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Attraction of the Week: Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

Harvard University, established in 1636, is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. This private Ivy League school is located in Cambridge, just a few miles north of Boston. It was named after the first benefactor, John Harvard. In front of University Hall, you will find a bronze statue of John Harvard. […]

Vacation Spotlight: Orlando, Florida

With over 51 million visitors per year, Orlando claims a spot as one of the top tourist destinations in the country. Warm weather, theme parks, water parks, and fun filled resort hotels draw people from all over the world each year. Home to Walt Disney World, the best theme park in the world, Orlando is […]

Vacation Spotlight: Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, aka the Entertainment Capital of the World, sees millions of tourists from around the world each year to check out the multitude of entertaining activities that the city offers. Sure there are plenty of TV show tapings, theaters, and iconic media attractions to enjoy, however, the city offers much more outside of the […]

Vacation Spotlight: A trip to New York’s Catskill Mountains

Mike surprised me this year with a relaxing birthday trip to the Catskill Mountains (what a great idea!). Located in the southeastern section of New York, these mountains are the perfect escape from New York City’s crowds, congestion, and pollution. Mike booked 3 nights at Emerson Resort and Spa, a beautiful property located in Mt. […]

Hiking Hotspot: New Hampshire’s White Mountains

The White Mountains National Forest is most well known for Mt. Washington, the highest mountain in the Northeast (6288 ft) and one of the windiest places on Earth (wind speeds reached 231 miles per hour back in 1934). The area is very popular for recreational activities, especially hiking, biking, and cross country skiing during the […]

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, […]

Hiking Hotspot: Camden Hills State Park in Camden, Maine

Camden Hills State Park offers over 30 miles of scenic hiking trails. The park is located in beautiful Camden, Maine whose fitting slogan is “Where the Mountains Meet the Sea.” Camden is one of the 2 locations along the Atlantic Coast where the mountains meet the sea, which leads to some amazing scenery. There are […]

Vacation Spotlight: Lake Tahoe

One of my favorite vacation destinations, gorgeous Lake Tahoe on the California/Nevada border, offers a multitude of recreational activities no matter the season. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America and the second deepest in the US. From beaches, scenic aerial rides, and boat rides in the summer months, to skiing, ice […]

Vacation Spotlight: Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is a fantastic place to take a summer trip. Even though this is the busiest time of the year, you will be able to take full advantage of the water attractions in the sunny, warm weather. Seeing one of the largest falls in the world is definitely an awe inspiring experience. I was […]

Hiking Hotspot: Camelback Mountain in Phoenix, Arizona

Camelback Mountain is a challenging hike in Phoenix, Arizona. I love the idea of having a hiking area in the middle of an urban city; it’s a great way to get out and get some exercise in at the beginning or end of the day. This popular recreational area within Phoenix was suggested to us […]