How To Choose the Best San Diego Cruise

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In San Diego, it doesn’t take much convincing to get out on the water. Glorious weather and a big blue bay stretching along the expansive, curving waterfront and out to the Pacific Ocean just beyond, make it irresistible. A large number of boating tours and cruises make it easy to for everyone to enjoy the exhilarating experience of being out on the water. From thrill to chill, there’s a San Diego cruise for you.

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San Francisco Scenic Views

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Golden Gate Bridge from Above

San Francisco has spectacular scenic views, and they are everywhere. The city’s location at the northern tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, hilly topography, rugged windswept coastline, magnificent parks, huge bay, expansive bay front, eclectic neighborhoods, pastel-colored houses tightly packed together in ascending layers, and magical stairways offer unparalleled views.
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Best Things To Do On A Rainy Day In Memphis

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Beale Street at Sunset

Chase away those rainy day blues by taking your pick from these favorites:

Memphis Discovery Tour.  Spend three interesting hours on a bit-of-everything-Memphis tour .  The narrated part history, part attraction hopping and part tasting the best Memphis BBQ tour is a great way to spend a rainy morning.  See sights you may not otherwise see.  Get off at the Lorraine Motel, the site of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination and at Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum. Check out flashy clothing that attracted Elvis and other legendary stars at Lansky Bros. on Beale Street. Indulge at Central BBQ, and catch the red carpet Duck March at Peabody’s.
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Savannah Outdoor Activities For Your Vacation

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Savannah’s lovely historic homes and house museums get all the attention.  Equally compelling is the natural beauty of the picturesque city and surrounding Georgia coastal area.

You don’t have to go far to experience it. It’s all around. On land or waterways, there are memorable outdoor attractions in the historic district, within close proximity to it, or a short drive away.  On land, Savannah has lovely places to walk, stroll, hike, or bike.  The surrounding maze of linking waterways – the river, salt-water marshes, estuaries, swamps, maritime forests, and pristine wilderness areas wait to be explored.
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Best Outdoor Activities To Do In Nashville On Vacation

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Nashville Segway Tours At Centennial Park

Known for its dynamic music scene and as a touchstone of Country Music, Nashville also has another side.   Surrounded by rolling hills, rivers and parks, it offers a lot to do outdoors. When visiting Nashville spring, summer or fall, plan to get out to some of these outdoor venues, all within a 30 mile radius of downtown.
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Top 10 Key West Shore Excursions

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Key West Fury All Day Watersport Activities

Tiny, eclectic Key West had loads of great shore excursions.  The quaint 2×4 mile sub-tropical island surrounded by crystal clear turquoise water, has a laid-back Caribbean feel, a rich history and streets and lanes lined with gingerbread cottages draped in tropical foliage.

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Chicago Scenic Views

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Chicago Millennium Park

Chicago is one of the most scenic cities in the U.S.  It’s easy to see why.  It’s a city of skyscrapers with forever vistas, a picturesque Lake Michigan shoreline, a river lined with architectural masterpieces, expansive lakefront parks with impressive outdoor art installations, and picturesque lakeside walking and biking trails.

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The Most Scenic Views in Washington, D.C.

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Washington, D.C. is visually beautiful.  Open spaces, manicured parks, grand avenues converging at landscaped circles and exceptional architecture fill America’s capital with endless scenic views.

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Jacksonville To Savannah Day Trip

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Savannah Skyline

There’s a shorter way and a longer way to get to Savannah from Jacksonville. To go straight to Savannah to begin sightseeing as tours and attractions in the historic district begin open, take the shorter, 2-hour drive up I-95.  It’s typical interstate scenery – cars going by.  To take the picturesque longer route through Georgia’s unique tidal landscape and picturesque towns along the barrier island coastline, the 3- hour long drive along U.S. Route 17 is a must.

There is a good compromise.  Take both routes by driving about halfway up Route 17 where you can hop on I-95 just beyond South Newport.   Leave Jacksonville early in the morning, enjoying the early morning colors of the spartina-laced estuarial landscape along Route 17.  Take a short jog over to Jeckyll Island, one of the barrier islands.  For a bit of local flavor, grab breakfast at The Pantry, Hibiscus Café or McCormick’s.  Drive to nearby Brewery Ruins Horton-duBignon, the oldest standing tabby structure in Georgia.  Open 24 hours a day for walk-throughs, the ruins have an interesting history and beautiful surroundings.  Head back up 17 to merge onto I-95 a short distance away. If you left at 7am, you’ll get there around 10:30am, giving you plenty of time in Savannah. To make the most of your day, select what interests you from this pick list.

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Rainy Day Activities In Washington D.C.

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Washington DC is the place to be on a rainy day.  You could spend an entire rainy day exploring just one of the immense and compelling world-class museums in America’s capital. The selections below, clustered by area to keep you dry by minimizing travel, appeal to a wide range of interests.

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