Here are some of my recent articles for the Chicago Tribune Travel section:
I added a little minor league baseball to a college-visit trip to Nashville, Asheville and Durham, creating a memorable father-son road trip. You can read it here.
Southern Rhode Island is often overlooked amid other popular New England destinations. But it offers everything one could want from a lazy beach vacation, without the hassles and crowds of more popular spots. Here’s my love-letter to fresh oysters, sandy beaches, and happy hours on the lawn.
Two Lake Michigan ferries offer relaxing alternatives for travelers looking to get from one side of this great lake to the other. I’ve taken both many times, and offer thoughts on both the Milwaukee to Muskegon, Michigan high-speed boat, and the slower-but-cooler Manitowoc, Wisconsin to Ludington, Michigan boat.