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Mini review – Free Campsite Daniel Boone National Forest Turkey Foot campground

Welcome to mini review Monday!  Today’s mini review is for a free campsite in the Daniel Boone National Forest which is located towards the middle of Kentucky.  This campground offers hiking, fishing, swimming (in the creek), and places to go four wheeling.  Vault toilets are also provided, however bringing your own bathroom tissue is strongly advised. Stats GPS: 37.466717.-83.915375 Water:

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Stone Mountain State Park – What to do at this little known gem in North Carolina

Located in the northwest part of North Carolina in Alleghany County, this state park’s central attraction is a granite dome.  Visitors to this huge park marvel at the 600 foot tall dome when they first lay eyes on it.  And while the dome is really impressive, this park contains something for every type of nature lover.  We just returned from

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Cardio and history at the Wright Brothers National Memorial

Have you ever been to the Wright Brothers Memorial? We visited the Outer Banks in North Carolina over the weekend, and being the history fanatics we are, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to stop there.  The National Park and monument showcase the land where the first official flight took place. Atop of Kill Devil Hill (a 90 foot sand

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Best hotel on the island of Terceira…

Planning a trip to Terceira, but unsure where to stay?  We spent a week on this beautiful island basing ourselves outside of Angra do Heroísmo and loved every moment of it.  Read my review of the hotel and find out why this is a great place to stay. Location Hotel do Caracol is located on the island of Terceira which

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7 Clever ways to avoid seasickness

  When picturing our family cruise, a scene that did not come to mind was my four kids sitting around the dinner table looking green and holding their stomachs saying they weren’t hungry and could they go back to bed.  Kids get seasickness?  Yes actually they can get it, anyone really can get it.  However this scene is rarely every

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21 of the BEST things visitors can do on the island of Terceira

Picture perfect lava rocks with beautiful blue water crashing against them, city life without the crowds and stunning views around every bend. It’s no wonder the island of Terceira is becoming more and more popular. If you are one of the thousands heading to this beautiful island in the Azores archipelago, I have put together a list to help you

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