True nature lovers wanting to visit their tax dollars at work without all the crowds should consider visiting these national parks, which Cherrye Moore points out are not as popular as they probably should be.
Do you love the great outdoors, but travel with family or friends who prefer visiting cities on vacation? Jen Mathews offers her five picks for U.S. cities near multiple national parks to help you strike the right balance on your next trip.
Galveston is a city on Galveston Island, off the Texas Gulf Coast. Although overshadowed by Houston, Galveston remains an important point of entry for almost all the cruise ships with ports of call in Texas. Plus many Houstonians have beach houses in Galveston and grab any chance for a weekend on the beach. Here are some of the top things to do in Galveston.
Monterey is one of the most beautiful coastal cities in California. It’s an excellent choice for a weekend getaway for those native in the state, as well as visitors from around the country. It is well known for its coast, the world-class aquarium and the John Steinbeck novels that used the town as their setting. Here are some of the things to do in Monterey.