Just 35 miles from Santa Barbara, in the Santa Inez Valley, there is a small city that is very different from all others in the area. The minute you enter Solvang, you are immediately taken a few thousand miles away … (read more)

The Queen Mary

A hotel with a unique history sits near the Port of Long Beach, California. It served as a transatlantic cruise liner and a wartime transporter. This is The Queen Mary. Christened in 1934, The Queen Mary was one of the … (read more)

Weekend Getaway: Fort Myers Beach

Looking for a place to kick back and enjoy Florida’s sun and sand, but avoid large crowds? Fort Myers Beach is a great place to go. South of Tampa and north of Naples, Fort Myers Beach is easily accessible from … (read more)

An Afternoon In St. Louis

St. Louis sits on the banks of the Mississippi River. Named after King Louis IX of France, it became part of the United States during the Louisiana Purchase. The city was founded in 1764. Following the Louisiana Purchase it was … (read more)