50+ Things to Do at the New York State Fair 2022
There are so many things to do at the New York State Fair in Syracuse, there is something for everyone, both entertaining & budget-friendly.
Visit Derby Hill Bird Observatory and Watch Hawks, Eagles, Falcons, and More
Derby Hill Bird Observatory in Oswego, NY is one of the best raptor watching spots in the northeastern US for hawks, eagles, falcons, & more.
These Fall Hikes in Upstate New York Offer Peak Foliage Views
Nothing beats fall hikes in New York to enjoy the beautiful foliage colors. Grab your hiking boots and check out these parks and waterfalls.
Escape From It All at these Central New York Parks & Waterfalls
Central New York parks are filled with hiking trails, swimming spots, fishing areas, and even waterfalls. Find out what makes these parks so special and plan your next local trip!
The Best Ways to Get New York State Fair Discount Tickets
The New York State Fair doesn't call itself "Great" for no reason! The nearly two-week fair is jam-packed with food, drinks, music, dancing, contests, art, rides, games, animals, and more! And a visit to the fair doesn't have to cost…
A Guide to Taste of Syracuse 2022: Central New York’s Best Food Festival
In Central New York, the Taste of Syracuse is the unofficial start to summer. This beloved festival unites the community over the universal love of food. Restaurants from around the area set up booths to showcase their most popular dishes.
How I Afford to Travel on a Budget
People ask me all the time how I afford to travel as much as I do. Easy! I travel on a budget and I stick to it! There are so many businesses and methods out there that make traveling accessible…
Free Things to Do on Vacation
Everywhere in the world has free things to do when traveling. Budget travel includes parks, street art, free museum days & more. Learn some tips now!
Wild About Westcott Street
While not the biggest festival in Syracuse, West Street Cultural Fair is definitely one of the best! Full of music and dance performances, great food, loads of culture, and arts & crafts, this is a truly special event that shouldn't…
A Day in Downtown Denver
When you have only one day to spend in Denver, there isn't much time for all of the amazing things you could do. Here are my recommendations from exploring downtown in the Mile High City.
Roaming Rhode Island – Part 2: Newport
For a tiny state, Rhode island is packed with great things to do! Visit Newport to experience the ocean views and mansion along the cliff walk!
Philly is for Freedom: Exploring Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia is a city steeped in history, and is a perfect weekend getaway for history buffs, foodies, and families!
Montreal, Mon Amour
Montreal has so much to offer, from historic streets and buildings, to incredible indoor wildlife, great food and craft beer, and an Olympic park. Learn what you need to know and then spend a weekend there to experience the best…
Syracuse’s Big Fat Greek Festival
Syracuse hosts a Greek cultural festival every summer, and it's a shame to miss it!
St. Augustine’s Haunts
St. Augustine, while home to the Fountain of Youth, is also home to a rich and haunting history. If this city isn't on your bucket list now, it better be soon!