TripIt – Your On-The-Go Trip Organizer

Tripit App

Got travel plans? How do you keep track of your trip reservations and confirmations? Do you travel with stacks of printed confirmations, rummaging through the pile each time you need one? Have you stood at a car rental counter sorting through pages of emails in search of that prebooked car rental contract? If you answered YES to [Read On]

10 Tips To Prepare Your Home For Vacation


Heading out of town for a week? Two weeks? No matter where you live nor how long you are gone, there are a few things you should do to prepare your home for your absence. With just a little time and preparation, you can ensure your house is safe and sound while you are basking on [Read On]

Your South Dakota Road Trip Round Up

Custer State Park

South Dakota. Outdoor adventures. Stunning landscapes. Prehistoric time machine. American history. Do these words conjure up images of a fantastic vacation destination? Because they should! South Dakota is chock full of fun, funky, fabulous adventures just waiting for you to experience. Not sure where to start your own South Dakota adventures? I’m here to help! Here’s [Read On]

Galapagos Islands – A Dream Trip Come True

Galapagos sea lion

Welcome to the first post on The Galapagos Islands. Travel with us as we explore four of these unique and spectacular islands. Come face to face with island inhabitants rarely seen outside this archipelago. ————————————————————————— The Galapagos Islands is an archipelago  of volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean some 500+ miles off the coast of Ecuador. [Read On]

Bear Country U.S.A. Wildlife Park – Another Fun South Dakota Adventure

Grizzly Bears

No trip to western South Dakota is complete without a visit to Bear Country U.S.A. Wildlife Park. Bear Country USA is a most unique drive-through wildlife adventure sure to please everyone, and an adventure sure to be remembered for years to come. So let the wildlife adventure begin! Come along with us on a photo [Read On]

16 Reasons Why Travel Is Good For You [Infographic]

Travel The World

Have you ever thought about the benefits of travel? Contemplated whether travel was good for your physical and mental well being? How travel actually might be good for you in ways you’ve never thought? No? That’s ok, neither had I! Until I read this recent infographic detailing the 16 the reasons why travel is good for you. These [Read On]

9 Favorite Things To Do In Custer State Park

Custer State Park SD

Custer State Park, South Dakota, is an outdoor lover’s paradise, a fantastic family destination, a road trip just waiting for discovery. It’s where kids rediscover nature and families reconnect. And it’s where our family spent ten adventure filled days. So channel your inner cowboy and come along on this family’s adventures in Custer State Park. Discover [Read On]

7 Tips to Maximize Your Day At Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Mount Rushmore Sculptures

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is one of the most recognizable images in the U.S. National Park System, and no wonder! With nearly three million visitors a year, it’s one of the most visited national memorials in the United States. Mount Rushmore is also the perfect starting point for a western South Dakota vacation. So are [Read On]

Are You Ready For A Family Vacation? – An [Infographic]

Family Vacation

Summer is in full swing! You know what that means. Warm weather, long sunny days, and kids out of school looking for things to do. Yep, it’s time for the family vacation! The summer months are some of the busiest travel months of the year, and no wonder. Who couldn’t use a little break from [Read On]

Geocaching – Your Next Summer Adventure?

Finding a Geocache

Got a long weekend ahead? Or perhaps just an afternoon in need of an adventure. Maybe the kids’ incessant chant of “I’m bored! There’s nothing to do!” has you desperately searching for something to stop the insanity. Well, here’s an adventure that’s sure to please practically everyone – geocaching! With over 6 million geocachers across [Read On]