Everything You Need to Know About Monument Valley

With its brick-red spindles, slender pinnacles and huge buttes – Monument Valley has long been a symbol of Southwestern USA. The star of countless movies, classic Hollywood westerns, and ads rises majestically from the surrounding desert floor and is easily one of the top things to see in Utah. Its beauty is heightened by the … Continue Reading

Your Guide to the Old and New Route 66 Attractions

There’s no road trip more epic than a drive through the countless historical, quirky, and one-of-a-kind Route 66 attractions. If your folks were wanderers-by-heart or were forced to migrate west during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, then you’d probably heard extraordinary stories of their days-long Route 66 tour. For those lucky enough to visit … Continue Reading

20 Best Things to Do in Alabama

Whether you’re eyeing Alabama as your family’s next destination, or just passing by on your way to another state, check out my handpicked things to do in Alabama that’s perfect for the history buff, science fans, nature lovers, bass fishing crowd and everyone in between. You might thing the best Alabama attractions are college football … Continue Reading

Visiting the Valley of Fire: What You Need to Know

Stray a little from the twinkling lights and bustling feet of Las Vegas, and you get the equally impressive Valley of Fire State Park. Situated 50 miles northeast of the city, this park is one of the crown jewels of the Nevada desert. People usually visit Las Vegas for the parties, music, shows, and all … Continue Reading

8 Best Things to Do in North Dakota

With its endless stretches of stunning scenery, the fascinating glimpse into history it provides, and unparalleled raw beauty – there is no shortage of things to do in North Dakota. It’s quite interesting how, despite being an incredible destination for all history and nature lovers, North Dakota still remains one of the least-visited states in … Continue Reading

Fall Run Park: The Best Waterfall Near Pittsburgh

Fall Run Park has got to be one of Pittsburgh’s most “hidden gem” hikes. When you think about a day hike to a waterfall you are probably picturing yourself on an island vacation.  Or at least somewhere more exotic than Pittsburgh.  I know Hawaii is the first thing that comes to my mind when I … Continue Reading

How to Swim with Dolphins in Kona & What to Expect

There are plenty of dolphins off the Hawaii coast, and if you get the chance to swim with dolphins in Kona, you should definitely take it. Most of them are Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins. They are smaller than the better known bottle-nose dolphins which can make them more difficult to spot. That is, unless you find … Continue Reading

How to Visit All 8 Mountain States via National Parks

Photo Credit: Jacob W. Frank / National Park Service National Parks are a great way to see all 8 of the Mountain West States (Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico).  This group of states is both vast and diverse and it includes mountains, plains, and deserts.  In fact, all major deserts … Continue Reading

10 Things To Do In Las Vegas For Kids

Sure, Las Vegas is known for drinking, partying, and gambling, but there’s a lot more to it than that.  In fact, there are so many things to see and do in Las Vegas that I bet you can’t do it all in just one trip.  I promise, not everyone that visits this city is part … Continue Reading