Jul
16
2009
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Why vacation in Wyoming?

Devil's Tower Wyoming as in close encounters of the third kind - courtesy Tim Pearce, Los Gatos - CC-BYVisitors are attracted to the Equality State by its National Parks and Wild West history. Wyoming is a state of ‘must sees.’  From the Devil’s Tower (of Close Encounters fame) to Old Faithful and Yellowstone National Park, the state is jam-packed with great natural attractions. Yellowstone became the first national park in 1872 when people [more...]

Jul
02
2009
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Why vacation in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin holiday - State Street, Madison - courtesy puroticorico - CC-BYWisconsin tourism focuses mainly on water and there is a lot of it. Wisconsin borders Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Michigan. But why don’t we start with something that is not about water. Loyal fans, great games, and loads of fun, Green Bay and Lambeau Field is a mecca for NFL fans.  Go behind the scenes [more...]

Jun
30
2009
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Why vacation in West Virginia?

West Virginia Holiday - State Capitol - courtesy JDAC - CC-BYWest Virginia truly is “Wild and Wonderful” as their slogan says. West Virginia offers spectacular mountains, swirling rivers, and scenic countryside, a welcome change of pace from the pressures of everyday life. You’ll find friendly cities full of fun and nightlife. From wild to tame, from fancy resorts to rustic retreats, West Virginia truly has [more...]

Jun
30
2009
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Why vacation in Washington state?

Washington state holiday - Olympic Rain Forest - courtesy brockzilla - CC-BYYou will find rain forests, beaches and tide pools, fantascic scenery, volcanoes, wildlife, glaciers, mountains, deserts, wilderness, trout-filled lakes, and wild rivers. The outdoor recreational opportunities are nearly endless, from sportfishing and whale watching to whitewater rafting and mountain climbing. There is fun, adventure, and challenge out there for everybody. For the non-adventure traveler, cities [more...]

Jun
29
2009
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Why vacation in Virginia?

Virginia Holiday - Monticello - courtesy Savannah Grandfather - CC-BY“Virginia Is For Lovers.” Ok, now that we have the official slogan out of the way, we can find what else Virginia is for. However, Virginia ‘is’ a history lover’s dream, once a part of the Cherokee lands and even played a role in the invention of iced tea.  A visitor may walk in the [more...]

Jun
25
2009
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Why vacation in Vermont?

Vermont Mountains - courtesy vigour - CC-BYVermont, the Green Mountain State, is not only a great place for a weekender, but an extended holiday as well. Visitors to Vermont receive a cozy, old-fashioned welcome at lodgings from small Bed & Breakfasts to major resorts with spas and other luxuries. Have a go at skiing or snowboarding on one of the many [more...]

May
09
2009
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Why vacation in Utah?

Utah holiday - Park City Utah - courtesy Brad.K - CC-BYThe state of Utah is unique. They have a greater variety of landscapes and recreational opportunities than even they can imagine. The national parks are considered national treasures but there are many more places to see and things to do that are just as amazing. From Utah’s National Parks to ski resorts, beautiful Park City [more...]

May
08
2009
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Why vacation in Texas?

Holiday in Texas - Big Bend National Park - courtesy david55king - CC-BYTexas offers a vast array of holiday and travel resources. Sorting through all of them to find just what part of Texas will provide the kind of vacation you want can be time consuming, or, you can just try to take it all in at once (which is also time consuming.) As they say, Texas [more...]

May
04
2009
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Why vacation in Tennessee?

World's Fair Park, Knoxville - courtesy Brent and MariLynn - CC-BYStretching from the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi River, Tennessee’s major regions can provide a variety of vacation experiences. Eastern Tennessee has both mountain wilderness and sophsticated fun with Knoxville, Gatlinburg and the Great Smokey Mountains anchoring the region. Knoxville, a World Fair host city, has great museums, excellent restaurants and nightlife to balance out [more...]

May
03
2009
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Why vacation in South Dakota?

Mount Rushmore - Courtesy bcmom - CC-BYThe “Mount Rushmore State,” has an abundance of attractions that bring in millions of visitors each year. From the Black Hills in the west to the plains in the east, South Dakota’s diversity allows tourists to enjoy skiing, snowmobiling, rock climbing, camping, hiking, water sports, gambling and seemingly endless sightseeing. Of course, South Dakota is [more...]

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