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Fort Snelling State Park | Hiking IN the Twin Cities

In this edition of ” Casey Visits ALL the Minnesota State Parks” we stay very near to home. Fort Snelling State Park is as close to being located within a major metropolitan as a state park can get. It’s about a 15-minute drive from both downtown Minneapolis and St Paul right where the Mississippi and Minnesota […]

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PHOTOS: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Hi guys! I wanted to round out the photo journals from our 10 day road trip out west with two of the most beautiful parks in existence, Yellowstone and Grand Teton. We spent only one full day in each of the parks but we saw as much as possible and dang, was it incredible! Here […]

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36 Hours in Denver, Colorado

Last weekend, Glenn was scheduled to fly out to Denver for work so obviously, as the travel-junkie that I am, I figured out a way to tag along. I had never been before and we didn’t have a ton of time but we maximized every minute! St. Mary’s Glacier St. Mary’s Glacier is a “semi-permanent […]

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First Time in Scottsdale, AZ | Suitcasey

Winter in Chicago tends to overstay it’s welcome and this spring has been especially dreary. My friend Christine and I had had enough and booked last-minute flights to Arizona to escape the cold. We thrived in all of our “basic” glory by hiking, brunching and working on our tans. The perfect vacation trifecta if you […]

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Inca Trail Packing List

Congrats on booking your Inca Trail trek! If you’re traveling with a tour operator, they will provide most of the camping items for you. You can typically rent sleeping pads, sleeping bags, inflatable pillows and walking sticks through the operator for a very small fee. I think it’s definitely worth not having to bring everything down to […]

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Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Last fall, my bestie and world travel partner Lindsay and I spontaneously booked an 8-day trip to Peru. This would be our second trip with the company Under30Experiences that specializes in group travel for young adults. If you’re wary about navigating a foreign country alone or don’t have the time to plan the logistics of a trip, I could […]

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