View rock spires and trees on Sunday Gulch Trail

11 Summer Vacation Ideas

It's never too late or too early to plan your next trip. So branch out and try something new this year. Need inspiration for summer vacation ideas? We loved these destinations, and I hope you will too! 11 Awesome Summer Vacation Ideas 1. Buffalo National River, AR The 135 mile Buffalo National River is located… Continue reading 11 Summer Vacation Ideas


Kakabeka Falls in Ontario

The North Shore of Lake Superior is littered with waterfalls. There are so many great parks and hikes in this area that it's not possible to see them all in one trip. So, how to choose which ones to visit? Our stop at Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park in Ontario was just an afterthought. We were… Continue reading Kakabeka Falls in Ontario

Waterton Prince of Wales Hotel
Tip & Tee

Tip & Tee: Waterton’s Prince of Wales Hotel

Travel tees make the BEST souvenirs! In Tip & Tee, I show an awesome tee I picked up on my trip and share a trip tip for that destination! The Prince of Wales Hotel in Waterton, Alberta is a Canadian treasure perched atop a hill overlooking Upper Waterton Lake.  This prohibition era structure was completed… Continue reading Tip & Tee: Waterton’s Prince of Wales Hotel

Pile of Amethysts at Panorama Mine

Thunder Bay Amethyst Mine

On our recent trip to the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota, we stayed in Grand Marais. However, we decided to take a day trip to Thunder Bay, Ontario to visit one of Canada's amethyst mines. We selected the Amethyst Mine Panorama. This family owned mine is open to the public. At the Amethyst… Continue reading Thunder Bay Amethyst Mine