Wright Brothers National Memorial: The World’s First Airplane Flight

The spot where the Wright Brothers flew their first successful flight is marked by a humble boulder, and just beyond … Read More

A Day at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Standing in the gift shop just past the entrance to Theodore Roosevelt National Park, I picked up a magnet from … Read More

Mount Rushmore: A Day at an Iconic American Landmark

Fortunately, Adam and I are morning people. Being morning people has provided some clear advantages to us during our vacations … Read More

20 Things to Do in New York City

Tagging along on my dad’s business trip, my first visit to New York City started with a four-hour car ride … Read More

Golden Spike: East Meets West at the Site of the Transcontinental Railroad Completion

Although nothing can beat a great vacation, one thing that comes close is turning someone else’s work trip into a … Read More

Crazy Horse Memorial: Visiting (What Will Be) the Largest Sculpture in the World

In the 1930s, Dorothy Hustead lay awake listening to the sounds of cars driving past her husband’s small drug store, … Read More

Gettysburg Battlefield: A Walk Through Civil War History

There are many corners of our planet that are steeped in history. Some of them celebrate mankind’s most incredible achievements—the … Read More

Flight 93 National Memorial: A Common Field One Day, a Field of Honor Forever

If there is one thing for which Adam and I advocate—more than travel, and even more than using your vacation … Read More

Appalachian Adventure: 15 Things to Do in the Great Smoky Mountains

Our visit to the Great Smoky Mountains and the Appalachian towns of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge started with a shared … Read More

Chaco Canyon: The Ancient Ruins of New Mexico

Glancing behind us through the mirror on the passenger’s side of the car, I watched as a plume of dust … Read More

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