Huntsville, Alabama Diverse, unique, and eclectic. It is a land where you will find lush, rolling green hills
Space Camp – An Empty Nest Journey 3, 2, 1, mark. Pilot, you are a go to start auxiliary power units. Station you are a go to begin experiments. Gimbal check complete. ET arm is retracting. It will be fully retracted in 30 seconds. We are 2 minutes from lift off. All crew members are ready for lift off. That is what goes on in the control center at Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama when you are performing a mock shuttle launch. Space Camp, I never knew it was a real thing when I watched the movie back in 1987.
Did you know that Tampa, Florida has a boardwalk? I did not. What a pleasant and fun discovery that was. The River Boardwalk
Pyramid Restaurant – Lifestyle Cuisine Located in the heart of bustling downtown Dallas is classy, yet relaxed, a restaurant that prides itself on being Lifestyle Cuisine friendly – having a menu that is sensitive to guests with diet-dependent conditions and lifestyle choices. The Pyramid Restaurant in the Fairmont Hotel and Resort is all about the local garden to table dining.
Renaissance Festival – transport your self to another world and another time. Last year at the Texas Renaissance Festival we had such a good time! Of course, we had to visit the King’s Bar The parade is always fun to watch #renaissance #texas
What do you think of when you think of Texas? Most people will think of cowboys, cattle, and tumbleweeds. True, those are all found in Texas. Texas is also a wine producer.
Would you jump out of a perfectly good airplane? Would you jump from a building that was structurally sound? Not even on fire or anything as
Farmers Markets They have been around as long as farmers. What started as small roadside stands has blossomed and evolved into gatherings of various sizes. From small towns to
New Orleans’ Esplanade Ridge Historic District was once the most prestigious Creole neighborhoods in the city. Now it boasts one of the largest and most impressive concentrations
Canton is a small town with a very popular tradition. Once a month, approximately 400,000 people descend on this quaint farming community of 3,500 for a single weekend to
New Orleans Swamp Tour New Orleans offers a wide range of activities and tours. An airboat or swamp tour with Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours is the perfect beginning to an adventurous weekend in New Orleans.
Moonlight Snorkeling with Manta Rays Manta rays have been a source of legends and myths for hundreds of years. Sailors at one time believed that they would attack and sink boats by grabbing the anchors to pull them
Experience Maui Maui is a lush tropical island brimming with romance and adventure. It is the second largest island in the state of Hawaii. It is also called the Valley Isle because of the deep valleys weave between the Southern and Northern volcanoes and throughout the island.
Alaska Nap Time With those long Alaska summer days you need to sleep when and where you can. Work a little, sleep a little. Zzz… Teens, you gotta love ’em! Share your favorite teen story.
Fair Wind Cruise We had a great time snorkeling with Fair Wind Cruise in Kona, Hawaii.
Snorkel Historic Kealakekua Bay with Fair Wind Cruises Fair wind’s Morning Snorkel & BBQ is a must do for anyone of any age visiting Kona, Hawaii. It was so fun and relaxing. We snorkeled in one of the most historic and significant bays in Hawaii, the Kealakekua Bay State Marine Life Sanctuary. The Bay Kealakekua Bay is a small protected bay that has sacred significance to the Hawaiian culture. It is surrounded by sheer volcanic cliffs that protect
Remember the days when you and a group of college friends would pile into a car and hang out at music festival for the weekend – friends, laughter, and music – not a care in the world, except
Natural Bridge Caverns – A beautiful display of cave formations We love caverns and caves. We had the chance to explore the Natural Bridge Caverns just north of San Antonio, Texas – and we were delighted! They were beautiful! It had towering ceilings covered in
Just in case you did not think Louisiana was eclectic enough – here are some truly unique, informative, interesting, and down right weird tidbits about Louisiana and one of its largest cities, New Orleans. Louisiana’s strange laws Louisiana was first successfully settled in 1718 after the French explorer Rene-Robert Cavelier had claimed it for France in 1682. Louisiana became the 18th state of the Union on August 30,1812 There is a bill in the State House of Representatives that fixed a ceiling on haircuts for bald men of 25 cents. There have been over 30 hurricanes that have hit Louisiana since 1900.