Living on Florida’s Space Coast, you’re either wowed by rocket launches or take them as a matter of course. I’m new enough to be wowed by living on the edge of space and being part of a family who worked on the space program.
Inter-generational travel: travels we've done with our parents, and destinations suitable for bringing along parents, kids, and grandkids.
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.
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.
Build it, and they will come. Americana runs deep, especially on the Fourth of July, when you discover a famous baseball diamond on a cornfield in rural Iowa.
Home to the Blarney Stone, Blarney Castle in County Cork, Ireland, lets you experience the intersection of history and legend amid a spread of spectacular gardens.
An iconic Neolithic site known around the world, there is only one Stonehenge. As we discovered, it’s worth the journey to stand on this windy hillside in England in order to understand its allure and power.
Crossing Yorkshire in a coach on a British Isles tour with John’s parents, we barely scratched the surface of this moody, fascinating countryside along the Scottish border, noting trails everywhere.
Your view of Iowa is turned upside down at Maquoketa Caves State Park, a family-friendly caving destination south of Dubuque that lets you climb right in and explore wild caves.
The Chevrolet Corvette is a car with its own cult following, which the National Corvette Museum supports with its museum, events, and a Hall of Fame in Kentucky.
At the Sterling Hill Mining Museum in Ogdensburg, New Jersey, history meets glowing rocks, as fluorescent minerals show off an array of brilliant colors inside a former mine.
A trip through the Panama Canal on a small ship lets you see the working operations of the century-old locks of one of the top engineering marvels of the world.
To watch the fury of a tropical rainstorm in a rainforest: there is nothing like it in the world. Especially in Panama, home of the world’s most impenetrable rainforest, which we are visiting at Gamboa Rainforest Resort.