I love wall murals. They really make cities colorful and provide perfect backdrops for photos. When traveling some place new, I usually seek out some of the more unique murals, especially if they have the city name in them somewhere. Over the past few years, I’ve been working on a mural guide for Indianapolis and…
Portland, Maine was the starting point for our East Coast road trip and we only had about twenty-four hours in the seaside town before heading up to Bar Harbor. With a population of just over 66,000 people, you can easily see the highlights in the area in just a day. We arrive in early afternoon and headed down to the Old Port area. There are lots of shops and restaurants along Exchange Street, which is […]
Acadia National Park is located on Mt. Desert Island just outside the town of Bar Harbor, Maine. It’s consistently one of the most visited National Parks in the United States and sometimes called the “crown jewel” of the Atlantic coast, primarily due to the beautiful rocky coastline and abundance of lakes, mountains and forests. We had about a day and a half in the Bar Harbor area, which is a perfect amount of time to […]
On a recent trip up to South Bend, Indiana, I took some time out of the weekend to check out all the murals I could find! For a smaller town, there is some GREAT public art and many are very close together, making this a pretty easy afternoon activity. For the latest updates on the public art scene in South Bend, be sure to check out their web site.
This post is sponsored by Visit South Bend, but all thoughts and opinions about my stay and activities are my own. As people begin traveling again, some might be looking for a weekend getaway that’s not too far from home. South Bend, Indiana is in northern Indiana and borders nearby Michigan and Illinois, making it a great little getaway town. My friend Bree (you can read her blog here) and I took a short overnight […]
Desert life, incredible food and a vibrant art scene are just three reasons why you need to add Tucson to your travel list. There are so many unique things to do in this culturally diverse southwestern Arizona town that there’s really something for everyone. Here are six things you must do when you visit Tucson! Visit Mission San Xavier del Bac. Arizona’s oldest European built structure was constructed between 1783 and 1797. Located about 10 […]