Who wouldn’t want to take a girl’s trip to Hawaii? These islands have it all – beautiful beaches, clear-blue waters, and all-around relaxing vibes. With such a long journey from the east coast (best coast) of the US, we wanted to make a longer trip out of it. Of course, as always, we plan our trips with our somewhat limited finances in mind, but we had to have a couple of splurges while in the Aloha State! Keep reading to see where we saved and where we splurged (and what SHOULD NOT be missed).
Ever since I saw my first photo of Zion National Park, I knew this place had to be put on my bucket list! There’s a reason Zion is visited by over 3 million tourists each year. It has heavenly sites, hikes for all skill levels, scenic overlooks, canyons, and multi-colored cliffs. This guide includes some of the best and most popular hikes in Zion, nearby winter skiing recommendations, as well as a stop in Las Vegas!
With COVID restrictions still in place, 2021 was the perfect year to explore more of the beautiful USA. We had been to California before, but it’s so large we have to keep going back! Spring Break seemed like the perfect amount of time to get in a mini road-trip. While there was a lot of driving involved with this trip, it was totally worth it! From the mountains to the sea, this trip had it all!
Looking for a great escape during these unprecedented times? Shenandoah National Park is just 75 miles from Washington, D.C. and is bursting with nature! From the endless vistas to the fields of wildflowers and countless wildlife, you will find a reprieve from the daily pandemic life! It’s the perfect getaway for families, friends, couples, or even a solo traveler. Shenandoah is known for its fall foliage, so naturally we went in the beginning of November. Although we were able to see some really beautiful vistas with colorful leaves, many of the leaves had already changed. The peak time to see fall foliage is mid-late October. Shenandoah has so much to explore, but it’s our hope that this guide will help you make your perfect itinerary.
With COVID-19 restrictions limiting available vacation destinations, we decided to head to a location that was in driving distance and relatively open – the Finger Lakes. This region of New York offers a wide variety of activities, most notably an abundance of wineries and waterfalls. It was the perfect getaway to maintain social distance but also take in the surrounding natural beauty.
While travel plans across the world have come to a halt, it’s best to take advantage of destinations within driving distance to you! Being from PA and NJ, we wanted to do something on the East Coast but away from crowds as much as possible. The White Mountains, located in New Hampshire, seemed like a perfect place to get away from the craziness and re-connect with nature.
If you’re living in the US, New Orleans is the perfect spot for a long weekend getaway. Enjoy nightlife, nature and history all in one place. There’s a reason it’s one of the TOP bachelorette/bachelor party destinations! And if you’re like us and want to do more than just party, check out this awesome itinerary!
Cheap fares to Mexico are not uncommon, so if you are looking for a budget-friendly getaway, keep reading! In an effort to save money, we took a one week trip to Mexico using a package through CheapCaribbean. Reviews of this website are mixed, but we certainly had no problem and spent about $950 for roundtrip flights and an all inclusive hotel for one week. Talk about a steal!
Are you dying to see the world but short on time? This 7 day itinerary packs in the best sites and hikes at various US National Parks in the western part of the country! Add 1 day at the beginning and end if you want to spend some extra time in Las Vegas!
Are you ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime? This 1,100+ mile road trip through 3 national parks, Indian reservations, and cowboy towns awaits your arrival! Prepare that camera for impressive sights of bison, elk, hot springs, geysers, and some of the best mountain peaks!