Dog Sled Discovery and Musher’s Camp (Juneau Excursion)

Originally we had scheduled the Dog Sledding on Mendenhall Glacier by Helicopter excursion during our stop in Juneau. However, when we got off the cruise ship and checked in at the meeting point, we were disappointed to learn that there was major fog and snowing on the Mendenhall Glacier and the excursion had been cancelled … More Dog Sled Discovery and Musher’s Camp (Juneau Excursion)

Red Dog Saloon

This adorable bar, situated in downtown Juneau, was highly recommended and definitely had Alaskan flare. Its floors are covered in saw dust, the walls covered in a mix of animal figurines, pins, dollar bills, scribbles, and other funny stuff. While all of the waitresses were dressed up in some type of can-can outfits. The best … More Red Dog Saloon

Holland America Cruise Line (And Cruising With Oprah Winfrey!)

  I was planning an Alaskan cruise for sometime this summer when I came across a Condé Nast article about traveling to Alaska this summer. In about the third paragraph of the article was a sentence or two mentioning an Oprah cruise to Alaska. After thoroughly doing my research, and triple checking, I learned that … More Holland America Cruise Line (And Cruising With Oprah Winfrey!)

Kentucky Derby Museum and Tour (At Churchill Downs)

Located right outside downtown Louisville, visiting the Churchill Downs is a must while in Kentucky. Churchill Downs is one of the most famous racetracks, known as the site of the annual horse race, the Kentucky Derby. Even if you are not able to attend the Kentucky Derby you can visit the Kentucky Derby Museum and … More Kentucky Derby Museum and Tour (At Churchill Downs)

The Brown Hotel

As a hotel that regularly tops the list of best hotels in the state of Kentucky, The Brown Hotel should be a standout. While it may not have the same amenities, modern finishes, and cool factor as a lot of the newly built hotels, The Brown Hotel’s charm makes it unique. The hotel’s brown, simple … More The Brown Hotel

Chicago q

  While Chicago is not usually know for its barbecue scene, Chicago q is definitely a step in the right direction. Chicago q is headed by Chef Art Smith who has an impressive bio. Smith heads several popular restaurants in the United States and has cooked for many celebrities, most notably as Oprah Winfrey’s personal … More Chicago q

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Gatlinburg)

Things To Know About The Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Gatlinburg): The Great Smoky Mountains National Park spans across parts of Tennessee and North Carolina, and there are a total of three entry points into the park. The park’s main headquarters, and a popular entry site into the park, is through Gatlinburg, Tennessee. My biggest … More The Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Gatlinburg)

Park Vista Hotel

Lodging in the Gatlinburg area, including the neighboring town of Pigeon Ford, is limited to mostly motels, inns, and smaller chain hotels. However, sitting high above Gatlinburg, Tennessee, among the Great Smoky Mountains, you will find the Park Vista Hotel. The full name of this hotel is the Park Vista – A DoubleTree By Hilton, … More Park Vista Hotel