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Fabulous Fall Colors Even in the Rain – Where to go Leaf Peeping in Steamboat Springs
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Fabulous Fall Colors Even in the Rain – Where to go Leaf Peeping in Steamboat Springs

I’ve been to Steamboat Springs many times, but this was my first time to see it covered in a palette of autumnal hues. From Rabbit Ears Pass to the Yampa River, the fall colors are spectacular in Steamboat, even if you have to dodge rain showers like I did on my leaf peeping road trip. … Continue reading

Looking for Coffee in Milwaukee, Wisconsin? Go to Canary Coffee Bar!
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Looking for Coffee in Milwaukee, Wisconsin? Go to Canary Coffee Bar!

While in Milwaukee for a conference I went in search of a local coffee shop and found Canary Coffee Bar. This sleek coffee shop had me at its name and cute storefront with green paint trim and yellow words on the windows. Plus there’s a yellow canary on one of the windows! The industrial space … Continue reading

The Coolest Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel
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The Coolest Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel

It’s my first time to Milwaukee and honestly this Midwest city has completely surprised me starting with my hotel, the Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel. It’s in a great location and on the Riverwalk. It’s easy an easy walk to Milwaukee’s Public Market and other tourist hotspots and city attractions. Continue reading

Northern Virginia’s Wine Region:  Three Days in the Napa Valley of the East Coast
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Northern Virginia’s Wine Region: Three Days in the Napa Valley of the East Coast

I knew Virginia had wineries, but what I didn’t know is Northern Virginia’s wineries rival the picturesque ones in Napa Valley. Guess I should have expected the over-the-top wineries being so close to Washington, DC and Virginia was the first place in the United States to grow grapes and make wine, dating back over 400 … Continue reading

Hike to Forgotten Valley in Golden Gate Canyon State Park
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Hike to Forgotten Valley in Golden Gate Canyon State Park

This is a hike with a history lesson. It’s an ultra-family friendly hike to a historic homestead. Four generations of Swedish-Americans lived at the Tallman Ranch in Forgotten Valley in Golden Gate Canyon State Park. Take a picnic and fishing poles. There’s a pond stocked with trout. It’s a wonderful fall hike and easy to … Continue reading