Did you know Wichita is the largest city in Kansas? Or that it’s the 48th largest city in the U.S.? The population is now around 650,000. But this Mid-West city has roots that date back all the way to the 1860’s when it was once a trading out post during the “Wild West”. Nicknamed the…
Category: North America
3 Day Itinerary for Spokane, Washington
Everyone always thinks of Seattle when they think of Washington State. The sea, the mountains, Starbucks…but the other side of the state is just as wonderful and deserves more recognition. I knew very little about Spokane before I went. I love when a place can really surprise me. Spokane is located on the eastern side…
A Weekend in Blowing Rock, North Carolina
I never heard of this sleepy little mountain town. I had no idea what to expect as I drove thru the mountains into Blowing Rock. It was immense overcast and I could barely see the road when I arrived. Starving I parked on the main street and strolled around in order to find lunch.
An Itinerary for a Weekend in Baltimore
On a quest for all things Edgar Allan Poe and the ultimate brunch spot I made my last stop on my month long road trip Baltimore. I have driven thru Maryland countless times whether it was heading to Ocean City or further south. Upon spending time in Baltimore I can’t believe I ever passed it…
Roanoke: A Must Stop in the Blue Ridge Mountains
When I made Roanoke a stop on my road trip I didn’t know much about it. I figured I would go on a few hikes and drink a few beers and that was that. I had no idea it was the mountain bike capital. It has an interesting culinary scene and a budding brewery scene….
Your Perfect Richmond, VA Itinerary
I have driven thru Virginia so many times. I am not sure why it took me so long to get to Richmond. How could I be sleeping on a city as wonderful as this one?
A Fun Chicago Itinerary
What there is to do and eat in Chicago
3 Day Itinerary for the Hudson Valley
There is so much to do in Dutchess County it might be hard to make final decisions when planning an itinerary. Especially if you are looking to do a weekend or long weekend trip. Don’t worry! I spent some time there and have picked out some things that I think make a perfect weekend. Come…
Dining at Red Rock Ranch
When I decided to go to Red Rock Ranch in Wyoming I never imagined it would be such a foodie trip. I imagined I would eat well and enjoy myself but the culinary experience I was actually in for took me by surprise. What I ended up with was a real interesting culinary experience.
Why Your Next Vacation Should Be A Dude Ranch!
A few months ago I was put in contact with the PR woman who runs the Dude Ranches of America. She asked me if I would be interested in working with a dude ranch. The idea intrigued me. I am always looking for new experiences and new states to explore. She asked me to pick…
48 Hours in Philly
I have been to Philly a few times. I have explored the necessary monuments, eaten a cheese steak or two and even had a one night stand. Heading back there for a weekend I felt like I could explore more of the off the beaten path experiences and take more time.
What to do with a Weekend in Burlington, VT
People said I was crazy to spend a January weekend in Vermont. The possibility of the weather being hard to deal with was inevitable. If I didn’t go then when would I go?