Front of the World of Coca Cola
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The World of Coca Cola

The World of Coca Cola is an attraction in downtown Atlanta which pays homage to all things Coca Cola. My time in Atlanta was very limited, but the World of Coca Cola was a must-see for me. Why? Coke is the only soda I drink! I wasn't quite sure what to expect here. In a… Continue reading The World of Coca Cola

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5 Awesome Easy National Park Hikes

The Yellowstone National Park Act was signed into law on March 1, 1872 by Ulysses S. Grant. This act created the world's first national park, Yellowstone. Since that time, the number of national parks in the United States has grown to 61. Each of these federally protected areas offers something memorable. In most parks, you'll… Continue reading 5 Awesome Easy National Park Hikes

View of Canyonlands Needles Rock Formations
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Awesome Easy Canyonlands Needles Hike: Pothole Point

Canyonlands National Park has three distinct districts: Islands in the Sky, the Needles, and the Maze. These districts are separated by the Colorado River and its tributaries. And, each has unique characteristics. The Canyonlands Needles District boasts colorful sandstone spires and offers both hiking trails and 4 wheel drive roads to explore. View of the… Continue reading Awesome Easy Canyonlands Needles Hike: Pothole Point

Acadia Hike Jordan Pond Trail Boardwalk
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Awesome Easy Acadia Hike: Jordan Pond Path

Acadia National Park is located on Mount Desert Island in Maine. It is the easternmost national park in the United States. In Acadia, the coast and the forest converge. So, there are a variety of trails to explore. One awesome easy Acadia hike to add to your to-do list is Jordan Pond Path. Acadia's Jordan… Continue reading Awesome Easy Acadia Hike: Jordan Pond Path

Fossil Exhibit Trail Badlands National Park
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Awesome Easy Badlands Hike: Fossil Exhibit Trail

Badlands National Park is located in South Dakota about an hour from Rapid City. Don't let the name fool you. The Badlands is not as desolate and dull as the name might imply. It is a beautiful landscape teeming with wildlife. Badlands National Park boasts several unique hiking trails such as the Notch Trail and… Continue reading Awesome Easy Badlands Hike: Fossil Exhibit Trail

Running Eagle Falls
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Awesome Easy Glacier Hike: Running Eagle Falls

Glacier National Park is located in northern Montana adjacent to the Canadian border. It covers roughly 1 million acres. So, there are loads of amazing hikes! One of those is the Running Eagle Falls trail. Running Eagle Falls is an awesome and easy hike in this mountainous national park. Running Eagle Falls in an out… Continue reading Awesome Easy Glacier Hike: Running Eagle Falls

Landscape Arch in Arches National Park
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Awesome Easy Arches Hike: Landscape Arch Trail

Utah's Arches National Park is home to over 2000 known arches. This national park boasts the densest concentration of arches in the world! Here you will find the longest spanning stone arch in North America - Landscape Arch. Fortunately, the trail leading to this magnificent sight is both an awesome and easy hike! The Landscape… Continue reading Awesome Easy Arches Hike: Landscape Arch Trail

Universal Studios Orlando
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Universal vs Disney

I recently returned from my first visit to Universal Studios in Orlando. This was not my first visit to Central Florida. In fact, I'm a big Disney fan. I've been to visit the Mouse numerous times but never ventured off Walt Disney World property. On this Orlando vacation, however, we stayed at Universal Studios and… Continue reading Universal vs Disney

View of the Black Hills
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Good Eats in the Black Hills

Good food is a big part of vacation fun! Fortunately, on our recent South Dakota adventure, we had no trouble finding good eats in the Black Hills. On our Black Hills trip, we stayed in a cabin with a kitchenette and an outdoor grill. So, we fixed many of our own meals at the cabin.… Continue reading Good Eats in the Black Hills

Front of Big Thunder Gold Mine in the Black Hills
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Black Hills Gold Mine

The Black Hills in South Dakota experienced a gold rush in the late 1800's. When planning our Black Hills vacation, I knew I wanted to take a tour of one of the historic Black Hills gold mines in the area. We selected the Big Thunder Gold Mine. The Big Thunder Gold Mine is located in… Continue reading Black Hills Gold Mine