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Attraction of the Week: The Gorgeous Virginia Beach Boardwalk

The Virginia Beach boardwalk is a beautiful 3 mile stretch of land along the Atlantic Ocean. Visiting during the spring months is a great idea as you will be able to enjoy the double benefit of fewer crowds and cooler temperatures. One of my favorite aspects about the Virginia Beach boardwalk is that there is […]

Best Western Plus Oceanfront in Virginia Beach: An Affordable Getaway on the Atlantic

Best Western Plus Oceanfront was a perfect choice for our Virginia Beach vacation. It is located right on the boardwalk with fabulous views of the Atlantic Ocean. All rooms in the main building come with individual balconies. Just make sure to book an oceanfront room as the second building is located behind the main with […]

A Picturesque Cruise along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk

The 3 mile long Virginia Beach boardwalk features a separate biking and walking path. Being an avid cyclist I really appreciated the separate path. Visiting during April was the perfect time to bike as there were barely any other cyclists on the path. The weather (low 80’s) was beautiful for a bike ride. The views […]

The Best Breakfast in Virginia Beach: Doc Taylor’s Restaurant

Doc Taylor’s is a local breakfast and lunch hotspot in Virginia Beach. It is open year round from 7:00am – 2:00pm making it a great stop pre or post beach day. They have an outdoor patio, but unfortunately no ocean views as it is located a block or so from the water. We decided to […]

Jamestown Island, Rhode Island: The Search for Sea Glass

I took a trip out to Jamestown Rhode Island this weekend to look for sea glass. Jamestown is located on Conanicut Island about a ten minute drive from Newport. The island is connected by bridge and you have to pay a small toll to pass ($2). The views going over the bridge are magnificent! Jamestown […]

Islesboro, Maine: A Peaceful Retreat Away from the Mainland

Islesboro, a tiny island located off the coast of Maine, is only accessible via ferry from Lincolnville, Maine. I had the opportunity to live in this popular summer colony a few years back. A handful of celebrities have residences on this small island including John Travolta and Kirstie Alley. The year-round population is only around […]

Fun Southern California Beaches: The Best Beaches of LA & Orange County

Another winter storm here in the Boston area has me dreaming of the beaches I was once able to visit on a daily basis in Southern California! Southern California is known for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. I love the fact that the beaches are so versatile – relaxation, exercise, […]

Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip: Things to do and see along Hwy 1

Mike and I just returned from a fabulous roadtrip up the California coast. The Pacific Coast Highway is an amazing drive filled with stunning coastal views & fantastic attractions for the entire 600+ mile distance. From the beaches, to the ocean views, to the redwood trees, everything was fantastic! We will definitely be planning a longer trip […]