Great Destinations to Visit in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is a great year round destination for travelers in the Mid-Atlantic. We recently lived in Washington, DC for 4 years and enjoyed taking many trips to the Keystone State (nicknamed that for its essential role in the founding of the US). Philadelphia even served as the capital of the country between 1790 and 1800….

The exterior of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater with the fall foliage and waterfalls

Great Washington, DC Day Trips

We’ve been living in the Washington, DC area for the past 3 and 1/2 years. The city is packed with great things to do, as the Smithsonian is the world’s largest collection of free museums. DC also has a fantastic culinary scene that has nobly persisted  through tough Covid-19 times. For residents and those that…

Alex & Bell with masks in front of a mural a guy kissing a girl

Washington, DC to Niagara Falls: Road Trip Guide

Summer road trips conjure up a feeling of freedom for many. But strictly driving busy interstates to get from a to b as fast as possible can leave travelers missing out on some wonderful destinations. We’ve driven from Washington, DC to Niagara Falls many times, and have enjoyed charming destinations along the journey. We love…

View of horseshoe fall from the tower

Great Things to Do in Gettysburg

Written by Alex Kallimanis: Gettysburg is most famous for the epic US Civil War battle that sparked the Union’s victory over the Confederacy in 1863. This history is well documented in the small Pennsylvania town that attracts around 4 million visitors a year. Today Gettysburg is also receiving acclaim for its food and drink scene….

Alex and Bell at dusk on the Gettysburg battlefield