• Things to do in Leavenworth
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    Things To Do in Leavenworth: Where to Stay, Eat, and What to do

    Leavenworth is a small Bavarian-style village nestled in the Cascade Mountains of Washington. However, this quaint town was not always a German-inspired destination. After a fall in the logging and sawmill business in the early 1900s, Leavenworth was left merely a ghost town until town leaders came together in 1960.  To attract visitors, the city renovated the town to mimic German Bavaria complete with the alpine hills. Today, Leavenworth is a year-round destination attracting visitors to its charming Bavarian-style and Winter Wonderland festivities.  Related: How to Travel During the Pandemic How To Get To Leavenworth  The best way to reach Leavenworth is via road trip. Which makes the whole trip…

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    Glamping 101: Packing Guide, Essentials, & Food

    Glamping is where luxury meets camping! You may be wondering what the difference is between camping and glamping? When camping, you bring a tent and all of your amenities to a chosen location often secluded in nature. When glamping, a cozy accommodation is already set up for you. Glamping sites often include electricity, refrigerators, coffee machines, etc. while still enjoying nature.  True story: I have never been camping. Yes, really, never. I thought the perfect way to break the ice would be to try glamping! Let me tell you, I loved it! So, whether you’re trying to break the ice like me, wanting to try something new, or get out…

  • Lavender Fields
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    Hood River Lavender Farms: Day Trip from Portland, OR

    I’ve had the pleasure to live in the Pacific Northwest my entire life. I am constantly exploring what this beautiful region has to offer through hikes, parks, and new adventures. But, I also dream of places such a Provence and the breathtaking lavender fields! Well, I discovered that Oregon has its own little piece of Provence right in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge. Get ready to plan your next day trip from Portland or road-tripping pit stop to the Hood River Lavender Farms.  About the Hood River Lavender Farms Hood River Lavender Farms is a locally owned organic lavender farm located near Portland, OR. The farm offers breathtaking…

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    Fourth Month Blogging Report

    We are four months into this adventurous blogging journey and I am loving it. In last month’s blogging report, I dove deep into how I tripled my blogging traffic in one month! I continue to grow, both in blog traffic and my knowledge of blogging. Keep reading to find out what I did and what worked for me this month.  Before I dive into my fourth month of blogging, check out: First Month Blogging Report Second Month Blogging Report Third Month Blogging Report Disclaimer – This post contains affiliate links to products that I use and trust. This means I may receive a small commission (at not extra cost to you)…

  • US Travel Bucket List Destinations
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    USA Travel Bucket List: 50 Epic Adventures

    The United States is full of beautiful landscapes, breathtaking waterfalls, lively cities, and plenty of adventure to go with it! There is so much to see and do across all 50 states that it’s hard to narrow it down. All 50 items on this list are an adventure in their own way and there are a few not so common ideas to fuel your inner thrill-seeker! Pack your bags and get ready for epic exploration with this USA travel bucket list! 1. Capture the light beams at Antelope Canyon  To note: you must book a tour with a Native Navajo to explore the Antelope Canyon. You can capture the stunning…

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    Perfect 3 days in Vancouver BC – Travel Guide

    Perched on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver is one of Canada’s most vibrant cities with lush nature, diverse culture and plenty of activities to do. Vancouver has something to offer every type of traveler and is the perfect first solo trip. Plan your visit to Vancouver BC using my travel guide below!  Related: How to Plan for Future Travel WHERE TO STAY We stayed at the Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver – a Marriott owned boutique hotel located in the heart of Downtown Vancouver. We didn’t spend any time at the hotel itself, just to sleep and we would be out of there bright and early! However, the hotel offers…