History tells us the sandwich was invented by the Earl of Sandwich in England in 1762. According to legend, the earl was a known gambler and during one long stretch at the table, he instructed his cook to bring him something portable to eat. With that, the sandwich was born, and it wasn’t long before the idea spread worldwide. One of the most popular? Grilled cheese! As with all things culinary, each nation has put its own twists on the dish to accent their culture and local flavor.
Mexico’s popularity as a tourist destination has grown by leaps and bounds recently. Gorgeous beaches aside, it’s a nation of fascinating history, unique culture, and great culinary delights. Discover how many of these facts you already have stored up about this fascinating land.
Across the world, people recognize Christmas as a time of joy and wonder to be spent with family and friends. From these celebrations, unique (and often surprising!) traditions are born. Test yourself now to discover what unexpected Christmas customs are in place in these countries.
The Caribbean has been a world-renowned destination for years, luring visitors far and wide with its stunning beaches and ideal tropical weather. Not as well known are the majestic waterfalls of the Caribbean. Some of the best in the world can be found here.
With more than 200 zoos in North America, animal lovers have no shortage to choose from. A few stand out, however, as the best of the best. These facilities take high marks for superb animal care and enrichment, but also for opportunities for visitors to engage with the animals. A visit to these zoos is sure to be a fascinating addition to any vacation.
For all its convenience, flying can be exhausting. With that in mind, some cities have begun designing their airports to make spending time there a pleasure rather than a chore, offering unique convenience and luxuries for travelers.
Vacationing during the holiday season is something many families anticipate with great excitement; for many, it’s an annual tradition. There’s a unique joy in coming together during this special time of year, and luckily, America’s destination options are vast enough to meet everyone’s interests.
Our earth has an abundance of geographical diversity and natural wonders. From the frozen Arctic all the way to the steamy springs of Wyoming, you’ll have no shortage of options when deciding where to visit next.
Sampling fantastic and unique foods is one of the reasons we go on vacation! In the United States, we’re lucky to be able to experience culinary adventures that vary widely from shore to shore. That means wherever your journey takes you, from the Deep South to America’s heartland to the great Golden State, you’re sure to discover something tasty!
Exploring volcanoes used to be limited to elementary school science projects or shows we saw on TV. For people who love to travel, however, that’s over. Today, we can visit volcanoes, and the activity is increasingly popular. One reason is that it’s often an adventure people of all ages and abilities can enjoy.
Whether you prefer hiking or a helicopter fly-over, it’s an exciting excursion for everyone.
Are you ready to travel?
Many countries are without restrictions and are excited to welcome Americans. Some of these are tried and true vacation destinations; some may have never crossed your radar, but all are worthy of a visit!
Today we will highlight a few…
A trip to see Mother Nature’s annual stunning fall foliage… there’s no better way to welcome autumn!
Nearly always, New England is the first destination that springs to mind for viewing the brilliant red and golden hues that transform our trees, but many other places offer equally gorgeous views.
Excited by the idea of active, unique, and maybe even a little bit risky exploration when you travel? Look no further!
These top adventure travel ideas will give you a peek into the wilder side of life, far from the suburban mundane. Just one of these exciting adventures will have you hooked for life!
Is a picture enough?
Can you recognize these famous (and sometimes not-so-famous sites) from a photo? How about if you had a hint to help?
Test yourself with the images below!
For more than 300 years, lighthouses in America have safely brought sailors home to ports along its coasts. With such a long-standing role in our nation’s history, these structures draw a vibrant trail of culture and intrigue for Americans to trace and, in doing so, create the outline of a great vacation.
New culinary experiences are a key element in vacation success, and certainly, some destinations are known far and wide for producing meals that astound. Others, however, are more obscure but equally deserving of praise. Below are just a handful of intriguing options, but your travel agent is sure to know many more that cater to your tastes!
Do you consider yourself well-traveled?
How much do you know about the places you’ve been or want to go?
With a little travel trivia, it won’t take long to find out.
Ready for a trip to the islands?
Here are a few American islands you may not have heard of that are definitely worth checking out. And if you’re thinking Caribbean, many of the islands are open for travel, so contact your travel agent today to plan your getaway.
You may not realize it, but traveling outside the US is very possible right now. If you are ready for that vacation you have been talking about, here are 5 locations that you can visit as soon as you can pack your bags!
Ready for a European vacation? We are too!
But since that isn’t possible right now, we have a list of places in the US that will give you that same “old-world” charm.