San Juan, Puerto Rico, probably isn’t at the top of lists for travelers looking for a beach destination. But ever since some friends honeymooned in Puerto Rico several years ago, the island has been in the back of my mind as a place I wanted to visit. This summer, when trying to decide on a family beach destination, it seemed like the right time to give Puerto Rico a try. These five reasons to visit San Juan, Puerto Rico might have you considering it, too.
The Memorial Day weekend is the kickoff to the summer season in the United States. There are always pool parties, cookouts, picnics and lots of outdoors fun. If you’re traveling for the weekend thanks to that extra day off from work, there are plenty of ways to kick off the summer season while also honoring the nation’s military servicemen and women. Here are five places to celebrate Memorial Day weekend.
Spending 48 hours in New Orleans can be one of the most challenging or fun travel experiences, depending on your perspective. On one hand, the Crescent City has too much to try to cram into a 48-hour period. But if a visitor adopts the city’s great carefree attitude, well, 48 hours in New Orleans is a special experience, even when traveling as a family.
The Midwest Regional of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament is in Indianapolis, and I can think of no better place for fans than this capital of basketball. This weekend, fans of Kentucky, Louisville, Tennessee and Michigan will descend on Downtown Indianapolis for Friday’s Sweet 16 games and Sunday’s Elite Eight tilt. And while basketball will be the focus of the weekend, don’t overlook the awesomeness that is Indianapolis. Here are my recommendations to have some Indianapolis NCAA Tournament fun.
It’s cliché, isn’t it, to talk about the cowboy culture at the heart of Fort Worth, Texas. The smaller city – and possibly less shiny – of the two namesake cities of the massive Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, might not be home to as many billionaires (eight to Dallas’ 17), Fortune 500 corporations (one to Dallas’ nine) or any of the region’s professional sports teams. But what it arguably does have is the region’s center of culture and history. I believe Fort Worth culture is the most unique in the Metroplex.