A look back at some of Florida’s historic hotels — the most magnificent resort hotels of the Victorian era, and where — and if — they stand now.
See scenes from the San Diego’s World’s Fair – a venue with gorgeous scenic beauty in a matchless climate – that took place from 1915 to 1917.
As you can see from these Vintage Coney Island photos & postcards, This beach area just outside New York City was one of the most popular resorts in the United States.
The A-frame house design is a tried and true style, and was especially popular for second homes and vacation cabins in the ’60s. See several retro A-frames here!
After World War II, when the railroad companies had to transport troops around the country, they upgraded the service. Here’s a look back at some of what the railroads were offering to entice passengers back in the late 1940s.
Take a little 60-year leap back in time, and see how San Francisco looked back in 1955 in this video homage to the city by the bay.
Wherever you look today, electric service makes good things possible. Imagine what it’ll do for you tomorrow. Maybe there will be flying cars – or even flying campers that can plug in for recharging.
The 1957 Ford station wagon gives you more of what you want in a wagon… and for less money. The nine-passenger Country Sedan measures over 17 feet long.
Pacific Southwest Airlines executives ‘appreciate beauty and grace in women and, what’s most important, they don’t mind admitting that we are the ones who make them look good.’ Yep, it was the ’60s.
California — particularly Los Angeles — is notorious for having awful traffic — but as this video from the ’50s will prove, that bumper-to-bumper freeway crawl is nothing new.
The Homarina beach cabin provides secure boat storage, over 400 square feet of comfortable, practical leisure living space, plus a large deck right at water’s edge.
A touch of Old Japan, added to the occidental comforts and convenience you’ve come to expect — that’s this charming summer teahouse vacation home design from 1960.
The doors of New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, a 36-year-old internationally-known institution, closed May 1, 1929. Noisy wreckers will clank in to tear it down. The old generation passes with a sigh. The new era enters with a roar.
Owney, the world’s most popular dog has traveled almost around the globe. He made the journey around the world all alone and with only a tag about his neck — and found friends everywhere. Here’s the story!
The Dorothy Dot “Around the World” paper doll series ran in newspapers (such as the Los Angeles Herald and Salt Lake Tribune) in 1909. As much as some
Los Angeles in the ’50s Take a retro peek back at the Los Angeles area of yesteryear! In addition to the huge cars (plus the
Bringing you the finest in family entertainment, Disneyland is reaching for the stars like never before!
The old steamship City of Chester sank just inside the Golden Gate in the San Francisco Bay – but she was rediscovered more than 100 years later.
The charm of vacationing in New York — the ideal place for a summer resort — lies in the unrivaled transportation facilities of the great seaport.
As incredible as it is, the first-person account below, written by polar explorer Ernest Shackleton, is really just the beginning of his story. In 1914,
Visit New Mexico Where does one vacation give you all this? Only in the state of New Mexico! Exciting as a foreign land! Comfortable
On a clear, unseasonably hot morning on September 25, 1978, residents of San Diego’s North Park neighborhood were getting their days underway — not realizing they
The fun is in the water when you plan an action-packed vacation in Arkansas! Best fishing in the world, you know… plus plenty of fun for the whole family!
Shower for the traveling bride Here is a clever suggestion for the hostess to the bride-to-be, whose honeymoon will include a trip abroad. A pretty
First entering service with Eastern Air Lines in 1959, the Lockheed L-188 Electra was a leap forward in airline technology when it appeared. But the planes had a fatal flaw.
Here’s some insight into the auto industry from the very early days, where cars didn’t come with too many “extras” — like flower vases and
If the past foretells the future, and present trends point the way, many millions will live to see peace, prosperity, health, longer life and greater luxuries than ever were known. A woman may be President!
Now you and your family can enjoy the finest in rail travel — all its comforts and conveniences… Now there’s no need to drive your car for economy’s sake. No need to fight traffic, to worry about where to stay overnight.
Carowinds food, shopping & show guide Shopping Info! Be sure to include shopping in your Carowinds visit! You’ll discover over 35 shops throughout the
You can fly Boeing jetliners to 135 cities in 70 countries, over the routes of these famous airlines. All continents, all sections of the globe are included.
Introducing America’s most sumptuous hotel: The Beverly Hilton Synonymous with the gracious living of Beverly Hills, the magnificent new Beverly Hilton is the most recent member
Greetings from California visitor postcard Retro ’40s postcard: Greetings from San Francisco, California Main scene of Fisherman’s Wharf “When the Golden Gate is golden”, San
Cruise or fish or relax along Florida’s waterways (1957) Old Florida fun in 1957 MORE: See old Florida hotels & historic resorts: Trip back to
In the fifties, flying on a passenger airplane was a big deal. You would receive farewell cards, dress up to travel, and once you were
This is Mississippi Meet the Mississippi you haven’t heard about… Seventeen state parks fully-equipped for every outdoor pleasure… six giant reservoir water playgrounds… lovely, serene historic
Carol Highsmith is a talented and prolific photographer, who donated more than 100,000 photographs to the US Library of Congress. Her collection features pictures taken
Baker returns from exposition Rode Indian motorcycle out there and back with R C O’Brien Goodyear tire had original air in it to Coast and
Vacation on the uncrowded beaches of Oregon… Four hundred miles of free uncrowded beaches and magnificent shoreline! Paralelling its entire length is America’s most beautiful