The NY Subway

Our approach to tourist maps is to simplify the information as much as possible and point out a number of key destinations in relationship to the rapid transit systems. We have produced a number of our maps for major cities in pdf files that can be downloaded, saved and/or printed. If you are intending aContinue reading “The NY Subway”

Sanford Florida

There’s a lot of really good zoos in Florida like Miami MetroZoo, Busch Gardens, Animal Kingdom and The Jacksonville Zoo. There’s also a number of interesting smaller attractions like The Central Florida Zoo and Gardens, Petting Zoo Ocala and The Palm Beach Zoo. The Central Florida Zoo and Gardens offers some interesting features like aContinue reading “Sanford Florida”

Cruising Alaska Newsletter

Click The Newsletter To View And Download Your Free pdf Copy CRUISING ALASKA – Get The Intentional Traveler’s newsletter on cruising Alaska. It’s Free to download and you can print a copy. A good reference to take with you on an Alaska cruise. It features information on Alaska cruise ports of call, tours and whatContinue reading “Cruising Alaska Newsletter”

Port of Call Ketchikan

  The town gets its name from the Tongass and Tlingit Indians who named their fish camp kitschk-hin, meaning stream with “thundering wings of eagles.” While Skagway attracted gold prospectors, Ketchikan was a treasure trove of abundant fish and timber that attracted Americans to the area. In 1885, Mike Martin bought 160 acres from ChiefContinue reading “Port of Call Ketchikan”

A Bit Of History In Ocala, Florida

It’s unusual to come across an early nineteenth century stockade fort in the middle of a Florida town. Not something you expect outside of Disney World. But on a recent drive through central Florida that is what we found in Ocala. It’s a historically accurate replica of Fort King at its original site. Designated aContinue reading “A Bit Of History In Ocala, Florida”

Remarkable Silver Springs Florida

Florida’s Classic Attractions Florida has always attracted visitors to its’ ocean beaches but, years ago, it also had an assortment of inland tourist destinations. Those old Florida attractions have been dying out, pushed aside and even replaced by theme parks. Unfortunately, history and gardens cannot compete with movie attractions, roller coasters and fantasies. While CypressContinue reading “Remarkable Silver Springs Florida”

Little Pieces of History In Florida and Georgia

The Small Museums of Florida and Georgia There was a time when small roadside attractions where the highlight of family road-trips. While they have been overshadowed by the mega-parks and major resorts, there are still a number of roadside gems that should be sought out – little pieces of history encased in small museums. IfContinue reading “Little Pieces of History In Florida and Georgia”

Memorial Day and Pointe du Hoc

June 6th 2019 the 75th Anniversary of D-Day A Day at Pointe du Hoc At 7:10 am on the morning of June 6th 1944 at a point of land where the rolling farmland of western France drops ninety feet down vertical cliffs to meet the sea, in the words of one Army Ranger “All hellContinue reading “Memorial Day and Pointe du Hoc”

Going Wild In Florida

A Short Story Florida is all about the water, Sun and beaches and if you visit you should take the time to get up close to some of our wildlife. From Manatees in the clear springs, birdwatching up the Indian River or the island of Captiva and alligators almost anywhere. The options are varied andContinue reading “Going Wild In Florida”