Kentucky Bourbon Trail Guide

Kentucky Bourbon Trail: The Ultimate Guide

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Bourbon is booming right now and so is tourism in Kentucky. The Kentucky Bourbon Trail, a collection of ten bourbon distilleries, is drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. Touring the distilleries, learning about the origins of bourbon, and tasting lots and lots of bourbon whiskey is an excellent way to spend a long weekend. But there is more …

Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Best Distilleries to Visit on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

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The Kentucky Bourbon Trail is hot right now! Bourbon is booming and during the past several years bourbon sales have been increasing exponentially. With the increasing popularity of bourbon, tourism is up in Kentucky. What better way to learn about and sample bourbon than on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail? The Kentucky Bourbon Trail is a collection of seventeen whiskey distilleries. All …

Hiking McAfee Knob November

Hiking McAfee Knob on the Appalachian Trail

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McAfee Knob is one of the most popular hikes in Virginia. It’s also the most photographed spot along the Appalachian Trail. For hikers, this is a great one to add your list. This hike has always been popular with hikers, but it has recently become even more famous. In 2015, McAfee Knob was featured in the movie “A Walk in the …

Niagara Falls 48 Hours

48 Hours in Niagara Falls

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Niagara Falls is a popular destination in North America. Straddling the border between the United States and Canada, Niagara Falls has the highest flow rate of any waterfall in the world, including the mighty Victoria Falls in Africa and Iguaza Falls in South America. Tourism is booming here, for better or for worse. Not only can you tour the Falls …

Eagleman

IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman: A Guide for Triathletes

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IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman is a big race for a small town. This half Ironman distance race is one of the longest running Ironman sanctioned 70.3 events, with triathletes competing since 1996. This is a race that draws competitors from not just across the USA but from around the world. In 2016, athletes from 45 states and 53 countries were present. Not …

Driving in Oregon

A Quick Visit to Oregon

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In February, Tim had the opportunity to travel for work to Bend, Oregon. While I stayed back in Maryland with Tyler and Kara, Tim took over the role of photographer. He arrived in Portland, rented a car, and with a co-worker, drove south to Bend. The drive was beautiful. It was February, snow still capped the mountains, and the skies were …

Honky Tonks Nashville

12 Best Things to do in Nashville, Tennessee

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What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “Nashville?” For me, the answer is country music. Country music was not born here (it was actually born in Bristol, Tennessee) but Nashville is responsible for growing the country music industry over the past 100 years. People travel here to see the Country Music Hall of Fame, the legendary …

How To Visit One World Trade Center

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We are big fans of visiting the world’s tallest towers. One World Trade Center, located in New York City, is the sixth tallest building in the world. As of 2017, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Shanghai Tower in Shanghai, and the Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower in Mecca, top the list. One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the western …

So, What’s It Like Returning to the USA?

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With just one week remaining of our 396 day journey around the world, how are feeling about finally returning to the USA? Honestly, we are ready to come home.  We are actually looking forward to it, which I would have found hard to imagine just a few months ago.The four of us are exhausted…this traveling schedule has really been wearing …