Travel

I absolutely love traveling and exploring new areas, as well as my own hometown. This page highlights some of the places I’ve been and loved and some of my travel tips!

For travel posts in Orlando and Florida, please see the Orlando & Florida page.

Travel Tips

United States

Colorado

  • Boulder and Denver

Activities: Snowshoeing

Restaurants: Wild Bangkok (Denver), Salt (Boulder)

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  • Winter Park

Wedding Weekend: Rehearsal dinner at Doc’s, wedding on top of a mountain and wedding reception 

Mint Green Bridesmaid Dresses

Georgia

  • Atlanta

Activities: Georgia Aquarium/ Scuba Diving with Whale Sharks

Restaurants: Two Urban Licks & Woodfire Grill

Hotel: Ritz Carlton, Atlanta

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  • Jekyll Island

Activities: Georgia Sea Turtle Center, Kayaking, Bike Rental & Summer Waves Water Park

Restaurants: Fins & Latitude 31

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  • Savannah

Day One: Leslie’s Bachelorette Party (Dinner at Garibaldi’s, Savannah Smiles Dueling Piano Bar)

Day Two: Leslie’s Bachelorette Party II (Brunch at B.Matthew’s Eatery, Boos & Brews Pub Tour, Dancing at Rocks on the Roof)

Hawaii

  • Oahu

Activities: Diamond Head Hike, Kailua Beach, Rock Jumping at Waimea Beach, Waimea Falls, Pearl Harbor, Koko Head Crater Hike, Honolulu Museum of Art, Shangri La, Wild Side Specialty Tours (Snorkeling with dolphins!), Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

Restaurants: House Without a Key, Matsumoto’s Shave Ice, Michel’s, Leonard’s Malasadas, Rum Fire, Romy’s Shrimp Truck 

Hotel: Outrigger Luana Waikiki

Waimea Falls

Illinois

  • Chicago

Activities: Howl at the Moon, The Baton Club, Hangge Uppe

Restaurants: Sushi Samba, Petterino’s, Scoozi! 

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New York

  • New York City

Activities: SantaCon, How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Broadway), Café Wha?, Bryant Park, Hudson Lodge, Comedy Cellar, Rolf’s

Fitness Activities: Physique 57, Uplift NYC, SoulCycle

Restaurants: La Esquina, The Smith, Little Brown, Tortilla Flats, Hudson Clearwater, Craft 

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Nevada

Vegas Bachelorette Party

Pennsylvania

  • Gettysburg

Activities: Gettysburg Battlefield, Hauser Estate Winery, Exploring Downtown Gettysburg, Boyd’s Bears

Restaurants: Mr. G’s Ice Cream, Ernie’s Texas Lunch

South America

Peru

Machu Picchu Vacation

Ecuador

Europe

Italy

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Switzerland

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France

England

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Extras

Cruise to the Bahamas

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Mexico