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”

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”

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”

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”

Birmingham Civil Rights Trail

I love traveling to visit historic sites. When I was a child, visiting historic sites, helped to expand upon what I learned from history class in school. Seeing the sites in person, brings a new perspective to what is learned in history books. As an adult, visiting historic sites, brings an even deeper meaning toContinue reading “Birmingham Civil Rights Trail”

An afternoon on the Northern Oregon Coast

While visiting Portland, Oregon last October, I took a drive out to the coast for the afternoon. I’ve dreamed of visiting the Oregon coast since I was young and watched the movie, Goonies. The Pacific coast is just so different than the Atlantic coast which I’m used to from living in Boston. I got aContinue reading “An afternoon on the Northern Oregon Coast”

Run 50 States – Columbia Gorge Half Marathon Hood River, Oregon

When deciding on a half marathon in Oregon, I knew that I definitely wanted to run one somewhere near Portland. I decided on the Columbia Gorge Half Marathon in Hood River which was a little more than an hour from downtown Portland. It’s run in the fall, which is my favorite time of year toContinue reading “Run 50 States – Columbia Gorge Half Marathon Hood River, Oregon”

Chasing Waterfalls Across the US in 2021

2021 was definitely a better travel year than 2020. It was a great year to explore more of my own country, since there were no restrictions to travel within the US. To be on the safer side, I tried to take trips that involved lots of outdoor activities and when looking back at them, IContinue reading “Chasing Waterfalls Across the US in 2021”

Milwaukee : Long Weekend in the Brew City

One of the most underrated cities for a great long weekend visit has got to be Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It has always been on my bucket list of cities to visit in the US and after a recent Labor Day weekend trip there, I’m so happy that I finally made it there. I actually cannot believeContinue reading “Milwaukee : Long Weekend in the Brew City”