Quebec Canada

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Quebec, Canada By Kathy Witt  “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” -Travel memoirist Henry Miller Each year Quebec throws an enormous party with its Winter Carnival, one of the largest in the world. Headlined by the International Snow Sculpture Competition, this tradition-rich festival, planned for Jan. 29 to Feb. 14, 2016, features ice-canoe races, ice bars,...

White Castle, LA

Winter Wonderland Bucket ListBy Kathy WittCelebrating classic Cajun and Creole traditions, the American Queen ties up near Nottoway Plantation in White Castle, La., just in time for the dramatic illumination of bonfires on the levee that guides Papa Noel on his journey. Be greeted by strolling carolers in St. Francisville. Find something for everyone on your list among the...

Traverse City

Winter Wonderland Bucket ListBy Kathy WittTwo words: Traverse City. This northern Michigan gem is stone-cold gorgeous in wintertime, its wooded trails blanketed in snow, just waiting for cross-country skiers to put down tracks. Sure, some places have higher hills, others have a glitzier profile, but TC has an enormous range of winter recreation – indoors and out – plus...