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Stark’s Knob and Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville

Two parcels filled with history and nature within a few minutes drive from one another make for a great few hours of adventure. Stark’s Knob Historical Lookout, Starks Knob Rd, Schuylerville, NY 12871 The park is tiny, but really packs … Continue reading

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Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill

One of the seven wonders of the world, the Colosseum is the sight to see in Rome…for everyone. You can imagine what that means, lines and crowds. Don’t fret, heed this pro tip: purchase your ticket at the Palatine Hill … Continue reading

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Hunter Mountain Fire Tower Hike, Catskills

Hunter Mountain is the second highest peak in the Catskills (our fourth of the 35 over 3500’!), it has a fire tower on the summit, and is a popular ski resort. There are multiple ways to approach this hike, but … Continue reading

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Vernooy Kill Falls, Kerhonkson

On a day where both my Mom from Westchester and I from Albany were free, we decided to meet in the middle – New Paltz! We enjoyed a lunch at my favorite tea room, some shopping in town, a visit … Continue reading

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Black River and YS Falls, Jamaica

We decided to plan out one day trip out of Negril during out stay and with so many options, it was really hard to choose. We wanted a lot of bang for our buck, to be able to see more … Continue reading

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‘Akaka Falls, Big Island Hawaii

See a stunning waterfall and brilliantly beautiful natural scenes while walking comfortably on a smooth path? Yes please. A visit to ‘Akaka Falls [875 Akaka Falls Road, Honomu, HI 96728] is what I call a seriously fancy nature walk. Even … Continue reading

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Lava Tree State Park, Big Island Hawaii

After a long day of traveling and too short of a night’s sleep we woke up in Pahoa on the Big Island, our home for the next five days. Most people choose to stay in bigger cities (‘bigger’ is relative … Continue reading

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