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Jackson Hole Wyoming: The National Elk Refuge, Grand Tetons, & a Moose Sighting!

Jackson, Wyoming is a beautiful small Western town most famous for its’ world class ski resorts. However, it is also a popular destination with outdoor enthusiasts due to its’ close proximity to beautiful national parks like Yellowstone and Grand Teton. Another popular tourist attraction in the area is the National Elk Refuge. We decided to take […]

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend in Bozeman

Last weekend, I decided to take a weekend trip to Montana to run a half marathon. An Irish themed half marathon entitled “Run to the Pub Half Marathon” was being held in Bozeman, a small college town home to Montana State University. The trip from Idaho was great as we got closer to Montana. We […]

Christmas in Chicago!

This year for the holidays, I decided to drive into Chicago to visit family. Chicago is a great city to be in around the holidays due to the wintry weather and holiday traditions combining to form the perfect holiday ambiance. There are always plenty of events going on in what is one of the best […]

The Best Holiday Activities in Chicago

Chicago is one of the best cities to visit around the holidays. I often find myself venturing back to the area as there is so much to do in terms of holiday entertainment and attractions. Plus, the wintry weather really adds to the holiday ambiance! Nothing really compares to bundling up with a hot cocoa in […]

Reno, Nevada & the Grand Sierra Resort: A Perfect Thanksgiving Getaway!

For Thanksgiving this year, Mike and I decided to make the 9 hour trip from Idaho Falls, Idaho to Reno, Nevada. Several years ago, when we lived in Nevada, our favorite weekend destination was the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno. This resort has a classy, laidback ambiance which sets it apart from the […]

An afternoon in Salt Lake City

This Saturday, we took a day trip to Salt Lake City from Idaho Falls. The drive to get there was a long and boring 3 hours of barren desert scenery, although when we finally arrived, we agreed that Salt Lake City is a gorgeous city. The mountain surrounding the city are spectacular. As we normally […]

A Weekend in Boise, Idaho

Last weekend, Mike and I took a road trip to Boise, Idaho. We were excited to check out the area after hearing only positive feedback. Driving in we were not very impressed with the dull, desert landscape. I was expecting Boise to be a bit more lush, however, after spending some time here we really […]

A trip to Paso Robles, CA: Biking, Hot Springs, and Beautiful Views!

This weekend,Mike and I took a trip up to Paso Robles, California. Paso Robles is a small city in San Luis Obispo County, best known for its’ many vineyards, hot springs, and beautiful scenery. The scenic drive from Los Angeles took about 4 hours. We booked a night in a suite at La Quinta Inn […]