Spooky Places from around the World to visit for Halloween

The world can be a scary place at times.  Some places are just scarier than others.  Deep below the surface of history and a world of dark and disturbing comes to light.  Many of these dark events have left a mark on the site they happened.  These spooky places have been collected from around the world.  From haunted house to sites of great tragedy to spooky nature this list has it all. Continue Reading . . .

A Year with my America the Beautiful National Park Pass

“Your pass has expired.”  My jaw dropped.  I couldn’t believe it.  My America the Beautiful National Park Pass had expired.  It feels like just yesterday that I bought the pass and now it is expired.  I got over my shock and reached into my wallet and handed my credit card over.  Time to pay $80.00 for another park pass. Continue Reading . . .

15 Traveler Regrets About Hometown Attractions

There is a world of things, attractions, and places to visit.  During college, I started to notice a trend.  Many people have traveled far and wide and yet haven’t done the traditional activities that are their hometown attractions. I attended college in Florida and many of my classmates hadn’t been to Disney or Kennedy Space Center.  I couldn’t believe that they grew up a couple of hours from the site and had never been.  Although it’s not like, I am innocent in this either. Continue Reading . . .

Spotlight Thursday – Viewing the Yosemite Valley

Every Thursday, I will be posting a photo from my travels and a spotlight on the location. Today’s Spotlight Thursday is from my recent visit to Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park in California. Yosemite was one of the highlights of my move from Colorado to Virginia cross country road trip. Yosemite National Park was my 34th National Park on my quest to visit all 59 US National Parks. Continue Reading . . .