Acadia National Park itinerary

The 1-Day Acadia National Park Itinerary You’ll Want to Steal


Maine’s Acadia National Park is often referred to as the “Crown Jewel of the North Atlantic Coast” and it definitely lives up to its title. Although the average park visit is three to four days, you can absolutely enjoy this spectacular setting in a well-planned day trip. Fortunately, I’ve taken the stress out of planning your visit with this…

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best lakes in New York

5 Best Lakes in New York Under 5 Hours from NYC


Uncovering the best lakes in New York has been a literal breath of fresh air and a much-needed escape. While I’ve always been spellbound by nature’s healing powers, its magnetic pull has been even stronger these past few months. Although at-home staycations and virtual experiences have helped scratch the travel itch, there’s nothing like…

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first solo trip

10 Ways Your First Solo Trip Will Change Your Life


I’ll never forget the rush I felt as the plane taxied down the runway on my first solo trip. Fixated on the window, my pupils dilated in wonderment as my heart thumped away eagerly inside my chest.   “This is the coolest thing I’ve ever done.” Speaking those words aloud – just above a whisper – confirmed that this surreal moment was actually…

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Most Instagrammable Towns North of Boston

Most Instagrammable Towns North of Boston


My husband and I recently escaped to some charming towns north of Boston on a quick weekend getaway. This was our first trip outside of Connecticut (our home) and New York (where my husband’s shop is) since January. In fact, our last real trip was to Vermont in January – back when we had high hopes for 2020! However, as we all know, sometimes life…

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Beautiful archway at Elizabeth Park

10 Dreamy Gardens in Connecticut You Can’t Miss


To be totally transparent, I never planned to write a guide on the dreamiest gardens in Connecticut. Don’t get me wrong; I love a good garden. But at the start of 2020, my travel goals were decidedly loftier. Most of them involved sunning myself along the Mediterranean while checking European gems off my bucket list. Of course, this was back when…

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Acadia National Park itinerary

The 1-Day Acadia National Park Itinerary You’ll Want to Steal


Maine’s Acadia National Park is often referred to as the “Crown Jewel of the North Atlantic Coast” and it definitely lives up to its title. Although the average park visit is three to four days, you can absolutely enjoy this spectacular setting in a well-planned day trip. Fortunately, I’ve taken the stress out of planning your visit with this…

Read More

best lakes in New York

5 Best Lakes in New York Under 5 Hours from NYC


Uncovering the best lakes in New York has been a literal breath of fresh air and a much-needed escape. While I’ve always been spellbound by nature’s healing powers, its magnetic pull has been even stronger these past few months. Although at-home staycations and virtual experiences have helped scratch the travel itch, there’s nothing like…

Read More

first solo trip

10 Ways Your First Solo Trip Will Change Your Life


I’ll never forget the rush I felt as the plane taxied down the runway on my first solo trip. Fixated on the window, my pupils dilated in wonderment as my heart thumped away eagerly inside my chest.   “This is the coolest thing I’ve ever done.” Speaking those words aloud – just above a whisper – confirmed that this surreal moment was actually…

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Most Instagrammable Towns North of Boston

Most Instagrammable Towns North of Boston


My husband and I recently escaped to some charming towns north of Boston on a quick weekend getaway. This was our first trip outside of Connecticut (our home) and New York (where my husband’s shop is) since January. In fact, our last real trip was to Vermont in January – back when we had high hopes for 2020! However, as we all know, sometimes life…

Read More

Beautiful archway at Elizabeth Park

10 Dreamy Gardens in Connecticut You Can’t Miss


To be totally transparent, I never planned to write a guide on the dreamiest gardens in Connecticut. Don’t get me wrong; I love a good garden. But at the start of 2020, my travel goals were decidedly loftier. Most of them involved sunning myself along the Mediterranean while checking European gems off my bucket list. Of course, this was back when…

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