A Guide to Newport, Rhode Island

My  husband and I have visited Rhode Island a few times.  It’s only a few hours from home so it’s a great place for us to go to when we want to get away for just a few days.  A couple of weekends ago we stayed in Newport for a long weekend and we had a wonderful time.  The weather could not have been more perfect, low 70’s and sunny.  Here’s the scoop on where we stayed, what we did and of course where we ate.    Where To Stay: We stayed at the Francis Malbone House, a quaint bed and …

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A Guide to Burlington, Vermont

I love Vermont.  My husband and I have visited Vermont several times, each time with different destinations.  I think Burlington is our favorite city because it’s a cute town with lots of things to do in the area.  Plus, it’s a beautiful quintessentially New England town.  Although, to be fair, most of Vermont is that way. A couple of weekends ago we visited Burlington for a long weekend.  Since Fall is the perfect time of year to see the Fall foliage in VT, I thought I’d give you the scoop on some of our favorite spots.  (Keep in mind that …

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B&B Mini Vacation

Have you ever stayed at a bed and breakfast?  Every now and then my husband and I get the itch to get away from reality for a couple of days.  All we want to do is relax and eat delicious food.  For us the perfect answer is to stay at a B&B.  We’ve been to a few in VT and CT, but this time we headed to the Deerfield Inn, in Massachusetts. We stumbled upon Champney’s Restaurant & Tavern by accident last year, on our way home from Quebec City.  We were looking for a place to eat and didn’t want …

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Colorado Vacation – Part 2

Last October my husband and I vacationed in Colorado.  We spent 10 days visiting Denver, Colorado Springs, Aspen, Vail, and a few spots in between.  Since we had so much fun stuff to share with you, I split it up into two parts.   If you missed Part 1, click here.  We talked about our adventures in and around Denver and Colorado Springs. Today our travel story moves on to the lovely Aspen and Vail.  Here’s our itinerary and a list of our recommendations: Aspen Hotel: The Gant The hotel is located about 5 minutes walking distance to downtown Aspen which we loved and totally …

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Colorado Vacation – Part 1

Do you remember back in October of last year when I told you that my husband and I vacationed in Colorado?  Well, I’m finally sharing all the deets with you.  Better late than never, right?  It’s quite a bit of information so I’m sharing this in two parts (stay tuned for Part 2). If you love the mountains or have never experienced seeing them, then we highly recommend visiting Colorado.  There are so  many wonderful cities to visit so we decided to do a 10 day road trip.  We visited Denver, Colorado Springs, Aspen, Vail, a few spots in between, and then …

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