Spend 24 Hours in Cannon Beach, OR

Spend 24 Hours in Cannon Beach, OR

Planning a drive down the Oregon Coast? Add an overnight stay, or longer, in Cannon Beach. Cannon Beach is most known for the Haystack Rock, a picturesque rock formation jutting high into the sky along the beach. Although the beach is what draws most tourists to this small town, there’s more to do and see

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Grand Canyon: Guide to the North Rim

Want to visit the Grand Canyon this summer? Planning a trip to this immense national treasure can be overwhelming as there are so many places to visit and its all spread out. Use this Guide to the North Rim to help decide which side of the Canyon you want to visit and to plan your

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Mount Rainier: Day Trip from Seattle

A trip to the Seattle area would not be complete without spending a day or two hiking on Mount Rainier. The National Park is within driving distance of Seattle and the mountain can be seen from many points inside the city, especially from the Space Needle on a clear day. If you love hiking or

Exploring Estes Park, Colorado

I visited Estes Park for the first time in August 2016 as part of my post-bar trip (as in the exam law students take to become attorneys, not the drinking establishment kind). My fiancé and I planned a road trip from Texas to the Grand Canyon then up to Colorado. We stayed at Estes Park

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A Weekend in Seattle

In August 2013, my husband and I spent a weekend in Seattle for his birthday. We took two day trips outside of the city and spent the remaining time exploring Seattle. In addition to using this blog post for inspiration, as you start planning your trip to Puget Sound, check out Seattle’s tourist website. (All