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The Best Hostel in Portland, Maine: The Black Elephant Hostel

On a recent trip to Portland, Maine I decided to stay at the Black Elephant Hostel as I was traveling alone and wanted to meet other people to hangout with during my trip. Staying at the hostel was definitely one of the highlights of my trip. The Black Elephant has a beautiful shared lounge and …

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Hyatt Place Downtown Asheville Review: The Best Hotel Overlooking Downtown Asheville, NC

The bustling town of Asheville is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina. The city is known for breweries, art, architecture, and proximity to countless natural wonders. Whether you are visiting Asheville to explore its 40+ craft breweries and beer pubs, explore the historic Biltmore Estate, or hike along the Blue Ridge …

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The After Hours Guided Beer Tour of Boston’s Best Breweries

There is no better way to get to know a destination than tasting local beer. Steven’s favorite thing to do when traveling to a new place is try beer from some local breweries. To get the full experience, it is best to visit each brewery itself. Thanks to City Brew Tours, we were able to …

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Snowshoe Mountain West Virginia Ski Vacation With Core Power®

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #SnowshoePower #CollectiveBias #skicocacola With three unique ski areas boasting 157 skiable acres and 1,500 feet of vertical, Snowshoe Mountain is hands down on of the best place on the lower East Coast to experience winter fun. We …

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What To Do in 2 Days in Los Angeles Itinerary – The Complete LA guide

Looking for the best things to do and see in Los Angeles this weekend? In this guide we share a detailed and complete itinerary on how to spend 2 epic days in Los Angeles. The sprawling city of LA has some of the best culture, food and attractions in the country to be enjoyed with …

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Things To Do in Downtown Atlanta at The Centennial Olympic Park

The bustling hub of Atlanta, Georgia is home to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the busiest airport in the world. It is easy to add Atlanta an upcoming trip and is well worth planning a vacation all on its own. Many of Atlanta’s best attractions are located downtown around the Centennial Olympic Park, home of the 1996 Summer Olympics. …

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Our Favorite Museums To Spend The Afternoon in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia is one of our favorite cities in all of the United States, and it comes as no surprise when you remember it is the home of the Coca-Cola Company. Atlanta, with the busiest airport in the country is a major hub for national and international travel, which means at some point you will …

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The Complete Tourist Walking Guide to Portland, Maine

The coastal city of Portland, Maine is a historic fishing village with a quaint modern charm. The downtown area of Portland offers an eclectic mix of an old port city combined with a modern artistic vibe. We found that the best way to experience Portland is to park your car and explore the city on …

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Inspiring Photos and Hikes from Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park is located in southern Utah, encompassing the Fruita Historic District and a nearby scenic drive. Capitol Reef is known for its sweeping sandstone landscapes including features such as Capitol Dome, Navajo Formation and Chimney Rock, a 400 foot tall sandstone pillar. Camping in Capitol Reef National Park There is a developed campsite …

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Things To Do in Charlotte, North Carolina In a Long 10-Hour Layover

Charlotte, North Carolina is home to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the world’s seventh-busiest airport. That means there is a good chance you will have a layover in Charlotte at some point in your travels, perfect for an extended layover. We have put together our five favorite things to do in Charlotte during a layover. …

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20 Photos to Inspire you to visit Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, Georgia is more than its luscious green squares, connected by cobbled stone streets lined with historic antebellum mansions. This beautiful and walkable city has a considerable amount to see ranging over several hundred years right up to contemporary times. Whether you are looking for pre-civil war history, some creamy ice cream or just a …

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The Best Free and Budget Friendly Attractions in New York City

Visit some the most iconic attractions of the Big Apple can get pretty expensive when you start adding them up! That is why we came up with this budget friendly guide for you to visit all the best places New York CIty has to offer for free. This way you can save money for your …

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What To Do In Fort Lauderdale During a Long 12-Hour Layover

The greater Fort Lauderdale area is one of our favorite in Florida, not only because its airport connects us with the world, but the city also offers so many different types of activities for any type of traveler. You can be a solo traveler, traveling with family or as a couple and you will find …

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The Plantation Guide of Charleston, South Carolina

Each plantation is unique and has so much rich history behind its gardens and their wonderful architecture design. You could spend hours visiting each of these plantations outside of Charleston, South Carolina. We have described as much as possible each of our favorite plantations to make it easier for you to choose which ones to …

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A Romantic Weekend Getaway in Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina is one of the most romantic cities we have visited. As you stroll down the historic downtown area you feel transported into a romantic movie set of a Nicholas Sparks movie. Charleston will steal your heart with its colorful houses, cobblestone streets and welcoming people. With a diverse history based on the …

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The Complete Vacation Guide To New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans is more than just its Mardi Gras parades and Bourbon Street in the French Quarter. We spent a whole week exploring the beautiful southern city of New Orleans and its surrounding attractions. A week full of live jazz music, powdered sugar covered beignets and of course a taste of the famous Hurricane cocktail. …

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The Notebook Filming Locations in Charleston, South Carolina

The beauty of Charleston has been inspiration for many filmmakers. We have put together a list of the places where Jazmin’s favorite movie, the Notebook was filmed. Find your favorite spots and make sure to take a photo, when appropriate. In this guide we will be sharing the main locations where The Notebook was filmed.  …

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Exploring Downtown Portland, Maine With Your Pooch: A Dog Friendly Visit

When arriving into Portland, Maine we instantly fell in love with dog-friendly nature of the community. Traveling with a dog is not always easy, but your whole family will feel welcome in Portland. The historic city of Portland holds an eclectic mix of historic and modern, fishing village and artistic scene. Prepare yourself and your …

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A Complete Guide to Canyonlands National Park, Utah

Canyonlands National Park is the largest national park in Utah and it is located on the southeast corner of Utah 32 miles away from Moab. This remote national park has three main sections: Island in the Sky, the easiest section to reach, the Needles and the Maze. Its naturally stunning landscape has been formed over millennium …

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Exploring the Hoodoos of Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah is one of the most beautiful parks we have visited in the United States. Driving through the forest, you are met with a majestic vista of red sandstone hoodoo formations. Surrounding yourself with this natural beauty is more approachable than you might imagine.  Bryce Canyon features an 18-mile scenic route …

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The Five Best Guided Tours in and Around Portland, Maine

The beautiful port city of Portland, Maine has plenty to explore along the water and its other neighborhoods. However some of the best adventures we had in Portland were part of guided tours. This is simply because we do not have our own boat, do not know the in and outs of every part of …

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A Relaxing Weekend at Inn By The Sea: The Beachside Resort of Portland, Maine

Along the shores of Cape Elizabeth, just a 10 minute drive south of Portland, you will find the ultimate eco-friendly beach resort. The Inn by the Sea is perched on the hillside above the expansive Crescent Beach State Park. Make your way to this elegant example of luxurious hospitality perfect for any romantic or family getaway to …

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Sun and Sand On The Beaches of Maine: A Seven Day Itinerary

With its long days of warm sun, summer is no better time to head to the natural wonderland of Maine. While the state might be more well known for its green forests and red lobsters, the coastal region of Maine is full of long sandy beaches and relaxing oceanside towns. The Maine Beaches is a short …

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A Dog Friendly Visit To The Beaches Region of Maine

The Maine Beaches is a beautiful region of southern Maine, only 90 minutes from Boston and 6 hours from NYC. Known for its relaxed seaside villages it holds a special part in the heart of all its visitors, including the summer homes of both former president Bush’s. It is the perfect destination to take your …

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A Romantic Weekend Getaway To The Southern Maine Beaches

This summer whisk your special someone off their feet with a surprise romantic weekend to the beaches of southern Maine. The area is known for its picturesque lighthouses, extensive sandy beaches and relaxed fishing villages. Situated only 90 minutes north of Boston, Maine is the perfect weekend escape. Make sure to pack a bathing suit, …

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23 Photos To Inspire You To Visit The Beaches of Maine This Summer

Summer time is the perfect season for an escape to the cool ocean waters and warm beach tanning sessions. The Maine Beaches is the beautiful beautiful seaside region of southern Maine, only a 90 minute drive from Boston and 6 hours from NYC. It is known for its relaxed fishing villages that holds a special …

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Review of a Luxurious Stay at The Guesthouse Hotel in Chicago, IL

Chicago, Illinois is more than the Windy City. While you will be met with some occasional gusts of wind, there is so much to explore and enjoy in this beautiful city. Any good vacation begins with relaxing accommodations to enjoy sleeping in each morning and putting your feet up to rest each evening. At The …

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Travel Guide to Visit Congaree National Park

Congaree National Park is located in South Carolina, only 20 miles southeast of Columbia. Congaree is famous for its towering bald cypress trees in a flooded forest area. The park actually boasts the largest tract of old growth bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the southern United States. First time visitor’s tips This National park is open all …

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Guide to Garden of The Gods Park and more natural adventures of Colorado Springs

Garden of the Gods is one of our favorite parks in Colorado with more than 15 miles of trails to explore and take breathtaking photos. It is one of the top places to visit at the base of the Pikes Peak region and only 10 minutes away from downtown Colorado Springs. This is a popular …

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A Weekend Getaway Itinerary in New York City

New York City, with its central location between Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and Boston, makes for the perfect weekend getaway for any travel loving couple. This vast city has so many things to explore as a couple. What to do in NYC in 3 days Walking Map: Where to Stay in New York City: Budget Friendly: …

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Best Honeymoon Destinations in The United States

With its beautiful coasts, vast mountain ranges and everything in between, the United States has no shortage of romantic destinations to take your loved one. The best part is, no matter where you are located in the country, one of these romantic getaways is just a short plane ride away! Grab your special someone, get …

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A Complete Visitors Guide To Arches National Park

Arches National Park is a wonderland of red rocks located 5 miles north of Moab, Utah. Arches National Park is perfect for a weekend getaway as the majority trails are short and the main scenic road covers most of the viewpoints. The easiest way to explore the park is by car. Drive between the trailheads …

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Complete Travel Guide of Things To Do and See in Downtown Nashville

Nashville, Tennessee is home and epicenter of country music. Walking through the neon light studded downtown district it will come as no surprise as live country tunes float out from bars and restaurants. As the capital of Tennessee, Nashville has so much more to offer than just its honky-tonks and cowboy boots. Making your way through …

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State Park Road Trip from Nashville Through Middle Tennessee

Tennessee is well known for its Appalachian Mountains along the eastern edge and as the birthplace and hub of country music. A visit to Nashville, Franklin or Memphis will fill your ears with lovely music and endless attractions, but the great state of Tennessee has so much more to offer. Only 90 minutes east of …

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Things To Do and See in Outer Nashville, TN

Nashville is the center of country music, but the center of the city is not the only spot to enjoy the music metropolis of Tennessee. Many of the most beautiful and well known attractions from Nashville are beyond the honky tonk and neon lights dotting the downtown streets. Explore the highlights of Country Music and …

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A Complete Dog Friendly Travel Guide to Sunny Rochester, New York

The small city of Rochester sits just below Lake Ontario in northern New York. Split by the Genesee River, Rochester has an abundance of green space and walking trails, perfect for your dog to explore. There are also a rising number of dog-friendly accommodations, restaurant patios and more making this city a great stop for you …

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31 Photos To Inspire You To Visit New Orleans for Mardi Gras

New Orleans is one of the few world destinations known for its Mardi Gras celebrations. The best part is for several weeks leading up to the actual day of Fat Tuesday, the streets around town are filled with joyous celebrations. The best time to visit Louisiana is actually the week leading up to Mardi Gras, …

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The Best Time To Experience Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, always falls the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday.  Steven’s mother lived in New Orleans for almost a year and she told us that the best time to go to experience Mardi Gras is the week before the actual Fat Tuesday. The parades lead by different krewes begin a month …

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Top 30 Insta-Worthy Murals in Raleigh, North Carolina

The city of Raleigh has more than just its famous universities and budding cultural and culinary attractions. Our favorite part of this beautiful city in North Carolina is the abundance of murals dotting the town. You can hardly walk more than five minutes without a witnessing a magnificent work of art on the side of …

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11 photos that will make you visit Raleigh, North Carolina

When you hear Raleigh the first thing that pops into mind is oak trees, as the “City of Oaks”. While this capital city of North Carolina is known for its universities, trees and medical advancements, the city also has an endless number of beautiful attractions, delicious places to eat and even an expansive Museum Park to explore. …

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Pet Friendly Guide: What To Do in Franklin, Tennessee With a Dog

Franklin, Tennessee is the pilot city under the Mars Petcare’s Better Cities for Pets initiative. You will find the streets lined with water bowls, plenty of poop bag stations and convenient signs on every business saying if dogs are welcome or not inside. In total over 90 businesses and restaurants are pet friendly. ➳ Find …

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A Dog Friendly Weekend in Estes Park, Colorado

Traveling with a dog does require a bit of extra planning, to make sure you can find pet friendly accommodations and attractions in each destination. Nestled in the green forests of the Rocky Mountains is the quaint little town of Estes Park. While the neighboring Rocky Mountain National Park does not offer much for your …

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A Romantic Getaway to Estes Park, Colorado

The small city of Estes Park, Colorado is nestled in the green mountains just a short drive from Rocky Mountain National Park. This picturesque mountain town is just an hour drive from Denver, making it the perfect romantic weekend getaway trip. In Estes Park there are plenty of hikes to enjoy, beers to try and …

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The Ultimate 4 Day Itinerary To Visit Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston is not only a beautiful city, it has so much rich history that you can spend several days to fully digest. We have created with the best itinerary to explore this wonderful city in only four days, enough time to see it all at a relaxed pace.The city has so many things to do …

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Savannah: The most Romantic Getaway Destination in Georgia

Since one of Jazmin’s best friends went to school in Savannah it has been on her bucket list. She always heard great things about this small city in the southeast Georgia. Savannah is known for its gourmet food scene, open container alcohol laws in the historic downtown and its colonial architecture. Savannah, Georgia Travel Video …

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Hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park during the Spring

Springtime in Rocky Mountain National Park is a beautiful season to visit. The weather is getting nicer, the sun is getting warmer and as one of the most visited national parks in the country it is not yet packed. Rocky Mountain National Park is located in the Rockies of Colorado, just a short drive from …

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What To Do On a Rainy Day in Durham, North Carolina

No matter how much you plan and organize a trip, some things are just out of your control. You can check the weather every day, but there is still good chance it will change before your adventure is over. This is no different when visiting the beautiful city of Durham, North Carolina. We visited Durham …

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A Dog Friendly Visit to Durham, North Carolina

Traveling with a pet means more upfront planning. Durham, North Carolina, with countless dog friendly attractions, bars and accommodations makes your next trip with your furry friend that much easier. We have created this list of dog friendly things to do in Durham to make sure everyone in your family has the best vacation possible. …

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What To Do and See in Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina is well known for its top tier universities and associated hospitals. With the main downtown district of Raleigh only a 20 minute walk from one side to the other, this is one of the most walkable cities in the United States. At the same time the city is undergoing …

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A Luxury stay in Downtown Charlotte, NC at Le Méridien Hotel

Le Méridien hotel offers a sleek and stylish stay in Charlotte, North Carolina. The hotel is just a few years old, opening after going through extensive renovations and upgrades. It has transformed into the perfect spot to stay and best of all, it is pet friendly. Just a short walk to the NASCAR Hall of …

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A Romantic Weekend in Durham, North Carolina

Durham, North Carolina is known for its food, startups, downtown regeneration and affordability. All this combined makes for the perfect romantic getaway. We have created the ultimate romantic weekend itinerary to take full advantage of all the different aspects the city has to offer. Get your walking shoes ready to explore this walkable city with …

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What should I not miss in Charleston SC in one day?

In this guide we give you a list with all the things you must see in Charleston in one day. Charleston, South Carolina will definitely surprise you and take your breath away. Charleston is a unique, beautiful, charming, historic and pet friendly city. It is the perfect destination for a romantic weekend getaway or as …

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10 Photos To Inspire You To Visit Charleston, South Carolina

South Carolina is known for its beautiful and colorful architecture, rich history and warm hospitality. The waterfront city of Charleston is no exception to this rule. As you make your way down Rainbow Row or through its cobblestone streets you will instantly fall in love. Make sure your camera is charged and ready to go, …

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A Family Friendly stay at the Drury Inn & Suites Charlotte Arrowood

Heading into Charlotte, North Carolina we are ready to have a relaxing adventure in a city known for its history and love of NASCAR. There is no better place to stay than Drury Inn & Suites Charlotte Arrowood, located just a short drive from downtown Charlotte and near Carowinds amusement park. The best part about Drury Inn …

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