I’ve made it to 46 states so far, so I’ve seen a lot of what the United States has to offer. This section features my favorite places and things to do, plus massive bucket lists for each region of the country to help you plan your travels.

Disney Parks

I grew up visiting Disney World almost annually and then ended up working there during college, so it’s safe to say that it almost feels like home. Disney posts are some of my favorites to write, so check out this section for info on Disney World, Disneyland, and Disneyland Paris.

Recent Posts

A Thank You to My Traveling Mom

A Thank You to My Traveling Mom

I've been traveling since I was a baby, and I owe much of my taste for adventure to my mom. Despite a reputation as a less-than-adventurous person and a lifetime of being teased about being a chicken at amusement parks (Sorry! - but not sorry enough to stop), my mom...

How to Make Your Own DIY Minnie Mouse Ears

How to Make Your Own DIY Minnie Mouse Ears

Minnie mouse ears are all the rage at Disney parks and it seems like each new ear design is instantly snapped up. But what if you don't want to shell out for the hefty price tag? Or, if you're like me and want something designed a little differently? Well you can...

10 Ways to Get a Taste of Travel Without Leaving Home

10 Ways to Get a Taste of Travel Without Leaving Home

We'd all love to be out traveling all the time, but it's not feasible for all of us. That doesn't mean that you can't explore the world a little in your downtime. This list of ways to get your travel fix from home may not be as good as the real thing, but it'll give...

All the Best Things to Do in Kings Canyon National Park

All the Best Things to Do in Kings Canyon National Park

Kings Canyon National Park in the Sierra Nevada mountains contains the deepest canyon in the United States and offers a chance to see soaring granite cliffs and rock formations without the crowds at nearby Yosemite. With miles and miles of backcountry wilderness...

Disney’s Pop Century Resort Review

Disney’s Pop Century Resort Review

Pop Century has long been my go-to for value resorts at Disney World, and the addition of Skyliner access has made it an even better choice for visitors on a budget. I've stayed at each of the Walt Disney World value resorts, and Pop is still my favorite out of them....

All the Best Things to Do in Sequoia National Park

All the Best Things to Do in Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park is home to a spectacular amount of - you guessed it - sequoias. These massive trees are truly awe inspiring and no photo can really do them justice. They really are something you just have to see in person to appreciate. Aside from its namesake...

The Ultimate Guide to Disney World’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

The Ultimate Guide to Disney World’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, Disney World's newest land, is the hottest spot in all four parks, and the kind of thing I grew up fantasizing about. Seriously - I was giddy when it was announced. With two rides, a themed bar, a quick service restaurant, shops, and a huge...