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Looking for Adventure? Kentucky’s Red River Gorge is Awesome

Did you know there is a canyon system in Kentucky? Red River Gorge is a canyon system located about an hour east of Lexington and offers adventure for everyone. Designated a National Natural Landmark and on the National Register of Historic Places, it’s an area of incredible beauty that makes a perfect weekend getaway. Popular with rock climbers, hikers, and campers, the Red River Gorge (or RRG as it’s known) is a paradise for any outdoor enthusiast. For those of...

10 Reasons to Take a Road Trip

On the fence about whether to take a road trip? National Geographic says this is the summer of road trips. With closed borders and concerns about travel, and especially flying, the road trip has become the way to travel this summer. But there are many reasons to take a road trip without a pandemic and travel restrictions. People either love or hate road trips. You can put me in the hate category and I usually avoid any road trips longer...

View of Snowy Range in Medicine Bow National Forest in Wyoming

Best Things to Do in Laramie, Wyoming

Laramie offers visitors a unique experience. Surrounded by stunning scenery, it maintains a strong sense of its past while providing modern conveniences. Home to the University of Wyoming, Laramie feels like a small town but it offers visitors so much to see and do. I’ve visited twice and feel like I’ve only scratched the surface of what this unique town has to offer. Here are some of the best things to do in Laramie. Downtown Laramie Laramie’s downtown is charming....

Things to Do in Lexington – A Local’s Guide

Coming to Lexington, Kentucky? First, let me say congratulations on getting to visit this beautiful city! Lexington is one of the most beautiful cities in the United States. But I may be a bit biased as I am a born and bred Lexingtonian. And as a local, I can assure you that there is so much to see and do in our fair city. Read on for my complete guide of what to do in Lexington. Best Time To Visit...

Why You Need to Spend a Weekend in Greenville, South Carolina

Spend a weekend in Greenville, South Carolina, and see why this little city of about 70,000 residents, has caught the eye of fancy travel publications like Travel + Leisure. What’s not to love about a city that has retained its small-town charm but feels like a modern Southern city? Read on to see why you need to spend a weekend in Greenville, South Carolina. Why Greenville? Nestled near the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville’s downtown is clean as a pin. It’s...

How to Be a Hometown Tourist – Staycation Ideas

There’s no place like home. And local travel is the best way to realize how special your hometown is. Think you’ve done everything there is to do in your city? I bet you haven’t even scratched the surface! I’ve lived in the same place my entire life and am constantly amazed at how many activities there are in my town. Here are tips on how to explore locally and be a hometown tourist. For me, travel is not only about...

airplanes at airport

Tips For Navigating the Busiest Airport in the World |Atlanta Airport

Did you know that the Atlanta airport is within a two-hour flight to 80% of the United States? This is one of the reasons that Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, known as ATL, is the busiest airport in the world. More than 107 million people flew through the ATL in 2018. Knowing it’s the busiest airport in the world often scares casual travelers from using this airport. But I’m here to tell you it doesn’t have to be scary. It’s actually...

cruise ship in Ketchikan, Alaska

Why You Should Take an Alaskan Cruise

Alaska is a place of stunning beauty and a visit there should be on every traveler’s list. The things that make Alaska such a special destination also make it a challenging place to see for many travelers. Trying to see if planning a trip to Alaska is right for you there are many factors to consider. An Alaskan cruise is a great way for most travelers to visit The Last Frontier. Read on to see why you should take an...

bird sculpture in Annapolis, Maryland

How To Spend a Day in Charming Annapolis

Quaint, charming, delightful are all words that perfectly describe Annapolis.  If you haven’t been, you need to go! It doesn’t get as much attention as it’s busier neighbors Washington D.C. and Baltimore but it should because it is easy to visit and there is so much to do in Annapolis. Before making it to Annapolis, we spent a frustrating morning in Washington D.C.  Anxious to get out of congested D.C. and onto the real reason for our trip which was to...

Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Fort Myers Beach – 10 Reasons Why It’s the Best Beach in Florida

Florida has a lot of beaches and after visiting many of them, I’ve decided that Fort Myers Beach is one of the best.  I keep coming back here for the beach but also for the laid-back vibe, the restaurants, and the activities.  With something for everyone here are ten reasons why Fort Myers Beach is the best beach in Florida. 1) The Beach at Ft Myers Beach The beach is the main attraction here and it’s beautiful!  Fort Myers Beach...