Hidden grove of GIANT cedars at Ross Creek Cedars, in Montana

The true hidden gem of western Montana: Ross Creek Cedar Grove Scenic Area, home to a grove of giant, ancient western red cedars. This gem is located about an hour from Libby, Montana, in the Kootenai National Forest. I’ll admit, when I first heard of this place, I was skeptical but this place blew any…

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Waterfalls + swinging bridges hiking at Kootenai Falls, in Libby, Montana

Looking for an easy, beautiful and fairly hidden spot in western Montana? Look no further – Kootenai Falls is perfect! Kootenai Falls National Forest is located about 10-15 minutes away from Libby, Montana, where my family and I recently visited. It’s a popular spot for tourist and locals alike, and is a fairly easy hike.…

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Getting outside at Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park, in Jacksonville, Florida

Need a quick and nearby escape into the woods in the heart of the city? Look no further! Located on the west side of Jacksonville, near the naval air base, is the Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park. Managed by the City of Jacksonville, this local park boasts an interesting history and quite pretty landscape. From…

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Come on a walk with me at the Jacksonville Arboretum in Jacksonville, Florida

I’m going to keep this post simple. Come on a walk with me in the Jacksonville Arboretum, as seen in photos. If you want to learn more about the Jax Arboretum, I’ve written about it before so click here for more info! It’s one of my favorite spots to relax in Jacksonville. Notice the little…

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FREE Things to do in Jacksonville, Florida!

Travelling on a budget? There are surprisingly quite a few *free* things that you can do in Jacksonville for free. Here’s a list of some of my favorites! Beach This one is kind of a no-brainer. Jacksonville has four main beaches: Atlantic, Neptune, Jax, and Ponte Vedra beaches. My personal favorite is Jax Beach. It’s…

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Throwback: A humid summer weekend in Savannah, Georgia

In case you couldn’t tell, I’m already dreaming of summer. It’s been very cold and rainy here in Florida (cold by Florida standards, I know that it’s *technically* colder in other states!!) and I can’t wait for the warmer months. Here’s a throwback to last summer, when I spent a weekend in Savannah, Georgia, and…

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