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Lido Key Sunrise
Adventure U.S.

Lido Key

I came in search of sea, sand, and sunshine. These three items are manufactured on Lido Key, a 15-acre island located 4.4 miles from Sarasota, Florida. There’s really nothing else to do here but be a shell seeker. But…

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Orbiting Planet World Museum

Orbiting Planet Word Museum doesn’t require a spacesuit or a spaceship. But you will be traveling to an out-of-this-world place when you visit Washington DC’s newest museum. Located in the historic Franklin School, Planet Word Museum opened on October…

Park Scrapbook: Acadia National Park
Adventure U.S.

Park ScrapBook: NPS BIRTHDAY

Create your personal Park Scrapbook (#ParkScrapbooks) by celebrating the 105th birthday of the National Park Service (NPS). Who doesn’t have a vivid memory of a wonderful day exploring a national park in the United States? So the NPS declared…

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U.S. Botanic Gardens’ Anniversary

To celebrate the U.S. Botanic Gardens’ anniversary in 2020, it commissioned a North Carolina artist to create a gigantic wooden “stickwork” sculpture—“O Say Can You See” —in Washington DC. The USBG is located next to the U.S. Capitol and…

Adventure U.S. Walking

Exploring Boston’s Literary District

Exploring Boston’s Literary District was a dream come true when I returned to Boston for my “Now Vaccinated!” vaca from Washington DC. As an English major in college, I was always obsessed with 19th-century female novelists. They blazed the…

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Puppy Trek at the National Arboretum

Take a puppy trek at the National Arboretum in Washington D.C. on the weekend—or enjoy a day off from work during the week—if you really love your canine. “Live. Laugh. Bark.” Unknown This is Dog World USA—sticks, mulch, pebbles,…

Downtown Bar Harbor_Shore Walk
Adventure U.S. Walking

Exploring DownTown Bar Harbor in Maine

Downtown Bar Harbor, Maine melds two worlds—island beach retreat and wilderness getaway. Once a summer colony for America’s richest families, Bar Harbor boasts millionaires’ mansions on West Street. Now families flock to stay at the 5-star hotels and inns…

Chincoteague Town features a small town island experience.
Adventure U.S.

10 Fun Attractions in Chincoteague Town

Exploring Chincoteague town in Virginia is my post-pandemic escape in May. The island features a historic Main Street, wharf-side restaurants, a wildlife refuge, and a national seashore. Plus it is the home of Misty the Pony! If you are…