built to last Actors pose at the Beauvais-Amoureux House, a rare poteaux-en-terre or “posts-in-the-ground” structure. The house, with heavy timber trusses supporting the steeply pitched roof, was built in about 1792.

Bonjour, Sainte Genevieve, Missouri!

Sainte Genevieve, America’s oldest French Colonial village, welcomes visitors to historic homes, period gardens, and charming shops and galleriesWhen my husband, Guy, and I...
A short walk from the campground at Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park leads to the new John Glenn Astronomy Park, with dark skies and dazzling views of the stars and Milky Way.

Out of this World: Visit Hocking Hills, Ohio

Gazing at far-off galaxies from John Glenn Astronomy Park, Ohio’s new dark-sky venueIt’s a clear night in Hocking Hills State Park in southeastern Ohio....
Blue Angel takeoff

Nevada Flight Plans: Aviation Roundup

For an up-close view of impressive aircraft like a Japanese Zero, F6F Hellcat, P-51 Mustang, B-25 Mitchell Bomber and a C-130 Hercules cargo plane...
PICTURE PERFECT Lake Paran in North Bennington offers stunning beauty, swimming, fishing and boating. The Robert Frost Trail along the north shore climbs to allow sweeping views.

Classic New England Road Trip: Gateway to Southern Vermont

Overflowing with history, Bennington and the surrounding area converge in a kaleidoscope of charming villages, covered bridges, mountain forests, hiking trails and a battle...
Scenic and serene Sylvan Lake, located south of Eagle, Colorado, is a perfect place to paddle and fish, though napping in the warm sun works fine, too.

Colorado’s Calm Waters

A Centennial State tour of five no-wake lakes with serene paddling, tranquil fishing and scenic backdrops only Mother Nature can provideOne of my family’s...
A classic vacation destination, the Grand Strand has 60 miles of beaches, an oceanfront boardwalk and one of the country’s tallest Ferris wheels.

Grand Strand Getaway: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Sandy beaches, Atlantic breezes and miles of RV campsites are just the start of a family-friendly vacation in Myrtle BeachWe hold our breath as...
Maysville charms visitors with pretty church steeples, elegant historic buildings and a lively, friendly spirit.

Kentucky Crossing: On the Ohio River in Maysville

A river runs through the charming small town of Maysville, and its roots run deepIn Maysville, Kentucky, a treasure trove of American history and...
Dream destination: Getting yourself and your RV to British Columbia’s Bella Coola Valley takes some doing, but the payoff — stunning scenery, fresh air, mild weather, abundant wildlife and more — makes it worth the effort.

Off the Beaten Path in British Columbia

In far-western Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest and Bella Coola Valley, the adventure starts where the highway stopsThe end of the road. While some may...
Opened to the public in 1924, Bear Mountain Bridge stretches 2,255 feet across New York’s Hudson River.

America’s Rhine: New York’s Hudson River Valley

Exploring New York’s Hudson River Valley where historic sites, cultural events and outdoor recreation collide in a burst of natural splendorNew York’s Hudson River...
A meadow provides habitat for wildlife inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Gatlinburg: Tee Time in Tennessee

Gatlinburg’s hillside miniature-golf course offers a reprieve from the crowdsI’m not xenophobic, but when I unexpectedly find myself amid hordes of strangers, I get...
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