Best Places to See Nature Outside NYC

Best Places to See Nature Outside NYC

Best Places to See Nature Outside NYC     New York City is filled with the sounds of the city from the honking of taxis, to people talking on their phones, and sirens at all hours of the night. Sometimes though, you just want to escape out into nature and hear the sounds of a stream running or ...

Where to Pitch a Tent in New York

Where to Pitch a Tent in New York

New York State is filled with amazing places to pitch a tent. Whether you like to hike up mountains, fish in a crystal blue lake, or just read a book in a good camp chair, New York has you covered. There are many federal and state run campgrounds throughout New York ranging from $15-55 per ...

Family vacations in Maine

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Maine Travel- Discover the Serenity of Family Vacations in Maine The state of Maine offers lots of fun things to see and do for those looking for a down east family vacation. Summer vacation in this state means lots of fresh lobster, rowboat rides, wild blueberries, and pristine sandy beaches. The southernmost part of Maine is extremely ...

Mother’s Day at Hammonasset Beach State Park #SiennaDiaries

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After a delicious breakfast made by my family on Mother's Day, I realized we had no plans for the day, and decided since it was due to be absolutely gorgeous out, we needed to head down to the Connecticut shore and spend a day unplugged together.  AWESOME choice, I have to tell you.   If only ...

Unlimited-Luxury Getaways with Dreams Resorts & Spas #ResortEscape

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This post brought to you by Dreams Resorts & Spas. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s 3 degrees this morning.  Again.  Winter, I’m kind of over you.  Which would be great and all but it’s still January and I’m in New England so I have at least 2 full more months of this cold before ...

5 Things You Must do When Visiting Puerto Rico

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This post brought to you by Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. All opinions are 100% mine. Puerto Rico is a 5-star vacation destination filled with world-class attractions. Whether you’re a golfer, foodie, the adventure type, or a beach (rum) bum, Puerto Rico has everything that you want in a nice relaxing vacation - and who doesn't ...

Internet Safety While Traveling Abroad

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Many people travel to faraway lands for business or pleasure trips. Chances are they also have some electronic device in which they can connect to the internet in their carry-on or luggage. Most countries offer some sort of internet access, and connecting to the internet to read/send email or for other matters is the norm, ...

Futures at Fenway with Kidz Bop

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A few weeks ago we were invited to visit Fenway Park in Boston for a fun day of watching Baseball and Kidz Bop for the Futures at Fenway program.   We got to see Boston's Double A affiliate, the Portland Seadogs play against the Harrisburg Senators.  The Seadogs won with a final score of 5-2.   We had great ...

7 Travel Tips for Expectant Mothers

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When you are an expectant mother, everything will be a little more difficult. You will need to plan for trips so that you can enjoy yourself more. Several things can make your trip more enjoyable. This post about travel tips for expectant mothers is brought to you by our friends at RUPreggers.com. Photo Credit: Jennifer Mirock ...

Family Vacation Plans in Missouri #VisitM

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This post brought to you by Missouri Division of Tourism. All opinions are 100% mine. I realized the other day that I've never been to Missouri.  You might be thinking "well, that's not so strange" but it kind of is, since one of my sisters lived there and was married there.  I also have friends there- ...