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Oregon Must See: Ecola State Park

Ecola State Park is nestled along the Oregon Coast between Cannon Beach and Seaside, extending around the dramatic cliffs of Tillamook Head and offering quintessential Pacific Northwest views. John and I selected this area as the starting point for our epic Honeymoon cross-country road trip (read more about that here), and found that we would …

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Exploring the Cold Coast

The North Coast, the Fresh Coast, the Unsalted Coast, the Cold Coast — our Great Lakes go by many names, inspired by their unique beauty and grandeur. Located along America’s northern mid-eastern Canadian border and consisting of five distinct lakes (Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, and Lake Ontario), the Great Lakes are …

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Winter Wonderland

Ah, January in Michigan. Settling into the snowy season, lacing up winter boots and layering up against bitter winds, heading out for adventure. Michigan is truly a winter wonderland, and a whole new playground opens up as familiar places turn magical. Michigan is home to a variety of trails, perfect for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, …

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