Our Florida Keys

Places And Restaurants in the Keys When coming to the Florida Keys most new visitors have expectations of Sun, sand and crystal clear water along with great fresh seafood. The reality can often be somewhat different. First, the Keys are a collection of small islets and islands (keys) with many surrounded by thick mangroves. RunningContinue reading “Our Florida Keys”

Todays Featured Poster • Lisbon

Lisbon is located in western Portugal on the Tagus River. It is the westernmost capital city in continental Europe and is the country’s chief port, its largest city, and its political, and tourist center. Everything about Lisbon is to love. The lifestyle is laid back, the people friendly, the city is steeped in history andContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster • Lisbon”

Todays Featured Poster • Zion National Park

Located in Southwest Utah, Zion National Park is considered by many to have some of the most spectacular hiking trails in the lower 48. Hikes include some rated as strenuous requiring serious skills to scenic, paved trails for wheelchair bound visitors. It’s also home to the incredible “Narrows” with its water running through a narrowContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster • Zion National Park”

Todays Featured Poster • The Trevi Fountain

The Trevi Fountain, an 18th-century fountain in Rome, Italy is on almost every Rome “must see” list. Designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Giuseppe Pannini it stands an impressive 75 feet high and 150 feet wide, and is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountainsContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster • The Trevi Fountain”

Todays Featured Poster • Ketchikan, Alaska

A popular port in Alaska, Ketchikan was founded on salmon canneries and logging. The logging business is gone and has been replaced with tourism but salmon fishing is still big business. Don’t pass up the opportunity to bring home some canned or smoked salmon. These giclée prints will soon be available in several sizes andContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster • Ketchikan, Alaska”

Todays Featured Poster • Bangkok’s Golden Buddha

The Golden Sitting Buddha is located in the Wat Pho Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand. The temple is located on the Grand Palace grounds right in the middle of the city. At over two million square feet the Grand Palace grounds could arguably be called the birthplace of Siam (now Thailand) as a kingdom. WhileContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster • Bangkok’s Golden Buddha”

Todays Featured Poster • The Pebble Beach Cyprus

The Lone Cypress above is a Monterey cypress tree located in Pebble Beach, California. Standing atop a granite headland overlooking Carmel Bay, the tree has become an icon and has been called one of the most photographed trees in North America. This lone cypress is part of two original stands of trees that are nowContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster • The Pebble Beach Cyprus”

Todays Featured Poster • French Polynesia

They are called the Society Islands and are an archipelago located in the South Pacific Ocean. Politically, they are part of French Polynesia, an overseas part of the French Republic. Geographically, they include Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea and over a dozen smaller islands. The island is also spelled Moʻorea from the Tahitian word meaning “yellowContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster • French Polynesia”

Visiting Arches National Park

There are almost a dozen national parks, state parks and scenic drives within a short distance of the small town of Moab, Utah. The town is only 24 miles south down State Highway 191 from Interstate 70. The most popular park in that area is Arches National Park with its entrance only four miles outsideContinue reading “Visiting Arches National Park”

Making Use Of Our Location Maps

Most of The Intentional Traveler’s destination articles provide custom created Google Maps showing the locations of major points of interest, public transportation with nearby destinations, cruise piers or tender docks and good shopping sites. We switched to this approach a year ago and have also been updating older posts. Want to transfer these custom GoogleContinue reading “Making Use Of Our Location Maps”