- PAGE CONTAINS AUDIO NARRATION AND INTERVIEWS
 
       
    REGIONAL TRAVELOGUES:  
    HAWAI'I - Lives Up To the Hype!  
    COLORADO, UTAH AND NEVADA NATIONAL PARKS  
    THE NORTHWOODS - Northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan  
       
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BY STATE  
       
    Arizona:  
    Phoenix - The Advent of Air Conditioning Leads to a Population Explosion  
    Arizona's National Parks and Scenic Areas - Includes Grand Canyon,  Saguaro, Sunset Crater and Wupatki  
    Sedona - A Peaceful Utopia Among The Red Rocks  
    Camp Verde - Montezuma Castle - Life In A Five-Story Rock Cliff House  
    Holbrook - Petrified Forest National Park - Mother Nature Shows Her Artistic Side  
    Winslow - Meteor Crater - The World's Best Preserved Impact Crater  
       
    Arkansas:  
    Hot Springs National Park - America's smallest "National Park" and the only one located within an urban area.  
       
    California:  
Los Angeles - A huge, sprawling wonderland of diversity. It's much more than Disney and Hollywood.
San Diego - A beautiful and very well-organized city.
San Francisco - Plenty to see and do...
Big Sur Area - California Coast - See W.R. Hearst's mansion... where the mountains meet the California coast.
Yosemite National Park - Among America's Most Stunning Scenery
Death Valley National Park - Desolate, Dangerous... and Strangely Beautiful
Sequoia / Kings Canyon National Park - Big Trees and Twisting Roads
Joshua Tree National Park - Strange-Looking Desert Flora in a Sea of Twisted Rock Formations
Palm Springs - Take The Tramway From the Hot Desert to the Cool Forest
       
    Colorado:  
    Estes Park - Rocky Mountain National Park - A Stunningly Spectacular Drive  
    Colorado Springs - Air Force Academy - Nestled Within The Wild Blue Yonder  
    Colorado Springs - Garden Of The Gods - Aptly Named And Well Maintained  
    Colorado Springs - The Mason Jar - Meat And Potatoes At Its Finest  
    Manitou Springs - Pikes Peak Highway - Just A Short Drive To God's Inner Sanctum  
Colorado's National Parks - Great Sand Dunes, Black Canyon, Mesa Verde
    Delaware:  
    Dewey Beach / Rehoboth Beach - Great Beach, Smaller Crowds  
       
    District of Columbia - Washington, D.C.:  
    Washington, D.C. - Our Nation's Capital Is Scenic, Historic and Inexpensive  
       
    Florida  
    Key West - Historic, Quirky, Enigmatic  
    Key West - Mallory Square - The Sun's Going Down... Let's Have A Party!  
    Key West - Ernest Hemingway Home - A Peek Inside Of The Life Of A Colorful Man  
    Big Pine Key - No Name Pub - Betcha A Dollar You'll Love This Lousy Place  
    Big Pine Key - Big Pine Restaurant & Coffee Shop - Feel The Florida Keys Attitude  
    Bahia Honda Key - Bahia Honda State Park - Best Beach In The Florida Keys  
    Key West - Dry Tortugas National Park - The Quintessential Desert Island  
    South Florida - Everglades National Park - Birds and Gators Everywhere  
    Homestead - Biscayne National Park - An Underwater Safari  
    Pensacola Beach - Squeaky White Sand  
    Pensacola - National Museum Of Naval Aviation - A Must For Aviation Buffs  
       
    Georgia:  
    Stone Mountain Park and the Georgia Aquarium - A whole day's worth of family fun in Atlanta.  
       
    Hawai'i:  
    ENTIRE SECTION DEDICATED TO THIS MAGICAL STATE  
    Island Of Hawaii - Hawaii's Big Island - Flowing Lava, Black Sand Beaches, Towering Waterfalls  
    Hilton Waikoloa Village - Island Of Hawaii -  
    Big Island National Parks - Polynesian History and the World's Most Active Volcano  
    Hawaiian Agriculture - Beef, Coffee and Pretty Flowers  
    Maui's Natural Beauty - A Curvy 50-mile road, and a Crater the Size of Manhattan  
    Lahaina, Maui - Quaint, Scenic, Bustling, Historic  
    Waikiki and Waikiki Beach, Oahu - Epicenter of Hawaii's Tourism Industry  
    Pearl Harbor - Site of One of World History's Most Defining Moments  
    Oahu Beyond Honolulu - Surfing, Shrimp Trucks and Scenery  
    Hawaii On A Budget - A Few Tips on How to Affordably See Paradise  
       
    Illinois:  
    Chicago - Museums, Parks, Two Ballparks and a Funky Nightlife  
       
    Kentucky:  
    Mammoth Cave National Park and Lincoln's Boyhood Home - Two scenic and historic sites within 30 minutes of each other  
       
    Louisiana:  
    New Orleans - A Great FAMILY Destination  
    New Orleans - French Quarter - How To Enjoy It With The Kids  
    New Orleans - Wyndham New Orleans At Canal Place - Convenient French Quarter Location  
    New Orleans - Audubon Aquarium Of The Americas - A First-Class Aquarium  
       
    Maryland:  
    Annapolis - Just Like In The Olden Days  
       
    Massachusetts:  
    Plymouth and Cape Cod - This page includes lots of photos from out 2005 trip to the American Northeast.  
    Fenway Park - A 100-Year-Old American Icon  
       
    Michigan:  
       
    Michigan's Upper Peninsula - Have a Pasty and Some Smoked Fish  
    Mackinaw City - Bridging the Two Peninsulas  
    Frankenmuth - Michigan's Little Bavaria  
       
    Minnesota:  
    Minneapolis (Bloomington) - The Mall Of America - Gosh, This Is A Big Mall...  
    Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome - Minneapolis - Baseball Under the Big Top  
    Voyageurs National Park / Rainy Lake - Boat Among the Moose, Bears, Eagles and Loons  
    Lake Superior Shore - Lakes, Lighthouses and Rugged Shorelines  
       
    Mississippi:  
    Tunica - A Gambling Oasis Surrounded By Cotton Fields  
       
    Montana:  
    Glacier National Park - The Ultimate Scenic Drive  
    Helena - Queen City Of The Rockies  
       
    Nevada:  
    Las Vegas - It's not commonly considered to be a family destination, but there is plenty for families to do together.  
    Great Basin National Park - 5000-year old trees  
       
    New Jersey:  
    Atlantic City - Geared Toward Adults... But Families Can Enjoy It Too  
       
    New Mexico:  
    Four Corners Monument - Stand in four states at the same time... Actually, Utah, Arizona and Colorado get some credit here too.  
       
    New York:  
    New York - The Empire State - This page includes lots of photos from out 2005 trip to the American Northeast including Niagara Falls, Cooperstown and New York City, New York.  
       
    North Carolina:  
    Asheville - Art, beer, wine and America's largest home nestled within the Appalachians.  
    Ocean Isle Beach and Sunset Beach - Just north of Myrtle Beach  
       
    North Dakota:  
    Interstate 94 - How To Turn A Long, Boring Drive Into Loads Of Family Fun  
       
    Ohio:  
    Ashtabula - Lou's Billow Beach - Great American Dining  In Ohio's Northeast Tip  
       
    Oregon:  
    The Oregon Coast - Gorgeous Beyond Compare  
    Crater Lake National Park - Enjoy The Spectacular View  
    Bend - Newberry National Volcanic Monument - If Mars Had Trees...  
    Bend - High Desert Museum - An Out-Of-The-Ordinary Family Experience  
       
    Pennsylvania:  
    Philadelphia - The Cradle Of America's Freedom - This page includes lots of photos from our 2005 trip to the American Northeast including Philadelphia.  
    Pittsburgh - Primanti Brothers Restaurants - BIG Sandwiches / Uniquely Pittsburgh  
    Pittsburgh - F. Tambellini Restaurant - Great Italian Dining in the Heart of Pittsburgh  
       
    Rhode Island:  
    Newport - Newport Mansions - See how the upper crust lived in the 19th Century.  
       
    South Carolina:  
    Charleston - Historical preservation at the highest level.  
   
Myrtle Beach - A popular destination for Northerners.
 
       
    South Dakota:  
    Mt. Rushmore - Patriotic Centerpiece Of The Black Hills  
    Black Hills Attractions - Plenty To Do For Everyone  
    Black Hills Scenery - So Much Natural Beauty To Behold  
    Custer - Pheasant Dining Room In The State Game Lodge - Black Hills Fine Dining  
    Badlands National Park - Drive To Another Planet  
    Wall - Wall Drug - World's Greatest Tourist Trap - You'll Feel Cheated If You Ignore The Billboards  
    Mitchell - Corn Palace - Delightful Enigma Of The Plains  
    Sioux Falls - Great Plains Zoo - Sioux Falls, SD - Don't Miss It On A Sunny Day  
       
    Tennessee:  
    Gatlinburg - Gateway to the Smokies  
    Gatlinburg - Ripley's Attractions - Believe It Or Not!, Ripley Has 4 Gatlinburg Attractions  
    Gatlinburg - Park Vista Hotel  
    Chattanooga - Rock City and Ruby Falls - A Pair Of Old Favorites  
    Nashville - The Parthenon - Ancient Greece Meets The Music City  
       
    Texas:  
    San Antonio - A delightful tourist-friendly city  
    Drury Inn and Suites Riverwalk - San Antonio - A terrific location and a great value.  
       
    Utah:  
    Utah's National Parks - Zion, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Arches, Capitol Reef and MORE  
       
    Virginia:  
    Norfolk / Hampton Roads - Water Everywhere  
    Leesburg - Lansdowne Grille - Fine American Dining  
       
    Washington:  
    I have lots of pictures of Seattle, Olympia and Mt. Rainier National Park. Eventually, I will post them.  
       
    West Virginia:  
    Look for pictures of the New River Gorge Bridge... eventually.  
       
    Wisconsin:  
    Milwaukee - Jewel of The Great Lakes  
    Eau Claire - In the Heart of Wisconsin's Dairyland  
    Wisconsin Dells - An Old Favorite  
    Lake Superior Shore - Lakes, Lighthouses and Rugged Shorelines  
       
    Wyoming:  
    Devil's Tower National Monument - A Close Encounter With A Big Rock  
       
       
       
    CANADA BY PROVINCE  
       
    Ontario:  
    Toronto - Canada's Largest Metropolis  
    Ottawa - Canada's Capital City  
    Niagara Falls- A World Wonder Straddling Two Countries