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Berkshires, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Travel, Waterfalls

Umpachene Falls – A Hidden Swimming Hole in The Berkshires

To be honest I thought we would never find Umpachene Falls in Southfied, Massachusetts when we set on our quest to find this trail. There was very little information on the internet about it the time and the directions were wildly unclear.  We wandered and wandered around the back roads of The Berkshires and when we were just about to […]

Berkshires, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Travel, Waterfalls

Bash Bish Falls was named “Most Dangerous Tourist Atraction in US”

Bash Bish Falls is possibly the best known waterfalls in The Berkshires. They are the highest falls in the state and are located next to both Massachusetts’s Mouth Washington State Forest and New York’s Taconic State Park. The waterfall is at the mouth of a gorge formed during the last ice age. You can find Bash Bish falls here: The […]

Greenville, South Carolina, Travel

The Perfect Day Trip to Greenville, SC With Kids

Greenville, South Carolina located in northwest South Carolina is one of our favorite spots for a day trip from Charlotte.  That is of course if you can stomach the current construction mess on I85.  Not to be confused with Greenville, North Carolina or Greensboro, North Carolina.  We find ourselves having to include the state when speaking of it when in […]

Berkshires, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts

A Secret Garden in The Berkshires

If you ever find yourself visiting The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts there is a place like no other that not even the locals know of. A magical garden filled with mystery and beauty like you’ve never seen before. Ashintully Garden took John McLennan (a contemporary composer) 30 years of  completing his vision for a place that awes!  You can actually […]


Day trip to Pilot Mountain

We woke up on a late fall Saturday morning with our kids asking what are we going to do today! It happens to us quite often to say the least. Every day to be correct. Their energy and enthusiasm for adventure are contagious and they know it. As always we asked them to go grab a breakfast while mommy and […]