On our way to Cleveland, we were bombarded with questions as to why we would want to visit Cleveland for a vacation. We had a whole list of things to do and were very excited for our trip, but began to worry we made the wrong choice. We quickly found out that Cleveland was one of the best Midwest vacation spot, and now I’m telling everyone about this best-kept secret destination! … More Why Cleveland is the Perfect Spot for your Next Vacation
The Capitol of Illinois is an Abraham Lincoln Historic Site, a Route 66 Destination, and a rising metropolitan area. It’s a perfect stop for a day trip for Mid-Westerners, or a great destination for Route 66 Travelers. Whether you’re a history buff or a craft beer enthusiast, there’s something for everyone in Springfield! … More 1-Day in Springfield, Illinois
If you or a friend has visited a National Park in the past five years, odds are you’ve heard about the Passport Program. The Passport Program is huge right now. Signs, posters, and even t-shirts alert visitors of the program, and for good reason, because the Passport Program is changing the way that visitors see the National Parks. … More Why National Park Visitors are freaking out over the Passport Program (and why you should join them!)
As busy, working people, we need to get the most out of our vacations when we have them. We could use a shortage of time as an excuse to not go at all, but that would be a huge mistake. While having more time is always better, not having “enough time” to see a destination in it’s entirety is no reason to avoid the destination all together. … More How to make the Most out of a Short Weekend in Yosemite
We all know the saying… “The Mountains are calling, and I must go.” But what about all those times that you can’t?
There’s a reason John Muir didn’t say, “the Mountains are calling and I…don’t have enough vacation days to get there, sorry, maybe next month.” The guy dedicated his life to protecting the mountains. Going to the mountains was like going into the office. But unless you’re living the John Muir life, you probably aren’t able to just go. So what do you do? … More How to Answer the Call of the Mountains When You Don’t Have the Vacation Days to Get You There
Flash back to this time in 2016. I was living in Los Angeles. Working in “the business.” I was working towards my dream job of being a writer/producer for Television. I had gone to school for four years, I had left everything I knew (except my husband, Jason) behind and moved out to Los Angeles … More The Lessons You Will Learn from Yosemite