24 Hours in Newport, RI

After a few months of stagnancy, my boyfriend and I decided we were both in need of a quick getaway to refuel our adventurous souls. When he first suggested Newport, RI, I wasn’t all that excited about it since I had been there a million times before! Kyle on the other hand had not explored Newport that much at all so I was down for the adventure!

How to Avoid Crowds at Ginnie Springs

Ginnie Springs campground was something that my boyfriend remembered fondly from his childhood. He reminisced about family camping trips and days at the drag races nearby. But years later, he couldn’t WAIT to show me the beautiful water of Ginnie Springs. So it was fitting that we’d have the opportunity to go this year for his 30th birthday!

Maybe it’s because we’re just finishing up a pandemic or maybe it’s my complete overwhelm by crowds sometimes, but Ginnie Springs campround was A LOT to take in. If you’re like me and like to avoid big party crowds, here are some pointers.

Adventure Diary: Girls Getaway in Florida

It’s been a while since I’ve written a good old fashioned Adventure Diary post! As much as I enjoy creating useful guides, it’s fun to just share about good times with good friends! So when Kyle and I moved down to Florida for the winter, my friends from Mass and CT jumped at the opportunity to plan a weekend to come down and visit in January! Plus with two of our birthdays landing in January, it’s a perfect excuse to celebrate!

Is Big Cypress National Preserve Worth the Visit?

You may have never heard of Big Cypress National Preserve but it directly abuts Everglades National Park so that’s how it landed on our radar. So is Big Cypress National Preserve worth the visit? The quick answer is “ehhh, I wouldn’t make a trip out of it”, but the longer answer is absolutely yes!

One Day in Biscayne National Park

Of all the National Parks, Biscayne National Park might be one of the smallest and most unknown parks out of them all. I genuinely had no idea it existed prior to my time in Florida but I’m glad we made an effort to check it out.

Depending on your interests, you could spend TONS of time in this park or get by with just one day! Here are some ways to see the park in just one day.

A Long Weekend in Everglades National Park

Did you know that Everglades National Park is one of the largest National Parks in America? The park covers over 1.5 million acres and is only smaller than Death Valley and Yellowstone! Despite that fact, the Everglades National Park is easy to do in a long weekend because so much of it is wetlands that …

Exploring the Pinellas County Parks

Clearwater, Florida is our home for the winter and we’re getting out and trying to explore the area as much as possible. Pinellas County is home to towns like Clearwater, Dunedin, Tarpon Springs, St. Petersburg and endless amounts of small beach towns. Located just southwest of the city of Tampa, locals consider themselves one of …

Winding the Coastal Scenic Byway of Massachusetts

The North Shore area of Massachusetts is a gem in this state, characterized by rocky beaches and harbors, quaint fishing towns, history, and fantastic seafood. I was lucky enough to attend college at Endicott College in Beverly, Ma, located right on the ocean in the North Shore. What I didn’t do while I was there …

Off the Beaten Path at Cotton Tree Lodge

Disclaimer: Our stay at Cotton Tree Lodge was complimentary in exchange for an honest review. All photos, thoughts, and opinions are my own! Belize has been popping up on my radar more and more recently as a great place to travel. But the Belize that most people have experienced is the tropical Cayes off the …

The Bourbon Street, Mardi Gras Survival Guide!

When planning a trip to New Orleans, it is standard that you will probably somehow at some point end up on Bourbon Street. We had specifically planned our trip to catch only the LAST day of the Mardi Gras season, and then having several days to explore New Orleans without the mayhem. I recommend this, …