Costa Rica travel: Be immersed in eco-paradise
In a world where conservation and preservation of the natural world is often overlooked, Costa Rica is one nation that bucks the trend. Visitors to the Central American country find a haven of cloud forests, tropical jungles and lush rainforests that are home to a vast array of wildlife, plants and natural resources - pr...
How to make moving easier for military families
Military families frequently relocate from base to base all over the United States. Even though these moves aren't unusual, they can cause some stress for all members of the family, especially if the relocation happens without a lot of warning. No matter how quickly the move happens, or what kind of moving assistance you...
Why travelers should seek an Italy tour that goes beyond the expected
Italy has been a hot travel destination since the age of the "Grand Tour." Its allure hasn't faded at all, thanks to the country's astonishing natural beauty, cultural diversity, historical riches, delectable cuisine and welcoming people. But for travelers who want to really get in touch with the country, and experience ...
Beyond the beach: Great ideas for outdoor activities this summer
Basking on the beach or playing in the surf are high points of summer vacation for many people. In fact, going to the beach is among the top five activities for American leisure travelers. While beach time will always have its place in the hearts of anyone who loves being outside in summer, there are plenty more ways to ...
Tips for a healthy, safe and fun active outdoor vacation
Mom zip-lining, Dad mountain biking, a sibling hike at sunrise - for many travelers, a vacation isn't just for relaxation, it's the perfect opportunity for adventure in the great outdoors. The summer travel season is ideal for camping, hiking and biking - great travel activities for couples and families alike. With a lit...
America's history etched in hardwood
The story of our architecture is literally written in wood - underfoot in planks polished by thousands of footsteps; on walls enriched with carved hardwood mouldings and paneling; even on ceilings, where load-bearing structural beams have assumed decorative roles, too.
Top national parks for families
Each year, hundreds of millions of people visit the 397 destinations that comprise the country's National Park System. Summer is the ideal time to explore many of these parks, as the kids are out of school and activities in the parks are in full swing. Here are four national parks that are worth putting on your family's ...