Category Archives: Destinations

How to Plan a Beach Vacation on a Budget

beach vacation Everyone loves the beach. The sand between your toes and the feel of the sun on your skin has a way of making us relax. Fortunately, you don't have to blow your budget for a weekend getaway to the beach. There are a few simple things you can do to save money while still having a wonderful time. This is how to plan a beach vacation on a budget. Beautiful, Understated Beaches You have many beaches to choose from, especially in Florida, but some beaches tend to cater more to an affluent crowd

Kentucky Derby Planning Guide

kentucky derby The horses. The hats. The mint juleps. There are few events more iconic than the Kentucky Derby. From singing "My Old Kentucky Home" to watching jockeys parade past the crown of roses, eagerly awaiting the sound of the bugle, it's a horse-lover's dream.  Unfortunately, a dream vacation and an experience of a lifetime could become a nightmare without the right planning. Visiting Louisville during Derby weekend can get expensive, and the crowds can make it hard to participate in all of the activities.

Must-Taste Spots for Distinctive Dining in Big Bear Lake, CA

big bear lake Big Bear Lake represents another side to stereotypically sunny California, but it has one thing in common with the rest of the state: food. Locally sourced proteins, fresh herbs, and seasonal vegetables dominate the menus in the area. No matter what you like to eat, there's a restaurant that caters to your palate. The Peppercorn Grille for Contemporary American The Peppercorn Grille serves lunch and dinner, and it boasts extensive beer, cocktail, and wine menus. Dinner is the happening meal

Carolina Beaches That Are Just as Awesome During the Off-Season

Going to beach in the summer can be a lot of fun, but you also have to deal with the crowds that are bound to be there. If you're looking for a quiet vacation that allows you to get away, going during the off-season is a great option. Plus, you can save a lot of money on accommodations, which is one of the biggest expenses in a vacation budget. Here are the best beaches in North and South Carolina during the off-season. Folly Beach, South Carolina Image via Flickr by Boston Public Library What's

Should You Travel with a Baby

For the first few months of your new baby's life you should probably refrain from too much traveling especially air travel. Babies need consistent attention between feedings and diaper changes so it would be wise to keep the little one at home. According to a baby article, once your baby reaches about three months of age you can start thinking about taking him or her on short trips. You should enjoy your travels with your little one before they start to crawl and walk because once they start