A long weekend in Washington DC

Washington DC is a must see.  It is the nation’s capital, giving tribute to the United States and those who founded her.  The monuments, memorials, and museums  elicit an emotional response, making Washington DC a unique experience. PS.  It’s also mostly free! Summary: 3 nights in Washington DC (Nov 8 – Nov 11, 2017) CostContinue reading “A long weekend in Washington DC”

A day trip or weekend in Newport, RI

Newport, RI is easily one of my favorite places to go in New England.  It is perfect for a romantic getaway or a girls weekend and whether you have a day or a full weekend, you can easily find something to fill the time.  Accommodations: While Newport can easily be a weekend trip, the areaContinue reading “A day trip or weekend in Newport, RI”

Where to stay, hike and eat in Acadia National Park

One of the few places that we return to every few years.  Beautiful scenery, excellent hiking, great food, affordable and dog friendly. Summary: 1 week in September Cost: $1200 Must Stay: AcadiaYurts = https://www.acadiayurts.com/ Must Hike: North Ridge Trail to Cadillac Mountain Precipice Trail (Or Beehive if the falcons are in town) Gorham Mountain AcadiaContinue reading “Where to stay, hike and eat in Acadia National Park”

Camping- Savoy Mountain State Forest (Berkshires, MA)

An excellent camping trip.  We found our new “go-to” campground in MA, Savoy Mountain State Forest.  A perfect combination of relaxation and the great outdoors. 4 Days (3 nights) camping at Savoy Mountain State Forest, Massachusetts Cost: $70 Why Savoy Mountain State Forest? Looking for a Covid friendly vacation that stayed in state due toContinue reading “Camping- Savoy Mountain State Forest (Berkshires, MA)”

Punta Cana, DR at the Majestic Mirage

Perfect trip if you’re looking for an inexpensive way to get some sunshine, relaxation, food and drinks. 6 Days at Punta Cana’s Majestic Mirage All Inclusive Cost: $2,700 Why Punta Cana? We wanted a location that would ensure warm sunshine and beautiful beaches in February but was still affordable.  We considered Florida (too high riskContinue reading “Punta Cana, DR at the Majestic Mirage”

Palm Springs and San Diego

This was one of my favorite trips.  It was a great combination of beautiful scenery, activity, friends, and food.  The fun downtown vibe in Palm Springs was an excellent place to spend an evening, whether shopping, partaking in the festivities and nightlife, or simply people watching.  The food throughout the area was outstanding, and weContinue reading “Palm Springs and San Diego”

Tucson and Saguaro National Park

A nice warm weather retreat for a long weekend. Why Tucson, AZ? We had three main reasons for choosing Tucson as our vacation spot in February 2019: My in-laws live in Tucson We like to travel somewhere warm to break up the long New England winters Opportunity to see Saguaro National Park When was theContinue reading “Tucson and Saguaro National Park”