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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Travel Adventures: San Francisco, California

If you didn’t get a chance to travel along with us in May down the California Pacific Coast Highway be sure to check out our All-Things-California posts. And if you can’t pull yourself away to explore all you need is a little culture immersion to get you in the mood. Hipster San Francisco History   There’s a reason…

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…

Kalahari Resort: A Review

If you’ve been contemplating exchanging your pricey beach vacation for something cheap and close to home—well, we’re entirely against that, everyone should be taking pricey beach vacations far from home- especially after the holidays. Or maybe you’re looking for a last minute New Years Eve bash for your family. Either way, if you’re looking for something fun…

‘Tis the Season:Christmas in Cleveland

If you’re anything like most people, the holidays always come and go too quickly. We come from a pretty large family and enjoy spending the holidays with the them, so generally, we don’t do much traveling this time of year but I still feel like there is never enough time to see and do everything! Living near…

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…

Hiking to Taughannock Falls

As I’ve mentioned before, I love New York. Like the if-they-didn’t-get-eight-feet-of-snow-every-winter-I’d-move-there type of love. I’m slowly learning to enjoy the winter months, however my younger sister lived in New York for about five years and I can tell you right now-I don’t enjoy it that much.  Its not a far drive coming from Cleveland, so its…

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,…