Best Beaches in the Midwest

By April 21, 2018 Family Travel, Healthy Travel, Places, Travel

Who doesn’t love a good beach day?

The warm sun on your skin, splashing around in the water for a bit, enjoying a picnic with friends and family. Doesn’t get much better than that, right?

Now, when it comes to beaches, most people have a few hot spots in mind. The vast miles of sand in Florida, or the fun surfer’s beaches of California, or even the cold invigorating waters of New England. 

But did you realize that the Midwest has some pretty good beaches too?

Sure, they aren’t quite the palm trees and warm waters of the tropics, but there are plenty of destinations across the Midwest that are perfect for a day at the beach or a weekend getaway. 

That’s what we’re going to share in this post, some of our favorite spots to win the title of best beaches in the Midwest. 

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Budget-Friendly Bites in Boston

By April 18, 2018 Dining, Places

We don’t have to tell you that there are plenty of places to spend a pretty penny on a delicious meal in Boston, but there is also a fair share of spots to chow down without breaking the bank. Here are some of our favorites.

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How to Prepare for Paying Tolls While Traveling

By April 16, 2018 Packing Tips, Tips, Travel

Picture this: you’re driving along a highway, making good time, and then all of a sudden you see a sign about upcoming tolls. 

Here’s the problem, you don’t have any cash on you at all. There are no exits before the toll, and you don’t have any sort of pass. 

If you’re lucky, you can dig through your pockets and change holder and find just enough to let you get by. But you’ll most likely have to wait in a long line while you fish your credit card out of your wallet to pay, watching as other cars zip past. 

Sound familiar?

It should. This scenario has happened to pretty much everyone at one point or another.

So the question is how do you avoid it?

That’s what we’re going to cover in this post. You’ll find our best tips and advice to prepare for paying tolls while traveling. Read this, and you’ll never have to worry about being stuck at a toll again!

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Top Tacos in San Diego

By April 11, 2018 Dining, Places, Travel

If you love Mexican food, there are few better places to go in the United States than San Diego. There is a ton to see and do in this thriving and popular city, but the tacos might be the biggest draw (besides the weather!). 

In this post, we’re going to get right to it and share with you the top tacos in San Diego. If you are a true taco love, you are not going to want to miss this list. 

So, get your appetite ready, and start planning your taco bucket list. 

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Don’t Miss a Trip to Gatorland

By April 9, 2018 Attractions, Family Travel, Places, Travel, Uncategorized

Along with all of the usual Orlando suspects—Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World—there’s another fun and exciting attraction that many visitors may not know about. We’re talking about Gatorland, a one-of-a-kind park that combines the thrill of a theme park with the wonder and whimsy of a zoo. Read More

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Fascinating Seattle Architecture

By April 4, 2018 Attractions, Places, Travel

Seattle is known for a number of things: beautiful summers, coffee, the famous flying fish at Pike Place Market. But, did you know this gem of the Pacific Northwest is also home to some incredible architecture?

The city is chock full of really cool buildings, both old and new, that draw visitors from around the world. If you love visiting cities and seeing something beyond your standard skyscraper, you’re in for a treat.

In this post, we’re going to highlight some of the fascinating Seattle architecture that you’ll find across the skyline. Grab your camera and let’s take a look!

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Parks Madness Round 5

By April 2, 2018 Contest
Parks Madness 2018

It’s the final matchup of Parks Madness 2018! After thousands of votes across the 4 rounds, we’re excited to announce our bracket finalists: Glacier National Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. 

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Beginners Guide to Stargazing and Dark Skies

By March 30, 2018 Packing Tips, Places, Travel

There is something truly captivating about a million different glittering stars winking down at you from a dark and enchanted night sky. It says several things all at once and absolutely nothing at the same time. 

It’s a reminder to breathe. A reminder that you are a small piece of something much bigger than you know.  A reminder you can achieve anything you want in this life.

If you live in the country, you have an advantage over most. It means you can star gaze most any time you’d like. But for those living near around-the-clock lit up cities, it calls for vacation and a little planning. Keep reading for our beginner’s guide. 

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