At McGulpin Point Lighthouse on the Straits of Mackinac, we unfolded layers of history surrounding not just the site but the docent on duty, Eric Klein, who has a passion for Great Lakes history.
Local experts and educational immersion makes travel more meaningful. These are journeys hosted by tour operators, and destinations where an educational tour, either with a guide or self-guided, is the primary focus of the place.
Paddling along Lake Michigan at Petoskey was a bit intimidating for a Floridian who is used to sandy, not rocky, shores. But the views and clear water make for a fascinating trip.
A story that must be shown: Pasaquan, the artistic expression of a man whose visions led him to embrace all belief systems and make up one of his own
Paddling the mangrove tunnels north of Key West with Key West Eco Tours, I’m surprised to discover the wildlife that lives in these offshore forests in the Florida Keys.
While cruising the Caribbean on the Nieuw Amsterdam, our first port of call was the private island of the Holland America Line, Half Moon Cay. It was an ideal day for an island triathlon: bike, paddle, and sail.
Preservation of the rich mining history of Mineral Point, Wisconsin, traces its roots to a couple who decided to restore miners’ cottages by opening a restaurant called Pendarvis.
President Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia home and plantation of Monticello offers a glimpse into the early life of our country, and his role as a Founding Father of the United States.
Thirty years. Six spacecraft. 135 missions. Learn the rich history of the Space Shuttle program inside Space Shuttle Atlantis, a compelling exhibit space at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, with its primary focus the orbiter Atlantis.
Foraging for fungus in Estacada, Oregon, means immersing in a pastime that locals pursue with a passion.
Mackinac Island Fudge isn’t a flavor: it’s a way of life for these Mackinac Island candy makers. Here’s how it’s made and how to choose the fudge that’s right for you.
Riding back roads through rural North Carolina, we happened across a bit of our childhoods, wrapped up inside the Andy Griffith Museum in Mount Airy, his hometown.
Founded in 1753, the British Museum is the world’s first national public museum. Filled with priceless antiquities, it is a must-see on your next trip to London.