Day Trips

Life is Sunny and Sweet in Hershey

A few days ago, I shared many, many Hershey Gardens photos. It was a refreshing weekend activity in the warm, sunny spring. Last time we visited the gardens in Hershey, it was the middle of languid summer and the roses… Read More ›


Hershey Gardens Photo Summary

I hope everyone here in the US is having a great Memorial Day weekend! The weather here finally turned warm and sunny (though very breezy) after several days of cold drizzles. Like I mentioned yesterday, we’ve taken a lot of… Read More ›


Daydreaming of Weekend Getaways

The InterContinental Hotels Group rewards program, Priority Club, recently released its list of PointBreak hotels valid until June 30, 2013. PointBreak hotels are available for only 5,000 points per night. Since I’ve got about 30,000 Priority Club points, that gives me 6… Read More ›


Day Trip: Lancaster, PA Wine & Painting Class

It has been a crazy few weeks. Today, a couple of friends and I took a break and made the drive down to Lancaster, PA, to use a livingsocial deal for a painting class. I’ve been to a (BYOB) painting class… Read More ›


Day Trip: PA Work-cation

Recently inspired by a post on a “work-cation” over at Be Frugal and Fabulous, I decided to treat my work trip down to Aberdeen, MD last week as a mini vacation. I’ve driven this route dozens of times over the… Read More ›


Day Trip: Pennsylvania Breweries

While I haven’t completed this day trip personally, I wanted to share this excellent itinerary for a day trip through several central Pennsylvania breweries. Tierney is the unofficial beer connoisseur over at, a prolific blog dedicated to life and events in… Read More ›


My first travel video: Pennsylvania Farm Show

When I said earlier today that I would be putting together a more comprehensive post about the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show, I was secretly referring to my very first travel video! Please take 3 minutes out of your day to… Read More ›


Sneak Peak: PA Farm Show 2013

What a crazy weekend it has been! On Thursday, my husband and I went to the PA Farm Show. On Saturday, my inlaws came to town for a delayed Christmas visit, and I went to the Farm Show again. Last… Read More ›


Day Trips and 3-Day Weekend Trip Ideas

One of my guidelines for 2013 is to travel more. While I would LOVE to be able to take frequent trips to places like St. Kitts (click through for trip summary!), my work schedule and finances don’t allow it. So instead,… Read More ›


Merry Christmas to Us: Saving $1746 on Flights to Europe and Day Trip: NYC

Day Trip: New York City Christmas was a quiet, cozy affair. Instead of our typical drive-like-crazy-all-over-the-northeast-to-see-family habits, my husband and I spend a nice quiet Christmas day in our pajamas at home. It was actually the first Christmas we have… Read More ›

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