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The Best Donuts in the U.S.

A list rating the best donut shops we’ve tried on our travels, including a few recommendations and to be tried spots.

3 Gilmore Girls Road Trip Itineraries

3 itineraries for Gilmore Girls themed road trips in Connecticut, California and Canada.

Real Life Towns Like Stars Hollow

10+ real life small towns like Stars Hollow from the show Gilmore Girls.

Lord of the Rings Places to See in Your Lifetime

Places around the world for LOTR fans to visit where Lord of the Rings was filmed, written, or inspired.


Visited most recently in 2023

The Best Things to Do in Connectcut

A bucket list of the best things to do across the state of Connecticut, as well as helpful tips and planning advice.

Where to visit Gilmore Girls Towns in Connecticut

A fan of Gilmore Girls? Or just a fan of small (charming) towns. Here is a guide to visiting the small towns that inspired “Stars Hollow” in the show “Gilmore Girls.”

Things to Do in New Haven

The best things to do in New Haven, Connecticut, where to eat and where to stay. The best places to visit for Gilmore Girls and Harry Potter fans, and how to tour Yale University.


Visited most recently in 2024

Walt Disney World Resort

Click the link for all of my articles and info about visiting Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida!

Which Harry Potter World is Better: London vs. Orlando

Comparing the Harry Potter Studio Tour in London to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, FL.

Universal vs. Disney

Tips and comparisons between the Universal theme parks and resorts in Orlando and the Disney World theme parks and resorts.


Visited most recently in 2023

25+ Unique Things to Do in Indiana

A list of more than 25 of the best things to do in Indiana, and more tips to help plan an Indiana road trip, including two made-for-you itineraries.

The Complete Guide to Santa Claus, Indiana

Things to do in Santa Claus, Indiana, and lots of other unique things to do near Santa Claus. Plus, what to eat and where to stay, with tips from locals!

New York

Home (AKA always visiting!)

The New York State (not city!) Bucket List

My bucket list of the best things to do all across New York State, including (but not limited to) NYC. Indoors, outdoors, summer, winter, spring, or fall, there are so many places to discover!

The Best Road Trip through Western New York

An 8-day itinerary for a road trip from Buffalo through western NY to all the best spots. Where to eat, things to do, where to stay and more!

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Niagara Falls in Canada & the U.S.

Answers to Niagara Falls frequently asked questions, comparisons of both side of the falls, and other helpful information for planning a trip to one of NY’s most visited attractions.

Top Things to Do in Niagara Falls

All the best Niagara Falls attractions on both the US and Canadian side of Niagara Falls.

40+ Things to Do in Buffalo, NY

More than 40 fun and unique things to do in Buffalo, NY, plus all the best places to eat and stay in the Queen City.

The Complete Guide to Letchworth State Park

A guide to visiting the #1 state park in the country, Letchworth State Park. Where to stay, when to go, things to do, and more.

Hiking the Gorge Trail at Watkins Glen

The complete guide to hiking the famous Gorge Trail at Watkins Glen State Park, including where to eat, where to stay, and other things to do in Watkins Glen and nearby.

Corning Museum of Glass Travel Guide

Everything you need to know about visiting the Corning Museum of Glass, and doing the make your own glass experience.

Corning Museum of Glass in Photos

Just a bunch of photos of all the amazing glass sculptures and exhibits you will find at the Corning Museum of Glass.

Things to Do in Rochester, NY

The best things to do in Rochester, New York’s 3rd largest city. Where to eat and stay and the best day trips from Rochester.

Visiting the Strong Museum of Play Without Kids

Can you visit the Strong Museum of Play as an adult without kids (spoiler—YES!)? The best parts to visit as an adult, and the best parts for families with kids.

The National Comedy Center

Voted the nation’s #1 new museum in 2020, The National Comedy Center has something for everyone. Learn more about how to visit and what to expect at this highly innovative and interactive museum in Jamestown, NY.

Things to do in Jamestown, NY

A huge list of activities to do in Jamestown, NY besides just the National Comedy Center, also including the best places to eat and the best nearby day trips.

Fall Things to do in Western NY

A list of fall-specific, family friendly activities to do, starting in Jamestown, NY and covering the western NY area. Including corn mazes, apple picking, foliage train rides, special events and more.

The Complete Guide to Chautauqua Institution

Everything to know to plan a visit to the famous Chautauqua Institution in beautiful western NY.

Griffis Sculpture Park—Know Before You Go

Answers to frequently asked questions and helpful tips for planning a day trip out to Griffis Sculpture Park in western New York.


Visited most recently 2022

The Pennsylvania Bucket List

The ultimate bucket list of natural, historical, and downright weird things to do across the state of Pennsylvania!

Hershey’s Chocolate World Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to all of your Hershey’s Chocolate World frequently asked questions, and other things to do in the area!

Wellsboro, PA Dickens of a Christmas Festival

Visit Wellsboro, PA for the Dickens of a Christmas Festival to experience a “real life” Hallmark movie Christmas town.


Visited 2019

1-Week Utah/Arizona Road Trip Itinerary

A one week road trip through Utah and Arizona from Salt Lake City to 3 popular National Parks.

West Virginia

Visited 2014 & 2021

Harpers Ferry, WV: The Complete Guide

Information on visiting this charming small town full of Civil War history and beautiful scenery. Where to park, what to do, answers to frequently asked questions and more!

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