Travel: Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, Part Two

In 2018 we decided to explore Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands over spring break. This area is full of fascinating history and gorgeous scenery–from the waterfalls of Ohiopyle State Park, to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater and the resilient city of Johnstown.  … More Travel: Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, Part Two

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Travel: Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, Part One

Our entire family loves road trips that explore history and nature. In 2018 we decided to explore Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands over spring break. The Laurel Highlands are a beautiful mountainous area in western Pennsylvania not far from Pittsburgh.This area is full of fascinating history and gorgeous scenery–from the waterfalls of Ohiopyle State Park and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater to the resilient city of Johnstown.

In Part One of this 2 part blog series, we’ll explore Ohiopyle State Park, Fallingwater, and Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site. In Part Two, we’ll check out the city of Johnstown and the Johnstown Flood National Memorial. … More Travel: Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, Part One

Travel: Funky Florida

We’ve been coming to Florida for many Christmases to visit family; with my parents selling their house, this year would be our last so we wanted to make it count. What is usually an easy-going week of cookie consumption, napping, and little local trips would be something much more ambitious. Florida is a funky place … More Travel: Funky Florida