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The Tunnel of Trees Scenic Road Trip: M-119
2 days ago

The Tunnel of Trees Scenic Road Trip: M-119

Imagine this: 16 miles of scenic roadway running along the coast and surrounded by trees. Sounds nice, right?

Well, you don’t need to imagine it. This scene exists; It’s M-119 also known as Michigan’s Tunnel of Trees. The route runs alongside the coast of Lake Michigan giving amazing views and makes for a beautiful weekend or afternoon drive. 

In this post, we’re going to tell you everything you need to know about the Tunnel of Trees, a bit of history, how to get there, and what to do along the way. 

So, bring your cameras, pack your lunches, and let’s go.

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Coast to Coast on Route 50
5 days ago

Coast to Coast on Route 50

You’ve heard of Historic Route 66. But, have you heard of Route 50? It spans all the way from Sacramento, California to Ocean City, Maryland. And it makes for one of most epic road trips. In this post, learn all about the stops you won’t want to miss!  

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Craters of the Moon National Monument
3 weeks ago

Craters of the Moon National Monument

It’s safe to say that most of us are never going to get a chance to spend some time on the moon. So, how about the next best thing? 

The Craters of the Moon National Monument!

What makes Craters of the Moon National Monument so unique is its landscape. While most people go to National Parks to see snow-capped peaks, massive forests, or incredible canyons, this monument is known for being mostly barren. 

In this post, we’re going to share with you everything you need to know to visit Craters of the Moon National Monument, no moon boots or space suits required!

Ready to blast off? (We had to). 

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Quick Guide to Grand Rapids, MI
4 weeks ago

Quick Guide to Grand Rapids, MI

If you love observing public art, strolling through gardens, and drinking craft beer, you will want to visit Grand Rapids, Michigan. It’s known for all of those things and more. In this post, we will show you some of the best spots to check out during your time there. 

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Chimney Rock State Park
1 month ago

Chimney Rock State Park

Chimney Rock State Park is a nationally recognized heritage site located in Rutherford County, North Carolina, just southeast of Asheville. It has everything you’re looking for during a family vacation- nature trails, outdoor adventure, plenty of photo ops, designated areas for the kids, live music, and the very best view of the North Carolina mountains.

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Rhode Island Ocean Drive
2 months ago

Rhode Island Ocean Drive

There are lots of beautiful drives around New England, but Rhode Island’s Ocean Drive has to be at the top of the list. 

This ten-mile drive offers something for everyone: history, architecture, and incredible ocean views. It sounds pretty hard to beat, right?

In this post, we’re going to highlight everything you need to know about historic Ocean Drive. 

So buckle in and let’s go!

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Quick Guide to Buffalo, NY
2 months ago

Quick Guide to Buffalo, NY

While Buffalo might be best known for its epic snowstorms, that shouldn’t keep you from spending time in this city. Buffalo, New York is a vibrant small city that has found a true resurgence in the last few years.

Now, it’s becoming a destination for many who enjoy everything from incredible architecture to sports and yes, even wings. 

In this post, we’re going to give you a guide to everything you need to know about Buffalo. 

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5 National Parks Perfect for Scenic Drives
2 months ago

5 National Parks Perfect for Scenic Drives

Sure National Parks are perfect for hiking and camping. But, there are also dozens of parks within the National Park system that are perfect for scenic drives. 

So if you’re not able to easily hike or wander the parks, you won’t miss out. These drives also come in handy for people who want to explore some other parts of the park and get some Instagram worthy shots. 

In this post, we’ll cover a few of our favorite National Parks that offer incredible scenic drives. 

Ready to take a look?

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Enjoy Incredible Views from a Gondola
3 months ago

Enjoy Incredible Views from a Gondola

Want to enjoy awesome mountain views but without worrying about doing any skiing or mountain climbing?

Well, you’re in luck. 

Gondolas have become increasingly popular across the US. While at first they were developed to move packs of skiers and snowboarders to their slopeside destinations, today gondolas are a fantastic way to get incredible views of cities, seascapes and mountain range across the country. 

In this post, we’re going to highlight some of the best. 

Are you ready to go up, up, and away?

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Grand View Drive Illinois
4 months ago

Grand View Drive Illinois

“The world’s most beautiful drive.” That’s how Grand View Drive is described. It was first coined by President Teddy Roosevelt after he’d had the pleasure to take a slow drive up and down the road. It’s been on the National Registry of Historic Places since 1996.

Grand View Drive is two and a half mile long scenic road in Peoria, Illinois. It offers views of local parkland and as well as the Illinois River. You can also see a number of stately and historic homes as well. 

Makes you want to jump right in the car and head there, right?

We thought so!

In this post, we’re going to share what makes Grand View Drive so spectacular, and why it’s a must-see for any road trip fan. 

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