Review of Ukiah Quality Inn. Location: 1050 S State St, Ukiah, CA 95482. This is a review of my guest stay and the hotel stays of other guests who reported their reviews on the Quality Inn website.
Never learned to build a fire? Learn how to build a fire at camp. Campfire building tips, do's and don'ts. Types of campfires. The things you need to build a fire.
A primitive campground at Lake Mendocino offers the bare essentials. Looking for a low-budget camping choice near Lake Mendocino and near Ukiah? Chekaka Campground offers a simple, cheap campsite.
Attractions and amenities at MacKerricher State Park. Camping near Fort Bragg. A California coastal campground with something for everyone. Fishing, camping, hiking, beach going at MacKerricher SP.
Want to go camping with children? Make camping with kids simple with this checklist and a few pre-trip steps to make it fun and stress free! Enjoy camp with the kids. Make camping with children easy.
If a vacation is planned with kids but the ex says no, fights with you over it, freaks out, or goes crazy, here are some steps to get the ex on the same page as you. Vacation planning - with an ex!
Fishing and camping at Lake Sonoma. Hunting, hiking, boating, and day visits at Lake Sonoma. Playgrounds and a dog park, nearby area attractions, annual events, fish hatchery, and more.
As far as Ukiah hotels go, Discover Inn does not make the grade. They lack on nearly all fronts. Poor service, inoperable doors, rooms lacking microwaves, not accommodating service dogs.
The nearest free campsites to Ukiah, California are managed by the BLM. BLM campsites are free campsites. Where is the nearest free campground outside of Ukiah? What is there to do at the free camp?
Where is Camp Bu-Shay? What can you do there? What fishing options are at Bu-Shay Campground? Camping near Lake Mendocino. Camping north of San Francisco. Child friendly and dog friendly camping.
What is at Lake Mendocino? Where is Lake Mendocino? What are the campgrounds like at Lake Mendocino? How many campgrounds are there? What kinds of animals and fish are at Lake Mendocino?
An overview of the wine country includes the counties of Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino.
Take a look at visiting Mendocino County vineyards.
Napa Valley is a wealth of culture and history for the wine lover and foodie in a small town, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities.
A simple list of what to include in a kid's bathroom toiletry kit. Keep it ready for the road or use it for overnights with grandparents. A bathroom bag can help a child freshen up after sports.
From DC monuments to local public golf and swim, the East Potomac Park has offerings from physical exercise locations to tour sites of famed founding fathers.
How did the Thomas Jefferson library end up at the Library of Congress? Was the Jefferson library a donation or did he sell it? What is in the Jefferson library? Why is it important to us?
Learn about the Battle of Bull Run. Also known as the Battle of Manassas, learn what occurred at this historic Civil War site. What generals led the forces at the Battle of Bull Run? Who won?
Must see in DC. What to do in Washington DC. Monuments, memorials, museums and the White House. Best things to see in DC. Free things to do. Parking tips.
Enjoy free performances at the National Theater. Learn about the ghost that haunts the National Theater. An understanding of the layout of the National Theater.
A review of the Holiday Inn Express in Oroville, California. Mid-level hotel choice with a full breakfast, indoor pool, exercise room, and business center in Oroville, California.
Things to do in Santa Rosa. Weather in Santa Rosa. Santa Rosa is an attractive city north of San Francisco. Learn about Stringfellow's hometown. Places in Stringfellow's song "Santa Rosa" highlighted.
The backstory on Guy Fieri. Dining review of Johnny Garlic's. What they get right and what they get wrong at Johnny Garlic's in Windsor, California.
Monkey brains, pig feet, live octopus and other strange foods people eat. What weird foods are eaten around the world. See odd food like scorpion, guts and snake to eat. List of weird food.
A travel story of a hotel full of roaches. Learn what to do about roach infestation. Tips to take care of cockroaches in your hotel room. Roach facts. How to kill roaches. How roaches get in hotels
Be ready with this travel list when going on road trip. Enjoy answering the call of the open road in a prepared way. Have more fun and less stress with these tips to road travel.
Southern states of the USA listed. A review of Southern culture. This overview of the South has links to Southern States and Southern annual events.
Explore where Texas Hill Country is located. Offering hikes, shooting ranges, fishing, wildlife viewing, and watering holes, Hill Country is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. State camp and shops listed.
Take a train excursion through the Southwest! Train travel through 12 days of historic sites and national parks or take a day trip by train. Or take a railroad excursion just for the day! Toot-toot!
Possibly the best botanic gardens in the USA. A bird watchers paradise, an on-site education program and playground is at this green institution. Concerts and art events hosted among the flowers.
Learn Navajo origin story of Monument Valley, about the Monument Valley Visitor Center, & where where Monument Valley is. Learn tour options and about the annual balloon fest. Hotel options listed.
Enjoy Las Vegas for free or almost free. Free shows listed. Free lodging ideas. Free convention visits. Free visits to the Grand Canyon or Hoover Dam.
Take a trip to the Southwest. Cultural and historical information on the area and a list of exciting and enjoyable activities to take during any time of year.
Travel to Vienna, the Vienna Card explained, and hotel locations near the airport and in the heart of Vienna plus the story of the Sacher Torte. Things to do in Vienna and curious cultural facts.
Plan a honeymoon to remember. Top honeymoon locations in Europe, North America, and Polynesia. Experience an island honeymoon or a European honeymoon. Arctic lovers honeymoon at the Ice Hotel!
Take a break from Miami heat and enjoy the nearby attractions of the Everglades, Fort Lauderdale and Naples... and a little history on that famous place called "Kokomo."
What to see, do, eat in El Paso, Texas. Learn where Billy the Kid busted out of jail! Enjoy the Tex-Mex cuisine. See the great art and meet Native docents from the area. What El Paso has to offer!
Is Puerto Rico safe? What safety precautions should one take in Puerto Rico? Good and bad neighborhoods of Puerto Rico and safety tips while traveling are listed. Learn how to avoid being a target.
Who needs a French visa? French visa requirements explained. Schengen visa explained. Links to online application and in person application sites. How to get a tourist visa to France. Video tips.
Learn where Puerto Rico is, why you might want to go there, things to do and what types of beaches there are. Major historical points of interest listed. A 10 point video on PR facts.
Book a budget friendly cruise. Find a cruise that's right for you with these tips. Plan your cruise with some money-saving advice. Earn a free cruise. Ways to save while you are en-route cruising.
Family camps unite the family unit. Types of family camps are covered. List of church camps. Non religious camps listed. What happens at a family camp? The answers are here!
Travel liquids allowed, prohibited and guidelines for taking liquids in your carry on. TSA security procedures and warnings described.
Monuments and Museums to see in Washington, DC. Video highlighting the spy museum.
How to visit the White House. What to do to prepare for a trip to the White House. Tips on traveling to the White House for a tour.
Follow our route of the Northeastern States of the USA. Features of the Northeastern region. Unusual landmarks of the Northeastern states, including the remnants of Old Man of the Mountain, New Hampshire.
How to find hostels in North America. What a hostel is. What amenities hostels offer. Find hostels with these hostel locators and hostel finders. Learn who stay in hostels and what hostels offer.
Take a family road trip comfortably by planning ahead. Some things to consider before leaving town that will help you set your expectations.
Here is a list of what to do and what to bring before a long flight. Tips to avoid getting sick mid flight. The long-flight checklist.
Vacation ideas for any kind of family. Plan your summer vacation. Summer vacation ideas and planning guide.
How to couch surf or and the best known websites to use to do so. The pros and cons of sofa surfing and the safety precautions to take when using this kind of travel accommodation.
What to do if you're stuck at the airport. Ways to pass the time and find entertainment during a layover.
Introduction to caving, or spelunking. What to bring, what is involved, and who to bring with you when you cave.
Enjoying a day on the water with family takes more than renting or buying a vessel. You need to know what you're doing to take the work out of the equation. Tips for newbies on enjoying boating with family.
What types of different tents are available to purchase? What type of tent do you need? Tent answers. Tent examples. How to choose a tent.
Review of Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island at Disneyland. A glimpse of wildlife present at the park and at Pirate's Lair.
A review of the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage at Disneyland. Background on the old ride, the new ride and the film.
Great ways to prep for that trip in order to enjoy it. Road trip advice and suggestions on what to do before you even leave town.
3 very different California beach towns are highlighted - Mendocino, Santa Monica, and Venice. Beach towns for Christmas. Celebrate Christmas in an unconventional way - go to the beach!
See the Grand Canyon from the Skywalk - an amazing walk on a see-through bridge past the edge and on an extension over the edge of the Canyon in Hualapi Tribal Land. How the Skywalk was built. Information on the means and fees to visit it.
Want to travel on your own and you're under 18 years of age? Here are some ways to travel as a minor.
Steps and requirements for a US Passport. How to get a passport - fast! What you need for a minor's passport. Link to apply online for a passport.
Learn the 3 fold for a blazer: the vertical fold, the dress shirt fold and the popular inside-out fold.
Tips to travel alone. Ways for travelers to prepare to travel alone, to make friends in other countries, and to dine alone.
The top places to go for Christmas. Christmas travel spots to enjoy. Top 4 world Christmas trips to take.
Learn lesser known locations of major germs and what to do to stay healthy when traveling. A doctor advises on travel health steps (video).
A step by step process on how to use the law of attraction ("the secret") to attract more money into your life.
What is international travel? Why is international travel important? Find out here!
Ways to set aside money for a family vacation. Links to budget friendly family trips. Discount travel pointers. Travel scam warnings.
Budget air travel tips. Which day is cheaper to book on? Which days are cheaper to travel on? Unknown travel tips to help you plan and save..
Parenting techniques that work and are time-tested. The top ways to create structure for children of all ages.
One Day In Manhattan. Explore this famous part of New York by hitting the highlights and keeping it affordable. Ellis and Island and Statue of Liberty tours - the real deal.
Travel spots in untouched Wyoming. The nature and people of Wyoming. The amazing volume of wild animals available to see in Wyoming.
The best experience you can have at Niagara Falls. How to experience Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls precautions. Best view of Niagara Falls.
Why and how the witches in Salem and other areas were killed. How they died and how their deaths benefited our modern society as a result.
Historic Boston and historic Charleston Harbor - a quick look at what awaits you in Boston, including the USS Constitution (oldest Naval vessel afloat and in use from the 1700s), Bunker Hill Monument and the Freedom Trail. What can be seen in one day.
Jamestown and Yorktown National Parks for only $10 (fee for both parks) per adult (over age 15 yrs). Things to do in Jamestown and Yorktown. See Yorktown battlefields. Experience Jamestown settlement.
The only local government ever overthrown in the United States because of racial prejudice and mass murder in Wilmington, NC. Wilmington today. Sites to visit in Wilmington.
The good, the bad, and the ugly of the strip at Myrtle Beach. Affordable fun in Myrtle Beach. Explore Surfside Beach as an option to Myrtle Beach.
How did the Civil War start and why was Fort Sumter covered in dirt? How to see it and what's been discovered under the rubble. 151st anniversary of Ft. Sumter.
Places to visit in Georgia. Some curious facts about Georgia you may not know of and can't read about on placards. Wild horses, beach towns, and a peak at Savannah.
What to do when you're in Key West. Where the locals go. Travel spots for tourists. Info on the Conch Republic. Things to do in Key West.
Civil War history lives on - digitally! and with reenactment actors! - at these locations in Tennessee. Jackson State Capitol Museum. Vicksburg National Military Park. The Cairo Museum.
When a friend betrays you, there is more choices other than kicking your friend to the curb. Understanding friendship.
Choose your pleasure in the San Antonio area: beach, museums, dining, River Walk, Alamo, ghost tours, and more!
Music is everywhere in Nashville. There are as many Civil War sites as musical sites. What a great location to enjoy all types of music. Family friendly, Nashville is an ideal urban destination.
Delight is waiting for you in Branson, Missouri. The real surprise is that this is a true little-known oasis in the middle of the country that offers a huge selection of Vegas level fun - without the sin!
Travel by car with a baby or infant the right way. Be prepared with baby goodies and flexibility.
History of the famous shoot out at the OK Corral, in Tombstone. The Tombstone Courthouse State Park preserved for future generations. Family friendly destination.
John Mayer had granuloma. An explanation of granuloma.
Have an adventure you'll remember with swamp people. Visit the alligators in the Louisiana swamps. What does a swamp tour include? How swamp people enjoy the swamp. Some facts about alligators.
Santa Fe and Las Cruces are highlighted as travel destinations for art, nature, and history.
What to do about feet swelling due to travel. How to avoid foot swelling when traveling.
Review of bedwetting, bedwetting sources, bedwetting medications and alternative medicine as a possible solution.
Negative aspect of living in a trailer. What living in a trailer also includes that you may not have considered.
In Part 2, we exam retail savings. How to pay less for the same retail items.
In Part 1, we explore ways to pay for utilities and food. How to save on food. How to save on groceries. How to get free groceries.
How to educate your child when you are on an extended trip together. What is road schooling? How do you home school on the road? Learn about online school choices.
Travel light and fast with these key tips on carry on baggage and a short list for travelers. Photo examples of the "rolling method" of packing.
Ways to finance travel. Ways to fund travel. Unusual jobs that pay you to travel. List of travel careers. Get paid to travel and see the world.
How to be a good house guest. What to do and what not to do as a house guest. Helpful tips that ensure you will be invited back to visit and stay over again!
Things to consider when you are about to miss a flight or running through the airport.
Travel for less than others. Travel for free or at discount rates. Ask for a discount - without asking! Get a free place to stay for a night! Tips and tricks for low or no cost overnight stays.