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Hiking Hotspot: Collier Cove in WNC

Hidden far away from the tourist congestion in Asheville lies a quaint little known preserve which offers gorgeous views of the Butler mountain range and ample wildlife watching opportunities. If you find yourself seeking a peaceful escape, take a 20 minute drive south of Asheville to the small community of Arden. As an added bonus, […]

Attraction of the Week: Jump Off Rock

Many beautiful overlooks of the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains can be found throughout the entire Western North region, most notably via the Blue Ridge Parkway. While this drive is incredible, it can get super busy. Avoid the tourist traffic jams and opt instead for a little gem known as the Jump Off Rock overlook. This […]

Attraction of the Week: Tyler State Park

One of the nicest quick daytrips from Philly is beautiful Tyler State Park. Anyone seeking a peaceful break from the city congestion will definitely want to plan a trip to this gorgeous natural oasis. Lace up your hiking shoes, put on comfortable workout clothes, grab a water bottle, and get ready to soak in some […]

Get Lost in Nature at these 11 Suburban Philly Green Spaces

Escape the hustle and bustle of Philadelphia for a few hours to enjoy one of the beautiful lush suburban parks and preserves. There are more than enough choices to appeal to every type of nature lover. Whether you are seeking a short nature stroll, a serene place to birdwatch, a paved biking trail, an all […]

The Most Scenic Bike Paths in Tampa Bay

While Tampa is not exactly winning any awards for being a bike friendly city, there are a handful of decent bike paths throughout the Bay area. Biking is a fun and easy way to motivate yourself to exercise, even more so if there is great scenery and/or attractions to look forward to along the route. […]

5 Local Coffeeshops to try in Center City Philly

While in most cities the central area of commercialization is referred to as downtown, Philadelphia has Center City instead (for reasons unknown). The bustling center of business and entertainment in the heart of Philadelphia is popular with tourists for its’ expanding foodie scene, which includes a variety of indie coffee shops. Philly’s independent coffee scene […]

Orlando on the Cheap: 20 Easy Ways to Save on your Orlando Vacation

Let’s face it – when you add up hotel & transportation costs, dining out, and theme parks, an Orlando vacation is about as pricey as it gets. Severals days at the theme parks alone can add up to hundreds, even thousands of dollars. If you figure a week or more at a hotel, $100+ per […]

10 Best things to do in Tampa under 10 Bucks

It’s quite easy to plan a budget friendly trip along Florida’s Gulf Coast with the plethora of free preserves and beautiful beaches in the vicinity. On the other hand, it can be a bit more difficult to enjoy a fun day out in Tampa without forking out a lot of cash. Nevertheless, scattered around the […]

Brew with a view: 10 Coffeeshops with Amazing Scenery

While most hotels today are equipped with a Keurig machine, it’s nice to get out and about and explore small businesses while traveling in a new area. Nothing starts off a vacation better than a great cup of local coffee. Today, you can find fantastic independent shops pretty much anywhere you travel. No need to […]

Get Lost in Nature at these 12 Tampa Bay Parks and Preserves

While you may not find any monumental hiking trails in Tampa, you will find an abundance of quaint nature preserves which are great for bird watching, alligator sightings, and light exercise. Scattered throughout the Bay area are over a dozen beautiful preserves which highlight the natural flora and fauna of the state. Visiting any of […]