Category Archives: Adventure​

Look Up from a Tent in the Boundary Waters Minnesota

Earlier this month, I took off with my PIC to wander where there was no wi-fi, cellphone reception, and most importantly no 24/7 news and pandemic updates. We set our sights on the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Both of us grew up in the Midwest (myself a Sconie, Brian Minnesota-nice), but surprisingly neither one of…
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Boundary Waters Canoe Area Travel Tips – Minnesota Adventure Travel

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) is a pristine wilderness of over a million acres in Northern Minnesota. And, the best way to explore the Boundary Waters is in the name, by canoe. So, when in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, you must paddle. Like many, if you’re looking for an outdoor adventure to recharge…
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Unforgettable Adventures for You to Try in Utah

Utah isn’t short of natural wonders. From sprawling deserts to snow-capped mountains to lush forests, the state practically has it all. This makes it the perfect destination for outdoor adventurers. Below are just some of the top outdoor adventures to try in Utah. Take a paddle in Great Salt Lake Utah’s Great Salt Lake is…
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Wining, Dining and Cruising – Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri

Nestled in the Ozark Mountains of south-central Missouri is a world-class boating, golfing, shopping, and fishing mecca. The Lake of the Ozarks—with more miles of coastline than California's ocean beaches—is the Midwest's premier lake resort. Only a couple hours from St. Louis, Jefferson City, and Branson, the "Fun Lake" is known as one of the…
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Putting Safety First On Your Camping Trip

Camping is an affordable way to have a holiday, and in this current pandemic situation where summer staycations are going to become the norm, camping is also the best way to escape from the homes that we have been rooted in for the last few months. If you do decide to go camping, it's important…
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Adventures No Travel Required – Coronavirus Quarantines and Cancelations

Are stay-at-home adventures possible? Whether it is lack of time, financial difficulties, weather hiccups, or the most recent obstacle, the coronavirus quarantines and cancelations, people often ask me: Can I have an adventure without traveling? Can I embark on an adventure without leaving my own home? YES! You CAN have an adventure without traveling far…
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South Florida Adventures

Who says an adventure has to be far away? When I advise that others add adventure to their lives to shift their perspective and energize their lives, I sometimes get push back. Whether it is time, money, the kids, other obligations, or the Covid-19 virus, there is a workaround to add adventure into your life.…
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Look Up – It’s Snowing in Joshua Tree National Park

Recently on a cross-country road trip, along Route 66, I was yet again surprised by Mother Nature. After crossing portions of the Mojave Desert, I arrived at Joshua Tree National Park to snow. When one thinks of Joshua Tree, you think of the one-of-a-kind strange trees, piles of boulders, and desert landscape: dry and most…
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First Adventure of the Year – Road Trip from Indy to Cali along Route 66

While most people were watching the ball drop in Times Square, fireworks, or singing ‘Auld Lang Syne,’ I was zzzzzzzzz, fast asleep. Even though I was in California (PST), I couldn’t make it to midnight in New York (EST). What would make me, a forty-something, sleepy at 9pm (PST)? The culprit was a week-long cross-country…
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