North America

Although it includes 23 countries and nine territories, travel destinations in North America are dominated by Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

A Visit to the Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site

Created by legislation signed in 1980 by President Carter, the Martin Luther King National Historic Site continues to promote peaceful approaches to change in our country and honors one of the world’s greatest civil rights leaders.

A Visit to the Cincinnati Zoo (Yes, We Saw Fiona!)

A Visit to the Cincinnati Zoo (Yes, We Saw Fiona!)

While the Cincinnati Zoo has held the title of “Greenest Zoo in America” since 2010, it is now probably more famous as the home of Fiona the baby hippo. With photos and fun facts, join me on a visit to the Cincinnati Zoo!  

9 Fun Things to Do in Salt Lake City

9 Fun Things to do in Salt Lake City

With winter approaching, the first thing you might associate with Salt Lake City is “The Greatest Snow on Earth”, but here are eight more things you can do in Salt Lake City, after skiing.

13 Fun Facts About the American Sign Museum

Whether it’s from your childhood or from Mad Men, you’re sure to recognize many of the iconic signs at the American Sign Museum. But do you know these 13 fun facts about the Cincinnati-based museum?

A Visit to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Learn from history at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Intentionally located in Cincinnati, where thousands of slaves escaped to freedom after crossing the Ohio River, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center portrays nearly 400 years of slavery. From the first Africans brought to the “new world” in 1619 to people still enslaved around the world today, the experience was an eye-opening and heartbreaking history …

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A Self-Guided Walking Tour of the Downtown Cincinnati Murals

A Self-Guided Walking Tour of 20+ Cincinnati Murals

Since accepting a challenge from former Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory, ArtWorks has created more than 130 murals across its 44 neighborhoods. Explore more than 20 Cincinnati murals downtown and in the Over the Rhine neighborhood in this one-hour, self-guided walking tour. ArtWorks is a non-profit organization founded in 1996 by Cincinnati native Tamara Harkavy with …

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5 Things to Expect When You Visit the Yellowstone Cellars and Winery

Yellowstone Cellars and Winery Tasting Room in Billings MT

With grapes grown in Washington’s Yakima Valley, winemaker Clint Peck creates amazing wines at Yellowstone Cellars and Winery in Billings, Montana. Here are five things you can expect when you visit.   I paid full price to taste the tempranillo and sip the syrah during my visit to the Yellowstone Cellars and Winery. And you …

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What to Expect When You Visit the Albuquerque BioPark

Elephant at the ABQ BioPark Zoo

The Albuquerque Biological Park, often referred to as the Albuquerque BioPark, is made up of four separate facilities:  the Rio Grande Zoo, the Botanic Garden, an aquarium, and Tingley Beach. Here’s what to expect when you visit the Albuquerque BioPark.

What to Expect When You Visit the Belen Harvey House Museum

Belen Harvey House in Belen New Mexico

The Belen Harvey House Museum takes you back to a time when railroads were the primary method of transportation and restaurant entrepreneur Fred Harvey was revolutionizing the travel experience. Here’s what you can expect when you visit.

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