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Hike, swim, and more at Fahnestock State Park

Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park [1498 Route 301 Carmel, NY 10512] is a beautifully scenic park in the Taconic region which offers a whole lot of fun in the recreation department. In the summer time the lake is refreshing to … Continue reading

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Budapest Activities: Széchenyi Baths

Budapest is a city of baths. There are many to choose from, but which is perfect for your thermal experience? After some research it was decided that Széchenyi Baths [Budapest, Állatkerti krt. 9-11, 1146 Hungary] fit the bill for my … Continue reading

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Road Trip from San Diego to Tucson

By car it takes just under six hours to make the trip from San Diego to Tucson. Six hours is quite a chunk of time, especially to spend driving on a relatively short vacation. Some people said that the trip … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Beaches: Leeward Edition

Ko Olina Lagoons This was our absolute favorite beach, and we didn’t even mind traveling over a half an hour to get there, so worth it (Ko Olina exit off of Farrington Highway). The weather leeward was usually better than … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Beaches: Waikiki Edition

Fort DeRussy The beach that was the most direct walk from our hotel was Fort DeRussy, we went to it once and didn’t go back. The water was a beautiful turquoise color, but a little murky. The sand was powerdy … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Cooperstown: The Farmers Museum, Brewery Ommegang, and Glimmerglass State Park

A trip to Cooperstown for most usually has something to do with baseball, but it has a whole lot more to offer than that. Our first trip there was in the fall; it was a beautiful drive and included a … Continue reading

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Grafton Lakes and Moreau State Parks

On two very different days I visited two of my favorite local State Parks. On a cloudy cooler day I went to Grafton Lakes State Park to hike the Dickinson Hill Fire Tower trail. I loved foraging raspberries along the … Continue reading

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