Awesome Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

California’s Anza-Borrego is a must-see anytime you’re in the area — anytime, that is, except for summer, when temperatures frequently reach triple digits. Yet...

Keystone Passport UltraLite 300BH

One of the great joys of my childhood was sharing good times with friends. With a sizable living area, a well-appointed galley and a decent...

Maritime Merriment

As the morning sun climbed above the horizon, sparkling highlights danced along the crests of waves. Birds...
Hot sun, soft sand and warm, sparkling blue water bring happy crowds to Venice Beach, 20 miles south of Sarasota.

Sarasota’s Three-Ring Circus

  Miles of soft-sand beaches, a vibrant arts community and a weekly farmer’s market come together along the boardwalks and under the big top on...
Earth-toned buildings

Santa Fe Artistry and History

People in Santa Fe, N.M. told me it’s the second oldest city in the United States, founded in 1607. I wondered how that could...
Logo of Outdoor Afro cartoon black woman outside with pine trees in background

OutdoorAfro.com Founder Plans RV Trip to CA Sierra Nevada

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 – Since she launched OutdoorAfro.com two years ago, Rue Mapp has been working tirelessly to reconnect African Americans with...
Rock Off Basswood Island of the Apostle Islands

The Apostle Islands Teem With Natural Beauty

The seemingly endless expanse of Lake Superior’s blue water laps at the shores of 21 islands that fall under the aegis of Apostle Islands...
Fort McHenry Maryland

Central Maryland – Visit Baltimore and Annapolis

Enjoy the warm sunshine in central Maryland this summer by walking along the waterfront or taking in a baseball game. Feeling more sophisticated? Baltimore...
Customized 49 Mercury car at Springfield, IL

January Web Exclusives: Route 66 Area Attractions (Part 1)

CHICAGO: ADLER PLANETARIUM AND ASTRONOMY MUSEUM, 1300 South Lake Shore Drive; phone 312-922-7827; web site www.adlerplanetarium.org.  This first planetarium built in the Western Hemisphere offers...
Loveland Colorado

Loveland, Colorado: Romance, Culture and Wilderness

Just like children have been sending letters to Santa in the North Pole for decades, thousands of folks send their Valentine’s Day cards to...