Surfing is the state sport of California. And last year, the Assembly and Senate passed a Resolution designating September 20th as California Surfing Day. But if you’re really looking to celebrate all things surfing, a road trip, might be in order.
Mention Vail and skiing is first thing that comes to many folks minds. But if you’re not thinking about Vail as a warm weather destination, you’re missing out.
Spots like London, Paris, and Rome have star power, but they’re not the only European cities worth your summer vacation. Geneva is one of those spots that can fall off of the radar when folks start planning a European getaway.
I typically don’t have to work very hard to convince folks that Maui is a good vacation spot. But during the summer, Kā‘anapali Beach really stands out for folks who like to be on the water.
Yosemite National Park is home to a long list of spots that know how to get your attention, but Lower Yosemite Fall is putting on an extended show for visitors this summer. It’s almost August and the waterfalls are still flowing. No one really knows how long they’ll last this year.
Northern lights, reindeer, and antique cars. They’re just a few of the things waiting for you in Fairbanks, Alaska. Everyone’s expectations are a little different when planning a trip to Alaska, but Fairbanks has some fun surprises waiting.
We had explored Ephesus in a heavy thunderstorm, walked in grooves formed by chariot wheels in the streets of Pompeii, thrown a coin in the Trevi Fountain and climbed 414 steps to the top of the Campanile (Giotto’s Tower) for a bird’s-eye view of Florence. As family vacations go, our European adventure was a complete success. Athens was the final stop on a 10-day European cruise aboard Carnival’s new ship, Vista, … Continue reading Pretty Places Friday – We Bike Athens
Mention Ka’anapali Beach to my teenagers and a smile immediately comes to their faces. In its simplest terms, this stretch of Maui is a happy place for traveling families. Its sand, sun and warm surf are all popular with swimmers and friendly sea turtles. A family could easily spend days along Ka’anapali Beach, either without a set plan or packed chock-full of activities from sunup to sundown. My advice? … Continue reading TBT – Kids in Hawaii – Kaanapali Beach
The differences, however, are noticeable from the inside. The 47 guestrooms and suites in The Towers at Pacifica draw inspiration from their desert-meets-beach setting. Suites will offer a spacious living and dining room area, complete with a table that seats four and an eye-catching Edison-bulb chandelier. Wood tones and creams prevail, but fun pops of color will be added by pillows on the sofa and … Continue reading Hotel Review: The Towers at Pacifica
Set on black sand Lafayette Beach, Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort is a 15-minute or so drive from downtown Papeete. All of its 91 rooms and suites boast an ocean view.