We love visiting Lake Superior’s North Shore in MN anytime of year. Eight years ago,we took our first road trip along Highway 61 & we never looked back! Eight years later, we have made some of the most unforgettable memories here. My children have been raised along the North Shore- and I wouldn’t change a […]

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The Ultimate Itinerary for North Shore MN: Lodging, Hiking and Places to Eat

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Carmel by the Sea is a picturesque town located on the Monetary Peninsula in central California. If you are planning a California road trip, make sure to plans some adventures near Carmel by the Sea! Known for it’s turquoise blue waters, fairy tale cottages and scenic bluffs, like the Big Sur bridge. Add these iconic […]

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10 Lovely Adventures Near Carmel By the Sea California

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I grew up a country girl on a 100 acre farm surrounded by animals and beautiful forests in Minnesota. Some of my first lessons in life was on sustainable living and on how to leave things better than I found it. After college, I worked for a school that focused on environmental learning and would […]

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10 Easy Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day

Having a cup of coffee by Lake Superior.

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Have you ever wanted to visit those places that pop up on your screensaver? Visiting the Lower Antelope Canyon was exactly that experience for us! We went on a 7 day road trip throughout Arizona, and our visit to Antelope Canyon was by far our favorite experience of the week! Read and save our article, […]

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10 Things to Know Before Visiting Lower Antelope Canyon in Arizona

Lower Antelope Canyon in Page, AZ.

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The big question: Can you travel with kids? After I become a parent, I heard one too many times people say my traveling days were over. They couldn’t have been more wrong- there are many safe ways to travel with kids! Read below for some good options for family travel, kid friendly family vacation and […]

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Can You Travel With a Child? 30 Plus Tips How to Pack and Travel the World with Kids!

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Planning your trip is part of the fun, but it can also be overwhelming at times! To kick off the New Year, I wanted to share some lists of Travel Apps I use as a road trip planner to save money and time. When planning travel with kids, I especially need to take extra time […]

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Road Trip Planner to Save Money and Time: Best Apps to Use

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Travel Through Books Sometimes it may not be possible to travel- for me January and February are the slower months of the year. However, I have always loved being able to travel through books. When I am feeling the travel bug or wanderlust, I grab a book. Not to mention, reading has so many benefits […]

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Best Books to Inspire Your Next Adventure

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The holidays are about spending time with the people you love most. Along with spending time with them, there may be pressure to buy them the perfect gift this holiday season. Materialistic items come and go but giving someone the gift of experience (or items that contribute to their experience) is not only an unforgettable […]

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Christmas Gifts for Travelers: Affordable Gifts Everyone Will Love

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Since the onset of COVID 19, we have seen more visitors in State and National Parks than ever before. As wonderful as it is to see people connecting with nature, I have also heard frustration about the crowds that did not exist in these places decades ago as compared to now. If you are looking […]

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Itinerary to Explore Voyageurs National Park : One of the Best National Parks in America

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This summer was very busy-we traveled the country from the Pacific Northwest, Minnesota’s North Shore & Canadian borders to the Gulf Shores of Florida- and tons more in between! I am a school social worker, so I consider myself a part time traveler (even though I do travel throughout the school year too!). With anticipation […]

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10 Reasons to Plan Your Getaway Tiny Cabin Retreat Any Time of the Year

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