Care to stretch both your legs and mind? Whether you're heading to Murphy or Manteo, just pack comfortable shoes - and the just-out "Tar Heel History on Foot: Great Walks Through 400 Years of North Carolina's Fascinating Past."
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Most people visit Sacramento to see historical spots and government in action.
"The Earth is beautiful. The Earth is beautiful. The Earth is beautiful." - Navajo blessing song
Whenever she gets a chance, Holly Kane herds strangers into Union Station and rolls back the years.
Ski season isn't all about the powder. Sure, I like a day on the moguls as much as any other Type-A skier, but it's the other stuff - the big dinners, the lunches, the apres-ski activities - I like most. So call me shallow if you want. I'll be in the spa or in the bar.
LOS ANGELES - Many movies have been shot at Los Angeles Union Station. But none can match the one you start filming in your head the moment you arrive from Alameda Street.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Long underwear. Check. Insulated gloves. Check. Snowboots. Check.
I was skiing in a world of white-out, high up on British Columbia's Blackcomb mountain. The fog was so pea-soup thick that though I could hear a chairlift, I couldn't see it - until I careened into its lift-line fence.
Ah, Paris. The food. The art. The sights.
The water taxi revved its outboard motors, spitting the scent of gasoline into the tropical air, and then took off, headed from Belize City to San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye, 35 miles away. Onboard, airplane-weary tourists, commuting locals, boxes destined for island businesses - and my wife and I with our luggage - crowded on wooden benches for the hour-plus trip.