The AARP travel editor asked me to come up with activities (and meals) under $15. Recommendations go for young, not-so-young, and family groups alike.
This summer, the Frugal Traveler drove from Louisiana to North Dakota, crossing into a number of states for the first time. What did he discover? Some lessons from the road.
Nearing the end of his summer road trip, the Frugal Traveler stops in Minnesota where he sits runway-side for a fashion show and catches his first demolition derby.
Reaching South Dakota in time for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the Frugal Traveler samples a bit of biker culture, hits tourist highlights and discovers what remote really means.
Whether nibbling on zucchini or gripping a pork tenderloin sandwich, the Frugal Traveler finds a bounty of cheap eats in the state.
In Part 3 of his summer road trip, the Frugal Traveler hops between Missouri and Arkansas, dropping in on a fiddle jam, sipping spirits and tuning into the region’s relaxed groove.
Part 2 of the Frugal Traveler’s summer road trip takes him to Memphis, where he searches for the tacky and the tasty while (generally) trying to avoid the touristy.
On Part 1 of his summer drive through the heartland, the Frugal Traveler hits a quartet of spots, sampling some singing, dancing and pecan pie along the way.
In a twist on the cross-country road trip, Seth Kugel is driving from Louisiana to North Dakota. Problem is, he doesn’t know the territory. That’s why he needs you.
When the Frugal Traveler spends the day with his young nephew in the Washington area, art is drawn, discussed and discovered, all for a song.