Francis Scott Key Park
Day Trip, Travel Plans

A Day in Georgetown

I was recently in DC for a work trip, and of course I extended it for some personal time to explore the city! I've been to DC multiple times before, but usually just for the day and mostly around the National Mall and monuments. This time I was looking for something different, and I'd heard… Continue reading A Day in Georgetown

Washington Monument
Travel Plans

The Best Freebies in Any City – Wanderlust Wednesday #15

Hey it's Wanderlust Wednesday again! This week we are looking at the free things you can find to do no matter where you go! Sometimes the freebies are not just budget-friendly, but they are also the best way to get to know a place and its history. Visit the local library Libraries are free to… Continue reading The Best Freebies in Any City – Wanderlust Wednesday #15

Southern Craft Co
Special Events, Syracuse Favorites, Travel Plans

Wild About Westcott Street

While not the biggest festival in Syracuse, West Street Cultural Fair is definitely one of the best! Full of music and dance performances, great food, loads of culture, and arts & crafts, this is a truly special event that shouldn't be missed. It's a great highlight to the Westcott community and embraces the eclectic cultures that are there.

NYSF Mural 2017
Special Events, Syracuse Favorites, Travel Plans

27 Ways to Spend a Day at the New York State Fair

The New York State Fair doesn't call itself "Great" for no reason! The nearly two-week fair is jam-packed with food, drinks, music, dancing, contests, art, rides, games, animals, and more! And a visit to the fair doesn't have to cost much. Here's a plan for how to spend your time and money on a day at the fair.

NYSF I Love NY
Special Events, Syracuse Favorites, Travel Plans

The Best Ways to Get Admission to the New York State Fair

The New York State Fair doesn't call itself "Great" for no reason! The nearly two-week fair is jam-packed with food, drinks, music, dancing, contests, art, rides, games, animals, and more! And a visit to the fair doesn't have to cost much. Here are some of the best tips to get tickets to the fair without hurting your wallet.

Denver River
Day Trip, Travel Plans

A Day in Downtown Denver

When you have only one day to spend in Denver, there isn't much time for all of the amazing things you could do. Here are my recommendations from exploring downtown in the Mile High City.

RI Cliff Walk Locks
Travel Plans, Weekend Getaway

Roaming Rhode Island – Part 2: Newport

For a tiny state, Rhode island is packed with great things to do! Visit Newport to experience the ocean views and mansion along the cliff walk!

Independence Hall
Travel Plans, Weekend Getaway

Philly is for Freedom

Philadelphia is a city steeped in history, and is a perfect weekend getaway for history buffs, foodies, and families!

Notre Dame - Montreal
Travel Plans, Weekend Getaway

Montreal, Mon Amour

Montreal has so much to offer, from historic streets and buildings, to incredible indoor wildlife, great food and craft beer, and an Olympic park. Learn what you need to know and then spend a weekend there to experience the best they have to offer.

Rochester Campus
Day Trip, Travel Plans

History for Free in Rochester

Looking for something free, but interesting to do in a new city? Check out their college campus(es) and cemeteries! They are full of old buildings, history, and beautiful gardens.