Welcome to McCool Travel

McCool Travel helps people save money, time, and stress on every trip—and become happier and smarter travelers.

Charles McCool and US Gulf Coast sunset

Our travel specialities include road trips, cruisestravel skills how-to travel better topics, and US Gulf Coast (including Florida, Coastal Mississippi, Alabama Beaches, Louisiana Gulf Coast, Texas Gulf Coast).

We love relaxed luxury lodging, Florida road trips, and travel hacks. But also nearly everything about travel.

Perhaps most, we love empowering people to become better travelers. Because we all can always have more fun on our trips and improve our travel skills. Right?


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Do you get frustrated, jealous, or intimidated when learning someone else paid less or even traveled for free?

Are you overwhelmed by travel options? Ever had a bad vacation and think it is easier just to put the kids in summer camp?

We have been there and understand your feelings. We focus on supporting, teaching, and empowering people to be happy travelers.

Start your journey today and be a travel hero to your family, friends, and yourself!


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About Charles McCool and McCool Travel

McCool Travel is your source for cool, happy, and fun travel!

Charles McCool of McCool Travel speaking about happy travel

Charles McCool shows travelers how to increase travel happiness and reduce stress on every trip. For over twenty years, I have helped empower Happy Travelers through my articles, book, classes, and talks. My travels have taken me to all 50 states in the USA, to several dozen countries, and to six continents.

My travel tips and advice has been published in hundreds of outlets including USA Today, TripAdvisor, Univision, Huffington Post, Forbes, Travelocity, Orbitz, and Condé Nast.

McCool Travel reaches active and passionate travelers throughout the world and works with destinations and travel brands to promote fun and unique travel experiences to highly engaged audiences.

Our travel specialties include road trips, US Gulf Coast (including Florida, Coastal Mississippi, Alabama Beaches, Louisiana Gulf Coast, Texas Gulf Coast), cruises, and travel skills topics (save money, time, and stress on every trip!).