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Winter Things to Do in Beaver Creek for Non-Skiers

February 14, 2024 No Comments »

things to do in Beaver Creek

Being a non-skier in Colorado can be perplexing to people. People often question why I moved to Colorado if I don’t ski. Of course, that’s ludicrous – there are so many things to do in the Colorado Rockies besides skiing! It’s inevitable that as a non-skier in Colorado, you’ll likely have skiing friends, however, you […]

How to Photograph the Northern Lights and Keep Warm Doing It

December 18, 2023 8 Comments »

Northern Lights Photography feature

Northern Lights photography is not like other night photography; it has challenges that go way beyond normal night photography challenges – namely…the cold! You only get Northern Lights in the winter when you have those gorgeous dark skies. In addition, the aurora oval revolves around the geomagnetic north pole, placing you in some of the […]

Insider Tips for Experiencing Fairbanks Northern Lights

December 12, 2023 1 Comment »

Fairbanks Alaska Northern Lights Tour Feature

I was surprised that many people don’t even have Alaska on their radar for Northern Lights trips! Go do a search, and you’ll be inundated with Iceland and Norway, but Alaska is still a bit of an outlier. And you know what that means? It’s the perfect place to plan your Northern Lights trip because […]

29 Things to Do in Fairbanks Alaska Summer and Winter

November 13, 2023 9 Comments »

Fairbanks Alaska winter travel

Welcome to ‘Interior Alaska’ – the land between the mountains. Fairbanks sits in the center of the state and is the jumping-off point for visiting the high Arctic. One of the few big landlocked towns in Alaska, Fairbanks is often overlooked since it’s not a cruise port. But that doesn’t mean that there are not […]

Things to do on Cape Breton Island

August 29, 2023 No Comments »

cape breton hikes

My mom and I turned into the French Mountain parking lot in Cape Breton’s Highlands National Park. After pulling into a parking space I walked over to the Skyline Trail sign. I had been told hiking the Skyline trail was one of the best things to do on Cape Breton. This was supposed to be […]

Wisconsin Bike Trails to Explore Near Madison

May 2, 2023 No Comments »

Wisconsin Bike Trails

Cheese, beer, supper clubs, football, cows, and an old fashioned…this is what comes to mind for me when I think of Wisconsin. And I must admit – I love all of these things, and these alone are things that spurred me to take a vacation in Wisconsin. However – I want to add one thing […]

26 Unique Things to Do in Denver Colorado From a Local

March 29, 2023 16 Comments »

things to do in Denver

Since moving here, I’ve discovered so many unique things to do in Denver every day. This isn’t your normal best-of sightseeing in Denver bucket list (no AI here!); you’ll find things that aren’t listed on any other list of Denver activities. I don’t like to follow the crowd – and giving you a list of […]

Take This Oregon Road Trip Filled with Adventures

February 3, 2023 1 Comment »

Oregon coast road trip

When you think of iconic American road trips, Oregon might not be the first state that comes to mind. But why not take the ‘road trip’ less traveled – ha…see what I did there? This Oregon road trip is a must for anyone looking for breathtaking scenery, small towns, and outdoor adventure – all with […]