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About Liz Froment

Liz Froment loves exploring all over the US for hidden gems during her journeys around the country, and especially in her native New England.
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Unexpected Cities to Take a Ghost Tour
1 year ago

Unexpected Cities to Take a Ghost Tour

Raise your hand if you love a ghost tour!

That’s right, we thought there would be a few of you. The fact of the matter is, ghost tours are not only incredibly fun (in a really scary way), but they are also great ways to learn about a city.

Oftentimes, when you’re on a ghost tour, you’re being taken to all sorts of little nooks and crannies around a city that you didn’t even know existed in the first place. It’s really having the opportunity to look at a city in a truly different way.

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7 West Coast Weekend Getaways
1 year ago

7 West Coast Weekend Getaways

While there are few thing in life as great as a week (or two) away from the office relaxing on vacation, many people don’t realize just how refreshing a weekend getaway can be.

Therefore, if you are short on vacation days, or just don’t have the ability to take a full week, break up the time you do have into a couple of long weekend stints. Having a three or four day mini-break can be incredibly fulfilling and lots of fun, plus you rarely need to travel too far from home.

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10 Best National Parks for Fall Leaves
1 year ago

10 Best National Parks for Fall Leaves

As the warm days of summer, lead into the cool nights and brisk mornings of fall, there comes a time when that perfect combination of weather makes for spectacular scenery across many parts of the country.

Know what we’re talking about?

Fall leaves.

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See Vegas Beyond the Strip
1 year ago

See Vegas Beyond the Strip

When anyone hears the words “Las Vegas” their mind immediately goes to one image: The Strip. That long stretch of road called Las Vegas Boulevard that is lined with flashing lights, mega hotels, and casinos.

Now, there is no doubt that The Strip is the biggest draw to Las Vegas. It’s where you can see incredible shows and musical performances, eat at the restaurants of some of the best chefs in the world, and partake in (just a little bit of) gambling.

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5 Places to Visit if You Love Carlsbad Caverns
1 year ago

5 Places to Visit if You Love Carlsbad Caverns

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is the mecca of caving and exploring cave systems in the United States. Taking up an area of approximately 73 square miles, it features over 100 underground caves that are hidden beneath the Chihuahuan Desert in southern New Mexico.

For people who’ve been able to visit Carlsbad Caverns, it’s not unusual for them to be so awed by the caves, that they want to find more places just like it. If you haven’t been there yet, but would love to check out some awesome caves and caverns, turns out there are lots of places around the country to explore, so we’ve got you covered too.

Here are five more places you’ll need to check out if you want to see more places like Carlsbad Caverns.

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A Foodie’s Guide to Savannah
1 year ago

A Foodie’s Guide to Savannah

Foodies love to travel, and the one thing they might love more than traveling is finding amazing places to eat while they are traveling. The good news?

There’s cities all over this country that are hidden foodie paradises, maybe they are known for incredible barbecue, amazing dim sum, mouth watering burgers, or the freshest seafood you could imagine.

It’s a wonder, when traveling around the United States that we all don’t become foodies, in search of the next great meal. They are certainly out there!

Today, we’re going to look at Savannah, Georgia. Now, there are a number of great reasons to visit this city beyond just the food, it’s beautiful antebellum architecture and leisurely way of life are some. But, the city is getting lots of attention lately because of the food options.

Here’s where you can eat if you’re looking to see the best of Savannah. Read More

Zoos to See Pandas
1 year ago

Zoos to See Pandas

Let’s face it, is there an animal that people love to see more than giant pandas?

They are cute, cuddly, roll-y poll-y, and hilariously stubborn. We’re so obsessed with seeing them at our zoo’s that many of them have created live streaming “Pandacam’s” just so we can watch them 24 hours a day.

Of course, no one is complaining. After all, it’s virtually impossible to watch a young panda cub playing around and not have a big smile on your face after a few minutes.

Since giant pandas are an endangered species, their care is very closely watched by the US Fish and Wildlife Service while they are on loan from China. That means only a handful of the top notch zoos in the country actually get to house and grow giant pandas for people to visit.

So, you’re probably in the mood to spend a little while with some pandas now, right?

We don’t blame you. That’s why we’ve put together this list of the only zoos across the country where you can actually see giant pandas in the habitat as you would in the wild.

But get yourself ready for a cute attack, don’t say we didn’t warn you!

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7 of the Best Rivers for Tubing
1 year ago

7 of the Best Rivers for Tubing

 

If you’ve never had the chance to go river tubing…well, you’re missing out. Imagine floating down a lazy river in an inner tube, enjoying the sites, getting some sun, chatting with friends and family, and maybe even hitting a rapid or two.

Many rivers around the country have outfitters that offer both tubes, and in some places, coolers for any food or beverages you want to take with you. Make sure to check the rules on exactly what you can take.

Right now is the perfect time of year to get out to the nearest river and go tubing. But, if you want some of the best experiences out there, check out these river tubing hotspots. Read More

7 Camping Safety Tips to Enjoy the Great Outdoors
1 year ago

7 Camping Safety Tips to Enjoy the Great Outdoors

 

No matter who you are or where you live, getting out into the great outdoors is always a good way to slow down a bit, enjoy some nature, and recharge your batteries.

Camping is one of the most fun and yet least expensive activities you can do outside, so it’s no wonder that millions of people look forward to camping trips with friends and family every year, no matter what the season.

But, in order to really make the most of your experience, and this is true especially if you are new to camping, there are a couple of safety tips you should keep in mind. Follow these, and you’re going to be far more likely to avoid any accidental mishaps that can put a major damper on any camping experiences. Read More

Explore Orlando Beyond the Theme Parks
1 year ago

Explore Orlando Beyond the Theme Parks

There is one big reason why most people love going to Orlando, Florida: theme parks. When you think of Orlando, typically attractions like Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, and Wet n’ Wild are the first things that spring to mind.

However, there’s a lot more to Orlando than just theme parks. And, when most people visit the area and step outside those attractions, they find a city that is quite easy to fall in love with.

In this post, we’re going to explore some of the best things to see and do beyond the theme parks. So, if you’re headed to Orlando on vacation soon, remember to hit up some of these hot spots and not just spend all your time at the theme parks. Read More