You can see the world at Gulliver’s Gate. Well, very small versions of several cities, including Beijing, Paris, Scotland, Venice and New York. Opened last year, this attraction has 50,000 square feet of interactive displays of miniatures with figures less than 1” tall.
One item I always pack is a portable tote. I use it during the trip for hikes, bike rides and for bagging items at a store. On the way home I use it if I have too many items to fit in my suitcase. Last week I used one to carry my hiking boots on the way home from Montana.
It was the most thrilling “lazy” river I’d ever been on. I sometimes struggled to stay in my tube on the waves and rapids at Aquaventure Water Park at Atlantis. Guests of Atlantis pay no admission; others can purchase a day pass for the 141-acre water park, which includes 20 swimming areas, 11 pools and high-speed water slides.
“It’s an experience versus a hall of dead guys,” said one comedian about the new National Comedy Center that opened in Jamestown, New York, Lucille Ball’s hometown.
If you’re heading to any destination or accommodations where the quality or condition of the sheets may not meet your comfort or cleanliness standards, take along the Brave Era Silk Travel Sheet.
Tour guides can be awesome and really enhance your experience. But sometimes I prefer to go at my own pace and stop to take photos whenever I’d like.
I’m not sure if this is welcome news or falls somewhere on the so-creepy scale. Airports are experimenting with using biometric technology to test facial recognition for some international flights. Rather than showing a passport, passengers have their photos taken prior to boarding, which are matched to photos of them already on file.
Wearing the iconic white jumpsuit, he crooned all the classic Elvis tunes, rising from his chair occasionally to gyrate. Seeing Pete Vallee perform as “Big Elvis” in Las Vegas years ago is one of my favorite memories of that trip.
If you’re looking for family-friendly attractions, white-as-snow beaches and a variety of fun restaurants, Gulf Shores, Alabama, is the perfect option for a vacation.
We sat perched in the cramped entrance to Mama J’s Kitchen, but it was worth the wait for the best fried catfish and corn muffins we’d ever had.