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Hell on Earth? Let’s Find Out!

By On September 12, 2017

Would you visit a place called Helltown; A place shrouded in mystery, with supposed toxic mutant creatures, and a maniac hearse driver that will chase you to “The End of the World”?… Read More

Day Trips

5 Best Thrifty Locations for a Road Trip on a Budget.

By On August 9, 2017

Whenever I have a day off, my goal is to see or do something interesting and new- preferably with a bit of history of the haunted nature tacked on for good measure.… Read More

Day Trips

Hikers paradise in Knoxville, TN!

By On February 8, 2017

I went on a road trip to visit one of my best friends and when we arrived at our AirBnB spot (another post about this soon!) they had generously left us flyers… Read More

Day Trips

Play with the animals in this small gem of a zoo in NJ!

By On January 20, 2017

I have to admit, I have a penchant for visiting the southern states over all the others. I think I had some fake idea that only warm weather could happen down there… Read More

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Would you sleep in a caboose for your anniversary? We did!

By On January 11, 2017

As you know by now, I am a junkie for unique spots and when our anniversary came around I was on the search. I wanted to cross off some bucket list items… Read More


10 Ways to Save Money on your Hotel!

By On January 3, 2017

People ask me how I travel as often as I do, and the answer is simple. I don’t go all out for luxury when I travel, and I try to be flexible with the… Read More

Day Trips

An African Safari in Ohio?? Yes please!!

By On January 3, 2017

Today’s post will be about a spot that you may have never heard about in Port Clinton, Ohio. It’s roughly 3.5 hours from Cincinnati, and there is so much to do around there,… Read More

Day Trips

Did you know there is a “Garden of Hope” in Covington, KY?

By On January 2, 2017

Most of you probably drive past this little slice of peace on the daily and never even realized it was here. I’m familiar with many unique little places in the area and this one… Read More


Why I started this site!

By On December 31, 2016

Hello world! I really had no great reasons to “start a blog..” or so I thought. Turns out I have this knack for traveling on the cheap, and I love to find… Read More