Known as the “Main Street of America,” Route 66 was one of the first highways built in the United States. It ran from Chicago to Los Angeles and was a major route for people traveling west. The original “highway” no longer exists—the Interstate System overtook it—travelers can follow the Historic Route 66 to witness the quirks of a historic American tale. Illinois Near … [Read more...] about Historic Route 66 – The Main Street of America
North America Travel
Planning a trip to the United States, Canada, or Mexico? You'll find tons of ideas and information here! We also cover Caribbean travel (and cruises) so that you're sure to find ideas no matter where in North America you want to vacation.
Although Las Vegas is well known for its bright lights and gambling, the city has also played a huge role in the history of boxing. Many famous venues have hosted boxing events over the years, and people come from all over the world to place bets on fights. Also, many world-class fighters live and train in the city. Las Vegas has hosted some legendary matches and continues to … [Read more...] about Las Vegas: Boxing Capital of the World
The West Coast isn’t all over sized sunglasses, teeny bikinis, and bleached blondes. Sure, you have your beach towns and Hollywood glitz, but you also have quaint seaside retreats, lush forests, hazy valleys, and everything in between. You can drive along the coast through three states and feel as though you’ve seen 50. It’s about 2,500 miles of ever-changing terrain from the … [Read more...] about West Coast Road Trips – Favorite Stopovers!
When many of us think of a tropical vacation, we imagine blue waters and white sandy beaches, not colored sand beaches! While white beaches admittedly beautiful, there are a number of more unusual beach destinations where you can travel to see sand in a variety of different colors of sand, including green, red, and black sand beaches, and even orange, purple, and multi-colored. … [Read more...] about A Rainbow of Colored Sand Beaches
If you are a fan of lighthouses, Florida is a great travel destination - it's a lot of fun to visit many Florida lighthouses.. With 1800 miles of coastline, Florida boasts twenty-nine lighthouses of many shapes and sizes. Although not all are open to public tours, fourteen of them are, and another six have grounds that can be toured. Florida Lighthouses that are Open to the … [Read more...] about Visiting Florida Lighthouses