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…

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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…

Exploring Muir Woods

If you’re visiting San Francisco or driving down the California coast, the opportunity to see coastal Redwoods lies in Muir Woods National Monument. I love nature and have always wanted to see these gorgeous towering giants, so on our recent Pacific Coast Highway trip, we decided to take the time to visit.  Word of caution:…

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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…