Celebrating the Fourth of July while in California on vacation meant putting traditions aside and making new memories with the family.
In the Los Angeles area, Hollywood is a tourist's playground, from the Walk of Fame to a tour of movie stars' homes. There are also a number of restaurants described as fast food that will please both kids and adults.
Planning a trip to California requires thoughtful consideration of the wide range of interests and ages of the group traveling together.
Nassau in the Bahamas is home to several resorts, delicious food and beaches to enjoy. A trip there can be expensive, but is worth the cost.
The Bahamas provide beautiful Caribbean blue waters and sparkling beaches for visitors and Bahamians to enjoy.
A trip to Las Vegas can be a great way to celebrate a special occasion.
Retired online editor Marcy Williams blogs about travels -- planning and preparing for them and the best of sights to see.