For culturally minded visitors, San Diego makes it easy. Some 15 museums are located in one beautiful urban space: Balboa Park, a jewel located in the heart of the city. Established in l868, and encompassing almost 1,200 acres, the park hosts 13 million visitors annually. They come to explore everything from art to history to […]
Welcome bits of green offer some shelter from the storm of this intense desert landscape.
Even in sprawling Texas, free people-watching is there for the taking. You just have to know where to look.
It felt as if we had been transported to 19th-century England, but we were in the center of Halifax, in the provincial capital’s Public Gardens, one of the finest original Victorian gardens in North America. A band struck up a rousing tune in the octagonal band shell. Fountains splashed. Over the way, a string quarter accompanied the […]
Cities shine during the holiday season, but sometimes. . . you just want to remove a layer or two. In St. Augustine, America’s first city, sail away into the New Year.
Philadelphia was designed for pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages, and this makes it nice for bikers and skaters too. Bicycling there has doubled since 2005 and, with newly-announced dedicated bike lanes, it’s about to get even more popular. An overview of the best ways to tour Philadelphia and surroundings on two wheels or four.