Eugene T. Mahoney State Park – Ashland, Nebraska

28500 West Park Hwy, Ashland, NE 68003 Head north off I-80 at exit 426, located between Lincoln and Omaha. Are you looking for a variety of leisure and outdoor activities to keep you busy during your summer vacation or through a holiday weekend? This state park has an abundance of activities year round. There is something to do for the thrill seeker, the avid fisherman or for … Read more

Yellowstone National Park

There are 58 National Parks in the United States and through my years I have focused my eyes on the beauty of quite a few of them but the one that literally gets my heart beating faster and inspires my wanderlust the most is our very first one, Yellowstone National Park. FUN FACTS: Did you know that nearly four million people visit Yellowstone each year. Yellowstone … Read more

Off Season Adventures in Branson, Missouri

I have said this in the past and will continue to say it, “off-season travel is the ABSOLUTE BEST time to travel anywhere!” I have found some phenomenal last minute deals on flights and lodging accommodations, and the smaller crowds and lines at exhibits is literally the icing on the cake. The end of October 2017 I found myself with an unplanned week off work and … Read more

Four Must Do Activities in Metropolis, Illinois

If you find yourself traveling through southern Illinois along I-24 you should definitely make a 30-minute pit stop in Metropolis for a once in a life time adventure! This small town on the banks of the Ohio River has so much to offer adventure seekers or weary travelers that is would be a shame to let it pass by without a visit. Here is the top … Read more

Disappointed at the Tower of London

During our trip around Europe in March 2017 we made one of the same stops that millions of tourists make each year, the Tower of London. Before going I had a plan of the spots I wanted to stand, Ann Boleyn’s execution spot (the Scaffold Site), and the things that I wanted to see, the Bloody Tower and the Ravens. Unfortunately the day we chose to … Read more