Sunrise at Great Sand Dunes National Park

The sleeper hit of my road trip from St. Louis out to Wyoming and back was Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado. We didn’t have a ton of time to spend there but I knew I wanted to make a stop here. So, I needed to figure out what was the best time toContinue reading “Sunrise at Great Sand Dunes National Park”

A Day at Haleakala National Park

If you’ve become a national parks queen like me (I mean, I basically wrote a love letter to them), you can’t come to Hawaii without spending a day at Haleakala National Park. We spent a full day day there in order to experience an ancient volcano crater. There are other things to do in theContinue reading “A Day at Haleakala National Park”

A Salem Day Trip Just in Time for Spooky Season

Have you already gotten your first pumpkin-flavored item? Are you busting out your plaid and sweaters? Have you already started watching “Hocus Pocus” on repeat? Well then, it is time for you to plan your Salem day trip! Salem, Massachusetts is a hot spot for fall trips because it’s home to so many Halloween activities.Continue reading “A Salem Day Trip Just in Time for Spooky Season”

Lady Elliot Island – Great Barrier Reef NOT TO MISS

THE SHORT VERSION If you are going to be closer to Brisbane/Gold Coast/Sydney and can’t make it up to Cairns to see the reef, a quick flight out to Lady Elliot Island could be just the perfect solution for you. THE LONG VERSION Seeing the Great Barrier Reef has been an actual bucket list itemContinue reading “Lady Elliot Island – Great Barrier Reef NOT TO MISS”