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United States

Ultimate East Coast Road Trip

I. LOVE. ROAD TRIPS. I was particularly excited about this one, because when I was young, my mom took my brothers and I on a 3 month RV trip around the Eastern United States.  It started with her pulling out a map of the U.S., marking a line straight down the middle, and drawing a route in which we would hit every state east of that line. Then began the research.  She was determined to hit all the must-see’s, historical locations, and even local favorites.  This …

New York City

“There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless” -Simone de Beauvior NEW. YORK. CITY. Where do I begin, and how can I condense all of NYC into one blog post?! It is only fitting to start with the heart of this city… the streets. Meet some locals, ride the subway, grab some street tacos while waiting for a show, and immerse yourself in the city that never sleeps. Although New York City is home to some of the best restaurants in this …

Newport

“Newport, Rhode Island, that breeding place-that stud farm, so to speak-of aristocracy; aristocracy of the American type” -Mark Twain Newport. The sailing capital of the world. Between the lobster rolls, cliff walks along the coast, Vanderbilt mansions, and rosé… this is your next summer vacation. The heart of Newport is clearly the harbor. Located downtown, the harbor is surrounded by historic homes, quaint bars and restaurants, and charming shops. For dinner, choose a restaurant that overlooks the water.  The entire city looks like it’s on fire. …

Seattle

“It was like… magic” -Sleepless in Seattle Ahh, the emerald city… I will never forget your windy mountain drives through evergreens, your beautiful summer weather, your breathtaking hikes, and of course your coffee. If you’re looking for a restful vacation, you will miss the best of Seattle. When (not “if”) you visit, tour the city on a bike, paddle board around Lake Union, spend all afternoon walking through Pike Place market, and hike as many mountains as possible. Snoqualmie Mountain is home to some of the best hiking …