I’m a lifelong amusement park enthusiast. One of my favorites is Busch Gardens. Here are my insider secrets for saving money and having the best time at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, VA. Did you know it’s been ranked the most beautiful theme park in the world since 1990?!
Things To See & Do
Here, frequent travelers (by car, boat, RV, motorcycle) are sharing fun places they've visited that are worthy of being on your travel bucket list. Tips for enjoying fun destinations from Asheville to Aruba... boating the intracoastal waterway and skydiving in various locations... visiting national parks and enjoying travel tours... you'll quickly see why these are our favorite places to visit! Plus, we've got lots of little-known secrets for traveling across the USA and beyond.
Yellow Springs, Ohio is a hidden gem! This small town near Dayton, Ohio is unpretentious and inexpensive — while providing lots of unique opportunities to make memories and discover the artist within. If you ever get the chance to visit Yellow Springs, you should. Here are my favorite things about this quaint little town in Ohio.
We’ve discovered many surprises in Asheville, and you’re sure to as well. Spring, summer, winter, or fall… no matter when you’re reading this, NOW is a great time to plan a trip there! Asheville is a fun place to be all year round — and I’ve got a list of things to do in Asheville, NC each season to prove it.
The Intracoastal Waterway offers way more than just beautiful scenery! I’ve traveled a lot and have enjoyed boating the Intercoastal Waterway as there is so much to see and do. Here are my suggestions for how to plan your boat trip, navigate the canals on your own, plus tips for eating and sleeping along the way.
Going to Aruba soon? Here’s everything you want to know about Aruba vacations — and I mean everything! We’ve been twice and we’re planning our third trip now. Here’s what to do, what to drink, where to eat, fun things to do on the water, what to pack, and how the money works in Aruba.
I love tandem skydiving – where the skydiving instructor does all the work and I just hang along for the ride. I’ve done it 6 times, and I’m sure I’ll do it plenty more times too. These are my best skydiving tips to prepare you for your first time skydiving.
Looking for couples resorts with solitude built-in? We travel a lot. Staying at a hotel resort is our favorite way to relax when we’re there more than one night. These are the best spa resorts, beach resorts, and no-kids resorts in secluded locations across the U.S. (Psst…. secluded resorts like these also make great honeymoon spots and anniversary destinations!)
I’ve visited the Rocky Steps and the Rocky Statue in Philadelphia several times. I’ve got a few handy tips that are good to know before you go! Plus, a few tips for visiting the Philadelphia Museum of Art, too.
River cruises operate on most of the major rivers throughout the United States. River boat cruises give you a whole different perspective on cruising. Have you tried it yet?
South of the Border, Dillon SC is one of the state’s most famous landmarks with plenty of free attractions. Conveniently located off I-95, see why I think it’s one of the best free things to do in South Carolina!
Live near a state park? Consider yourself lucky! If you’re thinking that state parks are smaller (or less significant) than the 59 national parks in the U.S., think again. I love visiting state parks — and with over 10,000 of them across the U.S., there’s sure to be several near you. Find a state park (or national park) nearby, see why state parks are so amazing, and explore lists of the best state parks in America.
Thinking about visiting Hoover Dam or some other water dam soon? Here are some fun facts about Hoover Dam and a few things I’ve learned from personal experience about visiting dams. Good to know before you go!
Looking for things to do in Central Florida? Want a list of really fun, cheap Florida attractions? I’m a Florida native and I do a lot of traveling. I’ve discovered tons of cheap attractions in Florida that are exciting and unique! Here’s my list of 18 affordable Central Florida attractions.
Savannah is a great southern city with tons of history. There are lots of fun things to do in Savannah Georgia, from visiting the Forrest Gump bench to seeing where a Girl Scouts icon grew up. It’s hard to squeeze everything into one single post, but I’ve tried. See my favorite Savannah Georgia landmarks and attractions.
Did you know Busch Gardens was once in Los Angeles? Let’s take a trip to Busch Gardens Pasadena to see what the park was like. Plus info about 5 other abandoned California theme parks.
I enjoy visiting shrines, churches & other spiritual places. Here’s etiquette that I’ve learned. Plus what the National Shrine Grotto Of Our Lady Of Lourdes in Maryland is like.
If you’re looking for fun Dayton Ohio activities, these are my favorite things to do when I’m there! Hopefully my personal tips will help you make the most of your visit.
I recently went on a Haiti mission trip. It was a life-changing experience to volunteer in Haiti. My best tips on how to prepare for volunteer mission trips.
Ever wanted to experience firsthand the unique Amish way of life? Then you MUST visit Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Amish Lancaster PA is a living time capsule!
About to visit Philadelphia? There’s so much to see & do. To help you plan your trip, I’ve created this list of the top 24 fun things to do in Philadelphia PA
Looking for things to do in Delaware? From beaches and museums to NASCAR races and unique wildlife preserves, these are my favorite things to do in Delaware
Visiting Busch Gardens Tampa soon? I live in Tampa and go to Busch Gardens all the time. Here are my 9 best tips to help you plan your day at Busch Gardens.
I’ve been to several stock car races, sprint car races, and other car racing events. I recently attended my first NASCAR race. Here are 6 things I learned.
The first time I went to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, I didn’t know what to expect. Here are the things you must see, must do & must put on the bucket list.
Planning your first trip to Cape Cod Massachusetts? I’ve compiled a long list of tips and must-see places for your Cape Cod vacation, including South Boston.