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Escape The Crowds In North Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is a fantastic vacation destination. There’s casinos, live shows, a beautiful lake waiting for you to jet-ski and kayak. The beaches fill up quickly in the summer, and the winter is a skier’s paradise. However, we find Lake Tahoe to be so beautiful and picture-perfect in every season that we would rather enjoy […]

Visiting Ft. Bragg & Glass Beach

Ft. Bragg is a quaint town along the Mendocino Coast. The drive takes about 4.5 hours from San Francisco. If you’re coming in from the south, we highly recommend taking Highway 1 along the coast for incredible ocean views the entire way. If you’re coming in from the west, we recommend taking Hwy 20 along […]

Amboy California Ghost Town

On our Route 66 road trip to the west coast, we found our way to a curious little town called Amboy. First settled in 1858 and established in 1883, Amboy has a long history nestled between the towns of Barstow and Needles. Hang with me here for a brief bit of history: The town was […]

Dog Friendly in Coronado California

Hitting the San Diego area with your pooch? We can’t speak highly enough of staying on Coronado Island. Coronado Island is located across the bay from San Diego, and is accessible by an easy 15-minute drive across the impressive 2.1 mile long Coronado Bridge. The town feels small, while surrounded by the big city (and […]

Route 66 Ghost Towns – Part 2

(Click on the map markers to see locations. Click to jump to that town in this post.) Lela, TX Lela, originally known as Story, Texas, sprung up at the turn of the century due to the railroads. The town had access to water, and boasted a school and post office. However, the nearby town of […]

Route 66 Ghost Towns – Part 1

Route 66, also known as “The Mother Road” or “Main Street of America,” was one of the original highways in the US. It was first established in 1926 and connected Chicago, Illinois to Santa Monica, California. It was a pathway for immigration during the Dust Bowl in the 1930s and a popular tourism route in […]

The Ruins of Roman Colonies in Algeria

The ruins of Roman colonies lay scattered around the world, and while history tried its best to level them, they continue to influence even today. Of course, the city of Rome may be host to some of the most seen and recognized ruins, but travelers owe it to themselves to step off the beaten path […]

A Haunted Tour of Ohio

Ohio has been touted as one of the most haunted states in the U.S. If you like touring spooky locations, you will love meandering through this Midwest state with your friends and stopping off to see the sights. For devotees of haunted houses, ghosts and other haunted places, you will find a rich history in […]

5 Spooky Places to Tie the Knot

Getting married is one of the most exciting moments in a person’s life. Chandeliers, trains, and bouquets all come together in creating an angelic atmosphere, proclaiming heartfelt love. But, weddings aren’t always centered around fairy tales and twinkle lights. There are millions of people who challenge the norm, even when it comes to weddings. If […]