Beach Vacation

5 Best Beaches in the US

You don’t always need to look for your passport validity and spend your years of savings to go on a beach vacation. Yes, there are scores of the best beaches in the US. Spread from West to Southwest along the Pacific Ocean shoreline to East and Southeast along the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Picking a local spot, means you don’t need to wait for an extended vacation like the Spring break or Christmas. Instead, a weekend is enough. Here are top vacation spots in USA if you are envisioning relaxing on clean sands and experiencing fantastic

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Sun, sand and a good book: Recommended reads for the beach | Books

The first day of summer is technically still a month away, but it sure doesn’t feel like it in Tucson.

Temperatures are already in the 100s. And with school letting out for summer vacation next week, it’s time to get away, which means it is time to find the “beach reads” table at our favorite bookstore.

Volunteers with the Tucson Festival of Books enjoy beach reads as much as everyone else, and here are some of their recommendations for the summer of ’22:

“Book Lovers” by Emily Henry. For the third straight summer, Emily

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Family vacation turns tragic when Jersey Shore sand collapse kills 18-year-old, mom says

The mother of an 18-year-old killed after he was trapped with his sister in a sand collapse on a Toms River, New Jersey, beach Tuesday says she is finding comfort in her religion and in the rescuers who tried frantically to rescue her son.

“We had lots of people trying to help and we’re very grateful for that,” Angela Caverly told NJ Advance Media on Wednesday. “We know he’s with Jesus and smiling down on us.”

Levi Caverly, 18, and his 17-year-old sister were digging a deep hole in the sand with Frisbees shortly after 4 p.m. near Seaview Roaad

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Set up your smart home for when you go on vacation

Smart home devices aren’t just useful while you’re around the home or out and about—they can also help when you’re away on vacation, whether it’s keeping an eye on your property or stopping your water pipes from freezing over.

But you don’t necessarily want to leave your smart home devices configured in the normal way if you’re going to be away for an extended period of time. There are special options and modes available specifically for those times when you’re taking a trip.

Smart heating

Part of the appeal of installing a smart thermostat or heating system is that you

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