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Wild River State Park | Minnesota

This post is going to be a quick overview of Wild River State Park. It’s located along the St. Croix river about an hour north of Minneapolis. We visited for a little Saturday morning hiking but it also has campgrounds, cabins, horseback riding trails, canoeing and cross-country skiing in the winter. The leaves were just […]

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Hiking Sedona and the Grand Canyon | Arizona

Over Labor Day weekend, my boyfriend Glenn and I took a trip out to Sedona, Arizona for some end-of-summer adventuring. We stayed in West Sedona, which is less than a 10 minute drive from Uptown and the main street but it’s much quieter and easier to access on a busy holiday weekend. Don’t let these […]

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Meet me in St. Louis | Suitcasey

This past weekend, I visited St. Louis, Missouri for a wedding. I’ve been to St. Louis once before over 10 years ago while traveling for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament as a college cheerleader. This time I was able to spend a few days taking in the sites with my boyfriend Glenn who used to […]

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Hiking and Beers in Marquette, Michigan

After four days of camping (check out the posts on the Apostle Island and Porcupine Mountains if you missed them) we decided to break up our 10-day road trip with a stop in Marquette, Michigan. We passed through Marquette last year to pick up some sleeping pads for camping (which we still use to this […]

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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

Exactly one year ago, we stopped at the Porcupine Mountains for a few minutes on our way to Copper Harbor. This time, we came back to do it all! The Porkies were the second stop on a 10-day roadtrip along the southern shore of Lake Superior. Our campsite was at the White Pine Extension Outpost. […]

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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore | Suitcasey

A few years ago, I took a solo camping trip over Fourth of July weekend and that trip started a tradition of road trips every Independence Day. My boyfriend Glenn and I rented a campervan and headed west to Yellowstone and last year we had a pandemic-friendly week in Copper Harbor, Michigan. This year we […]

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Top 10 Outdoor Activities in Beaufort & Port Royal

After a year of working from home in Minneapolis, my boyfriend and I took a break from winter and spent a few months in South Carolina before our offices reopen. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’d know that I am an ‘outdoorsy’ person. Give me some hiking boots and a trail […]

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