For visitors to Lake Tahoe and Reno , one of the year’s most uplifting events takes place up the road a little ways, but is worth the drive because it can truly make your spirit of adventure soar. And that’s not just a lot of hot air.
Given that it’s named for the giant body of water it borders, it’s not surprising that many of the top attractions in Lake Tahoe are of the outdoor variety. Blending superlative scenery with active adventures, there is much to do and see on the Nevada-California border. For example:
Visitors to Kennebunk and nearby Kennebunkport, Maine, quickly discover what New Englanders have known for ages: This coastal community is one of the most charming year-round travel destinations, with a rich history, scenic landscape and fascinating attractions that make it an ideal spot for a quintessential family vacation.
While many cities have a music scene – and are heralded as the birth of a particular kind of “sound” – few can claim as diverse and eclectic a musical landscape as Houston. From country and pop to R&B and hip-hop, Houston has seen – and heard – it all.
No matter what you call it – be it “Space City,” “H-Town” or “Capital of the Sunbelt” – Houston is an exceptional destination. You can be a connoisseur of culture, a sports fan, a nature lover or an astronautic enthusiast, and you’ll find plenty to see and enjoy in “Clutch City.”
By planning your vacation to Hilton Head this fall, you can show off your artistic side. That’s the time of year when the island not only explodes in all the colors of nature, but thanks to a special biennial event, the colors of artists’ imaginations, as well.
The eco-friendly community of Hilton Head is a paradise nestled along the South Carolina coast. There is so much to see and do, no matter whether you’re dropping in for an extended family vacation or making the jaunt for a quick romantic getaway.
Ober Gatlinburg is celebrating OktOBERfest with a fantastic festival featuring Bavarian-style food, drink and music, but you don’t have to don your finest lederhosen or dirndls to be a part of the fun. This beloved event is now in its sixth year, and celebrates some of the time-honored traditions of the original Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany. There are plenty of activities and lots of fun to be had by visitors of all ages.
Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is a dynamite vacation destination for nature lovers, resting on the border of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is home to the state’s only ski resort, and is filled with numerous specialty shops, most of which are designed with a rustic, mountain theme. But for travelers making the trek to Gatlinburg, these attractions are just the beginning.
While it’s known primarily for its beaches, its boating canals and its popularity as a Spring Break spot for college students, Fort Lauderdale offers much more as a travel destination for visitors looking to take advantage of the weather and its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean.