| Jun 28, 2010
| 1:04 PM
Rent or Charter
Rent a boat right on Lake Michigan. For an hour or an entire day. Boat rental companies will sometimes offer specials to encourage business. Not to mention, if you grab a group of friends or family you can split the cost and pack your...
| Jun 13, 2010
Like so many other Sacramento families, Steve and Becky Pop are trying to figure out how to finance a summer trip, this year. But their trip isn't a vacation, it's travel to Minnesota for what they hope will be a "life-extending" treatment for their six-...
| Jun 10, 2010
| 2:00 AM
Advertisers declare that the start of summer is Memorial Day, but parents and children know that it doesn't really begin until the day after school is dismissed for summer break.
Some of the parents I've talked to have lots of things planned to keep...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 1:21 PM
- Shaheem Abrahams is a South African native
- He and his family will spend 5 weeks in South Africa
- Abrahams was a victim of apartheid as a youth
Shaheem Abrahams never imagined that his native South Africa would host the World Cup....
| May 29, 2010
It takes a village to raise a child, and at least as many to entertain one on an airplane. With that in mind, Nina Willdorf, editor in chief of Budget Travel, collected travel advice from her readers for a handy new book, "The Smart Family's Passport: 350...
| May 25, 2010
With the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaching you may be heading out of town soon. If you're flying - beware. Some airlines are increasing ticket prices by adding a surcharge for peak travel days.
So what day is that?
39 News checked it out and...
| May 14, 2010
It's an honor for Tacoma police officer Mark "Muddy" Waters to spend long hours standing guard at the National Law Enforcement Memorial Wall.
He knew three of the Lakewood officers murdered last year, and Pierce County Deputy Kent Mundell who was...
| May 19, 2010
| 7:32 AM
Scott Wilson, Director of Instruction
Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa
12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
What do first time golfers need to think about before teeing off?
Clothing (needs to be...
| May 18, 2010
| 11:00 AM
When I was a child, camping in style meant sleeping in a trailer and not having to use a flashlight to find the bathroom. Today, the great outdoors is filled with everything from inflatable bounce pillows to cappuccino carts and Wi-Fi.
I remember camping...
| May 9, 2010
Every so often I experience a genuine "oh my gosh" moment. In Africa, I rounded a bend and came face to face with a large male lion. In Wyoming, driving south from Yellowstone, I rounded a curve and saw the Tetons rising majestically from the valley...
| May 6, 2010
How about planning a little plastic surgery or other medical treatment on the cheap into your next family vacation? Call it medical tourism and possibly the next big trend for those who want to look or feel better and save money too.
The basic idea...
| May 5, 2010
| 2:17 PM
Jim Reed is recognized as one of the world's most accomplished weather photographers for his one-of-a-kind images of America's changing climate. A veteran full-time storm chaser, Jim has spent nearly two decades documenting almost every type of...