Road Trip Tip: Sometimes Changing Direction Is the Best Course

I go on a big road trip every summer with my daughter and my dad. We’ve visited so many states in the U.S., seen things we all enjoy, and usually by the end of one, I’ve got a solid idea where we’ll be going next year. I don’t usually give my road trip buddies detailsContinue reading “Road Trip Tip: Sometimes Changing Direction Is the Best Course”

Road Trip Car Packing Tips: All That Tetris Playing Paid Off

Before my last road trip, a friend looked at my Subaru Crosstrek and was like how do plan on fitting luggage for three people for two and a half weeks into that? Well, I got really good at using space when my daughter and I would travel in my Volkswagen Beetle, so this new carContinue reading “Road Trip Car Packing Tips: All That Tetris Playing Paid Off”

Find Your Park: Cape Henry Memorial

When you think of National Parks or National Monuments you probably think of Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, the Statue of Liberty or the Lincoln Memorial, and while those are awesome, there are tons of other smaller sites maintained by the National Park Service that all help either preserve some of the most scenic and naturalContinue reading “Find Your Park: Cape Henry Memorial”

Traveling Leads to New Beer!

While on a solo road trip to the West Coast back in 2014, I decided to stop and visit some breweries. I’d only recently branched out from the likes of Blue Moon and Sam Adams seasonal beers into the world of craft beer, and was excited to see what was out there. I stopped on aContinue reading “Traveling Leads to New Beer!”

Travel Tip: Take Your Vacation Time!

I keep getting asked a lot of vacation planning questions – so here’s my Travel Tip of the Day: Use your vacation days & use them wisely. I know a lot of people aren’t lucky enough to get paid vacation, and that really sucks, but if you are like I used to be and had vacation daysContinue reading “Travel Tip: Take Your Vacation Time!”