A Peaceful Day at the Jacksonville Arboretum, Florida

The Jacksonville Arboretum is a hidden gem of Jacksonville, for sure. It’s beautiful and peaceful – a nice little haven in nature. The arboretum is located in east Jacksonville, in between downtown and the beaches. It’s free to visit but donations are greatly appreciated, as is volunteering to maintain the gardens and trails. There are…

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You Grow Girl! Flower blossoms in Manito Park, Washington State

What a bloomin’ treat! Have a few hours in Spokane? Definitely go visit Manito Park! Whether you’re a nature lover or have a “black” thumb, everyone will appreciate this beautiful park. Located a few miles from downtown Spokane is Manito Park. Manito Park is a free and very beautiful botanical garden run by the city…

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Camping at Huntsville State Park, Texas

I went camping at Huntsville State Park! The park is located in Huntsville, Texas, which is about an hour to hour and a half north of Houston. Huntsville State Park is a 2,000+ acre park next to the Sam Houston National Forest. Within the park is Lake Raven, about 200 acres and filled with a…

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5 Interesting Things to Do and Places to See in Sedona, Arizona

Sedona, Arizona, is one of the most magical and mystical places to hike. The tourism industry in Sedona claims that there are giant vortex’s of energy and other mystical things that you can feel as you hike. 1) Hike Devil’s Bridge! The Devil’s Bridge trail is 4.2 miles round-trip hike that leads to a beautiful natural sandstone…

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Visiting Pearl Harbor! Hawaii, Day 7

I went to Hawaii! Hawaii is actually paradise and this trip was one of the best trips I’ve ever been on. This is the seventh day of my week-long adventure, so be sure to read about my first few days in Hawaii and check back in soon for the upcoming posts of my adventure! When…

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Hiking Diamond Head State Monument and Exploring Waikiki Beach! Hawaii, Day 6

I went to Hawaii! Hawaii is actually paradise and this trip was one of the best trips I’ve ever been on. This is the sixth day of my week-long adventure, so check back in soon for the upcoming posts of my adventure! On my sixth day in Hawaii, my first full day on Oahu, I…

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Snorkeling and Maui Beach Sunsets! Hawaii, Day 4

I went to Hawaii! Hawaii is actually paradise and this trip was one of the best trips I’ve ever been on. This is the fourth day of my week-long adventure, so be sure to read about my first few days in Hawaii and check back in soon for the upcoming posts of my adventure! My…

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Snorkeling and Hiking at Haleakala National Park! Hawaii, Day 3

I went to Hawaii! Hawaii is actually paradise and this trip was one of the best trips I’ve ever been on. This is the third day of my week-long adventure, so be sure to read about my first few days in Hawaii and check back in soon for the upcoming posts of my adventure! I…

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