Travel

World Golf Hall of Fame in St. Augustine spotlights Charlie Sifford; TPC Sawgrass readies for The Players Championship in May

Actor Samuel L. Jackson had it right in his tweet about Charlie Sifford, the trailblazing professional golfer who died this week at age 92 in Cleveland. Jackson described Sifford as “the greatest African American Golfer most of you never heard of.” I’ve golfed for some 35 years but I was unaware until recently of the … Continue Reading →

'I do, I do!': Free Valentine's Day promotion invites couples to renew their wedding vows deep down in Missouri's Bridal Cave

         This was a highlight of my 2014 travel year and a similar experience could be yours in 2015:          Last April, in Lake of the Ozarks, MO, my husband and I descended into Bridal Cave where we celebrated our 41st anniversary by saying “I do,” once again, before a small group of friends. … Continue Reading →

From floating high in a hot air balloon to renewing wedding vows deep in a cave, 2014 was a year of travel ups and downs

From floating in a hot-air balloon high above the cactus-spiked desert north of Phoenix, Arizona, to renewing our wedding vows 50 feet underground in Bridal Cave at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, my 2014 travel year had its ups and downs. Literally. But, thankfully, even the “down” was an up in a year of travel … Continue Reading →

Ski free in Gaylord this weekend or visit the Toledo Zoo's 'Lights Before Christmas' event

Need a break from holiday shopping, cleaning, errands and parties? Spend some relaxing time with your family — and perhaps create some new holiday traditions — at these December activities: Head north of Detroit to Gaylord this weekend and take advantage of free skiing at Treetops, the four-season resort that remains  open for business after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this month. You can … Continue Reading →

Boyne Highlands near Petoskey offers fall colors by zip-line, horseback and chairlift

Boyne Highlands near Petoskey offers several innovative and exciting ways to get out and view Michigan’s fall color show. Adventure-seekers may soar through a canopy of trees on Michigan’s longest zip-line experience, saddle up for a 90-minute trail ride by horseback or simply catch a chairlift for panoramic views that stretch on clear days all … Continue Reading →