Monuments at Night in Washington, DC: The Ultimate Guide

Washington, DC monuments are grand and impressive and should be at the top of your DC must-see list. Washington, DC monuments at night are even more amazing to behold and warrant a second visit! Stunning photo opportunities await! Whether you take a guided tour one evening or create your own…

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The Complete Guide to the Charles Town Landing State Historic Site

Just across the river from modern day Charleston, South Carolina, the Charles Town Landing State Historic Site preserves the original European settlement and fort that was founded in 1670, as well as the adjacent Legare Waring House and Gardens. This South Carolina State Park includes archaeological sites of original buildings,…

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15 Best Travel Scratch Off Maps

Travel scratch off maps are my favorite way to keep track of my bucket list progress, and these maps are the PERFECT gift for the dedicated traveler in your life. Whether you want to visit all 50 US states, all 62 US national parks, all 7 continents, or every country…

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6 Things to Do in Cuyahoga Valley National Park on Your First Visit

The US is full of interesting places, and the US National Park system highlights and protects some of the best natural landscapes the country has to offer. Cuyahoga Valley National Park in the state of Ohio showcases a river corridor in the middle of a great comeback. This post may…

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3 Reasons to Visit Indianapolis

Not your typical travel destination, Indianapolis, Indiana flies under the radar as a happy hidden gem. This safe, clean, mid-sized state capital city has everything you’d find in a larger city: history, art, a zoo, food, and sports. So many sports! Most people just don’t know anything about Indianapolis, so…

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Why You Can’t Miss Christmas at Biltmore

Do you live for the Christmas season each year? Are you a fan of Downton Abbey and grand, Gilded Age homes? If you answered yes, then you cannot miss Christmas at Biltmore! This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This means if…

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10 Essential Travel Items Every First-Time Traveler Needs

Congratulations! You’re going on your very first trip! Woohoo! Traveling is a wonderful thing, but it can be stressful for the unprepared. Even more so if you’re on a budget and unprepared. Been there. Cheap luggage, a lost boarding pass, and a dead phone: good grief! Learn from my mistakes…

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A Complete Guide to Colleton State Park

Continuing my South Carolina State Parks series, today I’m reviewing Colleton State Park. Easily accessible from I-95 and located on the Edisto River, Colleton State Park is a small but mighty relaxing park for a weekend camping getaway. This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn…

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The Ultimate Guide to Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is one of London’s most recognizable landmarks. Visiting Tower Bridge should be in your top 5 things to do in London if it’s your first visit, and this ultimate guide to Tower Bridge will ensure you don't miss a thing! It’s up there with seeing Big Ben and…

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Guide to Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site

Today I’m making an effort to practice what I preach and am exploring locally! Let’s kick off my South Carolina State Parks series by featuring Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site. Tucked away off of a busy thoroughfare on the west side of Summerville, SC, this pre-Revolutionary war town and fort…

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