Harry Truman’s neighborhood–a great family getaway, Part 4

Hawthorn B&B in Independence, MO

After a full day of family fun in Independence, continue your adventure by checking into one of the charming Bed & Breakfasts in the area.


Harry Truman’s neighborhood–a great family getaway, Part 3

Puppets abound at the Puppetry Arts Institute in Independence, MO.

Harry Truman’s sayings are as pertinent as ever, especially when you’re touring his town–Independence, Missouri. There’s never a shortage of things for tourists to do.


Harry Truman’s neighborhood –a great family getaway, Part 2

Tasty treats beckon at Clinton's Soda Fountain on Independence Square.

Harry Truman’s pithy sayings are just as applicable today as they were when he was our thirty-third President. As you tour the town of Independence, Missouri, the ghost of Truman looms large.


Harry Truman’s neighborhood-a great family getaway, Part 1

An antique shop on Independence Square invites browsers.

Independence, MO–the family stops here. And everyone in town is just “wild about Harry.” Guided by the spirit of Harry Truman, families can have a great getaway in this historic town.


California Dreamin’ in Monterey, Part Four

Harbor View Room at the Portola Hotel & Spa

Where to stay in Monterey near Fisherman’s Wharf? Families will enjoy staying at the Marriott Monterey, which is conveniently located within easy walking distance of Fisherman’s Wharf. Your kids will love the outdoor pool.


California Dreamin’ in Monterey, Part Three

The Fish Guy at Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey

Old Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey is an amazing place, by day or by night. Of course, one of the biggest draws along the California coast is the fresh seafood, served up with style at many of the restaurants along the Wharf.