The Best Things to Do in Clarke County, VA

Things to do in Clarke County VA Farm tours

If you love getting back to nature, a visit to Clarke County, VA, will definitely be right up your street. The county is filled with gorgeous views, scenic drives, and adorable animals. And when it comes to dining, there’s no loss there, either. From animal farms to wildlife education centers and old school general stores, here are the best things to do in Clarke County, VA! Disclosure: I was hosted by the fine folks at Visit Clarke County, VA, to give to the scoop on what to do when you’re…

Free Things at Hershey Lodge: 12 Hefty Freebies

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Sure, a stay at Hershey Lodge can add up. But, take into account all of the free things at Hershey Lodge and I can definitely see where the value sets in. A recent stay at the Hersheypark hotel (and a big walk around!) let me see for myself all of the free fun to be had. From must-haves to activities to off-property complimentary admissions, here are 12 hefty freebies at Hershey Lodge! Disclosure: I was graciously hosted by the fine folks at Hershey Lodge because I’m a Sweetest Family member!…

The Best Things to Do in Cumberland Valley, PA

The Best Things to Do in Cumberland Valley, PA

Cumberland Valley is a fun melding of outdoorsy and old school cool. It offers both locals and visitors a chance to feel like they’ve stepped foot into ideal small town America while giving us a laidback vibe with plenty of places to enjoy. From shopping to museums and dining, here are the best things to do in Cumberland Valley.  Where’s Cumberland Valley, PA? If Cumberland Valley has never made your travel radar, it’s about three hours east of Pittsburgh on the Turnpike. If you’re heading west, it’s about 3 3/4…

Rosen Inn International Review: Ideal for Off-Property Universal Orlando Stays

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Rosen Inn International is one of those under-the-radar hotels in the Orlando area. Combining the look of an upper tier value resort, the amenities and freebies are plentiful. Here’s my full review of Rosen Inn International and why you need to consider a stay. Rosen Inn International: The Basics Rosen Inn International is located at 7600 International Drive in Orlando, FL. If you need a couple of landmarks to get your bearings, it’s around the corner from the largest McDonald’s in the world. I mean, you can literally drive into…

14 Free Things for Kids in Nashville

14 Free Things for Kids in Nashville

Nashville, TN, is a haven for music of all styles, but it’s country music that it’s known for. And if you’re visiting the city to check out the music scene, you may as well save yourself some money, right?  In partnership with Hotels.com, from farms to forts to museums and libraries here are the 14 best free things for kids in Nashville! Where to Stay in Nashville Just in case you’re road tripping and like knowing the cities Nashville is near: it’s almost 3 hours from Louisville, KY, and 4…

9 Super Fun Things to Do in Savannah with Kids

Fun things to do in Savannah with kids: walk along the river's edge

If you only went to Savannah, GA, for the rich history alone, you’d have an amazing experience. Then, add in the fact that there’s so many things to do in Savannah from foodie spots to land and water tours and it ramps up the fun even more. Here are my 9 top picks for fun things to do in Savannah with kids! Disclosure: I was given a media pass from Visit Savannah to experience many of the activities mentioned in this post. All opinions are my own!   Take a…

The Top 12 Fun Things to Do in Macon, GA

Fun things to do in Macon: Downtown Macon sign

When it comes to fun things to do in Macon, GA, the list is plentiful. The city is brimming with music history, delicious food offerings, and even historical parks and quiet places. But, if you’re new to the city, how do you even begin to narrow it down? A recent visit to the city gave me plenty of insight to give you my narrowed-down list.  Disclosure: We were graciously hosted by the fine folks at Visit Macon to give you the scoop on what to do when you’re in town.…

Maumee Bay Lodge Review: Photos and Video

Maumee Bay Lodge Review boardwalk hike

Maumee Bay State Park Lodge is one of those places that, once you’ve been, you immediately want to make a reservation to go back. And having never been until this spring, I can attest that I’m already checking my calendar to plan another one. So, what makes it so special? From dining to guest rooms to all the free onsite activities, here’s my full Maumee Bay Lodge review! Disclosure: we were graciously hosted by the fine folks at Great Ohio Lodges for the purpose of this review. All opinions are…

Best Free Things to Do in Atlantic City

Best free things to do in Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJ, has been a place of respite for folks living in and around New York City and for good reason. It’s not only a break away from the big city hustle, it’s a place to relax, unwind, and take in some history and fun. In partnership with Hotels.com, from turbine tours to pipe organ concerts, here are the best free things to do in Atlantic City!    First, Where to Stay in Atlantic City If you’re visiting for the first time, you’ll definitely want to stay in an…

Punderson Manor Lodge – A Full Review with Photos & Video

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Punderson Manor Lodge is one of those places that, once you’ve been, you never forget. The look, the feel, the ambiance all give a back to nature with a quirky-historical vibe. So, what should you know when making plans to visit? Here’s my Punderson Manor Lodge review from rooms to dining and even a spooky happening!  Disclosure: I was graciously hosted by the fine folks at Great Ohio Lodges to give you the scoop on what makes Punderson Manor a great place for guests. All opinions are my own!  …