Don't think of the Grand Canyon when you visit the Rio Grande Valley in Texas. The valley may be smaller, but it's a great winter escape where you can hit the desert and the beach in the same day. Join Karen on her roadtrip to the Valley where the wildlife, history and Tex-Mex food are sure to please.
Whether or not you actually have to use them, Peter Frick-Wright thinks these rest areas are worth stopping for - either because they're famous, or because they're actually quite nice. Shocking, we know.
Travelers don’t usually think of culture shock in terms of different parts of the same country. And it’s true that I, a native Midwesterner, can function perfectly well on both the east coast and the west coast as far as day-to-day activities go. But as I get older and visit more places, I am finding [...]