Top 10 Must-Haves For Summer Travel

I'm taking off for a few days of vacation next week to visit family and friends in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. While I won't be seeing the beach this time, there are some things I always pack for summer travel, no matter where I'm headed. Here's my list of essentials: 1. Sunglasses 2. Cool casual…

Road Trip: Spring Music Festivals

You can't spell "spring" without s-i-n-g. There will be lots of singing... and strumming... and picking across the Carolinas this spring at some very fun festivals showcasing music you might not hear every day, like Americana, funk, blues, jazz, folk, and bluegrass. Some of these events might require an overnight stay, but you've been dreaming…

The Most Underrated Place In Every State

You'll want to put a few of these on your vacation to-do list - or your bucket list! It will especially work for you if you're outdoorsy.  Many of these places are not even in our National Parks, but are in or outside of quieter, smaller cities, they're oft-overlooked 'places' with great charm and beauty.…

Traveling The Great American Sandwich Trail

My family and I have been talking about where we'd like to go for our summer vacation. The conversation began in the kitchen as I was making myself a turkey sub. That's when travel and food converged and conceived my latest fantasy road trip: The Great American Sandwich Trail. Imagine eating some of our nation's…

Top 10 Family-Friendly Spring Break Destinations

Do you have your Spring Break travel plans pinned down yet? There's still time to put together a memorable vacation for your family, and you don't even need passports for these exciting destinations: 10. Puerto Rico (It's a U.S. commonwealth) 9. Colonial Williamsburg (Living history) 8. Vermont (Spring skiing and maple syrup) 7. San Diego…