Day Trips from Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale

Packed with red rocks and tall saguaro cacti, Arizona features one of the most dramatically beautiful landscapes in North America. We recently enjoyed a great cold weather break in Tempe, home to Arizona State University. It’s a great base to explore the Sonoran Desert and nearby highlights like the Apache Trail, Sedona and the Grand Canyon….

Day Trip from Tempe, Arizona

Romantic Day Trips from Brussels

Brussels is romantic. With an abundance of delicious chocolate, beer, pastries, food and phenomenal architecture like the Grand Place, there’s a lot for couples to love. But Brussels is also a base to explore beautiful and romantic towns in Belgium and neighboring Holland, France and Germany. Paris is around 90 minutes by train, so while doable, it’s…

Great Day Trips from Tampa

We resided in Tampa from 2005 – 2008. We recently returned to the area and were reminded why it is such a great year round destination. Tampa has cool theme parks like Busch Gardens and is more of a foodie town compared to Orlando. It’s also close to great beaches like Clearwater, Honeymoon Island and…

10 Great Day Trips From Amsterdam

The Netherlands is one of the world’s most densely populated countries, with a train system that efficiently connects picturesque towns and villages. Visualize impressionist paintings as you cross scenic landscapes dotted with colorful tulips in the spring, a particularly lovely time to visit Holland. While Amsterdam is a unique city, many smaller Dutch towns resemble miniature…

day trips from Amsterdam