• Planning a Road Trip with Your Dog

    Man’s best friend can also be a traveler’s best friend!  Planning a road trip with your dog can be more fun than road tripping with people, they won’t fight you over the radio.  However, you have to take several things into consideration before hitting to open road with Fido. Is your vehicle large enough to comfortably accommodate your pup, your luggage, and all your dog’s necessities? How long is your trip and will there be adequate places for them to run and stretch their legs along the way? Is dog friendly lodging available? Once you cover the basics, it’s time to dig a little deeper before planning a road trip…

  • How to be a Hometown Tourist

    It can be difficult to get away for a weekend with work and school and ballet lessons, so why not plan a Staycation!  Every town has a tourist attraction, whether it’s a museum or music festival or botanical garden, and I bet you’ve never been.  Or it’s been decades since you last visited.  Set aside a weekend to become a hometown tourist and see what your own backyard has to offer. Living in Huntsville, AL, our biggest draw is the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home to Space Camp and Aviation Challenge.  During college, I worked as a counselor and lived on the grounds, so I have spent thousands of hours wandering…