Five Reasons to Visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in Winter
Looking for a fun, winter vacation? Check out Myrtle Beach in winter. You won't be disappointed.
Navigating the Most Popular Neighborhoods of Merida, Mexico
Merida, Mexico, located in the Yucatan Penisula is considered the safest and cleanest city in Mexico it has earned the nickname "White City." It's known for its cenotes, colorful Mayan culture, and beautiful neighborhoods.
Exploring La Crosse, Wisconsin—A Hidden Gem in the Midwest
If you want to get off the beaten path and discover some hidden gems in Wisconsin, then you must visit La Crosse at some point. The relaxed vibe, historic charm, and access to nature and wildlife make this a great place to visit or live.
Merida, Mexico: The Honest Truth of Life as an Expat!
I've read articles stating that Merida, Mexico, is considered to be in the top 10 international destinations. Having lived there for a while, I thought I would bring this cultural city on Yucatan Peninsula to life for you.
The Hidden Travel Gems of Northeast Iowa
If you've never been, it's easy to believe stereotypes of Iowa being flat and full of cornfields. While that might true of the western part, the northeast has a ton to offer travelers and outdoor lovers. This is about some truly hidden gems in northeast Iowa.
What You Need to Know Before Visiting Japantown in San Francisco
Japantown in San Francisco is a famous destination and is close to many popular tourist attractions like Golden Gate Park and Fisherman's Wharf. Here are things to consider when venturing to the City by the Bay.
10 Disadvantages of Living in Gainesville, Florida
Gainesville, Florida, is home to the University of Florida bringing in a young and educated population, but lacks large airports and has more mediocre restaurants than other cities.
My Favorite Things to Do in and Around Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Travel with me as I explore Jim Thorpe and the surrounding areas, from Glen Onoko Falls to Hickory Run State Park. Enjoy the sights, learn about the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, and a bit about the history of Jim Thorpe.
Leonard Cohen's Montreal: 5 Must-Visit Places for Fans
Montreal was intrinsic to Leonard Cohen's life and art. This article looks at five special places associated with the Canadian singer and poet.
11 Beautiful Invaders of Hawaii's Tropical Rainforests
Wolves in sheep’s clothing! These spectacular invasive plants are from all over the world and pose dangerous threats to Hawaii’s rainforest ecosystem.
Things to Do When Visiting Burlington, Iowa
Burlington is an interesting little community with a fascinating history that sits on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. With a number of unique sites and it’s attractive brick architecture it’s worth a visit should you find yourself in the southeastern corner of Iowa.
5 Local Low-Key Places to Shop in Myrtle Beach, SC
Myrtle Beach is a top tourist destination in the country and there are plenty of mainstream places to shop. However, you might be missing out on real treasure by not visiting some of the more low-key local businesses.
12 Tips for Your First Alaska Vacation
Alaska is an amazing place to visit, but a little preparation can go a long way towards making sure you have your best experience. As someone who lived there for years and traveled throughout the state extensively, this are my 12 tips to help make your first visit something special.
The Fascinating History of Ni’ihau, the Only Forbidden Island in Hawaii
The state of Hawaii has a historic restricted area: the small, 70-square-mile island of Niihau, also known as the ‘Forbidden Island.’
Local's Guide: 10 of My Favorite Things to Do in Maui
Eat poke on the beach, grab a paniolo burger and drink some local wine, get lost in the Triangle, or wander around Haʻikū! Here's a list of some of my favorite things to do in Maui, and they're all affordable. Vegan tips included!
10 Bizarre and Interesting Places to Visit in Ohio
From Center of the World to Dave Grohl Alley, Ohio has plenty of quirky sites to visit. Add these stops to your next road trip!
The 5 Best Reasons to Visit San Clemente, California, in Fall
San Clemente, CA, is a treasure in the off-season months. With mild temperatures, amazing sunsets and smaller crowds leading to discounted prices on everything, this southern California gem is a must-go for autumn travelers.
Exploring the Mouth of the Lower Mississippi River
The Mississippi River flows into the Gulf of Mexico ninety-five miles south of New Orleans. Go by aircraft, cruise ship, fishing boat, kayak, or small pocket cruiser to experience the junction.
10 Fun and Interesting Things to Do in Weston, Vermont
Weston is one of those idyllic communities that embodies everything you imagine a quaint and charming Vermont community to be. It’s set amongst the scenic Green Mountains and provides ample opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy nature.
E.R. Ann Taylor Park: Historic Forested Oasis in Houston
Visiting this forested oasis will open your eyes to history. It includes the Civil War and slavery, interracial marriage, the discovery of oil on the property, and what has become a wildlife nature preserve.
A Photo Tour of The Elms: Our Favorite Newport Mansion
The Elms may not get the notoriety that The Breakers gets, but it’s just as stunning and with its beautifully landscaped backyard has become our favorite Newport mansion to visit.
Pella, Iowa: Dutch Heritage, Tulip Time, and More!
From wooden shoes to windmills—including the tallest working windmill in the U.S.—there is plenty to see in the lovely Dutch town of Pella, Iowa. Enjoy specialty food and thousands of tulips each springtime.
Quigley's Castle: Fun and Historic Attraction in Eureka Springs, AR
Visitors to Quigley's Castle will walk away in wonder. Folk art rises to an entirely new level here! Plantings inside and outside of this unique residence merge with vast collections on display in unique ways.
Visiting Newport’s International Tennis Hall of Fame
The International Tennis Hall of Fame is located on the beautiful grounds of the Newport Casino and offers visitors a look back at the history of the game and its most celebrated players.
8 Ways to Have the Best Girls' Weekend in Cape May, NJ
From staying in the right neighborhood to planning a fun photoshoot, here's a list of ways to have a relaxing and low-key weekend with your girlfriends.
10 Fun Things to Do in Jacksonville, Florida
Jacksonville is a large and surprisingly varied city in northeast Florida and a great place to visit. The city has an interesting history, beaches nearby, and plenty of restaurants and theatres. This article looks at 10 fun things to do in Jacksonville.
No Kids? Hate History? A Williamsburg Vacation Can Still Be for You
This article shares information about things to do in Williamsburg and its nearby towns when you are not interested in reenactments or history.
Visiting Pike Place Market in Seattle: Throwing Fish and More
See photos and videos of this oldest operating farmer's market in the US. View fresh fruits, veggies, and flying fish. Entertainment, restaurants, etc., are here to enjoy.
The Best Hotels for a Good Walk in Las Vegas (All Indoors!)
Whenever it gets too hot to walk along the Las Vegas Strip, why not go for a walk in one of its many hotels? These are the best hotels for walking on the Strip.
50 Free Things to Do in Pittsburgh
Did you know that Pittsburgh is one of the best-kept secrets as a destination city? It's been tough shaking off its rough-and-tumble steel-producing days, but today it is a city worth visiting. And for those on a budget, Pittsburgh has plenty to do for absolutely free.
Mission San Francisco Solano in Sonoma, CA: Short Life and History
Learn much about the Spanish, then Mexican, expansion of influence in California through mission settlements. San Francisco Solano was the last of these missions, named after a saint.
Visiting Mission San Juan Capistrano: A Historic Site in San Antonio, TX
Part of the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Mission San Juan Capistrano is known for its bell tower. Part of it is in ruins. See photos and videos.