United States: Travel & Fun Places to Visit

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

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


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

Places to Stay

West Wing Boutique Hotel (Tampa Bay)
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

Things to Do

Clearwater Marine Aquarium (Clearwater)Busch Gardens (Tampa Bay)
Lowry Park Zoo (Tampa Bay)
The Florida Aquarium (Tampa Bay)
The Wild Dolphin Cruise (Tampa Bay)
Rapids Water Park (Riviera Beach / West Palm Beach)
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

All 4 Disney World Parks in One Day: Should You? (Kissimmee/Orlando)
Disney World Kissimmee/Orlando

LEGOLAND Florida (Winter Haven, FL)
Bluefoot Pirate Adventure (Ft. Lauderdale)
Sky Zone (Pompano Beach, FL)
Everglades Holiday Park (airboat tour in Ft. Lauderdale)

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

Wharton Center for Performing Arts East Lansing, MI
Fox Theatre - Detroit, 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

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (Cleveland, OH)
Cedar Point 2014
Cedar Point 2013
Cedar Point 2012


Wordless Wednesday in Rome
A Little Bit of Scotland
Almost Wordless Wednesday in Prague
Spring Break in Dublin
Paris, France
Wordless Wednesday: The Louvre
Wordless Wedsnesday: Buckingham Palace 


  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:)


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