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Dinosaur Valley State Park | Texas

You may have started following this blog for the Minnesota State Park content. My boyfriend and I were on a mission to visit every state park in Minnesota and in three years we made it to over half. I think that’s pretty impressive for two people with full-time jobs and considering the ground is covered […]

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Dog Friendly Activities in La Crosse, Wisconsin

The city of La Crosse sits along the Mississippi River on the state line between Wisconsin and Minnesota and is surrounded by wooded bluffs. It’s worth a stop if you’re driving the Great River Road. I was surprised by how much there was to do and see. You could ride the ferry, attend Oktoberfest, visit […]

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Devil’s Lake State Park | Wisconsin

Well guys, I’m officially a Texan! As I left Minnesota for the last time, I took a detour to Baraboo, Wisconsin for a weekend of camping with my friends at Devil’s Lake State Park. Devil’s Lake State Park is Wisconsin’s most popular state park (about 3 million visitors per year according to their website) so […]

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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore | Michigan

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a 35-mile long stretch of beaches, forest, giant sand dunes and two islands located on the northwest coast of Michigan’s lower peninsula. As a Michigan-native, I grew up learning about the Ashininaabek lore surrounding Sleeping Bear Dunes and the story always made me really sad. There are a few […]

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Kitch-iti-Kipi | Michigan’s Big Spring

Kitch-iti-kipi is Michigan’s largest freshwater spring. It’s located just north of Manistique and a short detour off of Highway 2. It’s within a state park so there is a small entrance fee. According to UpTravel.com “Here more than 10,000 gallons of vibrant, aqua-colored water erupt each minute from the fissures in the limestone base 40-feet […]

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Rice Lake and Sakatah Lake State Parks | Minnesota

It’s mid-April and winter is still hanging on in Minnesota. We decided to ignore the fact that it was 28 degrees outside and kickoff our 2022 Minnesota hiking season anyway. Located a little over an hour south of Minneapolis are two state parks, Rice Lake State Park in Owatonna and Sakatah Lake State Park in […]

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Visit Old Town Bay St Louis, Mississippi

This past March, my boyfriend Glenn and I spent a month working remote from Bay St Louis, Mississippi. To be completely honest, we chose it solely because this is where we found a dog-friendly Airbnb available for the entire month. We didn’t know much about the area but after spending 4 months in South Carolina […]

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Week 3: Bay St Louis, Mississippi

It’s our third week working remote from Bay St Louis, Mississippi. I’ll keep the intro short, you all know the drill. Here’s what we got up to in week 3! Pulled apart my first crawfish. Louisiana and Mississippi are known for their crawfish. We’ve seen them on the menu at most restaurants and they even […]

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Week 1: Bay St Louis, Mississippi

Today marks my first full week of working remote from Bay St Louis, Mississippi. The weather has been mild, right around 70 degrees most days and cooler at night but the sunshine and being able to walk my dog whenever I want is the best. It’s the simple things that make me happy. Our first […]

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