Organization of Listings:
Our 2018 Road Trip is the Feature Post on Top
Florida follows since it has the most entries (we love Florida!).
The rest of the domestic entries are alpha by state.
International Entries finish the category.
Thank you for visiting!

United States: Travel & Fun Places to Visit
2018 Road Trip
15 States (overview)


Things to Do:
NASA Kennedy Space Center (Cape Canaveral)
Clearwater Marine Aquarium (Clearwater)
Daytona Lagoon (Daytona Beach)
Bluefoot Pirate Adventure (Ft. Lauderdale)
Everglades Holiday Park (airboat tour in Ft. Lauderdale)
Amway Center (Live Venue where the NBA team, Orlando Magic Plays!)
Our First Trip in 2020: Magic Kingdom (Lake Buena Vista/Orlando)
Visiting the New Toy Story Land! (Orlando, Florida, 2018)
All 4 Disney World Parks in One Day: Should You? (Kissimmee/Orlando)
Disney World Kissimmee/Orlando

Wonderworks (Orlando)
Light Up UCF (Orlando University of Central Florida Holiday Event)
Merlin Entertainments (Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum & SeaLife)
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum (Orlando)
Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park
La Nouba Cirque du Soleil Disney Springs (Orlando)
Blue Man Group, Orlando

Sky Zone (Pompano Beach, FL)
Rapids Water Park (Riviera Beach / West Palm Beach)
Old Town Trolley Tours (St. Augustine)
Florida Water Tours Dolphin & Nature Cruises, Sunset Cruises & more! (St. Augustine)
Busch Gardens (Tampa Bay)
Lowry Park Zoo (Tampa Bay)
The Florida Aquarium (Tampa Bay)
The Wild Dolphin Cruise (Tampa Bay)
Lion Country Safari (West Palm Beach)
Legoland Brick-or-Treat (Winter Haven, FL)
Christmas Bricktackular (Winter Haven, FL)
LEGOLAND Florida (Winter Haven, FL)
Legoland Star Wars Days (Winter Haven, FL)

Places to Stay:
Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort (Cocoa Beach)
Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort (Daytona Beach, FL)
Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa (2018, Orlando)
Stay Sky Suites I-Drive Orlando
Coco Key Water Resort (Orlando)
Magical Room View at Park Inn by Raddison (Orlando)
Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa (Lake Buena Vista/Orlando/Disney World)
Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa Pool (we love this pool!)
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham (Orlando - Lake Buena Vista)
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort (Lake Buena Vista/Orlando/Disney World)
Character Breakfast at Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort

West Wing Boutique Hotel (Tampa Bay)

Sleuth's Mystery Dinner Orlando
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament (Orlando) Orlando
Mango's Tropical Cafe Orlando
Paradiso 37 dining at Disney Springs (formerly Downtown Disney) Orlando

Savannah!!! One of our  most favorite places to go!

Willis Tower (Chicago)
Art Institute of Chicago
Legoland Discovery Center (Chicago)
Comfort Suites (right on Michigan Avenue!), Chicago
Navy Pier (Chicago)

Gurnee (Just outside of Chicago)
Six Flags Great America (Gurnee, IL)
Key Lime Cove Resort (Gurnee, IL)

Maryland (just outside of Washington DC)
Holiday Inn Express (Silver Spring, MD)


Fox Theatre - Detroit, MI
Wharton Center for Performing Arts East Lansing, MI
Schuler's Restaurant Marshall, MI
Michigan's Adventure Muskegon, MI
The beaches in Saint Joseph, MI
Antiques on the Bluff in Saint Joseph, MI
Hidden Lake Gardens Tipton, MI

Frankenmuth, MI
Bavarian Inn Lodge, 2014
Bavarian Inn Lodge, 2012
Bronner's, The World's Largest Christmas Store, 2012

Lincoln & Omaha

New York
STOMP! New York City

North Carolina
Charlotte, NC

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (Cleveland, OH)
Jet Express (the boat to take for Lake Erie Island trips!)
Put-in-Bay, Ohio

Sandusky, Ohio
The Mystery of Peddler's Alley 
Cedar Point 2014
Cedar Point 2013
Cedar Point 2012

South Carolina
The Caravelle Resort (Myrtle Beach)
Boardwalk at the Beach (Myrtle Beach)
Ripley's Aquarium (Myrtle Beach)
Rockin' Jump (Myrtle Beach)
T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station (Myrtle Beach)

Wordless Wednesday in Prague (Prague, Czech Republic)
Wordless Wedsnesday: Buckingham Palace (London, England)
Paris, France
Wordless Wednesday: The Louvre (Paris, France)
Wordless Wednesday Corinth Canal (Corinth, Greece)
Spring Break in Dublin (Dublin, Ireland)
Ground Floor Tour Colosseum Rome, Italy (The Roman Guy)
Vatican Privileged Entrance Tour (Rome, Italy)
Wordless Wednesday in Rome (Rome, Italy)
A Little Bit of Scotland 


  1. Can't wait to see your travel pictures.

    1. Thanks for stopping by... I know I want to do something there (travel is one of my top-three favorite things ever!), but I'm just not sure 'what' yet. :)

  2. Looking forward to your posts about traveling! Anne

  3. love to see where your traveling too and pictures, i don't get to travel so i will enjoy yours ;)

  4. Looking forward to seeing more about your travels

  5. Looking forward to reading about your travels and seeing pictures

  6. I love to travel! Looking forward to seeing your posts about travel and hopefully seeing some pictures! :-)

  7. I love to travel and Spring is a great time to do just that! This year, we are going to Shasta Lake for the first time. It's only a few hours away though. We don't plan on traveling out of state any time soon, unless it is to Nevada.

  8. Can't wait to see the pictures from your travels.

  9. I always enjoy seeing your travels and the sort of memories that you are collecting along the way!

  10. it sounds like its gonna be a great time travelling

  11. France is on my bucket list of places to visit and I'm so glad you have that link there. Will have to check it out.

  12. There are many great places I would like to visit...France is one of them. Thanks for sharing the link.


  13. This is such a great list. Loved going back and reading some of your old travel posts!

  14. I would love to go to Navy Pier again! We went in the fall and now a lot was open anymore!

  15. I love travel as well, although I don't get to travel as much as I would like. I'm looking forward to your travel posts.

  16. Looking forward to seeing your travel pictures! I hope to get to Italy before I die:)

  17. I love to travel, thank you for the tips

  18. I'd love to stop everything, and take a trip right now.

  19. I love that you cover so many states! If you ever come to Arkansas/Oklahoma, we should 'blogger' meet!

  20. Great list of things to do and see.

  21. I would love to see the travel pictures

  22. I most definitely want to see your traveling adventures pictures­čĺť

  23. I most definitely want to see your traveling adventures pictures­čĺť

  24. Yes seeing your traveling pics would be so awesome!!

  25. This is an awesome list. I need to refer back to this later.

  26. This list is just a huge tease at this point with all this virus craziness going on. Who knows how long this is going to last.

  27. there's no where to travel to now sadly

  28. this day its a tad dangerous to travel! maybe someday i can travel again in Cali!

  29. I am so ready to be able to travel again.


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