Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

19 Best Day Trips from Baltimore (under 3 Hours!)

Gunpowder Falls State Park

You will find so many cool things to do in Baltimore that you don’t need to leave the city to enjoy your time. However, you will find so many cool day trips from Baltimore that you’ll want to plan more time into your itinerary so that you can enjoy some of them! We have listed […]

9 Cozy and Festive Places to Visit in Maryland in Winter

Sandy Point State Park in winter

Maryland is known for its lively beaches and being in close proximity to Washington DC, but one thing that people don’t often associate Maryland with is its lovely winter atmosphere. If you want to check out a destination that isn’t so crowded during the colder months, plan a trip to Maryland in winter! These are […]

7 Fantastic Places to Go Hiking Near Lynchburg VA (+ Map)

Hiking in Amherst

Virginia is teeming with beautiful nature and Lynchburg sits in an area where the east meets the west. For me, this means that there is some fantastic hiking near Lynchburg VA for all skill levels! We tried to keep this guide focused on day hikes near Lynchburg rather than extended weekend hikes more toward the […]

7 Places to See Spring Wildflowers in Virginia (& Nearby)

Wildflower Meadow, Virginia

Are you looking for the best places to see spring wildflowers in Virginia? This guide will show you where (and when!) to find the colorful beauties! This is a guide to where to see Virginia spring wildflowers, including some options in local areas outside of Virginia.  Let us know where your favorite destination for wildflowers […]

7 Jaw-Dropping Waterfalls in Shenandoah National Park

Overall run falls in the fallOverall Run waterfall

If you love waterfalls as much as I do, you will be obsessed over these incredible waterfalls in Shenandoah National Park! There are several amazing Shenandoah National Park waterfalls.  We have picked a handful of our favorites and many of them are reachable with an easy hike within the park (and are accessible from Skyline […]

17 Diverse (and Exciting!) Day Trips from Memphis, TN

Best day trips from Memphis, TN

Memphis is one of the most happening cities east of the Mississippi and you will find a plethora of things to do when there. However, you will also find several cool day trips from Memphis, making this a fantastic city to visit! We have listed day trips that can also be done as weekend trips […]