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Get back to Nature: 6 Pittsburgh Parks to Explore

Need a break from the urban congestion, traffic, and commotion? Taking a quick drive through Pittsburgh, you see much more urban clutter than green spaces. However, the city is home to 165 parks. While the park system may not be as impressive as that found in many larger cities located nearby mountain or coastal areas, […]

The Best Urban Bike Paths

Taking a bike ride is a great way to enjoy the city sights, all while getting in a great workout and some fresh air. Not to mention, it’s a fabulous way to explore many different sights of interest without dealing with traffic, pollution, and parking! Most cities today offer some type of recreational path. From […]

5 Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls to See

The Blue Ridge Parkway is easily one of the most scenic drives in the country. With over 400 miles (469 to be exact) to explore, you will find pretty much endless opportunities for sightseeing. Waterfalls are particularly exhilarating to see in person. The Pisgah region (MP 339.5 – 469.1) and the Highlands Region (MP 216.9-339) […]

The Top Ten Attractions in Flagstaff, Arizona

Flagstaff is the gem of Arizona. This small, high altitude mountain city is located just 2 hours north of Phoenix, however, at 7000 feet, the climate, geography, and vibe is completely different. As opposed to the harsh climate and exotic cacti of the Sonoran desert, Flagstaff sees 4 distinct seasons and is located within the […]

5 Scenic Attractions in Oro Valley, Arizona

There are 5 gorgeous mountain ranges in the Tucson area, with the Catalinas being the most dramatic and awe-inspiring. It’s no surprise that the area has become popular with nature lovers, hikers, and photographers. If you appreciate the unusual beauty of the desert, there is no better place to explore. Oro Valley is a beautiful […]

5 Must-Do’s in Cincinnati

Cincinnati is the 3rd largest city in Ohio with a population just over 300,000. In the mid 1800’s, Cincinnati was the country’s 6th largest city and referred to as the “Queen City of the West.” To this day, “The Queen City.” has remained the city’s most popular nickname. Most notably, the city’s strong art scene […]

5 Places to Enjoy the Beautiful Pittsburgh Skyline

“The City of Bridges” skyline frequently ranks right up there amongst the best in the US. With 446 bridges, the city claims the title of “Bridge Capital of the World.” Many of these stunning architectural wonders can be enjoyed at various overlooks and 3 can even be walked across! Pittsburgh is also known as the […]

Get Crazy, Get Wild. Let’s Party, Get Loud! Touring the Jersey Shore House in Seaside Heights

“It’s T-shirt time!” Cab’s are here!” We got a situation” “Gym, Tan, Laundry.” “Yeah Buddy!” “Party’s here!” If these quotes are immediately recognizable to you, then you have probably watched Jersey Shore a time or 2. As one of the most popular reality TV shows of all time, these catchphrases are forever stuck in our […]

Unique, Fascinating, and Off-the-Beaten Path Attractions…Part 2

A continuation of my exploration of all that is quirky and weird. As I travel throughout the US, I always make it a point to check out strange, historic, roadside, and eclectic places, and really anything else unusual that catches my eye. Below are some fascinating and oddball attractions located across the US. Also visit […]

Attraction of the Week: Edgewater Park in Cleveland

Cleveland Metroparks is a beautiful network of 18 parks in Northwestern Ohio. With over 100 miles of trails, 8 beachfront parks, and a zoo, there are endless opportunities for recreation. In 2021, Cleveland Metroparks was rated the National Gold Medal “Best in Nation” Award for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management. The most gorgeous of […]