Outdoors

7 Hiking Tips for Beginners: How to Get Started Loving the Outdoors (from a Reformed City Girl)

7 Hiking Tips for Beginners: How to Get Started Loving the Outdoors (from a Reformed City Girl)

Want to get started hiking? Anyone can do it. Follow my tips for success on the trail from a city girl converted.

The Backcountry Guide to Point Reyes (and How to Look Cute Exploring)

The Backcountry Guide to Point Reyes (and How to Look Cute Exploring)

Point Reyes is one of San Francisco’s best-kept secrets. Enjoy hiking, water sports, and seafood miles from city life.

The Prettiest Cities in Italy

The Prettiest Cities in Italy

There are very few places in the world that make it onto more bucket lists than Italy. Both architecturally stunning with landscapes that’ll leave you breathless, from the rugged mountains to the craggy coast, Italy is charming and magical in every sense of the word.

Door County is the Midwest’s Best-Kept Secret

Door County is the Midwest’s Best-Kept Secret

A 70-mile peninsula comprised of over a dozen lake and bay towns, Door County is the kind of place where benches and Adirondacks line the shores just calling for you to slow down, take a seat, and watch the waves.

Bae-cation: 7 Things to Fall in Love with in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Bae-cation: 7 Things to Fall in Love with in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Green Bay is the oldest settlement in Wisconsin the most well-known city thanks to the Packers, but most people don’t know much beyond that.

The World's Most Otherworldly Landscapes You Simply Have to See to Believe

The World’s Most Otherworldly Landscapes You Simply Have to See to Believe

The world is filled with magical places that can feel so otherworldly they almost seem foreign. Created by nature or happy accident, many of these destinations are difficult to get to, but that’s exactly why they’re so special.

9 Awesome Things to Do in Nicaragua for the Culturally Curious Adventure Addict

9 Awesome Things to Do in Nicaragua for the Culturally Curious Adventure Addict

Nicaragua is a country people don’t hear too much about or have on their radar as a vacation destination — at least not lately, but let me tell you why it should be.

The Perfect Southern Colorado Road Trip for Summer: Hitting 3 National Parks in 4 Days (With Map!)

The Perfect Southern Colorado Road Trip for Summer: Hitting 3 National Parks in 4 Days (With Map!)

The ultimate Colorado road trip isn’t west to the Rockies, it’s South to Durango, Silverton, Ouray, and Pagosa Springs.

6 COOL Things to Do in Phoenix for a HOT Time this Summer (Beyond Golf Courses and Boutiques)

6 COOL Things to Do in Phoenix for a HOT Time this Summer (Beyond Golf Courses and Boutiques)

6 HOT Things to Do in Phoenix for a COOL Time this Summer (Beyond the Golf Courses and Boutiques) Visiting Phoenix in the dead of summer when it regularly breaks 100 degrees may sound crazy, but the sizzling temperatures are […]

The Best Beach Towns in the Midwest for a Magical Summer Getaway

The Best Beach Towns in the Midwest for a Magical Summer Getaway

Most people think about heading to one of the coasts when they need a beach retreat, but you don’t need an ocean to find an epic beach town. It’s actually the middle of the country that’s privy to some of the most surprising travel gems for summertime fun.