Road Trip

By Bart Beeson If The Federal in Brunswick, Maine could talk, you would imagine it would spin long yarns about seafaring days and ocean adventures. The hotel’s original building dates back to the early 1800s and was once the Captain Daniel Stone Inn, named after the well-known sea merchant who

By Brian E. Clark In more than two decades of living in California during my peripatetic newspaper career, I traveled the state from north to south. (East to West, too.) I called San Francisco, Nevada City, Davis, Modesto, and San Diego home and wrote about places from Mount Shasta in

By Larry Olmsted Sports fans are in luck right now, as we are about see a convergence of huge events, many of them held only once every two to four years, along with some entirely new but very high-profile options. Here are some of the biggies and how you can

By Everett Potter Ohio may not be at the top of your bucket list for summer travels, but if you own or love Airstreams, those shiny, silver travel trailers that are hallmarks of the American open road, then you might want to revise your plans. The company has just opened

By Brian E. Clark Lucy, a miniature brown-and-white bull terrier, may well have the best job on Mackinac Island. The friendly pooch is 18 months old, weighs in at roughly 30 pounds and is about half the size of a regular bull terrier. She has the unofficial title of assistant

Story and photo by Neil Wolkodoff In golf, the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail (RTJ) is in another universe. It is simply the golf version of the Silk Road: 26 courses which span almost all of Alabama, with a unique history, geography, and exceptional golf. The RTJ was the vision

By Everett Potter Three new hotels are on the verge of opening just in time for what’s expected to be a very busy summer season in the Northeast. Located in New Hampshire, Cape Cod and the Catskills, some of the most desirable vacation destinations in the region, the properties are

By Everett Potter A stay in a classic seaside vacation cottage has long been part of a summer trip to Maine. Now there’s a revamped version of those old time cottage colonies called Salt Cottages that dispenses with knotty pine and dark interiors and instead brings a high design and a

By Brian E. Clark Like a lot of small business owners, Harley Sitner was greatly concerned about his company’s survival in the early days of the pandemic.  But for Seattle-based Peace Vans – which rents VW buses and Mercedes vans for road trips in the Northwest – the Covid headwinds

By Larry Olmsted When we had to vacate my New England home earlier this year due to water damage and repairs, my wife and I and our two golden retrievers packed up and drove to Provincetown, on the northernmost tip of Cape Cod. We chose it because the town is