Hikes

Blue Ridge, Hikes, Travel, Virginia

The Oldest Tourist Destination in the United States is Located Right Here in Virginia

Back in 1774 for the small fee of 20 shillings, Thomas Jefferson purchased the Natural Bridge and 157 surrounding acres from King George III, built a two-room cabin on the property as a retreat for himself and his guests, making Virginia’s Natural Bridge one of the oldest tourist destinations in the United States. He described the bridge as “the most […]

Berkshires, Hikes, Massachusetts, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts

This Quintessential Town in The Berkshires Will Steal Your Heart

The drive alone to this well known and beloved town in The Berkshires is so spectacular winding through mountains, valleys, farmland, lush greenery and fine fall foliage that by the time you get to your designated location you would ask yourself “Can this get any better?”.  We can say confidently that is certainly does once your arrive upon Williamstown, Massachusetts. […]

Hikes, North Carolina

Fun Filled Adventure For All Ages at Morrow Mountain State Park

A little over an hour drive from the city of Charlotte, NC brings you to this little known destination that is sure to impress you with stunning views of the the Yadkin Valley, Lake Tillery and surrounding landscape, especially when the leaves have all fallen off the trees. There are about nine trails to choose from at the Morrow Mountain […]

Berkshires, Hikes, Massachusetts, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts

Woods, Fields and Wetlands in The Berkshires/ Field Farm Reservation

During a quick summer weekend escape to the Berkshires, we spent a couple of hours at a lovely hidden gem just west of Route 7 and north of Route 43 southwest of Williamstown, known to locals as Field Farm. After parking at a relatively big parking lot we embarked on a pretty stroll through the very picturesque and still very […]

Berkshires, Hikes, Massachusetts, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Travel

Babbling Falls and Tranquil Hike to Majestic Views: Chapel Brook Falls

A windy country road passing straight through the town of Ashfield, MA brought us to this beautiful hidden gem tuck away in the foothills of the Berkshires. We were pleasantly surprised to have gotten here at the right time for a Saturday morning Farmers Market offering a wide variety of handmade food, baking goods and crafts of all kinds. There […]

Florida, Hikes, Travel

Where to Swim With Alligators in Florida

The lovely Wakulla Springs State Park located just a short drive from Tallahassee, Florida is one of the most beautiful state parks in the panhandle of Florida and is a part of the Real Florida. It is one of the world’s largest and deepest freshwater springs. The year round spring temperature of 70 degrees makes it for the perfect spot […]