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…

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:…

Exploring Muir Woods was originally published on Day Trips & Daydreams

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…

Day trip to Monterey Bay

Our visit to the central coast of California was part of our recent Pacific Coast Highway trip, but this gorgeous stretch of coastline really deserves to be its own destination. I loved Monterey and while we were only there for about a day and half, I fell in love with the people, the landscapes and…