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Hiking Hotspot: North Menan Butte in Rexburg, Idaho

The North Menan Butte Trail, also referred to as “R” Mountain by locals because of the large R painted on the side of the mountain is a scenic hike located just a short drive from both Idaho Falls and Rexburg. This trail is the ideal recreational activity for both locals and tourists. North and South […]

20 Great Tourist Attractions

Some tourist attractions are worth every penny, while others leave you wishing you would have spent your money elsewhere. I have compiled a list of the best tourist attractions – each of these are well worth the admission price. Some are even free; you don’t necessarily have to spend a lot to have a good […]

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge – Nature, Scenic views, & Serenity

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge is a beautiful 242 acre refugee, which occupies a peninsula between the Sakonnet River and Rhode Island Sound. We found Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge by accident while looking for a beach in the area. It is located right down the road. I am glad that we decided to drive […]

CliffWalk Newport – Spectacular Ocean and Mansion Views!

CliffWalk in Newport, Rhode Island is a scenic 3.5 mile National Recreation Trail, which runs along the Newport Shoreline. Along the way you will pass the spectacular Newport Mansions, also known as “summer cottages.” The most famous, The Breakers, is a marvelous site with over 137,000 square feet. Note: The walk is currently closed at […]

5 Fun Things to do in Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Plymouth, Massachusetts is known as “America’s Hometown.” Founded in 1620, Plymouth is the oldest town in New England, and one of the oldest in the U.S. Leyden Street is the oldest continuously inhabited street in the country! Plymouth is most known as being the location of the first Thanksgiving Feast. However, there is much more […]

25 Fun Things to do in Southern California

Southern California is one of my favorite year-round vacation destinations. Beautiful weather, amazing beaches, and plenty of waterfront attractions place it high on my list for summer fun and recreation. Offering a plethora of fun, scenic, and more often than not, completely free things to do, a trip to Southern California should be added to […]

25 Fun Things to do in Chicago this Summer

Chicago is one of the best summer cities! There are so many events, festivals, and beautiful places to explore, making it the ideal summer destination city. Having once lived in Chicago for over 20 years, I have had plenty of summer adventures over the years. Whether you are in a mood for fitness, museums, food, […]

A Nature Walk at Massasoit State Park

Massasoit State Park is a scenic state park located in Southeastern Massachusetts in the town of East Taunton. There are plenty of recreational opportunities available, including swimming, biking, hiking, and cross country skiing during the winter months. Note: The campground is currently closed for the 2013 season. There are 6 lakes and ponds located throughout […]

Hiking at Breakheart Reservation in Massachusetts

This weekend, Mike and I decided to find a new place to hike as opposed to Myles Standish State Forest. We hard about this reservation near Boston, called the Breakheart Reservation. We heard that there were some views of the Boston skyline from the top of one of the hikes, which would be interesting to […]

Copicut Woods – A Rustic Escape in Fall River, Massachusetts

Copicut Woods is a nature preserve located in Southeastern Massachusetts in the town of Fall River. There are over 5 miles of marked trails at this 516 acre preserve. Other activities include biking and cross country skiing and snowshoeing during the winter months. Take a look at a few of the photos I took during […]