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,…

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…

California PCH Road trip: how to do it on a budget

A road trip down the Pacific Coast Highway is an amazing getaway. A California coast road trip is a must for every ambitious traveler. The open road, the rocky coastline, beautiful beaches and perfect little seaside towns situated along the Pacific Coast Highway may sound like a dream until you start seeing the dollar signs that can go…

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…

‘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…

Daytrip to Letchworth State Park

Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the beautiful colors, the crisp air, finally getting to wear sweaters and boots…. don’t get me wrong, I love summer too, but it can get HOT in Ohio and at some point, I’m just ready for a break. But for some reason, this year, fall was…

5 fun things to do in Santa Cruz

If you’re driving the Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Cruz is a must-see for most people. Whether you plan to visit for an hour or a whole day, here’s 5 fun things to do during your visit! Walk or Drive West Cliff Drive Whether you walk or drive this 4-mile stretch of Santa Cruz’s dramatic coastline, there…

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…