Harrisburg, the capital of Pennsylvania, is a charming town with a rich history. Situated on the Susquehanna River, Harrisburg has a small-town feel that makes you feel welcome. Plus, its plentiful fun activities and places to eat make it a great destination for a weekend getaway or a stop on your East Coast road trip itinerary.

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12 Fun Things to Do in Harrisburg, PA

President Theodore Roosevelt once remarked that the Pennsylvania State Capitol was the “handsomest building [he] ever saw”. As you drive into Harrisburg and catch site of the gleaming gilded bronze dome, you’ll be intrigued. However, once you enter this opulently-designed capitol for the free tour, you’ll quickly realize why the president made such a claim. Let me show you why PA’s beautiful capitol is a must-see building on your next East Coast road trip!

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Touring the Beautiful Pennsylvania State Capitol Building

Boasting of 22 miles of gorgeous coastline, Jacksonville Beach, Florida is a fantastic destination for a beach vacation. Whether you’re planning a trip for the whole family or a couples’ getaway, you’ll find a wide variety of beach rentals from which to choose. To help you start your search, I’ve curated this list of beautiful, highly-rated beach vacation rentals in Jacksonville, FL.

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11 Beautiful Beach Vacation Rentals in Jacksonville, FL

Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway from Washington, DC or are on a Virginia road trip, visiting a winery in Northern Virginia is a guaranteed fun time. Stop for a wine tasting, buy a bottle to go, or enjoy a picnic while admiring vineyard views as you discover delicious Virginia wines. If you’re a wine lover, you’ll surely enjoy these spectacular Northern Virginia wineries and vineyards!

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15 Spectacular Wineries to Visit in Northern Virginia

Just a short drive from Washington, DC, Northern Virginia’s wine country is a picturesque spot offering the perfect escape from everyday life. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a trip with friends, finding the right place to stay only enhances the experience. To help you find the best accommodations, I’ve curated a list of amazing Northern Virginia vacation rentals and Airbnbs in the heart of wine country.

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21 Amazing Airbnb & Vacation Rentals in Northern Virginia’s Wine Country

Traverse City is a charming, small town located in northern Michigan at the foot of Grand Traverse Bay. A picturesque spot in all seasons with plenty of outdoor activities all year round, it’s a great spot to get away and relax on a trip to Michigan. To help you find the perfect place to stay, I’ve put together this list of awesome Airbnb stays near Traverse City.

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11 Awesome Airbnb Stays near Traverse City, Michigan

Do you live in DC and need a weekend getaway? Or, are you thinking about taking an East Coast road trip in the DC area? Well, these incredible destinations would be perfect for your itinerary! They are all within a 3-hour drive (without traffic) from downtown Washington, DC which makes them convenient weekend trips. With a variety of opportunities to get out in nature, taste culinary delights, delve into history, or just lounge on the beach – there’s a little something for everyone!

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15 Wonderful Weekend Road Trips from DC

In the past several years, the local craft beer scene in Jacksonville, Florida has exploded. New breweries are popping up left and right! Since I’m a huge fan of good craft beer and local breweries, I made it my mission to try as many as possible. Along the way, I discovered the JAX Ale Trail which became my roadmap to exploring these breweries! In this article, I’ll show you what it is and how to participate, plus tell you a bit about the breweries.

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Craft Beer in Jacksonville: A Guide to the JAX Ale Trail

With beautiful natural scenery and plenty of activities to keep you busy, Traverse City is a great place for a day trip or a weekend getaway. On a recent visit to Grand Rapids, we took a day trip to Traverse City.

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6 Fun Activities for a Day Trip to Traverse City, Michigan

Washington, DC – a tourist destination or a place to call home? It’s been both for me at various points in my life. I loved living in DC for 10+ years and I’m excited every time I get a chance to visit now.

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Washington, DC Travel Tips: 10 Things You Must Know Before You Visit

Life as an expat. It seems like an adventure – full of excitement and new discoveries each day. While that can be true, after a while, expat life is just life. The little things that you find strange when you first move abroad become normal.

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Reverse Culture Shock in Washington, DC – An Expat Visiting “Home”