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9 Things To Do Off the Vegas Strip

I love a Vegas vacation but I’ll be the first to admit that after a few days, I start to crave a change of scenery. The good news is, you don’t have to go very far to find it. Southern Nevada is full of natural beauty and really some cute towns. All within a few miles of the Vegas strip. Even if you didn’t pack your hiking boots, most of the areas have scenic drives or some paved walkways. Here’s...

5 Reasons to Visit Chicago in the Spring

Chicago is one of my favorite cities. Fortunately having friends there and a place to stay has meant getting to know the city pretty well and visiting year round. While I don’t think there’s a bad time to visit Chicago, there are some months that are better than others. Spring is one of my favorite times to visit. There’s something a little extra special as the city is waking up from the cold. The snow that has been piled up...

5 Great Reasons to Visit Bentonville, Arkansas

Street Art Downtown Bentonville,a great reason to visit Bentonville

-Updated Dec 2019- As a self proclaimed Southern Ambassador, I’m embarrassed to admit I knew very little about the state of Arkansas. Any first hand knowledge, was from driving across I-40 on a road trip to California, with unfortunately, no real stops in the actual state. Arkansas is considered a Southern state but for us Deep South Southerners, it’s kind of like the cousin you only hear from occasionally. So when I was invited to visit Bentonville for a “Savor...

Fun Unique Things To Do in St Louis

I spent a couple of weeks exploring St Louis. I ate way too much BBQ and sampled too many donuts for my own good but I came away impressed with all the unique things to do there. It’s an amazing city! I honestly had no idea. From restaurants that have been around for ages, to re-purposed buildings and street art, here are a few unique things to do in St Louis. Unique St Louis Hotels Union Station Hotel: In 1894,...