5 Day Denver to Jackson Hole Road Trip Itinerary

A drive from Denver, Colorado to Jackson Hole, Wyoming makes for a classic western road trip! This itinerary takes you through the north-central region of Colorado, right along the Rocky Mountain range. Once you leave Colorado, you’ll be driving through Wyoming, where you’ll quickly feel like you’ve been transported into an old Western film. This… Continue reading 5 Day Denver to Jackson Hole Road Trip Itinerary

2 Week Seattle to Denver Road Trip Itinerary

I did this 2 week Seattle to Denver road trip a few years ago. I started in Seattle, Washington, where I had been living for the previous 4 months, and ended in Denver, Colorado…well, actually, I ended in St. Louis. But I cut the road trip off at Denver because the last part was just… Continue reading 2 Week Seattle to Denver Road Trip Itinerary

22 Best Free Things to Do in St. Louis

There are so many fun and free things to do in St. Louis, Missouri. Here are 22 of the best things to do, according to a local (aka me). … There are tons of reasons to visit the Midwestern city of St. Louis, Missouri. There’s art, there’s music, there’s beer, there’s food, there’s sports…whatever it… Continue reading 22 Best Free Things to Do in St. Louis

Where to Stay in Yellowstone National Park (Accommodation Guide)

Wondering where to stay in Yellowstone National Park? This Yellowstone Accommodation Guide is filled with all of the best lodging near Yellowstone, plus options within the park. … As America’s very first national park, and one of the most-visited parks, Yellowstone National Park is quite famous. It sees over 4 million visitors each year from… Continue reading Where to Stay in Yellowstone National Park (Accommodation Guide)

Complete Guide to Gateway Arch National Park in St. Louis, Missouri

Here is the complete guide to the Gateway Arch National Park. The Arch and surrounding grounds has been designated as the USA’s 60th National Park, right here in St. Louis, Missouri! Here’s what you need to know before visiting. … As a St. Louis native, I’m very excited to introduce you guys to America’s 60th… Continue reading Complete Guide to Gateway Arch National Park in St. Louis, Missouri

72 Hours in Nashville: A 3-Day Nashville Itinerary (without the typical attractions)

I’ve always associated Nashville, Tennessee with nothing but country music, cowboy boots, and honky-tonk, as most people do. While some people flock to Music City precisely because of those things, I finally chose to visit Nashville despite them. I don’t like country music and I don’t exactly love traditional Southern food. Not because there’s anything… Continue reading 72 Hours in Nashville: A 3-Day Nashville Itinerary (without the typical attractions)

Marathon Village Nashville: A Creative Shopping District in an Historic Auto Factory

I love the idea of taking old factories or warehouses and giving them new life. Luckily, this is a pretty common thing in the creative community around the world, keeping historic buildings intact while giving creators a place to flourish. Along this line, you’ll find The Source market in Denver, The West Bottoms in Kansas… Continue reading Marathon Village Nashville: A Creative Shopping District in an Historic Auto Factory

A Quick Guide to East Nashville, Tennessee

East Nashville just might be the coolest neighborhood in all of Nashville. Hop over the river from downtown and check out the local shops and restaurants with this quick guide! (Updated May 2020) … Referring to cities & neighborhoods as “The Portland of ___” is a pretty cliché thing to do; it also totally diminishes… Continue reading A Quick Guide to East Nashville, Tennessee

A Guide to Washington’s Kitsap Peninsula

If you’re visiting the state of Washington, chances are you’re going to spend some time in Seattle, the state’s largest city. You’ve probably considered checking out the Olympic Peninsula, too, where you can hike deep into the forests and explore the rugged west coast beaches. Those are two very cool places to visit, but there’s… Continue reading A Guide to Washington’s Kitsap Peninsula