Since 1983, dozens of vintage cars and trucks have set out on an epic cross-country road rally held annually in a different part of the country. This year, more than 115 vehicles took the trip down fabled Route 66.
Since 1959 the Strasburg Railroad has offered excursion rides along its tracks through Amish farm country in lovingly restored coaches pulled by a steam engine. And the conductor's patter hasn't changed since I road these rails as a child.
In the heart of Santa Barbara's wine country, the California town of Los Alamos was once a biker haven. Now wine-tasting rooms, antique shops and art galleries co-mingle with boutique hotels and artisanal food producers. And a few bikers, too.
Kauai is the fourth largest of the seven inhabited Hawaiian islands, more than 500 square miles with dozens and dozens of beaches. Some of the coast’s brick-red cliffs (na pali means “many cliffs”) rise 4,000 feet above the Pacific.
After a cologne that smelled something like a Whopper flamed out, Tokyo-based Burger Kings went back to their original bag of tricks and brought something more colorful to the table.
This time around, the burger kings brought out a red-colored burger.
There are bigger art museums for sure, and there are perhaps better ones. The Städel in Frankfurt, Germany, however offers a wonderful slice of 700 years of art history — from 1300 to the present — in one visit.