Tee Pee Motel: reviving roadside history

Tee Pee Motel near Wharton, Texas

Just outside the farming community of Wharton, Texas, on SH 59, you’ll come across 10 tee pees huddled along the roadside–the renovated Tee Pee Motel.


Keep it real in Santa Fe: Adventures and cultural treasures await families on vacation

Explore ancient civilizations at Bandelier National Monument

Santa Fe offers the traveling family a different sort of vacation this summer as the destination encourages visitors to ditch shopping malls and theme park roller coasters and instead explore centuries old Anasazi villages and to explore and get their thrills from biking, river rafting and hiking. Here are some suggested Santa Fe attractions for families.


Ride the train: rail vacations for 2013

Morning reflections on Lake Louise in Canadian Rockies

Train trips offer no driving, no airport hassles—just great scenery on your vacation.


Phoenix has more than spas to attract visitors

Hot air balloon over Sonoran desert

Spend a few hours a day away from your hotel or resort exploring these interesting sights in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area of Arizona.


Driving on the Big Island of Hawaii

Laupahoehoe Point Park

If you want to see opposite sides of the Big Island (which you really must experience to appreciate the differences), the best way is to rent a car and drive.


Escape winter in Sydney, Australia

We spent a couple of days this winter (summertime there) exploring Sydney, Australia, a coastal city with one of the most beautiful harbors anywhere in the world.