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…

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…

‘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…

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…

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…

Traveling to Charleston on a budget

Dreaming of visiting this beautiful historic city but not loving the cost? While its true that a trip to Charleston can be expensive, its also completely doable on a budget. Here are some tips to see Charleston for less Travel during the off-season Thanks to Charleston’s generally mild climate, visiting in the off season doesn’t…

Travel Hacks for a Cheap Vacation

Finding travel deals has become an art! Unfortunately we are never able to find all travel hacks covered on one site! These are the travel tricks we’ve learned whether you’re looking for a  car, hotel, vacation, or flight, all in once place.  Enable Private Browsing or search for your vacation on a Different Computer: While your computer…

Dupont State Recreational Forest Asheville, NC

One of the best things about Asheville, North Carolina is while you get the glorious Biltmore Estate, cute shopping and hipster restaurants, you also get loads of nature. The Dupont State Recreational Forest is one of many outdoor adventures available to you and your family when you visit the Blue Ridge Parkway area.  Ours was…