Travel

Valley of Fire State Park – Las Vegas Day Trip

Las Vegas, Nevada may be a gambling and party destination for many people, but if you’re looking for suggestions on how to spend some time off the strip, keep reading! Sin City is the jumping off point for several state and National Parks, including Valley of Fire State Park, Death Valley National Park, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Grand Canyon National Park and the Hoover Dam. This trip, we decided to spend a couple […]

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The Best Stops on an Arizona Road Trip

Arizona has some of the most amazing scenery in the United States and is home to three of our National Parks. If you are thinking about visiting The Grand Canyon State, a road trip is definitely the way to go. There are several routes you could take depending on time and I’ve put together a list of the best Arizona road trip stops you can’t miss. If you start in Tucson, plan on spending at […]

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Featured Posts, Travel

Portland Day Trip: Columbia River Gorge and Cannon Beach

There is so much to see, do, and eat around Portland, Oregon but if you want to get out of the city, there are many amazing day trips you can take. I had one day left of my trip, so I decided to rent a car and drive the Columbia River Gorge scenic byway. At the last minute, I also headed to the Oregon Coast to see the beautiful Cannon Beach. I would recommend that […]

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Day Trip to Hot Springs

What trip to Arkansas would be complete without a stop in Hot Springs? My mom and I took the short one hour drive over from Little Rock and it’s a a great little one day getaway where you can experience history, nature and relax in the baths if you have time. The town itself is located in Hot Springs National Park and one of the bathhouses has been preserved as the Fordyce Visitor Center. You […]

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Food, Travel

Where to Eat in Little Rock, Arkansas

Our meals in Little Rock were provided by the Little Rock Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, but all thoughts and opinions about what I ate are my own. Did I expect Little Rock, Arkansas to be a foodie destination? No, I did not. But it’s brimming with culture, flavor and a plethora of restaurants to try. We tried everything from noodles to Argentinian dishes and if you’re looking for the best places to eat in Little Rock, […]

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5 Must Do Things in Little Rock, Arkansas

Our stay in Little Rock was hosted by the Little Rock Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, but all thoughts and opinions about my stay and activities are my own. Little Rock, Arkansas is nestled on the Arkansas River and brimming with history, art and good food. My mom and I headed down to the Natural State for a quick getaway and while this quiet southern town might not be an obvious choice for a weekend destination, […]

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