Best USA Road Trips

Best USA Road Trips: 18 Ideas for Your Next Big Adventure

Julie United States 4 Comments

One of the best ways to explore the USA is on a good old-fashioned road trip. Cruise along Route 66, road trip through the Florida Keys, explore the American Southwest, or even drive from coast to coast. In this guide, we share 18 of the best USA road trips…18 great ideas for your next big adventure. About these USA Road …

Great Smoky Mountains

A Weekend in Gatlinburg and Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Julie United States 22 Comments

In an attempt to catch the last of the autumn colors, Tim and I went a road trip to the Great Smoky Mountains in early November. We spent a weekend exploring Great Smoky Mountains National Park, using Gatlinburg, Tennessee as our home base. Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the United States’ most visited national park. It actually receives twice …

Weekend in Asheville

A Weekend Getaway to Asheville, North Carolina

Julie United States 9 Comments

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville makes the perfect weekend getaway. There is something here for everyone, whether you are a foodie, a family, a beer aficionado, or an outdoor adventurer. In this guide, we cover the best things to do in Asheville, organized by travel style.  Must-Do Activities in Asheville The Biltmore Estate The Biltmore Estate draws thousands …

Waterfalls in Asheville

Photographing Waterfalls near Asheville, North Carolina

Julie United States 6 Comments

In 2017, I traveled solo to Asheville, North Carolina. Armed with my camera and tripod, I wanted to capture the brilliant fall colors in the area as well as spend some time photographing waterfalls. I arrived in Asheville at the very beginning of November. In some places, the falls colors were brilliant, and at others, the leaves were way past …