Risk Management

Posted by Ashley Ricks in Travel Thoughts on November 10, 2017

 
 

It’s funny how being a parent changes your perspective. I did a lot of traveling when I was young and single, both for my work here at the magazine and for fun in my personal time. And during those years, I did a number of things that were perhaps dangerous — or at least ill advised…

 
 

Known for its central location as the “Heart of Georgia”, Macon is an engaging and welcoming city that invites you to stop and explore. Steeped in history and culture, Macon has over 50 historic homes. The Hay House is one of Macon’s most distinguished structures, built from 1855 to 1859 in the Italian Renaissance Revival…

 
 

Give your group the gift of a holiday getaway unlike any other. A trip to a city full of original traditions and dinner cruises, joyous celebrations of the arts and dance, racing reindeer and a certain spirit that’s guaranteed to put your group in jolliest of holiday spirits. Spread a little cheer by experiencing everything…

 
 

Minnesota boasts a boatful of great inventions and beloved products that have been woven into American life for generations. Get the inside story visiting museums and factory tours devoted to the North Star state’s best-known creations. Faribault Woolen Mill kept World War II soldiers warm with blankets they’ve been producing since 1865. Production peaked in…

 
Brian Jewell

No Happy Accidents

Posted by Brian Jewell in Travel Thoughts on October 05, 2017

 
 

Nothing amazing happens by accident. Sure, there are sometimes unexpected events that lead to happy outcomes or coincidences that result in pleasant surprises. But anytime you buy, experience or participate in something that leaves you impressed, you can be sure a lot of thought, planning and hard work went into that success, maybe a lot…

 
 

With a rich history and natural beauty, Natchez is a premier cultural tourism destination offering the attractions of a small city: shopping, nightlife and a walkable historic downtown. Our city has something for everyone with one of the largest collections of historic buildings in the country, breathtaking scenery, outdoor adventures, fascinating stories and our legendary…

 
 

Local isn’t a buzzword in Milwaukee – it’s just how we live. A vibrant urban destination on the shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee has always been a city with a do-it-yourself attitude. It’s no surprise that iconic companies like Miller Brewing Company and Harley-Davidson started here and still call the city home, along with hundreds…

 
 

The Outlets at Tejon is excited to introduce a number of wonderful features to the already stellar shopping destination. Camp Tejon is now open! This fun play area has a climbable tower structure and slide located inside the Hacienda Food Court where families can take a reprieve from a day of shopping. Beat the heat!…

 
 

Just south of Atlanta, Macon offers first class venues, including the 120,000 sq ft Macon Centreplex, and 5,000 sleeping rooms to fit any budget.  Macon has five distinct meeting clusters that are particularly suited for hosting reunions, training, and corporate meetings in vibrant areas of the city.  Host memorable offsite functions in historic homes, interactive…

 
 

We asked our staff, “What items or experiences do you splurge on when you travel?” Find out what travel items are worth blowing the budget over with their responses.   “In our most recent travels, our family has been splurging on nicer rooms at better hotels. Since we have young kids, we like getting a…