Tag Archives: North America

things to do in Torrance California. Article and photo by Charles McCool for McCool Travel

Fun Things to Do in Torrance California

Please enjoy this McCool Travel summary of cool, happy, and fun things to do in Torrance California. Torrance is home to some amazing museums, hundreds of restaurants, and a magnificent stretch of California beach that is the beginning of The Strand. Torrance High School just turned 100 years old this year and serves as the […]

Malibu beach, near Conejo Valley

Cool Things to Do in Conejo Valley California

Please enjoy this McCool Travel look at some fun, happy, and cool things to do in Conejo Valley California. The Conejo Valley region includes Thousand Oaks and Agoura Hills and it is a short distance to the glorious Malibu beaches and Hollywood—the movie capital of the world. Conejo Valley is home to amazing hiking and natural […]

8 Great Surprising Things to See in Washington DC. Article and photo by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

8 Great Surprising Things to See in Washington DC

For many people, visiting Washington DC means making sure the family sees the monuments, zipping through a White House tour, then heading off to Philadelphia or Williamsburg. I have lived near USA’s capital city for over 20 years, so Expedia.com asked me to share some of my favorite, surprising things to see in Washington DC. 8 […]

things to do in Tualatin Valley Oregon. Article and photo by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

Fun Things to Do in Tualatin Valley Oregon

Please enjoy this McCool Travel look at some fun things to do in Tualatin Valley. Tualatin Valley Oregon has something for everyone. Washington County encompasses Tualatin Valley and boasts great wine, outdoor activities, eclectic food, exciting festivals and events, oh, and it is also home to Nike. Washington County Visitor’s Association hosted Julie and I, to discover […]

things to do in Napa California. Article and photo by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

Cool Things to Do in Napa California

Please enjoy this McCool Travel look at some cool things to do in Napa California. Downtown Napa recently hosted me (and other travel writers) in order to discover and explore things to do in Napa and share my findings with the McCool Travel network. Cool Things To Do in Napa California Getting to Napa California Downtown […]

Smith Fork Ranch, Colorado: Credit Philip Van Nostrand Photography. digital detox

Travel Happy at These No-Tech Destinations

U.S. Travel Association reports that over half of US workers did not use all of their vacation days last year. In total, 222 million vacation days remained unredeemed last year. Here at McCool Travel, we like to create Happy Travelers and help solve this perplexing problem of people not taking their allotted and earned vacation time. Even when people do take […]

things to do in Gulf Shores Alabama. Article and photo by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

Cool Things to Do in Gulf Shores Alabama

Please enjoy this McCool Travel look at some cool things do in Gulf Shores Alabama and along the Alabama beaches. Between visits to Louisiana (Lake Charles and Houma) and Florida (Naples and South Florida), Gulf Shores Alabama hosted us for three wonderful days. We visited many attractions, ate memorable meals, and even encountered wild predators […]