The Intracoastal Waterway offers way more than just beautiful scenery! I’ve traveled a lot and have enjoyed boating the Intercoastal Waterway as there is so much to see and do. Here are my suggestions for how to plan your boat trip, navigate the canals on your own, plus tips for eating and sleeping along the way.
When does fall start in Florida? September! When do fall colors in Florida reach their peak? November! Yes, autumn in Florida can be quite colorful. As a Florida native, I’ll tell you when and where to see the most beautiful show of autumn hues if you want to experience fall in Florida.
Looking for the scariest rides at Disney? I am a lifelong Floridian and Disney ride enthusiast. If you want some thrills, check out these 3 scary Disney rides!
Why is the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel in Virginia so popular? Here are some interesting things I’ve learned about the Chesapeake Bay Tunnel, how much the toll is, and how much driving time the bridge can save you.
Have you heard about a major storm being declared the next Category 6 hurricane? That’s fake news! There are only 5 official hurricane categories. See why Category 6 hurricanes don’t exist.
I’ve visited most of the 10 famous bridges in the U.S. — listed here. From the east coast to the west, these are the highest, longest, and scariest bridges in America. A fun list of 10 U.S. bridges for your bucket list!
Asheville, NC & New England states have the most colorful fall scenery. If you can’t make it there, I’ve got some other GREAT places to visit – at least one is likely to be near you! Here are the next best places to see fall foliage in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wyoming.
For the first time ever, I decided to stay in a hurricane shelter. Here’s why I did and what I’ve learned about staying at an emergency shelter during a storm. Plus expert tips to help you decide whether you should stay put at home or evacuate in a hurricane.
You see utility poles along the road everywhere you go. How much do you know about the everyday utility pole? Is there any difference between an electric pole vs. a telephone pole? What are the wires on a telephone pole for? Impress your friends with these 7 fun utility pole facts!
My girlfriend and I traveled 1,200 miles to see the 2017 eclipse! Here’s how our eclipse trip went and why we’ll drive even farther to see the 2024 eclipse. Plus tips for planning your own eclipse trip for the 2014 eclipse… and the 2045 eclipse!
Looking for couples resorts with solitude built-in? We travel a lot. Staying at a hotel resort is our favorite way to relax when we’re there more than one night. These are the best spa resorts, beach resorts, and no-kids resorts in secluded locations across the U.S. (Psst…. secluded resorts like these also make great honeymoon spots and anniversary destinations!)
Live near a state park? Consider yourself lucky! If you’re thinking that state parks are smaller (or less significant) than the 59 national parks in the U.S., think again. I love visiting state parks — and with over 10,000 of them across the U.S., there’s sure to be several near you. Find a state park (or national park) nearby, see why state parks are so amazing, and explore lists of the best state parks in America.
Thinking about visiting Hoover Dam or some other water dam soon? Here are some fun facts about Hoover Dam and a few things I’ve learned from personal experience about visiting dams. Good to know before you go!
There are many popular Epcot attractions that no longer exist. Here are 7 that Epcot fans still miss – see what they were like.
Looking for things to do in Central Florida? Want a list of really fun, cheap Florida attractions? I’m a Florida native and I do a lot of traveling. I’ve discovered tons of cheap attractions in Florida that are exciting and unique! Here’s my list of 18 affordable Central Florida attractions.
Road trip! Here are 5 incredible places in the United States to take fall foliage drives. You’ll see the best fall leaf color here.
Info about toll road discounts. Plus a list of each state’s prepaid toll program. See how & where you can use EZ Pass, SunPass, and other toll passes.
Visiting Busch Gardens Tampa soon? I live in Tampa and go to Busch Gardens all the time. Here are my 9 best tips to help you plan your day at Busch Gardens.
Do you have roller coaster phobia? So did I. Now I’m a roller coaster junkie! Here’s how I got over my fear of roller coasters. Some helpful tips to try.
To save on RV air conditioning, I made a swamp cooler for my motorhome. A commercial evaporative cooler costs $400+. My DIY model cost less than $50 to make
As the owner of a Jeep CJ and living near the Oregon coast, I regularly ride the dunes. Here are my best tips for offroad driving on sand dunes.
My tried & true tips for taking cheap road trips! Lots of money saving travel tips and cheap road trip ideas here…
Think it can’t snow in Florida? Think there’s nothing but gators & mosquitoes in Florida? These are just 2 of the myths about Florida that I’m debunking.
Why do RVers flock to Quartzsite AZ each winter? How much does it cost to stay there? What is there to do there? A fulltime RVer shares his experience.
There are some really unique towns with weird names throughout the United States, including one with “no name” at all. Wait until you check these names out!