When you buy or lease a new vehicle, it’s not just about the monthly payments. The vehicle’s safety rating should be at the top of your list, since that impacts more than just safety – including insurance costs and resale value. Here are the top-rated 2022 vehicles for safety, according to NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Rooms With a Boo: Stay in one of these historic hotels, where some “spirited” guests may have checked out, but never leave. From a former convent to hotels adjacent to battlegrounds and one that was once a morgue, many of these hotels report that former guests or former owners haunt the halls long after they have checked out, and that current guests have seen them.
During Hispanic Heritage Month, or any time, you can discover the rich and historic connection between national parks and historic sites and Hispanic/Latinx heritage. And there’s always the opportunity to take a hike, watch wildlife, enjoy a picture perfect sunset, learn about the intersection of national parks, conservation and recreation with Park Rangers.
Squaw Valley, home of the 1960 Winter Olympics, is no more. Its new name is Palisades Tahoe, and it newly incorporates the adjoining ski/snowboard resort, which is no longer known as Alpine Meadows. The name change is the latest in a wave of rebranding of names which insult our Native American tribes, including renaming major sports teams.
The tourists have gone home, the kids have gone back to school, sweltering temperatures have tamed to tolerable levels, and hotels have reduced their peak summer rates. It’s an ideal time to enjoy the crisp autumn air and the technicolor palette that Mother Nature serves up each autumn. Here are my favorite places in the USA and Canada and for a fall getaway.