Posts Tagged ‘national parks’

The LG Travel News Roundup: Hotel Construction Uncovers Archeological Site

The LG Travel News Roundup: Hotel Construction Uncovers Archeological Site
By Heather Brennan LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… A Haunted Hilton? In Antakya, Turkey, a hotel construction project was underway when an important archaeological site was discovered while digging...
August 10th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Travel Agency Caters to the Overweight

By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Travel Agency Caters To “People of Size” There’s been a recent trend in airline policy to force larger-set travelers to buy...
March 16th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Braving the Canadian Wilderness – Pukaskwa National Park in Ontario, Canada

Braving the Canadian Wilderness – Pukaskwa National Park in Ontario, Canada
by Ceri Houlbrook Special to Lost Girls World Everyone likes a little adventure. Everyone, including me – a born and bred city-girl – craves the occasional escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, and the opportunity to find some hidden corner of wilderness. But true wilderness is surprisingly...
January 31st, 2011 | Canada | Read More

10 Must-See US Destinations for Kids

10 Must-See US Destinations for Kids
by Amanda Pressner LG Exective Editor The editorial folks at Sherman’s Travel just released their list of  The Top 10 Places Kids Should See, which we’ve passed along below. Our question is, shouldn’t this be a list of the top 10 spots kids should see in the United States? Or will...
July 14th, 2010 | City Travel, Family & Kid Travel, Featured, United States | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 4.1.10

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 4.1.10
By Molly Fergus LG Deputy Editor, Travel News Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here…. The (new) most magical place on earth Muggles, ready your brooms! The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Studio’s...
April 1st, 2010 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

America’s Deepest, Darkest and Grizzliest National Parks

America’s Deepest, Darkest and Grizzliest National Parks
Source: www.nps.gov by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Last year, Americans logged more than 285 million visits to our National Parks-that’s just 10 million tickets shy of the most visits ever since the Nat’l Park Service started in 1916. Of course, the biggest and most famous ones (Grand...
March 31st, 2010 | Adventure Travel, United States | Read More

Lost in Costa Rica: How to Hike Corcovado National Park

Lost in Costa Rica: How to Hike Corcovado National Park
Last month, I traveled to Costa Rica for a long-overdue Pressner family vacation-and I recently wrote about that experience for our good friends at Jaunted.com. I’ve also been sharing those adventures on Lost Girls World-read on, or visit Jaunted for the full series. ****** While the list...
September 22nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Costa Rica, Couples Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Tours & Attractions, Walking, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Go West, First Family!

Go West, First Family!
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor Usually the Obamas put the First in First Family, but when the President took his family to Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon last week, he actually became part of a pretty long-standing Commander-in-Chief tradition. Bill Clinton visited the Grand Canyon in 2000...
August 20th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Tours & Attractions, United States | Read More