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Weekend in North Alabama

I’ve been sharing with you the little adventure Rob and I had up to North Alabama. I wanted to pull it all together in one place and include some other details of the trip. Oneonta Friday night, we stopped in Oneonta because I had been looking for places to eat. Swamptails looked right up our …

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Natural Bridge Park – Alabama

Here we are again for another Travel Tuesday post! We’re continuing to explore a little bit of North Alabama with some time in Huntsville and Cullman. For this post we ventured out to Natural Bridge Park which is about an hour drive from Cullman. County Rd 314 Natural Bridge, AL The Natural Bridge formation, which …

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6 Things You Will Love About Kentucky

Although it is among the country’s oldest states, most people still see Kentucky as a place with little to offer. While a large portion of this thinking comes from the Kentucky people’s conservative nature, it serves as half of the truth. Like other destinations, the bluegrass state offers compelling reasons to schedule a visit. This …

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Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, AL

Today I’m continuing on with another old travel post. After leaving Huntsville we needed to head home, but wanted to make the most of our day. We drove over to Cullman, AL, which is about an hour south of Huntsville. We have been to Cullman several times, but have never stopped to see the Ave …

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Green Mountain Nature Trail in Huntsville, AL

Today I’m covering another travel post from my archives that never got written about. Last week I wrote about Two Must-Sees in Huntsville, AL for Taphophiles Today I’m sharing a little about a beautiful park and hiking trail called Green Mountain Nature Trail a.k.a. Madison County Nature Trail. 5000 Nature Trail Rd SE Huntsville, AL …

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Two Must-Sees in Huntsville, AL for Taphophiles

Here we are again for another ‘catch up’ travel post since we’re not traveling much because of COVID. A few years ago Rob and I went up to Huntsville, AL for a wedding. We spent the weekend there and made it into a mini-vacation. While we were there I had a couple spots I wanted …

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Red Rocks Amphitheatre & Golden, CO

Hey yall! Here is the final post of our Colorado/Wyoming trip from a few years ago. On our last day in Denver we visited the beautiful Red Rocks Amphitheatre located about 16 miles from Denver in the little town of Morrison, CO as well as the nearby little town of Golden, CO. Red Rocks Amphitheatre …

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Exploring North Colorado & South Wyoming

I’m continuing with my COVID – no travel – catch up on my previous travel posts – post! Ha! If that makes any sense. So in my last travel post, Rob and I drove from Pikes Peak to Avon, Colorado. 39°38’5.53″ N 106°31’28.03″ W – (Map #1) For this post you will find the GPS …

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Scenic Drive from Pikes Peak to Avon, CO

Happy Travel Tuesday, ya’ll! I’m continuing to share from when Rob and I were in Colorado for a work conference. This was an epic day. Rob finished up with his conference that morning, we booked it over to Pikes Peak, which you can read about >>> Pros and Cons of Driving up Pikes Peak. Up …

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More Sight Seeing in Colorado Springs, CO

Today I’m continuing on with my posts about our Colorado Trip. All the posts from this trip will be here>>>>Colorado Trip Another day to explore on my own, while Rob was in his conference. This is the gorgeous view of Cheyenne Mountain as I left the hotel. As I was driving to my 1st destination …

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Hiking and Driving – Colorado Springs, CO

Again, here we are. Still in COVID times. Not traveling. Blah blah blah. I’m taking advantage of this time to continue to catch up on travel posts! Today I’m continuing our trip to Colorado Springs. Rob was there for a conference. I was there for fun and relaxation. After getting up, eating breakfast with Rob …

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How Travel Can Encourage Children To Explore New Hobbies

image As a parent, naturally you want to ensure that your kids get the very best start in life, which is why you always make sure to put them and their needs first. You want to ensure that your children are able to meet their goals and aspirations later in life, which is why you …

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Today I’m continuing to talk about what we did on our Rochester, NY trip. This was our 3rd day. However, we got up ate breakfast at the hotel and drove about 3 hours across the border to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Yeah, so I love old bridges and I always take pictures of them. There’s usually …

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Preparing for the Worst on a Road Trip

Road trips require lots of careful planning, as there are loads of things to remember. You’ve got the obvious concerns – like planning your route and figuring out where to stay. However, there are plenty of other considerations that you can’t forget. Below, you’ll see a few ideas and tips to ensure that your road …

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Rochester, NY | Trip Report Day 2

Today I’m sharing with you our Day 2 of our Rochester, NY trip. That morning I dropped Rob off at his training and headed on over to the Erie Canal. We were there the night before, but it was getting dark. So I was anxious to see it more in the daytime. That morning it …

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Visit to the Eastman Museum [Rochester, NY]

So while all our travels are on hold, it’s giving me an opportunity to go back and write about our travels from years past that I never got to. Today I’m sharing with you my visit to the George Eastman House in Rochester, NY. Since photography is one of my loves, this was right up …

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Top Packing Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation

image When planning your next vacation, you have probably been busy researching your travel itinerary, booking flights, and organizing documents. One thing that may not have spent too much time over is planning how and what to pack in your suitcase. Packing for your vacation is for many people, a last-minute dash. The rush to …

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St. Simons Island Trip – Part 2

Last week I shared the 1st part of our St. Trip with you. Click to read that>>>>St. Simons Island Trip-Part 1 Today’s post covers the 2nd half of the trip from Wednesday through Saturday when we head home. Wednesday So after a pretty tiring day in Savannah, on Wednesday we decided to stick around St. …

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Making Road Trips Better

Road trips are great fun! You can take the people you want along with you, go where you want, and have some crazy adventures along the way. But when it comes to being practical about the road trip you want to go on, you can doubt just how comfortable it’s going to be to spend …

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St. Simons Island Trip – Part 1

Saturday Earlier this summer we were itching for a change of scenery and decided to take a week off and go on a vacation. With Drew starting classes right before the 4th of July, we determined that the week before that would be good. This ended up being Drew’s graduation trip. No, it’s not NYC, …

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