A Perfect Niagara Falls Weekend-Twice!

I can’t believe my mom has waited this long to venture to Niagara Falls.  She hasn’t  visited the falls since she was a child and was just as excited as I was to head there this July.  It was basically the midway point traveling to visit family on the East Coast.

 

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A Quaint and Charming New England Weekend in Woodstock, Vermont

It’s hard to imagine a place more picture-book New England than the charming shire town of Woodstock, Vermont. My family and I just had the privilege of spending four beautiful July days here for the most memorable family wedding.  Whether you are the skiing-hiking-kayaking outdoorsy type, an avid antiquer, foodie, or  wine/ beer connoisseur, Woodstock will fulfill all of your New England desires.

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Mega Fun at Mega Caverns

Hi All, It’s Brooke!

I am beyond excited to tell you about an epic experience that I had on our drive home from Nashville.  We made a pit stop at Mega Caverns in Louisville Kentucky.  My mom didn’t tell me much about it, and honestly when we pulled up, I was confused.  I knew we were going ziplining, so my eyes were fixed on the treetops.  Boy, was I definitely looking in the wrong direction!

At Mega Caverns, you will be ziplining in dark caves a hundred feet beneath the earth’s surface! I didn’t even realize this was a thing and it is apparently the only one in the entire world! How cool is that?!

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Our Fourth of July Weekend at Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center

If you have the opportunity to visit Nashville, there really is only one resort to choose for your stay–Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center . On our last spring break roadtrip to Florida, we stayed here as our midway point and knew we would be returning soon, as this resort is too magnificent to only visit once.

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The Henderson Castle-A Royal Trip Back in Time

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While visiting Kalamazoo for my son’s college orientation at Western Michigan University, we had the incredible opportunity to spend a night at The Henderson Castle.  This delightful step back in time was more than we could have hoped for and was an enchanting reminder of our trip to Europe a few years ago when we resided in an Austrian castle.  Immediately upon entering, our senses were ignited with the spark of history–the aroma of old wood, the creaking of the original flooring and the soft melody of piano transported us to a royal destination.

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Gettin’ Our Kicks on Route 66

Hey guys! It’s Brooke.

So on our way back from our incredible Southwest National Parks Tour, Jon, our guide, surprised us with an awesome stop along Route 66, saying our trip wouldn’t be complete without a nostalgic pit stop along this iconic route.

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Meson Sabika– A Restaurant That Nourishes The Soul

 

Not sure if it’s my Italian blood, but fine dining ranks right up there with breathing.  Over the years, I’ve had significantly memorable experiences at many beautiful restaurants around the world, but there are only a handful  that could be described as feeding more than just one’s appetite.  Meson Sabika is one of those quintessential  cuisines that is in a class all its own—an experience that feeds your soul.

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