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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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Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula | Homer & Seward

Welcome to the second half of our 4th of July week in Alaska. If you haven’t read part one and you’re interest in Denali National Park, click here to read that post. We spent the first four days exploring Denali National Park and Talkeetna and now we head south to the Kenai Peninsula. Homer Homer […]

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Denali National Park & Talkeetna, Alaska

Every year over the 4th of July, my boyfriend and I take a roadtrip. This year we kicked it up a notch and took our first trip to Alaska. I’m still counting it as a roadtrip because we hit the road as soon as we landed in Anchorage. Alaska really lives up to its nickname […]

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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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A Weekend in California: Wedding, Waffles and Walks.

With a landscape as vast and diverse as the state of California, you’d think someone with a travel blog based in the United States would have spent more time there but I’ve honestly only been there a few times and always in major cities like San Francisco or San Diego. The truth is that California […]

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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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5 Day Kauai Itinerary | Suitcasey

I recently returned from a weeklong vacation in Kauai, the fourth largest Hawaiian island. I thought it might be helpful to share my 5-day itinerary that centers around me and my boyfriend’s interests which include hiking, sunshine and good food. I’m really happy with how the trip went, we fit in a ton of activities […]

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Hike to Hanakapi’ai Falls, Ha’ena State Park | Kauai

If you’ve been following along with my Kauai posts, first of all, thank you for being here, and second, welcome to my favorite part of the trip! When I began researching Kauai, hiking to Hanakapi’ai Falls immediately went to the top of my to-do list. It’s a 9.1 mile out-and-back trail that takes you along […]

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