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
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
As I was trying to pick my Acadia National Park must-see, I considered options such as the Carriage Road and Cadillac Mountain. (Both are awesome places to visit!) However, I chose something a bit unconventional! The whole point of vacation is to have fun. As I recalled our visit to Acadia, I just kept thinking… Continue reading Acadia National Park Must-See
Trying to decide where to go on summer vacation but worried about the budget? Don't stress! It is possible to have an awesome family trip without breaking the bank! To find that destination that fits your family's budget, consider summer vacation ideas that are a little different. By this I mean avoid the headliner destinations… Continue reading 7 Budget Friendly Summer Vacation Ideas
For most of us, considering the budget is just part of going on vacation. And while it would be nice to travel and not think about the costs, that isn't the reality for most of us. As we all wait patiently for our ship to come in, consider these 7 secrets to stretch the vacation… Continue reading 7 Secrets to Stretch the Vacation Budget Without Sacrificing Fun!
This tee from Boothbay Harbor, Maine is a great color and is SO soft and comfortable! Boothbay Trip Tip: Ocean Point in East Boothbay, Maine offers a beautiful view and is a great place to hunt for Maine sea glass!