It's unclear why this Southern settlement decided to name their city after a New York war hero, though the fact that several of the settlement's original founders hailed from New England may have played some role in the decision-making. There are many more interesting things about Alabama. Let TravelKatz create a southern-charming Alabama Vacation Package for you.
In 1880, prospectors Harris and Juneau relied on a local Indian chief to guide them to the mouth of Gold Creek, where they discovered gold. Read more about our 49th State and let TravelKatz plan an Alaska Vacation Package that includes a tour of Denali!
With over 1.5 million people, Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million. The Phoenix metropolitan area, known as the Valley of the Sun includes the cities of Scottsdale, Glendale, Tempe, and Mesa. The area has experience an explosive growth over the last decade. Couple this amazing city with a tour of the Grand Canyon and you'll have an Arizona Vacation Package that is the best!
Little Rock is the capital of Arkansas. It was incorporated on November 7, 1831, on the south bank of the Arkansas River close to the geographic center of the state. The city derives its name from a rock formation along the river, named by the French in the 1720s. The capital was moved to Little Rock in 1821. The city is the largest in the state.
Discover Sydney's Bondi Beach then encounter indigenous culture and native wildlife in the Blue Mountains. This is not the typical trip in Australia. Out of Sydney we are heading west instead of north. We will be passing thru some beautiful country to the Blue Mountains; where we will see some unusual and wonderful wildlife.
This popular 9-day Britain tour offers you the best of this great land. You'll have amazing experiences and see the fascinating sights as you travel from London to Edinburgh and back to London. History buffs will be delighted in seeing mysterious, prehistoric Stonehenge, the Roman Baths in Bath, constructed around 70 AD; Chester, one of Britain's best cities for archaeological and architectural treasures; Edinburgh, home to many Scottish monarchs, including Queen Margaret; and York, England's most complete medieval city with its cobbled streets and the magnificent York Minister. Enjoy visiting Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon; Abbotsford House, home of Sir Walter Scott; Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth; and Cambridge. But that's not all…we have also arranged special, out-of-the-ordinary experiences for you.
Sacramento became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John Sutter, Sr., his son John Augustus Sutter, Jr., and James W. Marshall. Sacramento grew quickly thanks to the protection of Sutter's Fort, which was established by Sutter in 1839. You've heard of Sutter's Home Wine? Let's go on a culinary/wine tasting tour with your next California Vacation Package planned by TravelKatz.
Experience the West by Rail! This train journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer takes you to the stunning mountain towns of Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff, including a trip to the Columbia Icefields and a helicopter tour through the soaring peaks of the Rockies.