Visit Colorado: Why There is Something For Everyone

When it comes to travel around the USA, there is such a range of places to choose from. The locations have some similarities, but you will find new things to see and do in each one of them. One of the states that certainly is worth a look is Colorado. The terrain is varied with the countryside, mountains, and great city locations. So there really is something for everyone there. If you have never been before, here are a few reasons why you should visit. Continue reading “Visit Colorado: Why There is Something For Everyone”

Hiking The Jardine Juniper Trail in Logan Canyon, Utah

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The Jardine Juniper Trail, an 11 mile (roundtrip) hike, leads you to the oldest living tree in Utah, a popular landmark of the Logan Canyon. The age of this Rocky Mountain juniper tree (hence the name of the trail) is estimated at over 1500 and up to 3000 years old, depending on the source.

The trail is used for hiking, mountain biking, trail running, and horseback riding, and it offers great views of the Logan Canyon, the Cottonwood Canyon, and the Bear Lake Valley. It also has beautiful meadows, wildflowers, and fir and aspen groves. The colours in the fall are breathtaking too.  Continue reading “Hiking The Jardine Juniper Trail in Logan Canyon, Utah”

Top 5 Tips For Seattle Vacations

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Traveling to Seattle soon? There is so much to do in this large city in the Pacific Midwest, so it is best to plan your trip wisely. Otherwise, you may come home without seeing everything you wanted to. To make sure your Seattle vacation goes without a hitch, here are a few top tips for planning your trip to this corner of the USA! Continue reading “Top 5 Tips For Seattle Vacations”

Where To Stay in Panama City, Florida

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Florida is known for having stunning beaches and lots of attractions, and Panama City is no exception. Situated along the beautiful Gulf Coast, the opportunities for water activities like fishing, boating and swimming are abundant. Not only can you spend a good time enjoying the beautiful beaches, Panama City also offers many fun attractions for families, business travelers, and spring breakers including amusements parks, golf courses and go-karts. Continue reading “Where To Stay in Panama City, Florida”

Where To Stay in Pismo Beach, California For All Types of Travelers

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I have some great options for you to stay at when you visit the “Clam Capital of the World.” Whether you visit Pismo Beach for fishing, surfing, shopping along the boardwalk or at premium outlets, bumming at the beach, golfing, horseback riding, relaxing, partying, or all the above, you are sure to have a very enjoyable and memorable time; and you can make it even better by staying at the right places depending on what you like to do best. Continue reading “Where To Stay in Pismo Beach, California For All Types of Travelers”

Xpat Matt’s Budget-Friendly Adventures in the American West

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The post below was originally published on XPATMATT on April 14, 2016.

Not every trip “out west” needs to empty your wallet and your savings account. In fact, there are plenty of adventurous destinations in the west that are affordable, uncrowded, and full of awesome outdoor activities for you and your traveling family. These five budget-friendly destinations offer everything you need to make the most of your adventure-based getaway. Continue reading “Xpat Matt’s Budget-Friendly Adventures in the American West”

Six of America’s Top Hiking Destinations

Hiking to a survey site (Citizen Science)

There’s nothing quite like getting out and stretching the legs. If you don’t have enough time in your busy daily schedule to find time for a walk, you can always plan a hiking trip.

Even if you aren’t a seasoned hiker, you will enjoy exploring nature. You don’t have to start off with a huge walk if you aren’t experienced. Take it easy and start off with a short walk on day one. As the days go on, you can build up. Don’t feel like you are only on vacation just to go hiking, though. You can also spend your time sightseeing or taking part in other active pursuits such as mountain biking or kayaking.

So, if you fancy going on a walking vacation, here are some of The State’s best destinations. Continue reading “Six of America’s Top Hiking Destinations”

The Very Best Of America’s East Coast

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When most people think of an American road trip, they think of the classics. Taking Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles is the all-time favourite. It’s one of the best ways to see every aspect of the country, from east to west. Others will take the coast road along the west, drinking in California, and enjoying its wonderful sights. But, what about the east coast? There’s got to be a great road trip across there, right? Well, I think I found the perfect route. Want to hear about it? Continue reading “The Very Best Of America’s East Coast”

Wandering America’s West Coast

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There’s nothing I love more than traveling and I have yet to experience visiting places by packing up a motorhome or RV, and hitting the open road. It’s definitely a unique way to travel! You get to explore the world from the road, and roll up into a new town every morning. Continue reading “Wandering America’s West Coast”

5 Places You Have To Visit When You Are In California

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The United States of America is one of the most amazing countries in the world, and the West Coast is the jewel in the crown. Lots of people think New York City when they think of America and for good reason. Yet, the West Coast is a fantastic place to visit for at least one reason – California. California boasts great weather, unbelievable scenery, and Hollywood’s most famous stars. And, if that is not enough, it also plays host to a plethora of cities and towns that you must visit if you get the chance.

Below you will find five, but there are tons more. Enjoy! Continue reading “5 Places You Have To Visit When You Are In California”