The first skyscrapers I ever saw were in Houston, Texas, when Daddy took our family to the city for a weekend excursion, from Corpus Christi.
My sisters and I spent hours trying on dresses in a massive department store. We’d never seen an escalator and begged to ride it over and over. For lunch, we sat in school desks and ate bowls of chunky chili at the original James Coney Island.
A slight drizzle didn’t dampen our stay at the Corners Mansion in Vicksburg, Miss. The owners of the historic bed-and-breakfast (B&B) served us oatmeal cookies and let our son play the baby grand piano that was on display in the double parlor. We joined another family on the front porch to watch the sun set.
Las Vegas' attractions include a pirate extravanganza at Treasure Island.
If there was ever a city made for wheeling (or in my case scooting) around, it’s Las Vegas.