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The Magnificent Redwood Trees of California

I recently put together a photo book from my trip to the Redwood National Park and the Trees of Mystery attraction in Klamath, California. These trees are absolutely breathtaking and worth making the trip out to see! The Trees of Mystery attraction is often called a “tourist trap,” however, I had a great time and […]

Cape Cod Rail Trail – 22 Miles of Gorgeous New England Forest Views

The Cape Cod Rail Trail is a beautiful 22 mile path that goes through several Cape Cod towns including Dennis, Harwich, Brewster, Orleans, Eastham, and Wellfleet. The path follows a former railroad and its’ paved surface makes it an ideal place for easy road biking. Along the path, you will find just about every type […]

Beach Vacation Essentials: Planning & Packing for your Beach Vacation

Print out a copy the checklist for your trip. Printable Full Version (.pdf) Printer Friendly Version (.pdf) Printable Grey-scale Version (.pdf) Packing well will ensure that you have the best vacation possible. Less time shopping for forgotten essentials on your vacation means more fun in the sun! Make sure to pack several days in advance […]

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 […]

National Park Week 2013

Did you know that this week is National Park Week? From April 22nd to April 26th, every national park will have free admission. This is a great time to take advantage of no admission prices and enjoy a nice hike during the perfect spring weather. There are over 400 national parks in the U.S. To […]

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 benefits of less crowds and cooler temperatures. One of my favorite aspects about the Virginia Beach boardwalk is that there is a […]

The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Aquarium

The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is an aquarium located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. It is a great daytime destination for anyone vacationing in the area as it is just a short drive away from the boardwalk. Additionally, many resort hotels provide a shuttle to the aquarium. Although it isn’t anywhere near the bigger […]

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 as there were barely any other cyclists on the paths. The weather (low 80s) was beautiful for a bike ride. The views of the […]

Pilgrim Memorial State Park & the Plymouth Waterfront

Last weekend, my bf and I decided to take a drive over to Plymouth, Massachusetts for a stroll along the waterfront. This was our first time back in several years, so we decided to head over to Plymouth Rock and take a few updated pictures. Unfortunately, the Mayflower II replica is currently undergoing repairs. Plymouth […]

Fall River Heritage State Park: Fantastic Views of the Taunton River

Fall River Heritage State Park is located on the Taunton River in Fall River, Massachusetts. There is a small boardwalk (about a 1.25 mile walking path), an antique carousal, and a World War II Memorial. Adjacent to the state park lies Battleship Cove, a maritime museum and war museum. The USS Massachusetts is one of […]