The 12 Best Outer Banks Beaches for Your East Coast Getaway

Kill Devil Hills NC 2

Are you planning a trip to the Outer Banks and are looking for the best OBX beaches? This guide details twelve amazing Outer Banks beaches that will make you fall in love with this remote part of North Carolina and Virginia.   Can’t read now? Pin for later!         What to Know … Read more

The 50 Most Stunning Waterfalls in the US for an Epic Outdoor Getaway

USA - Wailua Falls (Hawaii)

Looking to get outside and spend some time appreciating the great outdoors? You can go on a scenic drive, visit a beautiful lighthouse, or hit the road and see some of the best waterfalls in the US! Here are fifty great American waterfalls to choose from.    Can’t read now? Pin for later!       … Read more

The 27 Most Beautiful East Coast Lighthouses & How to Visit Them!

Portland, Maine, USA at Portland Head Light.

From Nova Scotia, all the way to Florida, the eastern seaboard of North America is home to some of the most important port cities on the continent. As such, they needed to make sure the ships crossing the Atlantic would make it to the harbor, so they constructed lighthouses to make the way safer.   … Read more

30 of the Best Historic Towns in America for a Charming Getaway

Antique House in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

Interested in a summer vacation or quick getaway that explores a bit of American history with a side of small-town charm? Here are the best historic towns in the US to add to your upcoming travel plans!   Read Next: 30 Historic Cities in the US to Explore on Your Next US Getaway     Can’t … Read more

The 40 Most Scenic Drives in America for Stunning Weekend Getaways

Photo of the roads of oregon in the Willamette National Forest

If you’re looking to take a day trip or a road trip where the drive is just as beautiful as the destination – or is the destination – then you want to pick on the of the most scenic drives in America for your next getaway. From the east coast to the west, from Alaska … Read more

30 Historic Cities in the US to Explore on Your Next US Getaway

USA - Massachusets - Cobblestone street in Boston. Historic Acorn Street in Beacon Hill, called the most picturesque street in America, with a row of vintage red brick buildings.

Looking to explore a new corner of the US this summer? If you’re a history buff, you’ll want to make sure to add a few of these to your USA bucket list. Here are thirty of the best historic cities in the US to visit on your next trip!   Note that you don’t have … Read more

10 Best Living History Museums in America & Tips for Visiting

Pixabay Living History Museum Mount Vernon

In world terms, the United States is an extremely young country. Our written history is marked in less than four centuries even though the land has been here over millions of years. Despite the USA receiving settlers relatively recently, largely supplanting the Native Americans over the following decades (through violence and coercion…), there are many … Read more

Why Skyline Drive is My Favorite American Highway

Why Skyline Drive is My Favorite American Highway

Skyline Drive is a stunning section of Shenandoah National Park in the middle of Virginia, easily accessible for those driving from Charlottesville to Washington, DC. The drive overlooks the Blue Ridge Mountains and stretches for a little over a hundred miles. This length makes it a short enough to enjoy in the middle of a longer … Read more

How to Visit Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville

UNESCO World Heritage Site #42: Monticello and The University of Virginia in Charlottesville

My Visit Sometimes travel is heavy. There are places that make you think, make you cry, change the way you perceive the world or yourself. When you go to the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, you know you’re going to cry. There’s a room at the end of the tour, where you process what you … Read more