The Iconic NYPL Stephen A. Schwarzman Building Tour

Hi friends, welcome back! I finally crossed an item off my NYC bucket list, visiting the renowned New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. I’ve walked by this National Historic Landmark so many times, but haven’t gone in until this excursion. This is the most famous library in NYC and guarded by the iconic…

A Long Weekend in Philly – Eastern State Penitentiary & Pizza

Hi friends, welcome back to part three of our Philly adventures! In case you missed the first two parts, you can read part one here and part two here. After stopping at the Rocky Statue, Jon and I walked to one of my favorite parts of the trip, the Eastern State Penitentiary. This National Historic…

A Long Weekend in Philly – Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, and Rocky

Hi friends, welcome back to part two of our Philly adventures! In case you missed part one, you can check it out here. Part two picks up after our walking tour and inside Independence Hall. To see inside Independence Hall, you need tickets for a National Park Service guided tour. The tickets cost a $1…

A Long Weekend in Philly – Historic Walking Tour

Hi friends, welcome back! Every year, Jon and I go on a fall getaway, and this year we decided to spend a long weekend (October 8th - 11th) in Philadelphia. We chose Philadelphia because it’s less than a two-hour drive from NYC, we love learning about history, checking out museums, and surprisingly neither of us…

Fourth of July in Nantucket – Part 3

Hi friends, welcome back to part three of our Nantucket trip! (If you need to catch up, part one - part two) Jon and I started our second morning in Nantucket back at Handlebar Café and sipping our coffee on our favorite bench. After finishing our coffee, we strolled around town shopping in the cutest…

An Afternoon With The Statue of Liberty

Hi friends, welcome back! Last weekend was the most perfect fall weekend I could ask for! The sun was shining, there was a slight breeze, and it was right around 70*F. I alluded to this in my What’s Up post, but Jon and I bought tickets to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island…

Top 5 Things to do in Manchester, Vermont

Hi friends, welcome back to my final post about our trip to Manchester, Vermont! Today I’m sharing my top five activities to do in Manchester. When I first start planning my trips, I head to Pinterest and read as many blog posts about the destination that I can find. I make a list of things…