De Colores in Old Town Albuquerque

My Two Days in Albuquerque

Albuquerque! When I told people I was coming to ABQ, many of them scratched their heads. Isn’t that city just for passing through? Well, it is a mainstay on historic Route 66, but there is plenty to discover, and I had no problem filling two days in Albuquerque. Albuquerque in the Summer You guys, what was I thinking? Albuquerque at the end of June was … Continue reading My Two Days in Albuquerque

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California’s Best Beach Towns (& Where to Stay!)

California is known for its diverse terrain, including arid deserts, lush forests, and fine beaches. Here are some of California’s best beach towns, from north to south. You’ll find a couple of the characteristics that set each town apart as well as hotel recommendations for when you plan your trip.  The rest of this post contains some affiliate links. If you book using my link, … Continue reading California’s Best Beach Towns (& Where to Stay!)

3 Touristy Things to Do in Danville, Illinois

This post on visiting Danville, Illinois is by a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team, Brennon, from Just Brennon Blog. Find out how to have your post featured here! There are so many underrated, small towns in America booming with interesting history and beautiful attractions. Take for example, Danville, Illinois. Danville is the home of famous celebrities such as Gene Hackman, Jerry and Dick Van Dyke, and … Continue reading 3 Touristy Things to Do in Danville, Illinois

Angels Flight in Downtown L.A.

Have you ever wanted to ride the world’s shortest commercial railway? Or perhaps the remarkable towers caught your eye in their many vintage movie and TV appearances? The historic Angels Flight railway in downtown Los Angeles is a fun way to take a short trip within Downtown and experience the peak of 1901’s public transportation. Oh, and it’s affordable! Angels Flight opened at the turn … Continue reading Angels Flight in Downtown L.A.

Where to Stay in Albuquerque

Each year, my husband and I travel for our anniversary. It’s more fun and exciting than giving material gifts—travel and experience are more meaningful. Sometimes it’s an epic trip like Europe (2012 and 2016), but other times it’s a weekend getaway (Tijuana 2017). This year, we pulled up the old Southwest Destination Finder and booked Rapid Rewards travel to somewhere close: Albuquerque, New Mexico. I know … Continue reading Where to Stay in Albuquerque

Fill a Weekend in Portland OR

Portland is a nice-sized city, perfect for a weekend getaway. I have been to Portland just four times, but I feel good about recommending things to do, where to eat, and places to stay. Simply put, every time I go to Portland I have an incredible time… so if you follow my lead, you will too. Read on to find ways to spend your weekend in Portland. What … Continue reading Fill a Weekend in Portland OR

A Getaway Weekend in Wichita KS

This post on a fun weekend in Wichita KS is from Libby, a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team. Find out how to have your post featured here! When I was in college, living on campus without a car, it could often feel like living on an island. It was pretty self-sustaining. Everything you could really need within a two block plot of land. And it was … Continue reading A Getaway Weekend in Wichita KS

Where to watch Premier League soccer in San Diego

This post on San Diego soccer pubs is from a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team. Find out how to have your post featured here! Since San Diego is a city filled with transplants, it’s only fitting that it has a thriving soccer, or football culture. I started following the Premier League’s Arsenal football club after visiting London on a college trip in 2010. When I moved … Continue reading Where to watch Premier League soccer in San Diego

A Day in Temecula’s Wine Country

If you’re visiting San Diego or Los Angeles, and want to get out of the city for a day, I recommend driving out to Temecula Wine Country. Located 60 minutes from San Diego and 90 minutes from L.A., a day among the rolling hills will be a welcome respite. Know Before You Go Many of the wineries on Rancho California Road are larger and more … Continue reading A Day in Temecula’s Wine Country

Your First Time Visiting San Diego (Local’s Favorites)

Putting together a post about my hometown has proven to be challenging. Finding a starting point is particularly tricky since I have years of recommendations for my ever-evolving city. Luckily, two of my close friends visited us at the end of last month. It was their first time visiting San Diego, which allowed me to make a itinerary for them and firm up my recommendations for … Continue reading Your First Time Visiting San Diego (Local’s Favorites)