Posts Tagged ‘Travel in the USA’

Travel Information:Quick shot: Hoover Dam

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Providing up to date information on Travel guides and guidebooks, Travel advice, tips and destination information to give you the best possible ideas.The historic Hoover Dam on the Nevada/Arizona border really is massive and well worth the side trip from Las Vegas, where I was speaking at the BlogWorld and New Media Expo Tourism track. For heaven’s sake, though, go fairly early in the morning or the crowds and heat will simply

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Travel Guides:Best family fun vacation ideas for Colorado, Part Two

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Online Traveling Journal with Free Advice and Guides on Travel, Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Lodging and more. Articles and tips on travel and travel accommodations.(This is a guest post by tourism expert, Mom and all-around great gal Sarah Page. Part One of  her kids in Colorado series is here.) Estes Park/Rocky Mountain National Park If you love the mountains, then Rocky Mountain National Park is the place for you.  I’ve traveled a fair

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Online Travel Guide:Best family fun vacation ideas for Colorado, Part One

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Online Traveling Journal with Free Advice and Guides on Travel, Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Lodging and more. Articles and tips on travel and travel accommodations.(This is a guest post by tourism expert, Mom and all-around great gal Sarah Page. She rocks communications for the Colorado River Trail and is the sort of friend who responds cheerfully to my “Hey, write guest post for me?” right after her relaxing vacation.  Part Two

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World Travel:Photo of the Week: Florida flamingo gathering at Homosassa

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Find information before your trip from quality travel guides, travel reviews and travel articles on Asia, Europe, Australia and all destinations around the world.This is the flamingo area at Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park in Citrus County, Florida (south of Tampa.) It’s a wonderful place for the kids to see West Indian manatees year-round. Nope, no oil spill problems there as of this writing, so check it out!

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World Travel Guide:I got yer beef right here in Fort Worth, cowboy

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Providing up to date information on Travel guides and guidebooks, Travel advice, tips and destination information to give you the best possible ideas.Sure, some would say that a steakhouse experience is wasted on young kids, but I think they need to learn what a really amazing steak tastes like (and it’s never too early to start.) The Cattlemen’s Steakhouse in Fort Worth‘s historic Stockyards District is one of

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World Travel Guide:Psyched to visit Lubbock, Texas. Really.

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Research destination guides, get inspirational world travel guide recommendations, see photos, videos, trip plans, and more here.Way back in 2006, I wrote a post on this blog entitled “Why the bleep would I want to go there?”
In it, I wrote about taking the kids to visit places that seem crummy, but really aren’t, and how you can’t have an opinion about seemingly crummy places unless

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Travel Guides:Gowalla and Foursquare lead traveler to House of Pies

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Online Traveling Journal with Free Advice and Guides on Travel, Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Lodging and more. Articles and tips on travel and travel accommodations.In my tourism training hat, people often ask me about the utility of location-based services like Gowalla and Foursquare.
Here’s an example of why they’re so handy….
I was speaking in Houston at the TFEA (Texas Festivals and Events Association) annual conference,

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Travel Guides:Is anyone camping out there?

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Research destination guides, get inspirational world travel guide recommendations, see photos, videos, trip plans, and more here.I was cleaning out the garage the other day and dusted off various pieces of travel gear plus our tent – it is in pristine condition because, well, we never use it.
The thought of camping with kids in the August heat in Texas is simply not appealing, unless we were to drive a bunch of [...]

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Travel Tour:For Oahu and Maui travel tips, say Aloha to local bloggers

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Find information before your trip from quality travel guides, travel reviews and travel articles on Asia, Europe, Australia and all destinations around the world.For tips and insights into Hawaii with keiki (kids) you can look at the visitor’s website for Hawaii, but also consider some kamaaina local bloggers who live right there in the islands with their families.
We met many of them during the So Much More Hawaii bloggers tour, when

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Online Travel Guide:The world’s a stage for kids at Coterie Theatre in Kansas City

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Online Traveling Journal with Free Advice and Guides on Travel, Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Lodging and more. Articles and tips on travel and travel accommodations.For over 30 years, the Coterie Theatre in downtown Kansas City (on Level One of the Crown Center) has showcased innovative theater productions for families. TIME magazine named it “One of the Five Best Theaters for Young Audiences in the U.S.”
Coterie has kids in many

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