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Exploring the

East Coast and Beyond

Your personal guide to the best of the U.S.

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Virginia, West Virginia, & DC

Discover hidden gems, lesser known hiking trails, National Park faves, decades-old ruins, adventurous ATV trails, top restaurants, and so much more in my favorite state(s)!

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General U.S. Travel

From epic road trips and cozy cabin staycations, to kayaking pristine lakes and swimming in refreshing natural springs, uncover the beauty of America’s states and territories from sea to shining sea!

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Hiking & Destination Itineraries

Interested in hitting the trails but unsure of where to start? No matter if you’re a beginner hiker or an experienced backpacker, I share detailed guides and helpful tips on outdoor safety, Leave No Trace, and responsible outdoor recreation.

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Outdoor Packing Guides

Packing for a trip (let alone a hike!) can be stressful, especially if you’re new to the trails. Discover my top packing tips, must-have accessories for outdoor adventures, my favorite luggage, and much more.

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Helping You Discover the Great Outdoors One Journey at a Time

My love for the great Outdoors began at a young age while growing up in Pennsylvania. From hiking trails to days spent on the lake, I came to appreciate how nature made me feel empowered — as if opportunities were limitless. To this day, it’s still a place where I go to escape every day stressors, and experience the most pure and fulfilling forms of freedom and joy. After all, it’s what inspired me to create this little corner of the Internet in the first place! I’m so excited that you found your way to my blog and are interested in discovering how to love nature in your own way. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned outdoors-person, I hope that what you discover in these pages will inspire you to get out there and see the world for yourself. It’s never too late to get started!