Adventures

PACIFIC NORTHWEST – MOUNT RAINIER

DAY 1 Mount Rainier is an icon of the Pacific Northwest landscape. The active volcano’s summit sits at over 14,400View full post »

PACIFIC NORTHWEST – OREGON

Initially, Oregon wasn’t even on our itinerary. I had planned a two-week vacation in the Pacific Northwest, focusingView full post »

COLORADO FALL 2015

This year, David and I were excited to visit some new areas of Colorado to see more of its stunning fall foliage. IView full post »

AUTUMN IN ASPEN

Fall in Colorado is something everyone looks forward to. For about three weeks the aspen trees light up theView full post »

SURPRISE WEEKEND IN THE TETONS

David’s parents were flying out to Colorado to visit us the first week of July. During that time his mom would beView full post »

OLD FALL RIVER ROAD

Old Fall River Road was one of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Rocky Mountain in 2013. The road wasView full post »

HANGING LAKE

Hanging Lake is a very popular tourist destination – and just by looking at photos you can see why. It is locatedView full post »

COLORADO WINTER 2014

A lot of big moments happened during our first winter in Colorado! I’ve narrowed it down to a list of our top tenView full post »

SNOWSHOEING THRU THE ROCKIES

Since the first snowfall this winter, David has been talking nonstop about wanting to go snowshoeing. I was a bitView full post »

COLORADO FALL 2014

David and I have experienced some pretty stunning fall foliage in New York’s Hudson Valley and the Smoky MountainsView full post »

COLORADO SUMMER 2014

Our first summer in Colorado was both truly amazing and extremely difficult. For a while, every single weekend wasView full post »

GREAT SAND DUNES NATIONAL PARK

Since we moved out to Colorado, I’ve had my eye on the Great Sand Dunes National Park. I’ve always wanted to visitView full post »

FERN LAKE

“It’s only one more mile.” That became the motto of this trip. Our original plan was a fairly easy three-mileView full post »

NATIONAL PARK WEEK

Every year national parks across America offer free admission to kick off National Park Week. David and I decided toView full post »

COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT

There was a lot of hype behind a new meteor shower predicted to peak early Saturday morning (5/24/14). NASA releasedView full post »

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO

Since moving to Colorado, friends and strangers have been suggesting things we must see and do. The CheyenneView full post »

I.M. PEI TRAILHEAD

Since moving away from the south, David and I have been on the search for a good southern-style biscuit. We heard ofView full post »

ROCKY MOUNTAIN ANNIVERSARY

David and I wanted to do something fun and special for our first wedding anniversary. We toyed around with differentView full post »

DENVER ART MUSEUM

The Denver Art Museum offers free admission on the first Saturday of each month, so David and I took advantage ofView full post »

1ST/2ND FLATIRON TRAIL

It was David’s turn to choose our next Breakfast Club location. He took me to eat breakfast at the Chautauqua DiningView full post »

TRADING POST TRAIL AT RED ROCKS

David and I started a weekend ritual that we creatively named The Breakfast Club. We take turns each weekendView full post »

ROCKY MOUNTAIN WEDDING

After being together for eight years and engaged for almost two, David and I decided it was time to pull theView full post »

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HONEYMOON

We had been planning our wedding for months, and it was finally time. David and I were eloping in Rocky MountainView full post »

DRIVING THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY

The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of America’s favorite drives, and after borrowing Dave’s parents’ motor home weView full post »

SATURDAY IN SERENBE

Last year when we were thinking about places to get married, one of our top contenders was the Inn at Serenbe. I hadView full post »

BIRTHDAY WEEKEND IN LOS ANGELES

David is awful at keeping secrets. Seriously. Awful. So during my birthday dinner when I opened up plane tickets toView full post »

GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS

It is pretty incredible to have one of the most visited national parks in our own backyard. The Great SmokyView full post »

CLIMBING MT LECONTE

For the past few months we have been talking about hiking Mt Leconte, the third highest peak in the Great SmokyView full post »

THANKSGIVING IN SAVANNAH

David and I decided on a whim to drive to the Georgia Coast the day after Thanksgiving. Even though it was lastView full post »

BIRTHDAY AT THE BILTMORE

David’s work schedule has been pretty hectic lately, so for his birthday I decided to plan a little weekend getaway.View full post »

LIVING IN NYC

While attending school, David was one of eight people chosen nationwide to intern at a prestigious design firm inView full post »

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK ENGAGEMENT

Glacier National Park is truly a magical place. It’s extremely difficult to put into words how vast andView full post »

WEEKEND IN LAS VEGAS

David had the opportunity to attend a work related convention in Las Vegas. Neither of us had ever been to Vegas, soView full post »

PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY

What you hear about California is all true. Perfect weather. Laid back atmosphere. Gorgeous beaches. Feels likeView full post »

HOT AIR BALLOON BLOCK PARTY

Our local college threw a unique community block party to celebrate Halloween. From delicious street food to localView full post »

YELLOWSTONE AND THE GRAND TETONS

It was time for another western adventure with David’s family. This time it was to Yellowstone National Park and theView full post »

BANFF & JASPER NATIONAL PARKS

David and I had completely different childhoods. His family vacations consisted of camping and venturing out west toView full post »

ISLA MUJERES

After finally graduating college, I was on the hunt for a much-needed vacation. David suggested Isla Mujeres, aView full post »

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER

David and I are fascinated with anything that has to do with space. We fight back sleep to watch meteor showers. WeView full post »

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL

Every year Washington D.C. hosts the National Cherry Blossom Festival when its thousands of cherry trees are in fullView full post »

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