New in Vegas: SPEEDVEGAS Supercar Experience

Haven’t you always wanted to drive an exotic car designed for speed? On May 6, 2015, SPEEDVEGAS was given the green light to transform 100 acres of South Las Vegas … [Read More]

SPEEDVEGAS

Oregon’s High Desert Museum: Top attraction in the Bend area

On a sunny spring day we visited Central Oregon’s High Desert Museum. There's something for everyone at the High Desert Museum. You’ll encounter playful otters, birds of … [Read More]

Craft Beer - High Desert Museum

Scotland by Rail: Relax and enjoy

It was a near perfect way to travel.  We sat in comfortable seats on the train and watched the Scottish countryside roll by our window. The lush foliage of the Clyde River … [Read More]

Glasgow Cathedral

Quaint Gig Harbor welcomes nearby U.S. Open – Inns, Restaurants and Recreation

While walking the scenic paved path around the impressive Chambers Bay Golf Course near Tacoma it is hard to avoid noticing the activity and excitement. The 115th U.S. Open … [Read More]

Gig Harbor, Washington

In search of the best hard cider: Portland, Oregon finds

Cider has become the new drink of choice. While once we tasted only beer and wine in search of satisfying our preferences, now it is not unusual to attend a cider tasting or … [Read More]

Hard Cider

End of an Era at PDX: Iconic Portland Airport Carpet Cult

How many people actually notice the flooring or carpeting in the airports they traverse? I can remember only one… the Portland Oregon airport carpet. And apparently, as the … [Read More]

PDX Carpet Selfie

Keep Clam and Dig! It’s clamming time on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula

I've always wondered what it would be like to go clamming. I've photographed the clam diggers at sunset and enjoyed the fruits of their labor in seafood … [Read More]

Razor Clam

Long Beach Peninsula of Washington: Kites and Cranberries

There's always something going on at the beach. Washington's Long Beach Peninsula, in the southwest portion of the state, was named one of ‘America’s Favorite Beach … [Read More]

Cranberry Bog

Lighting up the “Open Sign” for waterfront business – a festival

In a collaborative effort, City of Seattle entities, non-profit organizations and Seattle Waterfront businesses are presenting The New Waterfront Festival on Oct. 4th, 2014 to … [Read More]

Seattle Waterfront Ferris Wheel

As with Houdini, there is more to Appleton than you may know

Home to Lawrence University, famed as a paper production hub, Appleton is also the United States' hometown of Harry Houidini. Appleton is a also a perfect stop on the way … [Read More]

Appleton's History Museum has a large Harry Houdini exhibit because the famed escape artist called Appleton his hometown

A Washington wine tasting find: Spokane’s Cork District

Spokane, Washington is fast becoming a great getaway destination for wine enthusiasts. With an ever-growing number of tasting rooms in the vibrant downtown area, the Spokane … [Read More]

Josh Wade, Owner of Nectar Tasting Room

Affordable Family Vacations in the Illinois Ozarks

See the other side of the Ozarks in Southernmost Illinois. Start at Cave-In-Rock state park. You can spend the whole weekend in this State Park. Enjoy rock climbing, hiking … [Read More]

Cool down at Cave-In-Rock. A summer time bonus is the naturally cool temperatures in the Cave. Photo: Jeffery Hobson.