Great Things to do in Albuquerque

So many states in the US are true hidden gems. In my quest to run a half marathon in all 50 states, I’ve been able to visit some of the lesser visited states and found out just how much of a hidden gem they truly are. New Mexico is definitely one of these states. IfContinue reading “Great Things to do in Albuquerque”

Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel

Were you aware that there are non-Disney owned hotels located on Walt Disney World property? The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin resorts are located within the Epcot resort area and are incredibly convenient to the parks. As part of the Marriott Bonvoy program, these hotels are a great option if you are looking toContinue reading “Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel”

Fall at Pittock Mansion

Fall is a beautiful time of year to travel. And there is no better place to visit than somewhere you can see the fall foliage. While many will go to popular fall travel spots like New England for the fall foliage, there are many other less busy locations you can visit to enjoy the fallContinue reading “Fall at Pittock Mansion”

Halloween at the Disneyland Resort

If you love Halloween and Disney, then you must add a trip to the parks during Halloween season to your bucket list! The season is long, starting as early as August and going all the way thru Halloween. Living on the east coast of the US, I’ve traveled to Walt Disney World in Florida duringContinue reading “Halloween at the Disneyland Resort”

Quick Trip to Minneapolis

I had been wanting to visit Minneapolis for a while and was excited to check the city out before and after running the Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon in Duluth. Well if you read my post on my weekend in Duluth, you know I encountered a flight delay on the way to Minnesota. I had originallyContinue reading “Quick Trip to Minneapolis”

Run 50 States – Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon Duluth Minnesota

When looking for a half marathon to run in the state of Minnesota for my 50 states half marathon goal, it was clear that the Grandma’s Marathon weekend was the top race weekend in the state. What started off in 1977 as a small 150 participant marathon run by a local running group and sponsoredContinue reading “Run 50 States – Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon Duluth Minnesota”

Weekend in Duluth Minnesota

Duluth, Minnesota is located approximately a two and a half hour drive north from Minneapolis in Northeast Minnesota where Minnesota, Lake Superior and Wisconsin meet. Being on Lake Superior, there are many outdoor activities to explore in and near Duluth making it a great spot to spend a summer weekend. I will admit I hadContinue reading “Weekend in Duluth Minnesota”

Boston Lighthouse Tour

Located on the Atlantic Ocean, Boston has no shortage of boat tours that you can take. During the summer months, a popular boat tour to take is the Boston Lighthouse Tour. What’s better than spending an afternoon on the water seeing lighthouses and learning some history of the Boston Harbor? The 2 hour lighthouse tourContinue reading “Boston Lighthouse Tour”

Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival

One of my favorite things to do in the summer in Boston is to check out the sand sculptures at the Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival. This weekend festival is held each year in July. In 2022, the 18th annual festival was held Friday July 22nd thru Sunday July 24th. Before we talk aboutContinue reading “Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival”

Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary Gold Statues

Walt Disney World Celebrated its 50th Anniversary on October 1, 2021. As part of the 18-month long celebration, they have placed gold statues of the “Fab 50” Disney characters around all four Walt Disney World theme parks. It’s a fun challenge to find all of the statues while visiting the parks. If you aren’t headingContinue reading “Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary Gold Statues”