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(BPT) - Whether you’re one of the nearly 100 million Americans planning to take a family vacation this year, according to a March 2019 AAA report, or embarking on a solo trip this summer, traveling can take a toll on your wallet. From transportation to accommodations, planning ahead can save…

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(BPT) - For those of us who were glued to the television during the launch of the legendary Apollo 11 mission that first landed man on the moon, it may be hard to believe that it’s been 50 years since mankind’s greatest leap.

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(BPT) - No matter what you yearn for when you imagine your dream vacation, you can make it happen in one of the 14 distinct communities in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. You may think you know Myrtle Beach — with 60 miles of beautiful coastline, exciting nightlife and family-friendly attracti…

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(BPT) - Summer is back and that means Americans are on the move. Whether it’s spending some time at the cabin or going to visit relatives, travel always picks up when the weather gets warmer. But with a stable housing market and a strong economy, lots of people are planning more than a weeke…

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(BPT) - Looking for a vacation that’s fun and meaningful? Wish you had more time to volunteer in a way that really makes a difference? There’s a simple solution: Plan your next vacation around a great volunteer opportunity.

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(BPT) - Wondering where to put down whiskered roots? Look no further than the sixth annual ‘Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America’ study from men’s grooming leader, Wahl. While there’s a flurry of follicular support up and down the West Coast, a Midwestern jewel secured the No. 1 spot …

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Traveling as a family is a great way to strengthen bonds and make lifetime memories. When it comes to family vacations, skip-gen travel, also called “gramping” is a growing trend — grandparents and grandchildren taking a trip together while the parents stay home.

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(BPT) - The warm months have arrived, bringing with them longer days and the promise of new family memories to be made.

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(BPT) - Off to work. Heading to the gym. Going to see the latest superhero movie … again. Taking the kids to soccer practice. Road trip! Wherever you’re driving to, the last things on your mind when you jump into your car are the tires.

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(BPT) - When the weather warms up, it’s the perfect time to spend a day casting on the water. Whether you’re an experienced fisherman, a novice or a family looking for a fun, all-ages activity, fishing is an easy and enjoyable choice.

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(BPT) - As seasons change and temperatures rise, so do the number of tire blowouts around the country. The truth is a blowout can happen anywhere and at any time. Tire failures put drivers in an unexpected, frightening and dangerous situation. And, while it’s an experience no motorist wishes…

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(BPT) - For the science, technology and sci-fi enthusiasts in your family, there’s no better way to truly experience the excitement of the modern-day space race than to view a rocket launch in person during the yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, which in 1…

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So, what is wellness travel? Wellness travel promotes your health and well being, both physical and mental, through activities that you participate in during your trip. With the growing trend for staying healthy while you travel, you can make your entire trip an adventure to feeling better i…

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(BPT) - The heat is almost on so now’s the time to plan for a cool summer road trip. Whether you’re going with friends or family, near or far, there’s nothing like hitting the road for an epic summer trip. National parks, the coast, big cities, Main Street USA and fun/silly tourist destinati…

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(BPT) - Americans are ready for spring weekend getaways and road trips. According to the latest Gauge Index survey from Hankook Tire, most of us are planning an outdoor getaway. The beach (51%) is the top vacation Americans are planning this spring, followed by a national park (39%) for the …

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(BPT) - With the warmer weather, you’ve likely kicked your travel plans into high gear. From a tropical getaway to an adventurous excursion, dream destinations are a staple of the season. Whether your dog is coming along for the trip or staying behind, here are four ways to be fully prepared…

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(BPT) - While we often think of history as being so — yesterday, the truth is that the America of today wouldn’t be what it is without the events of the past that shaped our country. And there is no better way to connect with the roots of modern America than to return to Virginia, where so m…

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(BPT) - How badly do LGBTQ travelers want to attend Pride this year? A recent survey by Orbitz found that 80 percent of LGBTQ travelers would give up their cell phone during Pride in exchange for free tickets, meals and hotel accommodations for the weekend. And nearly half (42 percent) of re…

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(NAPSI)—Peace of mind is important to just about all homeowners, including when they’re away on a hard-earned vacation. When warm weather arrives, however, crime rates increase, according to a study published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

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(NAPSI)—Most people would agree that there are few things better than taking a trip with friends or family members, dropping the distractions of everyday life and simply being together. Staying in vacation rentals is a popular option for families and groups of friends because these accommoda…

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(NAPSI)—Once your college years are behind you and your future before you, the first step into that future is to move out of your dorm or college apartment.

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(BPT) - From birthdays and weddings to anniversaries and retirements, life is all about celebrating those special moments with the ones we love. What better way to make the occasion unforgettable than to travel to an amazing destination?For any important milestone, find the perfect way to ce…

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(StatePoint) Whether you’re a serious angler or you only dabble with the sport, the right gear can make your next fishing trip a success.

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(StatePoint) You don’t have to wait until summer to pack up the family for a fun waterpark adventure. The indoor waterpark concept was first pioneered in Wisconsin Dells and the region is now chock-full of both indoor and outdoor parks. Here are some great tips to prepare for and enjoy a fam…

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(StatePoint) As outdoor enthusiasts know, there are important preparations to make for extreme weather conditions. However, having gear that easily transitions between seasons means that you will always be organized and equipped to hit the road for an adventure whenever the mood strikes.

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So where are you planning to go on vacation this year? Do you have a milestone to celebrate, a special anniversary, maybe you have a child or grandchild that is graduating from school or college or maybe you would like to travel somewhere you’ve never been before or revisit special memories …

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(StatePoint) It may be winter, but that’s no reason to put your outdoor adventures on hold. When you’re properly equipped, you may find you can brave all kinds of weather.

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As we get older we crave the finer things in life. We all want to create special memories by traveling to places we’ve never been but have always wanted to go and to be able to experience new cultures.

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For many people, holidays provide the perfect time to travel. Whether your journeys take you to spend time with family or on a relaxing vacation, planning ahead is the key. So wherever you’re heading, if you’re traveling during the holiday season, you need to realize that everyone else in th…

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(StatePoint) Planning for the holiday season? Whether you’re a guest or a host, there are easy ways to ensure that everyone enjoys their time with family and friends. Check out these tips for a joyful holiday season:

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(StatePoint) There’s no need to resign yourself to the gym all winter long. Outdoor adventures are the perfect way to stay fit and have fun, even during the chilliest months of the year.

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Have you ever thought about retracing the foot steps of your ancestors? Wondering where your family originated? Where your ancestors lived and what life was like back in the day?

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As the season gets closer we are all discussing the holidays and trying to figure out what everyone is doing for Christmas!

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Fall travel is a great time to vacation because it’s outside the high season; your summer vacationers have all gone home so there are less crowds, cooler weather, long enough daylight, and lower prices.

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Have you ever wondered what this country looked like to its early explorers and pioneers? The great rivers of America were the highways of early exploration. Stories and surprises lie around every bend surrounded by magnificent scenery. The journey though the heartland on the Mississippi Riv…

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