A Kennedy Space Center Tourbus with the launch platform visible in the distance.

Two Travel Contests Worth Mentioning

People all around the world dream of traveling to exotic destinations, and on any given day, the list of available travel contests could go on and on. Author Laura Martone introduces readers to two new travel contests that caught her eye.

A gout of flame ignites as a hot air balloon is being filled.

Celebrating the Marvel of Hot Air Ballooning

Throughout the year and around the world, spectators can watch vibrant hot air balloons take flight at a wide assortment of annual festivals and events. Laura suggests some festivals across America and resources for balloon enthusiasts worldwide.

Exploring Sarasota & Naples with Jason Ferguson

Florida native Jason Ferguson has yet to find a corner of his home state that doesn’t hold some sort of surprise. In this Q&A, he advises travelers on his favorite dishes (including fried gator tail), the best time of year to visit, the many options for outdoor recreation, and more.

Moon Sarasota & Naples

Travel writer Jason Ferguson gives an inside look at Sarasota, Naples, Sanibel Island, and the Everglades, from the calming waters of Sarasota Bay to the teeming wildlife of the Everglades. Ferguson offers his expert advice on how to make the most out of a trip to the southern parts of Florida’s Gulf Coast, providing one-of-a-kind […]

A giant lobster statue sits out front an eatery.

America’s Best Small Towns for Travelers, Part 7

In the final post of her series exploring the best small towns for travelers in America, author Laura Martone suggests three places to visit on the East Coast. Rich in history and activities for outdoors enthusiasts, there’s something for everyone to be found in these small towns.

Road Trip USA Atlantic Coast

Professional traveler Jamie Jensen traveled more than 35,000 miles to bring you the best-selling travel guide Road Trip USA. In this focused tour of the Atlantic Coast, Jensen highlights major cities, obscure towns, popular attractions, roadside curiosities, historic sites, and oddball trivia. Starting at the Statue of Liberty and winding up at free-wheeling Key West, […]

Road Trip USA

Now in its sixth edition, Jamie Jensen’s best-selling Road Trip USA is better than ever. Inside, you’ll find cross-country routes and road-tested advice for adventurers who want to see the parts of America that the interstates have left behind. Jensen also includes mile-by-mile highlights celebrating major cities, obscure towns, popular attractions, roadside curiosities (if you’re […]