The Perfect 2 Days in Yosemite Itinerary

The Perfect 2 Days in Yosemite Itinerary

If you’re planning a trip for two days in Yosemite, you won’t be able to see and do everything, but you’ll be able to see the highlights. No matter how much or how little you cover, it’ll leave you wanting to come back for more. This 2 days in...
Fowling is Detroit’s Quirkiest Activity

Fowling is Detroit’s Quirkiest Activity

Fowling (pronounced like bowling but with an f) is the perfect thing to do on your visit to Detroit. It’s one of the things I make sure to take all of my out of town visitors to when they come to the area. Located in Hamtramck (pronounce that like there’s...
Biscayne National Park Snorkeling Tour and Tips

Biscayne National Park Snorkeling Tour and Tips

You all know I’m a National Parks fan, so when I found myself with a free afternoon in the Miami area, I headed straight for Biscayne National Park in Florida’s southeast corner. This park is somewhat unique in that it’s fairly large yet occupies...
47 Bucket List-Worthy Things to Do in the Western United States

47 Bucket List-Worthy Things to Do in the Western United States

The western United States is one of the top tourist regions in the country – and for good reason. With stunning mountain ranges, active volcanoes, fjords, glaciers, coastal scenery, tropical temperatures, National Parks galore, and iconic cultural landmarks you...
Squaw Valley for Beginners

Squaw Valley for Beginners

As I described in my tale of our time skiing in the Alps, I’m not the greatest skier in the world. Where I come from in southeastern Michigan, we ski on landfills because we don’t even have mountains. Knowing that I was heading to one of the premier ski...
25 Bucket List-Worthy Things to Do in the Great Plains States

25 Bucket List-Worthy Things to Do in the Great Plains States

The Great Plains region is often overlooked, but it’s home to some fascinating National Parks and plenty of historic sites that tell some of the sadder stories in American history. Despite the images of rolling fields of grain, you’ll find gorgeous...