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Get back to Nature: 6 Pittsburgh Parks to Explore

Need a break from the urban congestion, traffic, and commotion? Taking a quick drive through Pittsburgh, you see much more urban clutter than green spaces. However, the city is home to 165 parks. While the park system may not be as impressive as that found in many larger cities located nearby mountain or coastal areas, […]

10 Must-Do’s in Cleveland, Ohio

Most notably, Cleveland is famous for being “the birthplace of Rock n’ Roll.” Cleveland Disc Jockey Alan Freed is credited with first using the phrase on a radio show in the 1950’s. Today, you can explore the history of rock and roll at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, one of the city’s most […]

The Best Urban Bike Paths

Taking a bike ride is a great way to enjoy the city sights, all while getting in a great workout and some fresh air. Not to mention, it’s a fabulous way to explore many different sights of interest without dealing with traffic, pollution, and parking! Most cities today offer some type of recreational path. From […]

Attraction of the Week: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

One of the top attractions in Cleveland is the beautiful Metroparks Zoo. The zoo is part of Cleveland Metroparks, a gorgeous 24,000 acre space home to over 300 miles of trails, 8 lakes, and 8 golf courses. In 2021, this urban oasis was named Best park in the nation. Visiting the zoo is a wonderful […]

The Top Ten Attractions in Flagstaff, Arizona

Flagstaff is the gem of Arizona. This small, high altitude mountain city is located just 2 hours north of Phoenix, however, at 7000 feet, the climate, geography, and vibe is completely different. As opposed to the harsh climate and exotic cacti of the Sonoran desert, Flagstaff sees 4 distinct seasons and is located within the […]

5 Scenic Attractions in Oro Valley, Arizona

There are 5 gorgeous mountain ranges in the Tucson area, with the Catalinas being the most dramatic and awe-inspiring. It’s no surprise that the area has become popular with nature lovers, hikers, and photographers. If you appreciate the unusual beauty of the desert, there is no better place to explore. Oro Valley is a beautiful […]

5 Must-Do’s in Cincinnati

Cincinnati is the 3rd largest city in Ohio with a population just over 300,000. In the mid 1800’s, Cincinnati was the country’s 6th largest city and referred to as the “Queen City of the West.” To this day, “The Queen City.” has remained the city’s most popular nickname. Most notably, the city’s strong art scene […]

5 Places to Enjoy the Beautiful Pittsburgh Skyline

“The City of Bridges” skyline frequently ranks right up there amongst the best in the US. With 446 bridges, the city claims the title of “Bridge Capital of the World.” Many of these stunning architectural wonders can be enjoyed at various overlooks and 3 can even be walked across! Pittsburgh is also known as the […]

Attraction of the Week: Edgewater Park in Cleveland

Cleveland Metroparks is a beautiful network of 18 parks in Northwestern Ohio. With over 100 miles of trails, 8 beachfront parks, and a zoo, there are endless opportunities for recreation. In 2021, Cleveland Metroparks was rated the National Gold Medal “Best in Nation” Award for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management. The most gorgeous of […]

Attraction of the Week: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

While everyone has heard of Yellowstone, The Grand Canyon, and The Smoky Mountains amongst others, many are unaware of the more off-the-beaten path national parks in our country. One of these such places is Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio. Located just 20 minutes outside of Cleveland, a trip to this park can easily be […]