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Category - Parks

3 New England Destinations You Should Visit On A Fall Road Trip

Acadia National Park

In 2009, I moved from Southern California to New England. My eyes were set on New York City, but after spending the Summer driving around the country, the idea of moving to a big city again didn’t feel right. It also didn’t help that I found myself re-connecting with an old boyfriend  (who would eventually become my husband) on a road...

Daytrippin’ to the Florida Keys

Bahia Honda State Park

Sometimes you need to get away to clear your mind, push reset on the life button, and energize all the levels up to full. A major vacation might be in-store, but sometimes a day trip or “daycation” (a term I just learned about on wikipedia), could do the trick. I was feeling it. We all needed to get away. Vitamin D was on the menu and...

I Was Lost and Then I was Found….In Alaska.

Denali National Park

  One of my bigger regrets from my school aged years is not doing study abroad in college. To be able to spend 4-6 months in another country, immersed in its culture, and with the likelihood to travel and explore the surrounding countries when not studying or in class, would have been the perfect opportunity for more adventure and...

Take A Trolley To Biscayne National Park


Who does not love TRANSPORTATION and NATURE? My guess is about 99% of us love one, if not both.  In our family we are at 100% for both children and adults. This is  why we were so excited when we found out the City of Homestead, “The Gateway to Everglades and Biscayne National Parks“, offers a free Trolley ride and park admission to...