Eastern USA Travel

Inspiration and tips for Eastern USA travel.

The Local, Saratoga Springs, NY

Where to Eat in in Saratoga Springs, NY: The Local

The Local pub and teahouse in Saratoga Springs, NY offers outstanding pub fare in a cozy setting off the beaten path.
What you need to know for your first time flyboarding.

Try Flyboarding for a New Water Adventure

Have you heard of flyboarding? It's like riding a hoverboard over water and it's absolutely exhilarating!

Festivals, Food and Flying – It’s Summer in New Jersey!

Time to start planning for those weekend festivals, beach getaways, and food and wine extravaganzas in New Jersey!
Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, AL

Alabama? What’s in Alabama? Gulf Shores, That’s What!

This month I'm off on one of my most highly-anticipated trips of the year - to Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, Alabama. I'm excited to participate in their Fan Guide trip where YOU can choose the adventures I take on!
Butterbeer at Universal Orlando

Which Butterbeer is Best at Universal Orlando?

Butterbeer. Regular, frozen, hot, or ice cream, it's sweet, cream-soda-butterscotchy flavor is one of my favorites. But which version is best in my book? Read on!
kids digging with big diggers at Diggerland.

Drive a Big Digger? You Can at Diggerland USA!

Thanks to Diggerland USA, everyone can fulfill their desire to drive a skid steer, dig with a big digger, and ride in front loader.
Moose trail snowshoeing

Snowshoeing and Maple Sugaring at Smugglers’ Notch, VT

Whether it's snowshoeing, touring sugarhouses, or maple-themed dining, you can get a front row seat to the maple sugaring process at Smugglers' Notch Resort in Vermont.
Edson Hill fireside tub king suite

March in the Northeast: Winter’s Last Stand

Whether you need a spring break destination, a cozy weekend getaway, or a cold-weather adventure to break your cabin fever, check out these Northeast destinations for winter's last stand.
target practice

Love and Guns: Fire Up Valentine’s Day

Bored of dinner and a movie on Valentine's Day? Check out your local shooting range. I can't think of a better way to spend a romantic day.
International Civil Rights Center and Museum, Greensboro, NC

International Civil Rights Center and Museum

I recently visited the International Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greensboro, NC, and today on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I am remembering and pondering all I learned there.
View from Lake House, Lake Placid, NY

The Lake House in Lake Placid and My Love of Mountain Lake Towns

The newly renovated Lake House in Lake Placid, NY, is modern rustic and exactly what we wanted for a weekend in the mountains.
Sunset Beach

Five Winter Delights in Cape May on the Jersey Shore

While our off-season trip to the Jersey Shore did not include bathing suits, swimming, ice cream, or even much sunshine, we enjoyed a slow-paced weekend that was the perfect opportunity to explore the area without the crowds.
Biltmore Estate

Visiting the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC

The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC, is America's Largest Home and a fascinating glimpse into high-society life. With a farm, winery, shopping, and outdoor adventures, it's a perfect family destination.
Family skiing at Squaw Valley

Planning an Epic Family Ski Vacation with Back to Ski

The Back to Ski pros have plenty of good advice for families who want to ski together.

Five Places to Squeeze In End-of-Summer Fun in New Jersey

Hang on to the fun as long as possible! Here are five places to squeeze in some end-of-summer celebrations in New Jersey.