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View of Lake of the Ozarks and surrounding foliage and cliffs from Ha Ha Tonka State Park

3-Day Lake of the Ozarks Itinerary: Best Things to Do and See

Looking for a Midwest Lake Getaway? Check out Lake of the Ozarks in South-Central Missouri. A popular destination in the warm summer months, Lake of the Ozarks is known for boating, fishing, golfing, and more fun-in-the-sun. For the outdoor lovers, two state parks fill the area – Lake of the Ozarks State Park and Ha […]

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Kayaking in Jacksonville, - Outdoor activities in Jacksonville

Top 7 Outdoor Activities in Jacksonville, Florida

Known for offering a little something different in Florida, Jacksonville is a city where you’ll find beautiful beaches, the St. Johns River, delicious food and drink, and spectacular open spaces. There are so many awesome and unexpected outdoor activities in Jacksonville that will make you want to visit this vast city over and over again.

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7 Top Ice Age Trail Segments Near Madison

Wisconsin is home to the 1,200-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail which extends east to west across the state. I’m fortunate to have some incredible Ice Age Trail Segments near Madison. You may wonder: How was the trail outline determined? When the glaciers melted many epochs ago, they stopped melting in Wisconsin and the Ice

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8 Best Spots for Food and Drink in Downtown Davenport

Downtown Davenport is a vibrant and fun area filled with various restaurants, cafes, and bars. The food and drink in downtown Davenport offers a diverse range of options for any palate and budget. From classic American cuisine to international flavors, there is something for everyone to enjoy. I visited Davenport for the first time with

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3-Day Washington DC Itinerary: Best Monuments, Tours, and More

Home to the nation’s capital, everyone should visit Washington DC at least once in their lifetime. Although admittedly not much of a history buff, I love viewing the monuments, exploring the museums, and enjoying all of the outdoor opportunities that the city has to offer. Perhaps surprisingly, Washington DC also has some amazing food and

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5 Festive Things to Do in Janesville, WI During the Holiday Season

Head to Janesville, Wisconsin this December for all of the holiday activities. With so many festive things to do in Janesville, you’re sure to have a wonderful time. Get ready for a holiday season filled with local shopping, amazing decorations, theater shows and lights on top of lights. This post showcases five of the best

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1-Night Escape to Carroll County, Illinois: Adventures, Restaurants, and Shopping

When you’re needing a relaxing escape that has a little bit of everything to fill your soul and won’t break the bank, look no further than Carroll County Illinois. I had never heard of this quaint area less than a two-hour drive from me, but I was pleasantly surprised by this Midwest escape and quickly

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9 Top Christmas Tree Farms Near Madison, WI (2023)

Does your family have a tradition of cutting down your own Christmas tree? Every year right around Thanksgiving, Christmas Tree Farms begin their short season selling trees to millions of Americans. Head out among the trees and find the perfect one to cut down yourself, or you can look to the pre-cut selection. Tree farms

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