Category: Travel Stories

Travel stories & ideas for adventures near and far – road trips, weekend getaways, budget trips and epic vacations.


Watching the Sunrise at the Grand Canyon

Watching the Sunrise at the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is a bucket list item for many people. And although spending a few days there is the ideal way to visit, not everyone has that much time. So, how can you make the most of a visit to this iconic natural wonder when you are just passing by? Check out... Read more
Seattle to Vancouver Island Road Trip Itinerary

Seattle to Vancouver Island Road Trip Itinerary

If you are looking for a getaway you will not soon forget, consider breaking out your passport for a fun and exciting trip to Canada's beautiful Vancouver Island – just a few hours from Washington. Our Seattle to Vancouver Island Road Trip Itinerary... Read more
The Multnomah-Wahkeena Loop Hike in Oregon

The Multnomah-Wahkeena Loop Hike in Oregon

I saw a photo of Oregon's famed Multnomah Falls a few years ago and it has been on my bucket list ever since. I knew it would be breathtaking, and it did not disappoint! However, if you want to sustain that feeling of awe over a few hours, the Multnomah-Wahkeena Loop... Read more
Top 5 Colorado Christmas Activities

Top 5 Colorado Christmas Activities

It is no secret that I LOVE Christmas! Living in a beautiful place like Colorado really helps me get into the spirit of the holidays. Not only do we have some great sweater weather and snow, there are so many fun Colorado Christmas activities to get you in a festive... Read more
Things To Do in Port Angeles, Washington

Things To Do in Port Angeles, Washington

Whether you are staying in Port Angeles as a base for your Olympic Peninsula explorations, or just stopping in before taking the ferry to Vancouver Island for an epic road trip, this area has so much to offer! Having a week or more to explore would be ideal, but if... Read more
Getaway Guide to Grand Lake, Colorado

Getaway Guide to Grand Lake, Colorado

The Denver area is a wonderful place to live, however, sometimes you just need a break from the city life. And, a weekend getaway to Grand Lake – right outside of the gorgeous Rocky Mountain National Park – is the perfect escape! There are tons of things... Read more