Five Things You Should Do At The Florida Welcome Center

Five Things You Should Do At The Florida Welcome Center

Drawn to Florida’s white-sand beaches, theme parks, and warm weather, millions of auto travelers enter Florida through the interstate system each year. Along with playing road trip bingo, anticipating the next stop along the way is half the fun. The Florida Welcome Center is one of those highway havens travelers look forward to stopping after [...]

Yellowstone National Park – Five Day Itinerary

Yellowstone National Park – Five Day Itinerary

Yellowstone National Park is neatly tucked away in the Northwest corner of Wyoming, where the mountainous landscape does not obstruct the view of the expansive sky above. Peacefully grazing bison freely roam the open land while a tiny chipmunk scampers from one rock to another. The remnants of an early October snowstorm still coat the [...]

Gasparilla Island State Park – The Place To Unplug

Gasparilla Island State Park – The Place To Unplug

This has been the summer of exploring Florida beaches. Typically, my best friend Genesah and I want nothing to do with the sticky saltwater, blazing heat, and sand. But this year the tides have changed. Recently we found ourselves desperately trying to outrun the red tide plaguing the beaches in Clearwater and the surrounding Tampa [...]

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve – A Pacific Coast Highway Stop

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve – A Pacific Coast Highway Stop

The morning of my visit to Point Lobos State Natural Reserve was a balmy day. The clouds hovered at the tips of the mountains like pennants on flag poles as we drove south from Monterey. Did I mention it’s July, and I’m wearing a sweater? Being a native Floridian, the concept of temperatures lower than [...]