12 Best US Beaches for Sea Glass Collecting

If you’ve always loved going to a sea glass beach to go beachcombing, you’ll understand exactly why these chemically-weathered, multi-colored pieces of glass are being collected and coveted. And if you’ve been looking for genuine sea glass, mermaid’s tears, sea pearls, drift glass, sea gems, or beach glass, you don’t have to look too far. … Continue Reading

20 Best Weekend Getaways in the US

If you’re looking for the best weekend getaways that you can accomplish within 2 to 3 days, it can be tricky to give you a recommendation just based on the number of days you’re free to have this trip. Our country is massive. Those living on the East Coast just couldn’t take a kitschy road … Continue Reading

9 Best Places to Ski in the US this Winter

Check out my round-up of the best places to ski in the US, if you’re planning a ski trip for the coming winter. Instead of just focusing on the top ski resorts in the country, I went straight to the best ski towns in America (so those family members who aren’t too happy with skiing … Continue Reading

17 Best Places to See Fall Colors in the US

The days are shorter, the air has a chill in it, and the birds are flying south. You know what it means: it’s time to go in search of the best places to see fall colors. Autumn is the time when deciduous trees like maples, oaks, and aspens change the color of their leaves from … Continue Reading

12 Awesome Lakes in Oregon + the Cascade Lakes

There are 1,400 named lakes in Oregon! While the state isn’t the land of 10k lakes (that’s Minessota for you), there are a TON of stunning Oregon lakes that it is definitely hard to pick just one. Many of them are man-made and built as a result of damming, but the beauty of the lakes … Continue Reading

Alvord Desert: Everything You Need To Know

Alvord Desert: Everything You Need To Know Before You Go

Alvord Desert is one of Oregon’s natural treasures located in Oregon’s high desert region. This desolate yet stunning landscape is home to many unusual attractions. Today, you’ll learn all about the Alvord Desert—the best things to do, how to get here, the best time of the year to visit, and other important information. The Alvord … Continue Reading