Laura McKenzie's Packing Tips

How to pack for a long trip: Advice from travel writer and TV host, Laura McKenzie.

Visit Galena

Galena is just a short trip away and offers fun for any season.  Whether you are looking for a place to golf or a chance to get out on the water, Galena can deliver.

On the Bay in Traverse City

Traverse City, Michigan is home to a number of family friendly activities and consistently tops industry lists as both a great value and a good time.  With activities ranging from swimming, boating and biking to shopping, gambling and wineries,  it's easy to see how Traverse City has something for everyone.

Wisconsin Dells

Whether referred to in shorthand - the Dells - or by its more famous moniker - "The Waterpark Capital of the World!®" - Wisconsin Dells is ingrained in the American vacation vernacular. Proof positive of that came a few months ago when the community turned up as the #1 family vacation destination in the U.S. in the annual rankings released by

Lake Geneva

Most of Lake Geneva visitors are familiar with the many attractions in the Geneva Lakes area: beaches,  specialty shops and galleries, golfing, boating, hiking the Potawatomi Trail, lake cruises, great food, and lodging services.

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