These articles cover travel done by seniors, families, and/or youth and whether done individually or in a group.

Think Wisconsin Dells for fall fun

Spread along the scenic Wisconsin River northwest of Madison, the Dells make a terrific fall trip.


4th of July in Ocean Grove, New Jersey

Ocean Grove, New Jersey is as American and as patriotic as my mama’s apple pie. And on the 4th of July, Ocean Grove proudly wears its red, white and blue.


Appalachian Independence Day: Who Needs Fireworks When You Have an Anvil?

Knoxville’s Museum of Appalachia is an authentic re-creation of mountain life, skills, and traditions. The 4th of July celebration features an anvil toss, with anvils sent skyward by exploding black powder.


Riding in the Garden of the Gods

Trail riding through Colorado Springs’ Garden of the Gods with Academy Riding Stables is a worthwhile, unique mountain experience.


Night at the opera — Lincoln Center, New York City

The Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center is located in one of the most prestigious neighborhoods of New York City,. Amidst the hustle and bustle of uptown traffic, this section of Manhattan is graced by swanky shops and corporate giants. As we entered inside the ornate halls of “The Met,” excitement filled the air. Opera lovers crowded the hallways, glass of wine in hand, chatting about the night’s performance, anticipating the curtain going up.


Hemingway is Key West, Florida and vice versa — Part 5

The final leg of our road trip ends at Hemingway’s House New Year’s Day 2013. Our car trip back home to New Jersey will be filled with good conversation, memories, and even a few souvenirs and pictures of a delightful stay in Key West, Florida.