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I want to come back to Hill Country, Texas. We barely scratched the surface during our 9 day visit. The Texas Hill Country is a  huge region that encompasses 12 counties and is located at the crossroads of West, Central Read more >

Visiting National Parks During a Government Shutdown: Can You? Should You?

As I slowly navigated the icy road leading into Grand Canyon National Park last week, I found myself feeling uneasy; and it wasn’t just because of the slippery road. I was visiting the Grand Canyon in the first couple of days of 2019. It was supposed to be a fun holiday break trip with a…

Stay in the Middle of the Magic at the Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim

The Disneyland Hotel is part of the Disneyland Resort and is only a short walk to the parks. Plus, you get special treats like character greetings at the hotel. click to read more! Read more >

4 Reasons to Visit the American Southwest in Winter

A while back, I wrote a blog post outlining a road trip itinerary through the American Southwest. It’s my favorite part of the US, and it’s apparently a favorite for a lot of others, too, because that post is one of the most popular on my blog. I get comments and emails weekly about that…

Week 5: New Years in Gruene and Big Bend, Texas

Week 5 of our US RV road trip has us celebrating New Years in Gruene and enjoying the remote wilderness of Big Bend in Texas. Wow! Read more >

6 Reasons to Stay at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale

If you follow us on social media, or on the blog, you might have seen that our stay at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale was to surprise my visiting family from Australia. We flew into Phoenix from Read more >

December 2018 Travel and Blogging Recap

Well that’s another year done and dusted! I swear, every year just seems to pass faster than the last. The month of December was spent mostly at home in Ohio, getting work done and hanging out with family and friends. I managed to get out and do a few Christmas-y things around Cleveland, and had…

How to save on New Orleans Attractions with the New Orleans Sightseeing Pass

How to save money on New Orleans attractions using the New ORleans Sightseeing PAss. We break down what is included – swamp tour, World War II Museum, Mardi Gras World – as well as how much it costs, the benefits of the pass and how it will save you money. Read more >

Best Tips for Planning a Trip to the Grand Canyon With Kids

If you are planning a trip to the Grand Canyon with kids, you are in the right place! In September we enjoyed an unforgettable two day Grand Canyon vacation as part of a four week road trip with my visiting Read more >

Week 4: Discovering Homegrown Gems in Texas Hill Country

From Luckenbach to Gruene Hall, we discover some raw homegrown gems in the Hill Country Texas. Click to read more of this fantastic RV desination Read more >

Year in Review: My Top 10 Travel Highlights of 2018

As another year comes to a close, you know what that means: time for another year-in-review post!  I always have fun putting together this list each December; it’s a great way to take a look back at my year, remembering all the amazing adventures and destinations I got to experience. It’s always a humbling task,…

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