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.
Tag Archives: USA
Frugal Traveler: What I Learned Driving Through the Heartland
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.
Frugal Traveler: From Fashion to Crashing at County Fairs
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.
Frugal Traveler: Motorcycles, Memorials and the Middle of Nowhere
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.
Frugal Traveler: Eating in Iowa — Farm-Fresh, Fried and Frugal
Whether nibbling on zucchini or gripping a pork tenderloin sandwich, the Frugal Traveler finds a bounty of cheap eats in the state.
Frugal Traveler: Music and Moonshine in the Mellow Ozarks
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.
Frugal Traveler: Memphis on the Cheap: Elvis, Barbecue and Basebal
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.
Frugal Traveler: In Louisiana, Four Stops to Start a Road Trip
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.
Frugal Traveler: Help the Frugal Traveler Explore the Heartland
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.
Frugal Traveler: In Washington, Art and the 6-Year-Old
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.