How about a “Staycation”?

There really is something to be said about the joy of finding rest and relaxation in your own little neck of the woods and partaking in a  vacation in your own area…a “Staycation”, as it has been called in recent years.  Frequently budget demands require this, but there is much […]

Waterfall Wonders

I am not sure when my fascination with waterfalls began, but it certainly has grown over the years as I have seen so many through my travels. The granddaddy of them all, Niagara Falls State Park in New York was established in 1885 and is a popular destination averaging over […]

Truly Great…The Great Lakes

Every young geography student in America probably was taught the acronym HOMES to remember all five names of the Great Lakes.  Even as adults, we use it as a handy little reference: Huron, Ontario,  Michigan,  Erie and Superior. Five truly Great Lakes in the heart of our country.  So what […]