6 Tips & Top 6 Picks for an Adventure on Route 66

Route 66 Road Trip – Part 6

Route 66 has a way of enchanting its travelers. The historic route is also known as the Main Street of America. After you have traveled on it, you will most likely agree and understand this term of endearment. The charming atmosphere and welcoming vibe of the towns along its path. The character and appeal of […]

How Does Cars Land Compare to the Real Route 66?

Route 66 Road Trip – Part 5

“Won’t you get hip to this timely tip: When you make that California trip Get your kicks on Route Sixty-six.” (Route 66 song by Bobby Troup) Radiator Springs is a fictional town that was created by the team at Disney/Pixar for the 2006 Cars movie. After the success of the original Cars movie, the Disney […]

Sightseeing Texas’ Route 66 Stars

Route 66 Road Trip – Part 4

Fun Fact: Amarillo is the only town in Texas mentioned in the Route 66 song written by Bobby Troup in 1946. On our road trip from California to Kentucky, the next state we traveled through heading east was Texas. As you may recall from Part 1 of this Route 66 series, we followed Route 66 […]

Discovering New Mexico’s Historic Gems

Route 66 Road Trip – Part 3

Fun Fact: Gallup is the only town in New Mexico mentioned in the Route 66 song written by Bobby Troup in 1946. Continuing with our road trip from California to Kentucky, the next state we traveled through heading east was New Mexico. As you may recall from Part 1 of this Route 66 series, we […]

Exploring Arizona’s Roadside Icons

Route 66 Road Trip - Part 2

“…Well, I’m a standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona and such a fine sight to see…” (“Take It Easy” by the Eagles) On our road trip from California to Kentucky, the first state we traveled through heading east was Arizona. As you may recall from Part 1 of this Route 66 series, we followed […]

A Train Lover’s Guide to Los Angeles

Featuring Union Station’s 2017 Summer Train Fest

There is something about trains that captivates people of all ages. The clickety-clack of the rails, the whistle blowing, or the steam billowing. Whether they are full-size train engines and cars or detailed scale model train displays, trains fascinate many of us. Los Angeles, California has several places for train lovers to see trains up […]

Why We Took an Old School Road Trip

Route 66 Road Trip – Part 1

Most people have heard of America’s Route 66 – the kitschy signs, the quaint tourist traps, the food, the scenic landscapes. Route 66, affectionately named “The Mother Road” by John Steinbeck and commonly known as “America’s Main Street”, has been featured in songs and television shows through the years. We recently went on a road […]

How to See the Safari Park from the Sky!

Balloon Safari at the San Diego Safari Park

Up, up, and away! Magnificent views of safari animals roaming and rolling hills await when you embark on the Balloon Safari at the San Diego Safari Park. The Balloon Safari is an add-on experience that I had a chance to experience in late March on my birthday. Located in the picturesque San Pasqual Valley area […]

How to Enjoy Open-Air Concerts by the San Diego Bay

San Diego Symphony’s 2017 Bayside Summer Nights

While Los Angeles has the Hollywood Bowl for summer nighttime music under the stars, San Diego has its own summer music tradition that should not be missed. Each summer the Embarcadero Marina Park South near the San Diego Convention Center is transformed into an unforgettable venue to enjoy music by the bay. For over 30 […]

E-Ticket Ride – San Diego Style

Patriot Jet Boat Ride on San Diego Bay

Speed Boats on the San Diego Bay – a great way to spend a day! The Patriot Jet Boat is part of the Flagship San Diego fleet and provides a unique and exhilarating way to experience San Diego Bay. If you are a follower of this blog, you may recall that at the beginning of […]