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Best Place to See Redwoods on the California Coast

Our first stop on our Northern California road trip was for the Redwood National & State Forest. I’ve been to this part of California three times now, and every time I’m amazed at the beauty and size of these trees. Coastal redwoods can be found from southern Oregon into California. I recommend two specific stops …

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Tips for What to Expect at the Cirque du Soleil Crystal Show

Last night we had the chance to watch the new Cirque du Soleil show, Crystal. While I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, I came away with a smile on my face and with plenty of muttered wows in the books! I took Mia and her friend Dana, and we all left the show loving …

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Kona Kai San Diego: Beautiful Resort & Spa on Shelter Island

Are you looking for a great resort hotel in San Diego? Perhaps one that has a great beachy feel and offers resort getaway amenities? After my recent stay on Shelter Island at the newly remodeled Kona Kai Resort & Spa, I can say it’s an ideal resort for anyone looking to get a little bit …

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Amazing Weekend in Seattle Sightseeing and Eating

Earlier this month we took advantage of Seattle Museum Month and planned a teen staycation in Seattle. Our weekend in Seattle was filled with sightseeing around many of the popular downtown attractions, getting an up-close look at how glass art is made, and enjoying some new restaurants we hadn’t tried before. Thank you to Visit …

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February is Seattle Museum Month with Half-Price Admission

If you’re planning a trip to Seattle in February, I have got a huge tip that will save you money on your tickets to local museums. You’ll be able to get into places like Chihuly Garden and Glass, the Seattle Aquarium, and MoPop for HALF-PRICE! To celebrate the ending of the first semester and to …

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Step-by-Step Guide for Easiest Way from JFK – Manhattan Penn Station by Train [Photos]

Just last year I had my first ever experience traveling to NYC. If you’re an NYC novice like I was, you’re probably trying to figure out how to get to or from JFK and Manhattan. Thanks to having some friends who are NYC experts I got the local’s guide on what’s the best (and cheapest) …

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Best Lisbon Day Trips: Tips for Sintra, Belem, and Cascais

Some of my favorite experiences last year were my Lisbon day trips to Sintra, Belem, and Cascais. Sintra and Belem offer amazing sites that will make anyone fall in love with architecture. Cascais is a seaside town that allows you a chance to soak up some European sun and sea. And they’re all nearby, making them …

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Magic of Snowflake Lane – Amazing Seattle Holiday Getaway

Even though we’ve lived in the Seattle area for many years now, we haven’t experienced many of the holiday seasonal activities that happen every year around the city. This year, however, we finally visited Snowflake Lane in Bellevue, WA. We had a fabulous time on our overnight getaway and I highly recommend it as a …

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3 Day Romantic Weekend Getaway in Nashville TN (Car Free)

Full disclosure: This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own. Looking for a great city escape for your next couple’s getaway? Nashville, Tennessee is a fabulous destination to plan your next romantic escape. Plan a trip filled with delicious food, welcoming hotels, and plenty of Nashville attractions to keep you entertained over …

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5 Best Things to Do on Celebrity Edge Cruise Ship

Planning what things to do on your Celebrity Edge cruise? Find out the perfect spot to read a book, and the one dinner reservation anyone who is a kid-at-heart needs to book! Are you ready to hear about one of the newest cruise ships to hit the seas? I was invited to take a two-night …

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10 Memphis Spots in the New ‘Christmas at Graceland’ Hallmark Movie

If you’re a Hallmark movie fan and you’re planning a trip to Memphis soon, don’t miss these 10 iconic Memphis spots that were mentioned and/or shown in the movie, Christmas at Graceland. I recently had the opportunity to visit Memphis, Tennesee for a few days and during the trip, I got to preview the brand …

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Disneyland Christmas Holidays Best Food and Things to Do

Are you ready for a trip to the happiest place on earth for the holidays? If you’re busy planning your Disneyland Christmas vacation, you don’t want to miss any of the special food, decorations, rides, and events that are happening at the resort. From the Season of Wonder at Disneyland Park to the Festival of …

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