Articles by Courtney Scott

Save On Summer Travel With Packages (And 4 Other Ways To Save)

When it comes to summer escapes, more people are looking for ways to get the most out of their travel dollar. With that goal... more

How To: 6 Steps to a Splendid Weekend in Miami, Florida

It's only January and we have already been hit with heavy snow, blizzard conditions and freezing temperatures from Dallas,... more

Cheap Things to Do in Miami This Weekend (VIDEO)

January is the perfect month to escape the cold and snow for a long weekend in the sun. And with cheap flights, chic hotels,... more

St. John’s Best Beaches

On St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, one beach is more beautiful than then next.  All of the beaches are free and... more

15 Reasons to Plan a Long Weekend in Miami

Think Miami is just beaches and bikinis?  Think again.  The Roaming Gnome just spent a long weekend in the sunshine-y city... more

Follow The Roaming Gnome as he Heats up Winter in Miami

The best way to recover from the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving vacation, is to take another vacation; preferably... more

The Roaming Gnome’s Top 5 Asheville Breweries for a Weekend Beer Tour

Whether you’re a casual beer lover or a raving hophead then you belong in Asheville, NC.  The artsy mountain town has... more

The Gnome Guide to Rambling Austin

The Roaming Gnome just returned from a week gallivanting around Austin, Texas with awesome hosts Do512. While there, Do512... more

The Roaming Gnome’s Guide: Best Tacos in Austin, Texas

The Roaming Gnome is currently traipsing about Austin, Texas! He’s hit up the first weekend of the ACL festival and is... more

Follow These 4 Spirit Trails This Fall – Beer, Wine, Bourbon & Tequila

You've all heard of a booze cruise, but what about a spirit trail?  From bourbon to beer, wine to tequila, these spirits... more

How to Pack for a Month in Carry-On Luggage

How to pack?  What to pack?  What to pack in? The packing dilemma continues to be a big one, and everyone has adopted... more

Five Michigan Golf Courses to Experience This Weekend

Over the past three decades, Michigan has grown to become one of America’s premier summer golf destinations, drawing... more

5 Awesome Roadside Attractions

From iconic to sporty to just plain quirky, our Senior Editor, Courtney Scott shares her picks for this summer's must-see... more

Jetpacking – One of the best things to do in St. Thomas

As water sports go, I've done most of them. But none have given me as great an adrenaline rush as jetpacking.  In a... more

Top 5 Budget Hotels at Walt Disney World

This week I'm happy to share our first guest blog post from our 2013 Disney Parks Moms Panel blogger, Amanda Ficili. So,... more

How to Plan the Perfect Summer Picnic in Dallas, Texas

I'm a sucker for a good summer picnic, especially an urban picnic in the heart of a city. Here's my guide to the perfect... more

Travel for Good – Volunteering to Help NYC’s Cats and Dogs

Travel is a gift, and it comes with the responsibility of giving back along the way.  So every place that I travel with... more

Five Perks of All-Inclusive Hotels

While all-inclusive hotels are not for every traveler, when it comes to convenience and great value, the pros far out-weigh... more

Watch Out for These Travel Scams

Travelers beware, you are a prime target for scammers and con artists who want your money, your luggage, even your identity.... more

How to Plan a Successful Family Vacation

Family travel can be tricky, especially when family members have diverse hobbies and tastes.  Multi-generational travel... more

Five Retreats For You and Your Sweets

Valentine's Day is the day of love, but that doesn't mean you should restrict your romance to one day a year.  The world is... more

Travelocity’s Top Four Romantic Vacations for Valentine’s Day

Roses and chocolate are a sure bet for Valentine's Day, but if you really want to up the ante why not surprise your... more

Cruising’s Top 10 Best Shore Excursions of 2013

Welcome to wave season, when most of the major cruise lines slash cruise prices to insanely good deals, like up to... more

Four Ski Deals to Jump On

If you've made a New Year's Resolution to be more active in 2013, then a ski vacation should be in your future!  I tracked... more

Tom Staggs on Disney’s New Fantasyland & His Travel Bucket List

As New Fantasyland -- the largest and most enchanting expansion in Magic Kingdom history -- officially opened to Disney fans... more

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