heritage travel (4)

9009385657?profile=originalFor our first-ever trip to the Caribbean, my friend Michael, his then-girlfriend, my then-girlfriend, and I rented a cottage on the north coast of Jamaica, about a stone's throw from Ocho Rios and the parish of St. Mary. This was in 1979, and travel to Jamaica was different then. Couples Resorts existed, but there were no Sandals or Beaches resorts -- in fact, few large hotels or all-inclusives of any stripe. Nor would we anti-establishment types have even wanted one. 

What we wanted was to tool

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This summer, you don't need to seek something exotic and adventurous abroad. The U.S. has plenty of adventures close at hand, from the storied Boston Harbor to a historic village in Ohio to the bridges of Yosemite Valley.

Just as with the places we recommended for spring break travel, the sites we’ve selected for your summer travel pleasure tell a unique story about our American history. Unfortunately, these places are also threatened by neglect, insufficient funds, inappropriate development or i

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Positively Charleston!

From the Low Country of South Carolina we traveled up to the city of Charleston to spend a couple of days. I have to say Charleston is one of the most walkable cities I’ve ever been to. Our bed and breakfast was located just half a block off King  Street (a shopaholic’s dream) - in a large old house with a charming courtyard in the back – and a porch that was perfect for breakfast and afternoon tea.  

City Market
We walked King  Street, walked to the old city Market, to historic houses, to restaur
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We started you off on a cross-country road trip with Summer Travel Part 1. Now we're revving our engines for the next leg, which sees us passing through the“Cradle of American Culture” to the Badlands out West.

"Cradle of American Culture": Tour the Mississippi Delta to see the roots of much of American culture. Visit historic private homes in Vicksburg and Memphis, and enjoy a coffee reception at Mont Helena Manor, a magnificent example of Colonial Revival architecture. You can also tour the Del

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