travel

Love 'A Christmas Story'? Spend the Night In The House
Of all of the holiday programs out there, I know many people that can't make it through the holiday without watching A Christmas Story. It has gotten so intense of a demand for this holiday icon that one network runs it continually Christmas Eve thru Christmas day, if for nothing else maybe they onl…
Winter Weather Advisory Tuesday
Update: A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 6PM Tuesday. An approaching low pressure system is producing a mixture of wintery precipitation over southern Minnesota. Another 2 to 4 inches of accumulations is possible.  Winds will increase, causing blowing and drifting and redu…
Ride the Rails to a Grand Canyon Adventure
Being so close, relatively, during our recent Las Vegas vacation, we checked out the Grand Canyon and traveled a short way along historic Route 66. I couldn't get enough.
To make the trip more interesting for the kids, we road the Grand Canyon Railway from Williams, Ariz...
We Survived a Day in Death Valley
Taking advantage of unseasonally low highs in the 90s during our recent Las Vegas vacation, my family and I trekked to Death Valley, which boasts the hottest weather and lowest elevation in the United States.
With a forecast high of 90, and after a safety discussion with the 5-year-old ("We …
Hoover Dam is a Damn Big Dam
Recently, my family and I were on vacation in Las Vegas. We've seen quite a few of the decadent sights Sin City has to offer, so decided to visit some of the region's more wholesome venues. We also took advantage of unseasonally low temperatures in the 90s to explore outdoors...