, Massachusetts, north of Boston, is a bewitching spot full of New England charm, including the brick-and-cobblestone lined Essex Street. It’s also the city where the Salem Witch Trials took place in 1692. You can get a glimpse into that … Continue reading Halloween Becoming A Top Travel Holiday

Enjoy a Fun-Filled Fall Getaway

Fall is a new season for music, theater, art and dance. With cooler temperatures, it’s also a great time to explore the sights, sounds and flavors of the season at outdoor festivals across the United States and Canada. For culture buffs, it’s an exciting time to be in New York City as renowned institutions like the Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic and American Ballet Theatre … Continue reading Enjoy a Fun-Filled Fall Getaway

Experiencing Stately Homes in England

With the “Downton Abbey” movie coming to theaters in September, fans will once again have a chance to immerse themselves in the world of a historic British mansion and the people who lived and worked there. But travelers can have that experience in person by visiting some of the many stately homes, palaces and castles in the United Kingdom. One of the most well known … Continue reading Experiencing Stately Homes in England

Experience Star Wars at Disney Theme Parks

If you love the Star Wars movies, you’ve got a new way to indulge in your fandom. After years of planning and anticipation, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opened in May at Disneyland Park in California and will open at Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando on Aug. 29. The main offerings will be nearly identical in both locations. Disney has created a detailed and … Continue reading Experience Star Wars at Disney Theme Parks

Travel Positively Impacts A Child’s Future

Sure, travel is fun and relaxing, but it can also be a learning experience, especially for the youngest members of your family. Exposing children to a different part of the country — or the world — at an early age will create memories and impart skills that they will carry with them their entire lives. It’s never too early to equip children with the skills … Continue reading Travel Positively Impacts A Child’s Future

Exploring America’s State Parks

While national parks get a lot of attention, America’s state parks offer breathtaking views and a wide variety of ways to explore the great outdoors. If you’ve always wanted to see where the buffalo roam, head to South Dakota’s Custer State Park, about a half hour from Mount Rushmore. Spread over 71,000 acres in the Black Hills, the park is an outdoor lover’s dream, with … Continue reading Exploring America’s State Parks