How to Have a Romantic Getaway in Sandusky, Ohio

romantic getaway in Sandusky, Ohio: beach walks

The Lake Erie vicinity is a beautiful, romantic area in the northern part of the state, there’s no doubt. It’s filled with attractions and scenic spots, and it’s beautiful no matter what time of year you visit. Recently, we took a trip up to the Sandusky area to check out ideal date night ideas and romantic places. Here’s how to have a romantic getaway in Sandusky and the Lake Erie Shores & Islands region including our top picks. Disclosure: We were hosted by the folks at Lake Erie Shores &…

6 Best Things to Do in Lansing, WV in Fall

Best things to do in Lansing, WV: TreeTops Canopy tour at Adventures on the Gorge

If you love outdoor activities, Lansing, WV, is probably on your radar. Especially known for its white water rafting, the area is filled with both light adventure and adrenaline-filled fun. Now, add in the fact that, during autumn, the colors are spectacular and the scenery gorgeous and you’ve got yourself a winning combination to visit. From breathtaking views to adventure, both on the ground and above, here are the 6 best things to do in Lansing, WV, in fall.  As a gal that lives right on the Ohio-Pennsylvania-West Virginia border,…

The Best Things to Do in Laurel Highlands in Fall

Things to do in Laurel Highlands in Fall

Laurel Highlands in fall is an outdoor lover’s dream. And when the leaves are turning vibrant shades of crimson, orange, and gold, it’s even more beautiful when you head outdoors. So, what are the best things to do in Laurel Highlands in fall? From spooky haunts to fall festivals, here are my must-see top picks.  When I’m looking for things to do this weekend in Southwestern PA no matter what time of year, if getting outside is on my radar, I’m heading to Laurel Highlands. Not only is it gorgeously…

Phantom Fright Nights Review: Which Haunted Houses Are the Best?

Phantom Fright Nights Review: Fear Fest clown with bubbles

Are you headed to Kennywood Park’s Phantom Fright Nights this year? Curious to know which are the must-do haunted houses when you go? Here’s a full Phantom Fright Nights review including my take on all of the haunts and scare zones and which ones you can’t miss.  Disclosure: Kennywood Park comped us tickets to Phantom Fright Nights for the purpose of this article. All opinions are my own.  This year will make my fourth consecutive visit to Phantom Fright Nights (PFN). Truthfully, it’s one of my favorite Halloween events in…

10 Cool and Unique Things to Do in St. Augustine

unique things to do in St. Augustine - Aviles Street at night.

St. Augustine is the oldest city in the United States, but don’t mistake that title for being antiquated and outdated. The city is a cultural mecca by day, and a vibrant wonder by night. So, what are the best things to do when you visit? From eco water tours to tasty treats, here are 10 cool and unique things to do in St. Augustine. Walk Down the Oldest Street in the U.S. Visit a Spanish Fort Stay at the Oldest Inn in America Taste Test an Ice Cream Sandwich with…

7 Important Tips for Bloggy Con at Cedar Point: Know Before You Go

Tips for Bloggy Con: Hotel Breakers Exterior

Bloggy Con is a fun event in the Midwest for both new and seasoned writers alike. It’s filled with tons of information and useful takeaways, too. Ready to make the most out of your experience? From location to what to expect, here are my best tips for Bloggy Con at Cedar Point. I always enjoy my trip up to the Lake Erie Shores & Islands area at Sandusky, OH, for Bloggy Con. Not only does it take place at the PERFECT time of year (AKA opening weekend at HalloWeekends!), it’s…

1886 Crescent Hotel Review: Eureka Springs Lodging

1886 Crescent Hotel Review

I love reading hotels on TripAdvisor. Heck, I’m even a TripAdvisor Official Reviewer. Having written that, I enjoyed the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa so much that I felt a longer, more detailed review was in order. So, from what’s free when you visit to photos and tours, here’s the full scoop on our visit.  Disclosure: I was graciously hosted by the folks at Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce. All opinions are my own! Last month, my family and I hit the road for a 14-hour road trip to Eureka…

11 Fun Things to Do in Eureka Springs in Summer with Kids

Fun things to do in Eureka Springs in Summer with Kids: Onyx Cave Tour

Have you heard of Eureka Springs, Arkansas? If not, it’s probably time you did. Filled with fun activities and attractions, live plays, and fun tours, it’s an ideal spot for families with kids of all ages. Here are 11 fun things to do in Eureka Springs in summer with kids. Disclosure: This post is in partnership with the folks at Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce. All opinions are my own! When the folks at the Eureka Springs Chamber reached out to me to visit with my family, I took one…

10 Creative Things to Do in Frederick for Date Night

Best things to do in Frederick, MD for date night

Frederick, MD, is so close to Washington, DC, that it has an inexpensive commuter train for residents and guests. But have you ever stopped in the quaint, historic city? From beautiful downtown walking areas to wine tasting, here are 10 creative & fun things to do in Frederick for date night.  Disclosure: I was graciously hosted by the folks of Visit Frederick, MD, to give you the scoop on date night ideas. All opinions are my own! #150milestofun #VisitFrederick We’ve driven to Washington, DC, plenty of times, but have never…

6 Historically-Fun Things to Do in Gettysburg with Kids

fun things to do in Gettysburg with kids: Gettysburg National Military Park

American history is so much more than a few lines on some pages. In fact, when start digging into it, it’s downright fascinating. This rings particularly true in Gettysburg, PA. A recent trip proved it. From interactive museum tours to battlefield walks, here are 6 historically fun things to do in Gettysburg with kids. Disclosure: We were graciously hosted by the fine folks of Destination Gettysburg to give you the scoop on what makes it so great for families. All opinions are my own! Have you even been to Gettysburg,…