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50 FUN Things to do in St Augustine Florida America’s Oldest City

50 FUN Things to do in St Augustine Florida America’s Oldest City

The oldest city in America is also one of the most beautiful cities in America. Located along the Florida A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway St Augustine Florida has the perfect combination of history and outdoor fun. Before planning my solo trip to St Augustine, I took a quick look at some of the attractions […]

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11 Awesome Day Trips from Lafayette Louisiana – Best of Acadiana!

11 Awesome Day Trips from Lafayette Louisiana – Best of Acadiana!

Best Day Trips from Lafayette LA One of the things I LOVE about Lafayette Louisiana is the abundance of cool little towns that are great day trips from Lafayette. In this post you’ll find 11 awesome trips – many can be done in an afternoon road trip. It’s nice to get out of town and […]

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15 Cool Places to See in Nova Scotia This Summer

15 Cool Places to See in Nova Scotia This Summer

Today I’m sharing a bunch of cool things to do in Nova Scotia to give you an idea of how to plan for a Nova Scotia vacation this summer. After spending a month in Nova Scotia, I saw a lot of the province but there’s still more to explore. Although Nova Scotia is the second […]

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Avalanche Lake Hike in Montana’s Beautiful Glacier National Park

Avalanche Lake Hike in Montana’s Beautiful Glacier National Park

  I hiked Avalanche Lake trail twice – once in the rain on my first full day in Glacier National Park and a couple of days later on a beautiful afternoon. It’s a wonderful hike rain or shine but you certainly get to see more of the mountains at the summit on a clear day. […]

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Trail of Cedars Glacier National Park Montana Fairy Tale Forest

Trail of Cedars Glacier National Park Montana Fairy Tale Forest

Trail of Cedars on West Glacier side of Glacier National Park in Montana is a must visit for anyone going to the park. Even if you are just driving the Going To The Sun Road and not staying overnight in Glacier National Park you should at least stop and have a stroll around the Trail […]

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Joffre Lakes Hike – 3 Beautiful Glacial Lakes – Perfect Whistler Day Trip

Joffre Lakes Hike – 3 Beautiful Glacial Lakes – Perfect Whistler Day Trip

While spending a weekend in Whistler I wanted to do a hike with pretty mountain views and I found Joffre Lakes hike in nearby Pemberton BC. From Whistler it’s a 1-hour scenic drive to Joffre Lakes trailhead. The trail gets busy, especially on weekends, so the earlier you start the better your chances of enjoying […]

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AMAZING Kayaking Adventure in Jasper National Park Canada

AMAZING Kayaking Adventure in Jasper National Park Canada

While visiting Jasper Alberta for a few days last summer my sister and I decided to do some kayaking. We lucked out and found a great kayaking rental shop in Jasper that delivered the kayaks to the lake and picked them up when we finished an amazing half day of paddling around the lake with […]

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Port Townsend Washington BEST Things to Do

Port Townsend Washington BEST Things to Do

Catching up with posts about the Pacific Northwest region of America I’m sharing one of my favorite places and what I think is one of the prettiest towns in the United States. Port Townsend Washington is located in the Puget Sound which is an inlet of the Pacific Ocean. With a population of around 10,000 […]

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Emerald Lake BC Weekend Getaway in Yoho National Park Canada

Emerald Lake BC Weekend Getaway in Yoho National Park Canada

While visiting my hometown of Calgary Alberta I often take road trips to enjoy the outdoors and explore the Canadian Rockies. One of my weekend getaways to the mountains I stayed for 2 nights at the Emerald Lake Lodge in Yoho National Park. I especially enjoyed hiking around the emerald color lake while enjoying extraordinary […]

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Solo Trip to Portland Oregon – Itinerary for 3 Days

Solo Trip to Portland Oregon – Itinerary for 3 Days

I think of Portland Oregon as a sister city to Austin Texas (my adopted city) and although I still call Austin my official home, I could be tempted to move to Portland….for my summer home. Although I spent a whole month in P-town I know you probably won’t spend that much time there. So, I […]

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9 Cape Breton Hikes on the Famous Cabot Trail Nova Scotia

9 Cape Breton Hikes on the Famous Cabot Trail Nova Scotia

  Have you ever dreamed of driving the famous Cabot Trail in Cape Breton Nova Scotia? For many years I thought about visiting Cape Breton and hiking in the Highlands National Park along rocky coastlines and through the forests. After driving across Canada last summer I finally realized my dream of visiting Cape Breton. Related: […]

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15+ Awesome FUN Things to Do in Seattle in One Day

15+ Awesome FUN Things to Do in Seattle in One Day

While on my solo road trip up in the Pacific Northwest I stayed in Port Townsend for a month, so I knew I wanted to spend at least one day in Seattle. I also had a free night available from my travel rewards credit card (use it or lose it) so I felt obligated to […]

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