Beach vacations, done right, have a magical way of getting you to eat, drink and do things you'd normally steer clear of on a regular weekday. Take roller coasters. I hadn't been on one in years, ever since a wild ride on the Phantom's Revenge at a Kennywood school picnic left me dizzy for weeks.
This small island - only 21 square miles in size and 650 miles off the coast of Cape Hatteras, N.C. - gave the world shorts (still used as part of the island uniform), onions (still used in island cuisine), and grass (still used on the island's ubiquitous golf courses).
Fossil-rich cliffs in Canada from 500 million years ago, sea caves used by Neanderthals, 99 artificial islands in the remote Pacific Ocean and 17 structures designed by the French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier are among 21 new sites inscribed on the World Heritage List.
Visitors to Chattanooga, Tennessee have many options for taking in the sights of this vibrant city – by foot from the top of a mountain, by riverboat tour, by car or by train. From the See Seven States Overlook, visitors can see breathtaking views of parts of Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and Kentucky. This is just one of the activities that make a visit to Chattanooga special.
Tanya Carnahan, Treasure Magazine's shopping columnist, shows you how to pack a lot of fashion into one not-very full carry-on bag for a two-week international trip. Lots of helpful tips from one of Boise's fashion bloggers, StyleSpyGirl.com. Read her tips in the June 11 Treasure Magazine.
Helpful tips to avoid a surprise encounter with a rattlesnake and what to do if you're bit, from Scott Smith, who teaches about reptiles and amphibians. Know when they're active and how they judge danger.
Alligator Adventure hosts several different shows throughout the day, giving you the chance to watch feedings and interact with the animals, getting up close and personal with for an experience you'll never forget.
For centuries, the huge, 2,421 feet tall monadnock known as Pilot Mountain was called “Jomeokee,” or “great guide.” The Saura Indians used this remnant of the ancient chain of the Sauratown Mountains to build and navigate their trails. Later it was used by early settlers and became part of the Great Wagon Road.