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08.1.13

August Blog Giveaway
Want to ask a travel blogger an impossible question? Ask them what their favorite vacation is? Go on, see how that works out. The theme for this post is actually “The Most Exciting Vacation You Have Ever Taken”. Oh boy. Impossible to say. So many vacations have been exciting in their own way. Its like picking your favorite child. No can do. However, I can share some of my most favorite places. Places I would consider returning to again and again and places that I want to add to my list. That is easy.

SOME OF MY BEST VACATION DESTINATIONS

1. Hatteras Island, NC: Ahhh, Hatteras, how I love thee. One of my most favorite places on Earth. It is soothing and relaxing spending time at the Ocean. We love to rent a house for a week and just watch the waves crash upon the shore. No schedule, no deadlines, just being.

2. Yellowstone National Park: Geysers, wildlife, hot springs, and incredible beauty. When you want to get away from it all this is the place to go. There is very limited cell service in the park so you really are disconnected from the outside world. On our visit we spotted Elk, Buffalo, Deer, Bear, Wolves, Coyotes and more. I highly recommend pitching a tent and embracing the great outdoors.

3. Italy: I haven’t made it to Italy yet, but I just know that this will be a very memorable destination. Just the thought of walking through all that history, tasting great wines, and finding fantastic olive oils is very exciting. I can’t imagine actually being there to experience it. That is going to be one hell of a vacation!

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Good luck and be sure to leave a comment letting me know your favorite vacation destination.

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36 Comments

  1. Robin Wilson
    Posted August 1, 2013 at 8:52 am | Permalink

    Sad to say that I haven’t been on any vacations to speak of. So I guess the beach would be it.

  2. Posted August 1, 2013 at 10:23 am | Permalink

    Yellowstone is a great choice! I absolutely fell in love with the place while I was there, but it’s also important to note, that it is not an amusement park. It’s disappointing to me when I here people ask “Well, I mean, what is there to DO there?”. If you are not ready for an outdoor adventure, don’t go there.

  3. Posted August 1, 2013 at 10:50 am | Permalink

    Italy is magical, every city! I hope you can go one day. My husband and I would love to do a wine tour of Tuscany some time.

  4. Laura B
    Posted August 2, 2013 at 2:38 am | Permalink

    My favorite vacations always include Disneyland. I went a lot as a child; it’s like my second home, lol

  5. Paula
    Posted August 2, 2013 at 9:39 am | Permalink

    Spain! With Seville being my fave city in the world.

  6. Posted August 2, 2013 at 9:50 am | Permalink

    Our trip to Paris & Italy!

  7. Jeanna
    Posted August 2, 2013 at 10:00 am | Permalink

    We are going to Hong Kong in December. That by far is going to be the most exciting trip for me!

  8. Posted August 2, 2013 at 12:22 pm | Permalink

    This is a tough one….do I choose one before I was married, after, before children, after children???
    I really loved my trip to Costa Rica when I was still single. It was beautiful in the mountains and at our hostess’s home in San Jose. I also experienced an earthquake while there, it registered 5-6 on the richter scale.

  9. Kitty
    Posted August 2, 2013 at 8:31 pm | Permalink

    The most exciting trip I took was to Yellowstone!

  10. Jill H
    Posted August 3, 2013 at 12:31 pm | Permalink

    The most exciting was a road trip across country seeing the sites and camping along the way

  11. Carmen Q.
    Posted August 3, 2013 at 1:47 pm | Permalink

    Most exciting trip I’ve taken was to Japan in 2004

  12. Daniel M
    Posted August 3, 2013 at 6:10 pm | Permalink

    our whole gang went camping together one year and hit a local beach, every one of us got cut on razor clam shells, we nicknamed it blood beach

  13. sajndra
    Posted August 4, 2013 at 9:49 am | Permalink

    an anniversary trip to aruba with my husband

  14. Lynn
    Posted August 4, 2013 at 1:45 pm | Permalink

    best vacation ever is going to boston to visit cousin then going to new york and seeing the statue of liberty

  15. Suzanne K
    Posted August 4, 2013 at 9:54 pm | Permalink

    Probably the Jamaica vacation because of all of the great scuba diving, followed very closely by the summer I spent with a EurRail pass going all over Germany, Austria, etc!

  16. Patty wright
    Posted August 5, 2013 at 11:45 am | Permalink

    Never been anywhere

  17. Sue M.
    Posted August 5, 2013 at 12:20 pm | Permalink

    My favorite vacation was going to London!

  18. wen
    Posted August 5, 2013 at 1:04 pm | Permalink

    Going to Denali National Park in Alaska….so much wilderness….so many bears.

  19. Tarah
    Posted August 6, 2013 at 12:23 pm | Permalink

    Our honeymoon when we went scuba diving!

  20. Lily
    Posted August 6, 2013 at 12:45 pm | Permalink

    My most exciting vacation was to Naples!

  21. Tiffany
    Posted August 6, 2013 at 9:03 pm | Permalink

    I love to go anywhere! We loved Disney the best, though.

  22. Posted August 7, 2013 at 9:00 pm | Permalink

    Orlando, Florida

  23. M.Clark
    Posted August 8, 2013 at 7:45 pm | Permalink

    The Big Isladd of Hawai’i.

  24. Rachel V
    Posted August 9, 2013 at 12:32 am | Permalink

    My favorite vacation was when my husband and I went to gaitlinberg, TN. We went to dolly wood, went to all the museums, and stayed in a really nice log cabin

  25. Dawn Monroe
    Posted August 10, 2013 at 2:17 pm | Permalink

    We took our family to Hilton Head South Carolina. The hotel was right on the beach. Best and only vacation ever!

  26. Posted August 16, 2013 at 5:41 pm | Permalink

    MY 12 & 14 YR PLD BOYS HAVE NEVER SEEN THE BEACH SO IM KEEPING MY FINGERS CROSSED:)

  27. Kristin Kielbasa
    Posted August 17, 2013 at 11:46 pm | Permalink

    Ive never seen the ocean. I would love to go with my family.

  28. emily
    Posted August 19, 2013 at 9:34 pm | Permalink

    Mexico was a great vacation spot!! Got to swim with dolphins!

  29. Jaime
    Posted August 21, 2013 at 9:41 am | Permalink

    A family cruise

  30. Wee Yi Xin
    Posted August 21, 2013 at 10:24 am | Permalink

    Visiting the slum areas in the Philippines and realised how privileged we are to have everything we need in a developed country.

  31. Kathy Luman
    Posted August 21, 2013 at 3:01 pm | Permalink

    My most exciting vacation was when I was a lot younger and My grandparents took me and my sister to Florida for the first time. It was so much fun.

  32. Angela Cash
    Posted August 21, 2013 at 6:37 pm | Permalink

    The most exciting vacation I have ever taken was a trip through the Florida Keys that turned into a job and 4 months of living on a sailboat.

  33. chris z
    Posted August 21, 2013 at 7:13 pm | Permalink

    my favorite vacation is florida

  34. mildred floyd
    Posted August 21, 2013 at 8:37 pm | Permalink

    I loved going to rocky mountain national park in Colorado.

  35. Sand
    Posted August 21, 2013 at 9:47 pm | Permalink

    It was my first trip to NYC.

  36. Barbara Long
    Posted August 21, 2013 at 9:48 pm | Permalink

    The most exciting vacation I’ve taken was a tour of Italy and Greece the year I graduated from high school.

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