Vacations, day trips and unique places

My name is Amy and I live in Maine. I love to find new and exciting places to visit. My posts will be highlighting places that are worth a visit.•

  • North Cascades National Park
    This park is nicknames “American Alps.” The vibrant lakes, the stunning valleys and mountain peaks invites people to come and enjoy what this National Park has to offer. Hiking and…More
  • Waipio Valley , Big Island Hawaii
    Island of Lanai Hawaii is an enticing place that is off the grid. Eighteen miles of beaches that are secluded. Enjoy dolphins playing in the water and turtles enjoying life…More
  • Channel Island National Park
    This park is an island, so close to land but far enough to make you feel like you are thousand miles away from crowds. There are unique plants and animals…More
  • The Blue Ridge Parkway
    This is one of America’s favorite scenic drives. This scenic drive is 469 miles of winding roads, stunning views, and a chance to see some of the highest peaks east…More
  • Soldiers Pass trail, Secret Cave
    From start to finish, you will be able to take in breath taking views. This hike is 4.1 miles out and back. This will take most people about 2 1/2…More
  • The Devil’s Tower, National Monument
    This was the first National monument in the United States. The tower is 867 feet tall and is made up of hexagonal columns. The top is flat and is as…More
  • Grand Canyon hidden gems
    Shoshone Point, this is a quiet spot of the Grand Canyon, with a spectacular view. This is off the beaten path, located on the South Rim. It is considered an…More
  • Keyhole Sink, Kaibab National Forest
    This hike has prehistoric markings carved right into the volcanic walls by Native Americans. These images are called petroglyphs. A rock is used as a tool to carve on the…More
  • Hopewell Rocks, Bay of Fundy
    One of the highest tides in the world. At high tide the water reaches 52 feet deep. That’s the height of a 4-5 story building. 160 billion tons of water…More
  • Mackinac Island
    This island is unique because no cars or other vehicles are allowed on the island. The main transportation is horse and buggy. When you step off the ferry you feel…More

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