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Fantastic Pittsburgh Skyline Views: Duquesne Incline & Station Square

On our road trip home from Chicago, Mike and I wanted to check out a new city. We had heard a lot of good feedback about Pittsburgh. Since it was near the halfway point of our route, we decided to give it a try. Pittsburgh was a lot nicer than I expected with a beautiful […]

10 Free Things to Do & See in Chicago

Visiting a big city does not always equate to spending big bucks. In fact, cities can often be the cheapest tourist destinations considering the many free attractions. Chicago is home to some of the world’s top tourist attractions including world class zoos, museums, and parks. Many of these attractions are completely free. In fact, most […]

Chicago Lakefront Path: 36 Miles of Stunning Lake and Skyline Views

I have always wanted to spend the day riding along Chicago’s magnificent 18 mile long Lakefront Path. Despite living in the city for years, I never managed the opportunity. Most of my visits have taken place during the snowy winter months. There are plenty of fantastic things to do in Chicago; a ride along the […]

Hiking with Blackhawk: Lowden State Park

Lowden State Park in Oregon, Illinois is most famous for its’ historic 50 foot tall, 100 ton Blackhawk statue. The statue, which is dedicated to all Native Americans, stands as the world’s second largest concrete monolithic statue. We were able to get up close and take some amazing pictures of the statue, although the most […]

3 Things to do in Fall River, Massachusetts

Fall River, the 8th largest city in Massachusetts, offers plenty of fun attractions for history buffs. Located just an hour outside of Boston, and a half hour from┬áProvidence, Fall River is the ideal destination for a day trip for those living or traveling near either of these 2 cities. Make sure to plan room for […]

10 Free Things to do in Southern California

Not surprisingly, due to the beautiful natural surroundings and many cultural attractions, there are endless free things to do in Southern California. Even if you are strapped for cash, you are bound to have enough free activities to entertain yourself on your trip. No need to concentrate on pricey theme parks, restaurants, and tours. The […]

Boston Skyline Views: A Hike through Blue Hills Reservation

On our second visit to Blue Hills Reservation, a beautiful 7000 acre hiking oasis in Milton Massachusetts, we decided to hike the popular “Red Loop Trail.” This scenic trek takes you to an observation tower with great views of the city. Parking at the Trailside Museum Lot will take you right to the start of […]

Summer Fun on the Cape Cod Canal Bike Path

Yesterday morning, we took a 14 mile bike path along the Cape Cod Canal Bike Trail in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. This scenic path runs along the Cape Cod Canal through the towns of Bourne and Sagamore. The beautiful mid-80s temperature made for a great late summer exercise opportunity. This trail is a fantastic choice for […]

Battleship Cove: The World’s Largest Collection of Naval Ships

Battleship Cove is home to the largest collection of US naval ships in the world. This attraction is located in Fall River, Massachusetts, along the Taunton River. If you have ever wanted to explore a historic ship, then here is your chance. You walk both inside and outside the ships at your own pace. Last […]

Vacation Spotlight: Islesboro, Maine

Islesboro, a small island located off the coast of Maine is the perfect peaceful getaway.This popular New England summer destination is the perfect place to refresh and renew yourself in a serene setting. Perhaps the most unique attribute of this island is the process of getting here. Islesboro is only accessible by ferry from Lincolnville, […]

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