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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…

view over Raytown Lake, largest lake entirely within Pennsylvania

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

Southeast Montana: Great Things to Do

By Alex Kallimanis: Wild, wacky and wonderful are three words that encapsulate the experience of visiting Southeast Montana. A pontoon boat ride through Bighorn Canyon is wonderfully picturesque, and perhaps one of the most underrated experiences in the United States. The Terry Badlands offer another dramatically beautiful landscape. Southeast Montana is also rich in Native…

UnCruise! Alaska Fjords and Glaciers Cruise

Southeast Alaska is set to a backdrop of stunning fjords and glaciers. This is the stage for some of the most gorgeous scenery on Earth. We recently took a 7-day small ship UnCruise adventure cruise to explore Alaska’s unspoiled wilderness firsthand. Southeast Alaska is a wonderland to explore by kayaking, hiking, bushwhacking and small ship…

Part of the glacier falling into the sea and creating a large splash