With more than 100 scenic byways throughout America, there’s plenty to see and do on the road. So, as the seasons roll by, jump in the car and take in fall’s vibrant leaves, winter’s snowy wonderland, spring’s wildflowers and summer’s long hours of light.
Whether you’re heading to your beach house or visiting family in far-off locales, summer driving can be a fun, fulfilling experience. But it can be more important for older drivers to make extra preparations to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey.
It won’t take you long to figure out what Rhett was talking about when he told Scarlett that he was going to return to Charleston, where he could find “the calm dignity life can have when it’s lived by gentle folks.”
Antwerp has had a long reputation as one of the world’s great diamond markets, but in recent years, this Belgian city has become something of a gem itself. Antwerp has become a modern city that still honors its medieval heritage.
It should come as no surprise that a family vacation to Hershey, Pennsylvania, will meet with an enthusiastic thumbs up from the entire clan. What you may not realize is that you can have a fantastic time sans kids as well, as I did on a recent getaway.
“Bath is the finest place on Earth,” wrote 18th century Scottish essayist James Boswell of this English town that dates to Roman times. If he visited Bath today, he would likely discover Bath is still indeed a fine spot for a visit.
“Providence,” the TV series, is no longer on the air, but that’s more reason you should plan to see the real thing—a city that has enough attractions to keep any urbanite happy, but with a small-town feel that makes you instantly feel right at home.
For a vacation with European flair, without having to spend the time or the money to fly over an ocean to get there, you’d do well to point yourself north and head to the charming Canadian destination of Quebec City.
No, not bed and breakfast: Basel and Bern. If you want a shot of history, culture, fine dining, and sophistication, don't limit yourself to the quaint villages and ski resorts—spend some time in the Alpine country’s cities as well.
Built at the height of Florida’s land boom in the 1920s, the Biltmore was planned as “a great hotel…which would not only serve as a hostelry to the crowds which were thronging to Coral Gables but also would serve as a center of sports and fashion.”