A Tourist Guide To Seattle

I recently visited Seattle, Washington as part of a larger Pacific Northwest vacation. It was the perfect place to end the week long trek from Portland, around the Olympic Peninsula, and to Seattle. As a large city it had a lot to offer for vacationers and we had a wonderful time exploring the Emerald City. Continue reading “A Tourist Guide To Seattle”

Travel Guide To Portland & The Northern Oregon Coast

Oregon is a huge state with lots of travel opportunities. For this blog I will be sticking to the Portland area, and thee two beach towns of Cannon Beach and Seaside. I visited this area in July 2021 as part of a larger Pacific Northwest trip. This guide is based on that time spent inContinue reading “Travel Guide To Portland & The Northern Oregon Coast”

I Visited All 50 U.S. States: How I Did It and What I Learned

My husband and I have had a goal to visit all 50 United States and we recently achieved that goal! Our only rules were that we had to visit the state together and we had to do something there. This could be as simple as a scenic walk or as iconic as visiting Mt. Rushmore.Continue reading “I Visited All 50 U.S. States: How I Did It and What I Learned”

How To Spend One Day In Boston

Sometimes because it is part of a larger trip, or because you are just spending the weekend somewhere, you only have limited time in a city full of things to do. Without planning ahead it can be daunting and lead to you seeing practically nothing. As part of a large New England trip in 2017Continue reading “How To Spend One Day In Boston”

Newport Rhode Island Trip Report

Newport, Rhode Island is a small New England city on the coast of Rhode Island. It was a major 18th century port and still has many Colonial era buildings. Newport is home to many fabulous mansions from the Gilded Age of the late 1800’s. Today sailing and yachting is very popular and prevalent in Newport.Continue reading “Newport Rhode Island Trip Report”

Alaska With Disney Cruise Line – Part 2: Ports

In July 2017 I cruised with Disney Cruise Line to Alaska. This will be part two of a two part series about this trip. In this blog I will cover everything we did in the ports we visited. Check out part one to find out everything we did onboard.  https://4ears4eyesforthemagic.travel.blog/2020/12/17/alaska-with-disney-cruise-line-part-1-onboard/ Itinerary: We flew from MarylandContinue reading “Alaska With Disney Cruise Line – Part 2: Ports”

Alaska With Disney Cruise Line – Part 1: Onboard

In July 2017 I cruised with Disney Cruise Line to Alaska. This will be part one of a two part series about this trip. In this blog I will cover everything on board the ship and this the second I will cover everything about the ports we visited on the cruise.  Itinerary We flew fromContinue reading “Alaska With Disney Cruise Line – Part 1: Onboard”

Guide To Rocky Mountain National Park

Why Visit Rocky Mountain National Park? Rocky Mountain National Park is a fantastic destination to explore and immerse yourself in the mountains of the western United States. There is a lot you can see and do in the park, keep reading to find out just what. The Rocky Mountains are a famed US destination. The parkContinue reading “Guide To Rocky Mountain National Park”

Guide To Yellowstone National Park

Why Visit Yellowstone National Park? Yellowstone National Park is a huge 3,500 square miles, mostly in Wyoming the park spilling into Idaho and Montana on the edges as well. Yellowstone site on top of a volcanic hot spot which provide the famous geysers,  hot springs, and other geothermal features. The park is full of wildlifeContinue reading “Guide To Yellowstone National Park”

Guide to Visiting Mount Rushmore

Why Visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial? Mount Rushmore is one of the most iconic landmarks of the United States. A location that we see represented in U.S. culture often. It is also a real artistic and technological achievement. Simply put Mount Rushmore is an impressive sight to see.  I visited Mount Rushmore as a partContinue reading “Guide to Visiting Mount Rushmore”