| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Carmel is a great spot to get away from it all. It's the perfect place to show how sweet and charming you are, whether it's a wedding, proposal, romantic hideaway or girlfriend getaway. A small but active and artistic area, you will find plenty of...
| Apr 17, 2013
With National Tax Day having passed, and the IRS reporting that many Americans will get refunds of close to $3,000, some of us may be looking for “tax refund-worthy” destinations. Here are some deals to consider in Florida, the Bahamas and the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Even if you're not yet ready to retire, San Miguel de Allende is perfect for a vacation or long weekend getaway.
United and American airlines offer connecting flights (via Texas) to San Miguel's two closest airports, Leon/Guanajuato (BJX),...
| Oct 19, 2012
As a seasoned travel writer with more than 173,000 miles logged, I've come to the conclusion that memorable vacations have two things in common: great destinations and exceptional accommodations.
Among my favorite destinations are Williamsburg, Virginia;...
| Aug 13, 2013
"I have the best job on the planet!" says Casey Anderson, the 37-year-old naturalist who hosts the National Geographic series "America the Wild." "I get to go to some of the most amazing places for work. So when I go on vacation, I go home. There is...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Most of us do make holiday travel plans ahead of time. There's vacation time to schedule at work, care for pets to arrange, and money to budget. There's also the reality that last minute travel, especially for airfare, is expensive.
| Oct 28, 2012
A family getaway to Santa Cruz proved this eccentric beach town along California's Central Coast is fun enough for a 5-year-old yet cool enough for a teenager. The excitement of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk entertained our young daughter, while the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Even a legion of ardent teenage girls was unable to overpower Oprah Winfrey at the box office this Labor Day weekend, as the film "The Butler" starring the media mogul cleaned up for the third consecutive weekend.
Heading into the four-day holiday, pre-...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
It's almost Valentine's Day, so it's time to check out some vacation packages such as the romantic getaway offered by the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa. The AAA Four Diamond resort on Florida’s Gulf coast has put together a ...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Situated on 900 wooded acres of rolling hills in Tampa Bay, Innisbrook Resort offers one of the most unique vacation experiences in the Sunshine State. And this summer, you can enjoy a weeklong family vacation or a quick weekend getaway with rates...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:01 PM
It’s planes trains and automobiles as Southland residents are heading out of town and hitting the beaches ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend.
In Southern California, San Diego is a top getaway destination. Labor Day travel statewide and in...