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Don’t Miss Festival of Lights at the Mission Inn during Christmas season

The Festival of Lights in Riverside, California, is an annual tradition. The Mission Inn makes a considerable effort to decorate the exterior and interior of the hotel. The festival is free for the general public and is a way to connect and give back to the community. The Mission Inn takes a whole city block, […]

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Luxurious Christmas Decor at Mission Inn creates festive mood for everyone

Mission Inn in Riverside, California, is known for its Festival of lights, which runs from the end of November to early January every year. This event is open to the general public and free to visit, enjoy, and get into the Christmas mood. The Mission Inn allows visitors to enter the hotel, where people can […]

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Magic Christmas Lights of Naples Island, Long Beach, California

Naples Island in Long Beach, California, is famous for its Christmas decorations. The homeowners compete for the best-decorated house. This event starts in early December and draws large crowds. Christmas Boat Parade is also a famous festive event around the island. Both are beautiful opportunities to see amazing Christmas lights and get into the holiday […]

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Christmas Boat Parade on Naples Island, California

Naples Island is a beautiful location in Long Beach, California. The yearly Christmas boat parade is an event not to miss. The boatowners decorate their boats with Christmas lights and other decorations and parade around the central canal. The parade usually happens 1 week before Christmas. You can check the official Christmas Boat Parade page […]

Atlantic City boardwalk comes to life at night

Atlantic City boardwalk is a different place in the morning, during the day and at night. Some people probably will stay in bed in the morning and it may be too hot during the day for others, some will spend most of the time on the lovely beach. Early evening and night is probably one […]

A look at Lucy the elephant historic animal building

  Lucy the elephant was built in 1881 as an attraction to the waterfront development just south of modern Atlantic City. This animal-inspired building is about 6 miles south of the Atlantic City boardwalk and another historic landmark Absecon lighthouse. It is located at 9200 Atlantic ave in Margate, NJ. Atlantic avenue spans both islands […]

Absecon lighthouse is a great historical landmark

Absecon lighthouse is one of many marine-related historical landmarks in Atlantic City. Monument to Christopher Columbus pays tribute to the famous explorer in the shopping district, and it is a reminder of a large Italian community. The Atlantic city logo also features marine life – two seahorses. There are other monuments and plaques scattered around […]

Food choices at Atlantic city boardwalk

By the time you walk the entire Atlantic city boardwalk, you are sure to work up your appetite. There are many places to eat from casino buffets to small street vendors. Five casinos remain operating on the boardwalk – Tropicana, Caesars, Bally’s, Resorts, and Hard Rock ( former Trump’s Taj Mahal). Caesars has the best […]

Garden Pier historical museum exhibits unique memorabilia

Atlantic City boardwalk stretches for about two miles from Absecon inlet in the northeast to Atlantic City Beach patrol station at Roosevelt place in the south-east. It is an excellent place to walk and enjoy the fresh ocean air. Garden Pier is the first structure near the northern part of the boardwalk. This pier is […]

Steel Pier offers fun for all ages in Atlantic City

Steel Pier is an excellent place for the whole family to spend some quality time. Currently, Steel Pier is across the boardwalk from Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, which used to be Trump’s Taj Mahal. The original pier was built in 1898, and it was destroyed several times by fires and storms. Steel Pier has […]

View Atlantic city powerboats race from the famous boardwalk for free

Atlantic City has an excellent location for boat shows and powerboat racing. Boat shows usually happen in the Gardner basin by the Golden Nugget casino. Borgata and Harrah’s casinos are close by. These three casinos in the Gardner basin are still open and are doing quite well. The casinos on the boardwalk are less successful, […]

Take a road trip to Lake Hemet area to escape the heat of the desert

Coachella Valley is famous for its music festival, golf, casinos, and restaurants. The mild winters draw many people from Los Angeles and from across the country. Sometimes though the weather can be too hot, even in wintertime, and some of the snowbirds miss snow or just want a break from the heat. One does not […]

Enjoy great nature while hiking at Big Morongo Canyon Preserve

Big Morongo Canyon is named after a native Indian tribe and is very close to the famous Palm Springs in the Coachella Valley. This nature preserve is large and has well-developed hiking trails. The Marsh Trail is a boardwalk and is suitable for wheelchairs. There are various birds and animals to see depending on the […]

Experience Los Angeles shopping at the Grove

If you like shopping or need to get gift ideas and happen to be in Los Angeles, pay a visit to the Grove – a very nice shopping and dining area. The Grove is close to West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. It is just a couple of blocks south of Sunset Boulevard and Santa Monica […]

Visit Christmas arts and crafts market at the beautiful Lakehouse in Washington Park Albany, NY

Christmas arts and crafts market at the gorgeous Lakehouse is part of the Capital holiday lights experience. Visitors can stop there during the drive-through and wander around a bit, taking in the incredible sights of this festival of lights. Lakehouse is a focal point when viewed from the entrance across the lake and is a […]

Enjoy Christmas lights in Washington Park, great thing to do in Albany, NY

Christmas lights in Washington Park in Albany are one of many great things to do in this capital region. Christmas lights and holiday decorations run from the end of November to early January. FPImages continues to share night images of this festival of light; the first part of this travel idea is here:  Albany, NY […]

Albany, NY Holiday Lights in the Park is a great Christmas trip idea

Albany, NY offers an excellent outdoor Christmas lights show known as Holiday Lights in the Park. This event lasts from the end of November to just after the New Year. Awesome Christmas lights are displayed in the downtown Washington park. This is a drive-through festival of light and is a perfect road trip idea. If […]

Boston Pictures of Buildings and Unique Architectural Designs

The city of Boston provides fabulous shot opportunities for architectural photography fans. Boston and neighboring Cambridge just across the Charles River Basin offer striking architectural designs and beautiful old houses in vintage style for visitors to see and enjoy. This American city has an overwhelmingly large amount of modern architecture and vintage architectural designs in […]

Take Angeles National Forest Scenic Route and Capture Beautiful Mountain Pictures

Angeles National Forest scenic route follows the ridge of San Gabriel Mountains that overlook greater Los Angeles. This scenic drive is so close to the big city, yet not many tourists venture to take this California road trip into the mountains. Angeles National Forest is a nature preservation area and is a great place to […]

Angeles Crest Highway Scenic Drive, Road Trip Ideas in Southern California

Angeles Crest Highway scenic drive is one of the most beautiful, surprising, and adventurous mountain road trips to explore. California road trip ideas can add lots of fun to your visit to Southern California and offer a wonderful scenic route to enjoy.  FPImages share great traveling tips and mountain pictures of this scenic drive that […]

California road trip ideas, plan trip to Angeles National Forest and visit Newcombs Ranch

Southern California road trip ideas are many. This is the land of freeways and cars. Drive down the Sunset or Hollywood boulevards, and drive to Santa Monica or Malibu. The list goes on. And that list of California road trip ideas would not be complete without the visit to Angeles National Forest. San Gabriel Mountains […]

Plan a trip to scenic Wrightwood and have fun driving along Angels Crest highway

Angels Crest Highway is a fun road north of Los Angeles in the San Gabriel mountains. It is genuinely a driver’s paradise with twists and turns, uphills and downhills. There are always many motorbikes and classic cars here, especially on the weekends. The road climbs all the way to 8,000 feet and, in winter months, […]

Delicious food and colorful Christmas decorations at Evergreen Cafe in Wrightwood, California

Wrightwood, California, is a very small town in San Gabriel Mountains surrounding Los Angeles. It sits right on highway 2, also known as the Angeles Crest highway. This road must be on anyone’s list of things to do when visiting LA. Angels Crest runs from La Canada/Flintridge in the west to pretty much Wrightwood in […]

Los Angeles Farmers Market celebrates holiday season with Christmas decorations

Somewhere between West Hollywood and Beverly Hills, one can find a unique Los Angeles attraction – the farmers’ market. The exact address is Fairfax at the 3-rd street intersection. It is about halfway between Santa Monica Boulevard and Wilshire boulevard. One useful piece of information to plan a trip to the Los Angeles farmers market […]

Outdoor Christmas decorations in Monrovia, CA, 20 Christmas Holidays photos

Monrovia is a small town in the greater Los Angeles area in southern California. It is one of the oldest towns and has a rich history. It is easily accessible via the 210 highway. Monrovia’s main street is south Myrtle Avenue and is a very pleasant walking district full of small shops and restaurants. You […]

Enjoy mountains and desert at 49 Palms oasis hiking trail, 20 nature pictures

Southern California has many great outdoor adventures and Joshua Tree National Park is one not to miss. This park is in a high desert location and its hiking trails in the deserts and mountains draw many outdoor enthusiasts. 49 Palms oasis hike is an easy option to get a taste of the park. To plan […]

Plan a trip to Joshua Tree National park at Oasis of Mara visitors center

Southern California has many attractions and when you plan a trip there please include Joshua Tree National Park on your list. Even if you are not an avid hiker you can drive through many parts of this park and still enjoy the great outdoors. This visitors center is located just off route 62 also known […]

Classic Car Design Pictures, iconic BMW 2002 automotive design

Classic car – BMW 2002 is an icon of automotive industrial design history. The car was very successful back in the day and remains fun and cool classic car to own today. FPImages showcases 10 car design pictures in this post and one free image of a shift knob available under creative common license. Classic […]

Take beautiful nature pictures during desert sunrise

Sunrise is always a special time of day, but without a doubt, desert sunrise is one of the most spectacular events. Mojave desert in the southwestern USA is an easily accessible place to experience desert landscapes and take beautiful desert landscape pictures. Las Vegas is in the Mojave desert, and so are lake Mead and […]

Sunrise in Mojave desert paints desert landscapes in unique colors, practical photography tips

If you plan a trip to the desert or happen to be traveling through one, use this chance to capture some of the most striking colors in nature. Twentynine Palms, California near Joshua Tree National Park is a great place to explore the desert, experience desert living, and take stunning desert travel images. Airbnb has […]

Twentynine Palms is a great off the beaten path high desert escape for abstract art photography

If you would like to escape it all and have some time off, get away from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, then plan a trip to Twentynine Palms. This is a small town in a high desert location just north of Joshua Tree National Park. This off the beaten path location is an […]

High desert location of Twentynine Palms is perfect for abstract images

Twentynine Palms is a small town near Joshua Tree National Park and about one hour drive from Palm Springs. This destination is off the beaten path and offers a great escape to nature, vast desert landscapes and rugged mountains. Houses and cottages are dotted all over the desert landscape. This is a unique opportunity to […]

Corning museum of glass has historic and contemporary glass art collection

Corning Museum of glass in Corning, New York is one of the best road trip ideas that are off the beaten path. Corning is a small town and it is unlikely to draw visitors. However, the museum of glass is a great museum to explore and should be on the list of things to do […]

Plan a trip to Corning Museum of Glass, Corning NY, small industrial town

Corning is set right in the middle of NY state. If you happen to be driving through this area and are looking for a break, consider adding Corning Musem of Glass to your road trip ideas. Corning is a small town of about 10K people but its museum of glass is truly unique. Most people […]

Johnstown inclined plane is Pennsylvania attraction off the beaten path

Johnstown, Pennsylvania is mostly known as a place of the great flood. The location of the town on the junction of three rivers makes it prone to flooding. Johnstown is roughly halfway between Pittsburgh and Altoona. If you happen to be driving in this area and looking for things to do, plan a trip to […]

Things to do in Pennsylvania, take a road trip to Horseshoe Curve

  Pennsylvania has many national historic places, when looking for things to do in this state plan a trip to Horseshoe Curve. Located just couple of miles west of Altoona this site is a great example of industrial engineering accomplishment of 19-th century that is still relevant today. The horseshoe curve – one of the […]

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