Let Middle Tennessee’s premier holiday destination bring out the tourist in you! Teamboats, flying pigs and chili on spaghetti … Cincinnati certainly has some interesting quirks – if you really want to fit in, practice using “Please?” for “What?” before you travel – but this city on the Ohio River offers something for everyone in… Read more »
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History, nature and hands-on fun abound at Virginia’s capital city.
It may be the South’s largest cultural and historical center, but this city is also big on family fun!
Take a simple stroll under the changing forest leaves or enjoy the splendor of a wide mountain vista.
Unwind on the rolling, tree-covered green hills just outside Memphis, at one of Tennessee’s most family-friendly state parks. Experience the great outdoors with ease and fun at Chickasaw State Park. Whatever your family’s interests or ages, Chickasaw has something for everyone. Hike, bike, fish, swim, golf, play ball or ride a horse – all within… Read more »
Impossible to describe and filled with a kinetic energy known only by people who have been there, while Manhattan absorbed the brunt of the blow to the American psyche on Sept.11, today it’s safer, cleaner and more visitable than ever. Recently, in a poignant ceremony, recovery workers carried an empty stretcher draped with an American… Read more »
In the valley of the Great Smoky Mountains along the French Broad River, a charming outpost is just waiting to be discovered. Amid thousands of acres of trees, breaking the enveloping silence, come the sharp clip-clop of sure-footed purebred Arabian horse hooves and the whoops and cries of horseback riders enjoying a morning lope. In… Read more »
Play in the ocean, visit with the dolphins, sneak in some learning – these beautiful beaches have it all! In a perfect world, my family would take a trip to the beach at least four times a year – once for every season. But we’re lucky if we get there once each summer. On our… Read more »
With October comes fall break with your school-aged kiddos. Since they get to enjoy a little vacay away from the classroom, you might as well put in for some time off from your daily grind at the office and embark on an absolute blast awaiting in nearby Chattanooga. Whether you opt for a weekend getaway… Read more »
Kids have a way of jolting sleepy parents awake in the wee hours of the morning, and this day was no different. Jumping up and down, excitedly sharing goofy antics and laughs at 6:45 a.m., my family waited to board the first water taxi of the morning from Portofino Bay Hotel. Dad and I smiled… Read more »