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Shenandoah Caverns

Visit To Shenandoah Caverns


You’d never guess what wonders lie beneath the earth just a short drive from I-81 in Shenandoah, Virginia. For more than 90 years visitors have been visiting the caverns and enjoying the incredible views. Note: My visit was part of my hosted visit to Shenandoah Valley. Arriving at Shenandoah Caverns you’ll find a gift shop, cafe, the smallest post office,…

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Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum Ghost Tour


My footsteps echo a bit as I hustle down a nearly empty hallway to catch up with the rest of the tour group. The empty rooms lining the hallway are a mere skeleton of their earlier years. Peeling paint flakes off onto the floor, doors sit still on rusted hinges and dust sits quietly on shelves. It’s an eery feeling…

Frederick Maryland

Where To Get Outside In Frederick County Maryland


Frederick County is home to Maryland’s second largest city, Frederick, and is home to an abundance of outdoor recreation. There are plenty of options for getting outside. In fact, the list is so extensive that there is no way I can highlight all of them here but what I can do is share my favorites. Note: I was a guest of…

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Spend A Day {or Two} In Historic Downtown Frederick, Maryland


It may boast being Maryland’s second largest city with a population of 70,000+ but the charm and heritage of Frederick, Maryland gives it a small town feel. Walk the streets of Francis Scott Key, John Hanson, and soldiers and generals from both sides of the Civil War.  Explore nooks and crannies, discover works of art, and find the hidden and…

8 Reasons Why You’ll Fall For Erie, PA


Erie, PA is located on the shores of Lake Erie and is smack dab between Ohio and New York. This is the perfect place for a weekend getaway or an overnight stop on a longer journey. Regardless of how long you can visit there are eight hot reasons why you’ll fall for Erie. 8 Reasons Why You’ll Fall For Erie, PA…

Wine in Philadelphia

CHEERS: WHERE TO DRINK WINE IN PHILADELPHIA


Above image Tria (c) C. Smythe Sometimes the best information comes through my inbox. I found this little gem about wine in Philadelphia and knew I had to share because, hellloooooooo, WINE!!! I had no idea that there were so many wine options in the Philadelphia area. Now I need to make plans to visit Philadelphia so I can try…

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A Visit To Sandusky In The Mazda6 Grand Touring


Sandusky, Ohio has had quite the renaissance over the past few years. I know, I know, who knew sleepy Sandusky would have such a turnaround but that is exactly what has happened. From down on its luck, businesses shutting down, jobs and people leaving town in droves to a vibrant, hip community that just continues to grow. Next year, Sandusky…

Fall Color Tour Across The Mid-Atlantic States

Take A Fall Color Tour Across The Mid-Atlantic States


Above image (c)JoanneWhite_BaldEagleStatePark-State College Vibrant oranges, reds, and purples provide splashes of color all around the Mid-Atlantic region during the fall season. If you enjoy taking a fall color tour road trip to find the best fall colors the Mid-Atlantic states offers so many great options. I’m sharing some suggestions for each state so that you can just drive and enjoy.…

Move To California

Things to Remember for your Move to California


Choosing to live in Southern California is easy. Waves crash across sandy beaches as surfers flow through the ocean waters and families gather around to enjoy the warm sun. Entertainment abounds from Hollywood to Disney to Seaworld and more. The Sunshine is plentiful, the economy is strong, and real estate is a great investment expected to hold its value. This…

Secret Cleveland

What You Need To Know About Secret Cleveland


As crazy as this sounds, I did it!! I WROTE A BOOK! I know, shocking. Not only did I write it but Reedy Press published it. I’m still a bit stunned that I’m officially a published author. Plus, I was able to write a book that is smack dab in the center of my wheelhouse. The full title Secret Cleveland…