Four Days in San Diego - www.lauraenroute.com

Sand Diego: Not Your Typical 4 Day Itinerary

  During July 2018 I went to sunny California to visit my friends who live near San Diego. Rather than paying for a hotel, which can be expensive during the summer months, I chose to stay with them in their RV in Chula Vista. Here’s everything we saw in and around San Diego during my

San Diego Day Trip: Dana Point - www.lauraenroute.com

San Diego Day Trip: Dana Point

In the summer of 2018, I visited my friends, Courtni and Ryan, who were living outside of San Diego. Courtni is a traveling nurse. Her and her husband bought an RV not long before she was assigned to California. You can follow their travels at The.Traveling.Kind on Instagram. Since I stayed with them in their

Indian Lodge: A West Texas Getaway

Indian Lodge: A West Texas Getaway

There is a historic hotel hidden in the Davis Mountains out in West Texas. It’s the perfect play to stay for hikers, mountain bikers, nature lovers, and star enthusiasts who would rather stay in comfort than in a tent or cabin. The Indian Lodge is a West Texas getaway for anyone seeking some adventure or

Spanish Governor's Palace: History in Downtown San Antonio - www.lauraenroute.com

Spanish Governor’s Palace – History in Downtown San Antonio

There’s a lot of history in Downtown San Antonio. Opportunities to learn about the city’s beginnings can be found everywhere. Some of these places are lesser known, but worth adding to your itinerary. One of these hidden historic gems is the Spanish Governor’s Palace.

Museum of Man: Balboa Park's First Museum - www.lauraenroute.com

Museum of Man: Balboa Park’s First Museum

San Diego’s Balboa’s Park offers a wide variety of museums. It can be hard to choose which ones to see if you only have a few hours to explore. Consider visiting Museum of Man: Balboa Park’s first museum! San Diego’s Museum of Man  Hours: 10 AM – 5 PM Admission Fee: $13 per adult. Museum

Kauhale Kahiko - Cultural Site at Waimea Valley Botanical Garden, Oahu - www.lauraenroute.com

Visit Waimea Valley Botanical Garden, Oahu

Oahu’s landscape is full of beautiful tropical plants, mountains, palm trees, and wildlife. Walking or hiking around the island feels like immersing oneself in a large botanical garden. So when you visit a botanical garden on the island it may not seem as impressive. That’s why you should visit the Waimea Valley Botanical Garden. Address: 59-864

Li'keke Falls - Hiking Oahu - www.lauraenroute.com

Hiking Oahu: Likeke Falls

O’ahu is a waterfall lover’s paradise. There are so many wonderful hikes that lead to stunning waterfalls it can be difficult to choose which ones to see. If you want to visit a lesser known waterfall with an easy hike, consider hiking Likeke Falls Trail. I visited Oahu with my family in May 2018 to

Tips for Visiting Portland, OR - www.lauraenroute.com

Tips for Visiting Portland, Oregon

Traveling to Portland, Oregon for the first time? With so much to do, see, and eat, narrowing down your list can be tricky. Here’s my list of tips for Visiting Portland, including restaurants, bars, hotel, and more. My husband and I stayed in Portland for four nights in April 2018. First we spent a weekend