Category: U.S. Cities

Places We've Been Texas Road Trip: Austin to the Hill Country

Texas Road Trip: Austin to the Hill Country

I had a conference in Austin, and so Kenny and I decided to make a Texas Road Trip out of it, driving through the Hill Country and visiting Johnson City and Marble Falls.  Even though we’re both native Texans and have visited most of the state, we’ve never really spent time in the Hill Country. …

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Escape Tips 5 Reasons to Visit Dallas in the Fall

5 Reasons to Visit Dallas in the Fall

The Weather is Beautiful in Dallas in the Fall Fall is my favorite time of year in Dallas. We finally get a reprieve from the summer heat, the evenings develop a hint of crispness, and the daytime temps are just downright pleasant. We spend summers hiding from the heat in the air-conditioning or the pools, …

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Carribbean Places We’ve Been and Road Trips

Places We’ve Been and Road Trips

Places We’ve Been As we’re getting off the ground, I’m working fast and furiously to add content about the places we’ve been.  We’ve got a solid 10 years of family travel under our belt, and we’ve been to a lot of places throughout the United States, thanks to some epic road trips.  Here’s a taste …

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Places We've Been Memphis: Couple’s Trip

Memphis: Couple’s Trip

Why We Went to Memphis: We visited Memphis as a weekend anniversary trip-no kids! Where We Stayed in Memphis: The Peabody The Peabody is the crown jewel of Memphis, best known for the ducks that reside in the hotel’s fountain. The ducks certainly add an element of fun (there are even duck-shaped soaps in the …

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Places We've Been Washington D.C.: Couple’s Weekend

Washington D.C.: Couple’s Weekend

Why We Were in Washington D.C.: Our couple’s trip to Washington D.C.  was really an extension of  my solo work trip.  Work trips are a great way to subsidize your vacation funds and get a weekend away with your spouse. We only had to cover Kenny’s flight and one extra night’s hotel.  And conference hotel …

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Places We've Been Washington D.C. Solo

Washington D.C. Solo

Why I Was There: This solo trip was for a work conference.  A work conference is a great way to get a taste of a new city. There’s always a time to explore a little bit in between other obligations. Where I stayed: J.W. Marriott Washington D.C. because that was the conference hotel and I …

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