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Author Archives: Jan Ross

The Lodge at Geneva on the Lake

We were lucky enough to experience a beautiful, crisp fall day when we arrived at the Lodge at Geneva on the Lake. With breathtaking views of the southern shores of Lake Erie near Geneva State Park in the heart of the beautiful Ohio Wine Country, what began as the Buckeye State’s first summer resort town is … Continue reading »

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Punderson Manor State Park Lodge

We continued on our epic winter adventure last year to the state park lodge called Punderson Manor State Park Lodge. Hidden away beside a 150 acre glacial lake only 30 minutes East of Cleveland, Ohio, this park lodge has plenty to offer visitors who want to play golf on their 18-hole championship golf course, take … Continue reading »

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Tap-Tap-Tap. Hello? Are you still there?

I took a deep breath and swallowed easily. What a lovely feeling! I couldn’t imagine how long it had been since I  had been swallowing so easily but I had a feeling it had been quite a while. I sat up and noticed my husband dozing in the chair beside my hospital bed and love … Continue reading »

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Kentucky’s Top Boutique Hotels

Photo by Melissa Miller via Thoroughbred horses, bourbon, and plenty of history abound in the beautiful and scenic state of Kentucky. Keeneland Race Track in Lexington and Churchill Downs in Louisville, where the famous Kentucky Derby is run, are just two of the race tracks in the state. The Kentucky Bourbon Trail runs across … Continue reading »

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Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center for Families

I have stayed at a lot of hotels. Pretty fabulous places all over the world with great amenities, amazing views, fabulous food, and awesome rooms. But the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center is still one of my very favorite places to stay. With 9 acres of lush gardens, trees, and a charming, shallow river inside … Continue reading »

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Dining Our Way Around Adventures on the Gorge

There is a long list of reasons why you should visit the amazing Adventures on the Gorge. Located in the startlingly beautiful New River Gorge in the Appalachian Mountains of southern West Virginia, which is part of the New River Gorge National Park, it’s not only in a uniquely beautiful location but also offers an … Continue reading »

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The Fabulous Forrest Hills Resort

We had been to Dahlonega, Georgia before; in fact, that’s how we learned to actually pronounce the name of this charming town because, until right before we arrived and made complete fools of ourselves, we were pronouncing it like Talladega. Luckily, we figured out before we arrived that it’s actually pronounced duh-lon-uh-guh with an emphasis on the … Continue reading »

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A Multi-Generational Family Trip to Cincinnati

The “Queen City” of Ohio is a beautiful location on the banks of the Ohio River with a wide variety of family-friendly attractions – from a zoo to an amazing aquarium to a major league baseball park and a football stadiums – that everyone, including the grandparents, will enjoy. Check out these great spots on … Continue reading »

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The Fabulous Feeders’ Cup

As you know, we are huge foodie fans and often plan our trips around the next food experience of some sort. We have been known to plan lunch and dinner as we are actively consuming breakfast. We may not remember all the details of a particular city visit but we can damn well tell you … Continue reading »

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See the Sights from These Missouri Hotels

The Gateway Arch by Wanderlustfemale via One of the main reasons travelers visit the St. Louis area is to see the Gateway Arch, and it’s a great reason to go. The Arch is actually a National Park, is situated in a lovely, grassy park overlooking the river, and offers a magnificent view of the … Continue reading »

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