Road Trip: Portland, Maine

If you’re up for a soft adventure, the new term describing adventuring for the general public ( i.e. no extreme sport skills required) Maine may just be your next road trip. With activities that are physical but low risk( no chance of death- woohoo!) you can enjoy guided sailing, family float trips down Penobscot River,…

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Explore like a Native in Kaimuki, Honolulu, Hawaii : A Travel Guide

Whether you’re drawn to the laid back culture, Ohana, Ho’oponopono, surfing or just need another foodie vacation to add to your bucket list, Kaimuki offers a slightly hipster vibe far from the tourist traps.  So if you’re looking to avoid the pricey restaurants and cookie cutter vacation shops, look no further. Honolulu has a hidden indie culture…

Weekend Getaway: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

If you’re looking for a low-key vacation and a quick weekend getaway,  Jackson Hole should cure your wanderlust and give you a nice glimpse of a potentially longer summer trip. With all the perks of a foodie vacation, Jackson Hole offers shopping, skiing and nature hikes galore. ………………………Friday Evening………………………..   RUSTic Inn @ Jackson hole Check in at…

Road Trip: Key West, Florida Spring Break

If you haven’t taken a trip down to the Keys lately get ready for a cute vintage vacation. Back in the day when families vacationed they sorta just loaded up the car, took to the road and discovered stuff.The road you take to get to Key West, Florida is called U.S. 1 or the Oversees Highway and…

Small Town Love: Corning, NY

I love small towns. Something about their charm, uniqueness and generally being devoid of crowds just gets me every time. We visited Corning during our recent 4-day weekend in western New York and were pleasantly surprised. Honestly, although I had heard of Corning before, I knew nothing about it.  With a historic and hipster kind…

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Charleston, South Carolina

Whenever we go anywhere we’re usually on a quest for two things: sweet treats and teatime.Needless to say our trip to Charleston, South Carolina did not disappoint. Between the boutique bakeries, coffee shops and southern belle atmosphere we got our fill of treats. Wanting to add some history to the mix, we were quite sure…

Knoxville Tennessee Road Trip

Sometimes you just have to get away to a nice little city tucked in the mountains. Sometimes it’s best to toss your travel plans out the window on the drive down or forget to make them. What we liked best about Knoxville, Tennessee is how unassuming it is. It’s not trying to be cool or the…

Discover Ohio: Alum Creek State Park

I’ll admit up front that I have not camped at Alum Creek State Park. However, there is more to do here than just camp.  The biggest draw is that if you live in Columbus its the closest you can get to nature without vacationing. If you’re driving through Ohio, it’s also very close to I-71, so…

How to spend a weekend in Holland, Michigan

Sometimes I just have to get away. Like I will explode if I don’t. But honestly, sometimes I really don’t have the time to take a long trip and don’t have the money or reward points for us to take a quick flight somewhere. Which is why I love long weekend trips. Being in Ohio,…

16 amazing stops for your California Coast Road trip

Planning to see the California coast?  Get ready for some curvy roads, adorable little beach towns, amazing food and some of the most breathtaking scenery you will find! Whether called Hwy 1, Cabrillo Hwy, PCH, or Hwy 101, this stretch of road will take you to see some pretty awesome things.  We drove it from…

Visit Asheville North Carolina

We could probably live in Asheville, North Carolina. Nature, boutique shopping, hipster eats, an Oregon-like culture tucked in the foothills of Blue Ridge Parkway without the higher cost of living. Lodging in Asheville, NC We rented an airbnb tree house in West Asheville for a week and were able to walk to the Bee Charmer…

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Discover Ohio: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

If you’re visiting Northeast Ohio, you may not realize we have our own nature retreat right in Cleveland’s backyard. Cuyahoga Valley National Park is an easy drive from both Cleveland and Akron and can provide a fantastic getaway from, well everything. I’m always surprised when I talk to Ohioans who have never been here or even worse, never…