Now that the warmer weather is here, it’s time to start planning outdoors activities and holidays. Camping and hiking are two of the most popular outdoors activities. Camping is also a great way to travel with family and friends, getting lots of fresh air and a chance to travel to new and distant places. Lakeside campgrounds and camp resorts can be holiday destinations in themselves.
What will you do this summer?
It’s a safe bet to say that millions of Americans will go camping this summer. It’s one of the most popular summer pastimes. As of 2013, 40 million people went camping, according to the 2014 American Camper Report. That’s quite a sizable number and accounts for a full 14% of the U.S. population over the age of six.
Camping enthusiasts spend 14.9 days a year (more…)
What could be more convenient than not having to search for a parking space in a crowded parking lot? This is just one of several reasons why the vast majority of drivers prefer to enlist the assistance of shuttle services. Whether it be for transportation to and from special events, transportation to tour the city, or maybe airport shuttle services, people would rather leave the driving to someone else.
Shuttle services are provided for the purpose of transporting people back and forth between two destinations. Shuttle buses can be a coach or full sized bus designated for trips that are typically less than an hour long. Often times the shuttle is linked to another hub of transportation, as an airport or a train station. There are approximately 16,000 shuttle buses and vans in the (more…)
Camping is incredibly popular all around the United States. Camping trips make for really kid friendly vacations, which is one reason they are so popular among families. They are also very cost effective. Here are some things you can do to have a much better camping experience.
- Get your kids ready for camping. When you are getting ready to take your children on their first family camping trip, you may want to get them ready first. Some children take to camping like a duck to water but others need a little coaxing. What a lot of families do, is do a dry run. If you have a yard, you can pitch your tent in the backyard and spend a weekend out there. Even if you are planning to go to a campground with cabin rentals, (more…)
Many school programs attempt to do some type of a special outing or event for the holiday season. Children enjoy celebrating the holidays and it can add a level of excitement to it when they get to take a school outing. There are many places that students can be taken, including holiday plays, museums and art galleries, and even holiday movie shows. When planning a holiday outing for children, you will want to ensure that you have enough volunteers to help, a safe and educational destination for the children, and a mode of transportation that allows them to travel together. Charter buses are a great option for student travel for many reasons.
The charter bus and motorcoach ind (more…)
If you are considering a trip to Cabos San Lucas in Mexico, there really is never a bad time to go. The weather is always perfect. In the summer the day time temperature goes from about 70 degrees to 100 degrees. During the winter, that range shifts to between 50 and 80 degrees. They also see about 350-360 days of sunshine every year. There is no bad time to get vacation rentals in this town. Even during the rainy season, there is little rain. The city sees about seven to 10 inches of rain a year.
Why Choose Cabos San Lucas for Vacation:
- It is close. If you live in the United States, you live pretty close to Cabo San Lucas. While you do need a passport, your flight will not be all that long. Even if you are flying from far away Maine (probably the (more…)
Let’s be honest: we’re all sick of hearing about the economy. From the housing bubble to trade deficits, the slowing American economy seems to be the only thing in the news lately. While you might be tired of hearing about it, the effects are still felt in the tightening budgets of most American families. With summer vacation season soon approaching, and expendable income in shorter supply, how can you keep your family entertained and enriched this summer without breaking open the piggy bank? Easy: take them on a family camping trip at one of America’s beautiful lakeside campgrounds.
America’s Greatest Natural Resource: The Great Outdoors
America has long been recognized as having some of the most beautiful and dynamic wilderness of all the countries on Earth. From desert to high plain (more…)
There are some people who fear the encroachment of technology upon our lives, longing instead for dedicated family time around the campfire. Rest assured, camping remains one of the most popular ways Americans choose to spend their time off; over 40 million people went camping back in 2010 over a total of 515 million outings. While each state has their own natural wonders to behold, very few reach the splendor of camping in Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains.
Smoky Mountain Camp Grounds
The Smoky Mountains encompass a range of 816 square miles, making them some of the largest natural areas in all of Appalachia. Camping in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains can take many different forms from (more…)
If you’ve ever flown, whether for business or pleasure, chances are you have thought about what it would take to charter a private jet. The benefits are obvious: flexible schedules, custom flight paths and of course, avoiding all the inconveniences of flying commercial.
Business travelers take an average of 15 business trips by air every six months. In fact, about 8 million of us fly every day, whether for work or play. While chartered flights can be pricey, they offer other advantages such as flexibility and the ability to get into the air quickly when time is of the essence. quite often a chartered flight is also the most convenient way to get to a desired location. Close to 50% of business aircraft flights are to an airport where few or no commercials airlines travel, and as much as a third of fl (more…)
While it seems like it has been conveniencing our lives forever, flying is a relatively recent innovation that radically changed the face of world travel. Instead of taking weeks, days, or months to get from one location to the next, travelers can experience safe and easy travel from the comforts of a cushy (albeit cramped!) airplane chair. For business professionals on the go, flying is particularly important, as it allows them to pop from one location to the next without having to worry about missing a bear.
But if you aren’t exactly a frequent flyer, airports can be a stressful place. Here are a few things to know before em (more…)
If you’re about to go on a cabin camping trip for the first time, congratulations. Cabin camping can be some of the most fun you have, and it’s a lot easier than other types of winter camping. Many campgrounds’ cabins come outfitted with full- or partial-kitchens, and beds, making cabin camping trips less complicated than others.
That being said, there are some things you should know beforehand.
You’ll still need the essentials. – Cabin camping certainly makes things easier, but you’ll still need to bring a few things with you. After all, it’s always best to be prepared. Make sure you have all of your cooking and kitchen supplies, toiletries, warm clothes, hiking clothes, food, water, and firewood.