Archive for the ‘United States’ Category
Space Shuttle Astronauts Curt Brown, Eileen Collins and Bonnie Dunbar Inducted into U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame
Space Shuttle astronauts Curt Brown, Eileen Collins and Bonnie Dunbar, Ph.D., today joined an elite group of American space heroes with their induction into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame¬ģ during a ceremony at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
By¬†Judy M. Zimmerman Seven years ago I began a fascinating quest to see our country‚Äôs 50 states from its waterways‚ÄĒ the rivers, lakes, canals, and coastlines. Since then I have enjoyed a variety of unique adventures on more than 12 cruise lines that ply American waters, most of them small, casual ships.¬†Last December, a 10-day [...]
DENVER, February 25, 2013 ‚Äď Vacations to national parks should be special, memorable, bonding, active, relaxing, affordable and more. Because many parks are located in remote areas and accommodations inside them are sometimes limited, planning these vacations is not the same as that spontaneous trip to a resort or amusement park.
WASHINGTON (AP) ‚ÄĒ by¬†Julie Pace -¬†AP White House Correspondent Asserting “America’s possibilities are limitless,” President Barack Obama declared on Monday that a decade of war is ending and the nation’s economy is recovering as he launched into a second term before a flag-waving crowd of hundreds of thousands on the National Mall in Washington, DC.
NEWTON, Mass. – The results of wellness travel survey of more than 1,100 U.S. travelers, together with the top 10 hotel spas in the U.S. have been announced today. Thirty percent of travelers surveyed plan to take a trip dedicated to rejuvenating their body, mind or spirit at the beginning of 2013. Of those traveling, [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation announced that President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their family will officially light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday, December 6 at the 90th annual holiday tree lighting ceremony on the Ellipse in President’s Park, one of America’s nearly 400 [...]
16 Midweek, ‚ÄúMade-in-Temecula‚ÄĚ Discoveries and More in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country
TEMECULA VALLEY Southern California Wine Country, 2012 ‚Äď ‚Äú‚ÄúProviding some of the greatest joys of travel especially this time of year, midweek, ‚ÄúMade-in-Temecula‚ÄĚ discoveries beckon from Downtown/Old Town Temecula to Uptown Temecula and Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country. Experience local products; potentially converse with talented artisans, merchants, winemaking families, and winemakers; and purchase items [...]
DENVER, Nov. 1, 2012 ‚Äď Eight national park lodges have joined Historic Hotels of America¬ģ (HHA), a program for the National Trust for Historic Preservation¬ģ. The hotels are located in Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Death Valley, Zion and Crater Lake National Parks.
NEWTON, Mass. – Top 10 brewery tours in the U.S., according to the TripAdvisor Popularity Index, have been revealed. These tours show lager lovers how the beverages are crafted and provide tasty samples from some of the country’s top breweries.
These terrific small cities in the USA offer strong job opportunities, great schools, low crime, quality health care and a true sense of community. Many of them are terrific tourist attractions that are rich with local history.