Happy Valley is located smack dab in the middle of Pennsylvania, making it the perfect launching point for all of your Keystone State adventures. Equidistant between Philadelphia to Pittsburgh, you can reach any corner of the state in a matter of hours. University Park Airport, services multiple regional flights across the Northeast, connecting to major cities like New York and Washington, D.C. So, if you’ve never considered a trip to central PA, we’re here to get your wheels turning!
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Join me on an epic 4-day, 4-park, father-daughter road trip through Texas and New Mexico. From the desert mountains of Big Bend to the underground caves of Carlsbad Caverns, we bonded over the open road and were awestruck by incredible scenery and history.
Uncover the untamed beauty of Billings, Montana—a city offering a unique blend of adventure, vibrant art, and local flavors. From exhilarating outdoor activities like mountain biking and scenic hikes, to exploring the cultural heritage at the Yellowstone Art Museum and Pictograph Caves State Park, there’s something for everyone. Dive into the culinary scene by indulging in authentic Montana cuisine and quench your thirst at local breweries, all while immersing yourself in the lively atmosphere of downtown Billings.
The lush, green riparian areas along the Verde River, which gives the valley its name, are a gateway to all kinds of fun activities to escape the Arizona heat. While you’re enjoying the refreshing water and wineries, take some time to learn more about the history of the area. There are many things to discover in Cottonwood, Arizona!
Flagstaff, Arizona, is more than a fun and unique destination. The passionate community members and otherworldly views (both figuratively and literally) will make you want to come back again and again!
Discover the rich Indigenous history, modern day adventures and the explorations beyond our planet when you visit Flagstaff, Arizona. The plethora of activities to do will make you excited to visit and the welcoming community will make you want to extend your stay. Come see for yourself!
Take a walk down memory lane of Route 66 in Kingman, Arizona. Kingman’s Old Town is great place to explore to find relics of the past and local handmade goods. Kingman also has much to offer off the asphalt, into the sandstone canyons, and among the wildflowers. Come explore Kingman!
When traveling to national parks and other sunset-soaked paradises on the Hawaiian islands, you are also visiting the ancestral lands of the Native Hawaiian people. We have created a guide to help you feel prepared exploring Native and Indigenous Hawaiian heritage during your next visit to Hawai’i. The Native Hawaiian communities are still very much tied to the land and waters of this area, and you can create a positive experience for both yourself and these communities by visiting with gratitude and respect – prepared to learn about the local cultures and histories.
Madera County, California, is nestled at the southern entrance to Yosemite National Park. The list of things to do in and around Yosemite and Madera is lengthy year-round, from wine trails to train rides to horseback excursions. So no matter when you visit, come prepared for unforgettable adventures.
Listen up! Road trips are a great time to catch up on some light reading, or in this case, listening! The best audiobooks for road trips are the ones that immerse you in the landscape and local culture of the region you’re traversing.