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Niagara Falls: Tips for Visiting

Visiting Niagara Falls is an amazing experience as it is the largest waterfalls in North America. In this article we cover some of the highlights as well as share some of the history of the area

View of horseshoe fall from the tower

Huntingdon, Pennsylvania: Tips for Planning a Visit

Huntingdon Pennsylvania is home to Raystown Lake, which is the largest lake within the state. Around 44 miles south of State College, home of Penn State University, and around a 3-hour drive from Washington DC, it is a great place for boating, swimming, mountain biking, scuba diving, and fishing during the warmer months. The nearby…

Cabin room with fire and comfy chairs

Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania: Best Things to Do

Located in southwestern Pennsylvania, the Laurel Highlands region is a relaxing vacation destination packed with outdoor recreation options, historic sites, family activities and world-class resorts. Set to beautiful wooded mountains, the region spans 3,000 square miles of Fayette, Somerset and Westmoreland Counties. We recently visited over a 3 day weekend from Washington, DC and enjoyed…

The outside of Lloyd's house with the fall foliage and waterfalls

Shenandoah Valley in Virginia: Great Places to Visit

The Shenandoah Valley of Virginia is a great place for a couples getaway. The area features charming towns packed with great restaurants, historic hotels and cozy romantic cabins, craft breweries and wineries and attractions like the Luray Caverns and American Shakespeare Center. Located just 75 miles from Washington, DC, Shenandoah National Park has been one…

stalactites in hues of orange and browns in the caves