Category: Places in USA

How To Make The Most of Two Days in Chicago, Illinois for Your First Time

How To Make The Most of Two Days in Chicago, Illinois for Your First Time

I’ve always wondered what it was like to visit the midwest. There was a city that is well talked-about and a city that I’ve always had a serious curiosity for. Chicago in the midwest state of Illinois provided that opportunity for me. Back in January, […]

Camp Verde, Arizona: Was Montezuma Castle really Montezuma’s Castle? A Look Into This Cliff Dwelling

Camp Verde, Arizona: Was Montezuma Castle really Montezuma’s Castle? A Look Into This Cliff Dwelling

There are so many noteworthy national monuments located in Arizona! It’s probably a known fact that a lot of them are associated with the Native Americans. Not too long ago, I discovered there’s one really unique national monument that is located in the city of […]

Places Worth Seeing If You’re Traveling to San Francisco, California, For The First Time, According to 2 Girls (feat. Yosemite National Park)

Places Worth Seeing If You’re Traveling to San Francisco, California, For The First Time, According to 2 Girls (feat. Yosemite National Park)

Collaboration Blog Post by Leslie Lopez and Gabrielle Sales (Side note: This will be quite a lengthy post, but grab a snack or two and maybe a beer, and sit back and relax while you read through our suggested itinerary.) San Francisco is a city […]

Lights of the World: One of America’s Largest Lights and Lantern Festival Located in the Heart of Arizona

Lights of the World: One of America’s Largest Lights and Lantern Festival Located in the Heart of Arizona

When you think of festival lights, you may automatically think of the holidays, during the time that millions of people around the world proudly display their brightly lit decorations. That’s not the case for Lights of the World, a lights and lantern festival located in […]

Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019: A Recap Of My New Year’s Eve Spent in Northern Arizona and My Past (Adventurous) Year (ft. the Pine Cone Drop)

Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019: A Recap Of My New Year’s Eve Spent in Northern Arizona and My Past (Adventurous) Year (ft. the Pine Cone Drop)

Happy (belated) New Year’s! 2019 came by in a whirlwind and I still feel as though 2018 hasn’t fully left us yet. However, when a new year comes, this means a new chapter. 365 days. 365 new blessings and chances to take. 365 (okay, maybe […]

In the Middle of Bustling Phoenix, You Can Discover a Pre-Historic Village by Pueblo Grande Museum

In the Middle of Bustling Phoenix, You Can Discover a Pre-Historic Village by Pueblo Grande Museum

Phoenix is a city in Arizona that everyone probably has once heard about since it’s the capital city of the 48th state. It’s actually the 5th most populous city in the country and it’s hard not to see why. There are so many incredible things […]

Between Nevada and California: Death Valley National Park is The Lowest, Hottest, and Driest National Park in The Nation

Between Nevada and California: Death Valley National Park is The Lowest, Hottest, and Driest National Park in The Nation

When I went to Las Vegas last month, there was no doubt in my mind that I wanted to explore Death Valley National Park. Everywhere I go to now, I plan to visit a national park or some remarkable nature out there. Almost 2 hours […]

In Winslow, Arizona, You Can Go See The Best Preserved Meteorite Impact Site on Earth

In Winslow, Arizona, You Can Go See The Best Preserved Meteorite Impact Site on Earth

Located few minutes from the historic Route 66 and by Interstate 40 in Winslow, Northern Arizona lies a giant hole. Yeah, a giant hole, but not just a plain giant hole… it’s a meteor crater. Instead of singing “Well, I’m standing on a corner in […]

Let’s Pretend We’re In Italy at Las Vegas, Nevada: Tivoli Village

Let’s Pretend We’re In Italy at Las Vegas, Nevada: Tivoli Village

Last week, I came back from Las Vegas, Nevada as part of a short family trip (and since coming from Arizona, we went to the Grand Canyon first — my second time and we directed over there).  It’s been two years since I last visited […]

Arizona: Hiking The Waterfall Trail at White Tank Mountains

Arizona: Hiking The Waterfall Trail at White Tank Mountains

Just 13 minutes away from home here in Arizona lies the White Tank Mountains. Every time I run outside and step outside our neighborhood in Surprise, Arizona, my views are always overshadowed by these glorious rugged mountains that have canyons and ridges within them. These […]