If you’ve ever taken a look at a map of Michigan, you may have noticed the 3,200 miles of shoreline and 11,000 inland lakes that dominate the state. Dubbed The Great Lakes State, Michigan has some of the best beaches in the country and our five favorite Michigan beach towns are perfect for an end-of-summer weekend getaway.
As if you ever need to be convinced to take a vacation to the magical islands of Hawaii, you should know that the month of September is an extra amazing time to visit the Aloha State. September brings less crowds, consistently gorgeous weather and, most importantly, some of the best Hawaiian hotel deals of the year! While you’re there, check out these four must-see festivals in Hawaii during September:
Roaming Gnome meets girl. Girl meets Roaming Gnome. It’s summer love at first sight. But where to take such a well-traveled, beautiful blogger for a one-of-a-kind first date? Look no further than San Diego, one of the most “Roam”antic summer destinations ever, with dates to suit lovebirds of every shape and size. Follow blogger Kiersten Rich, a.k.a. The Blonde Abroad, as the Travelocity Roaming Gnome takes her on a whirlwind date-a-thon around “America’s Finest City,” San Diego, California.
I am often introduced to people doing incredible things through travel. Charlie Grosso is just that. She is an art gallery director and photographer turned adventure philanthropoist, and she’s one half of the only all-female team to be attempting the 2012 Mongol Rally — a 10,000 mile unsupported car rally from London to Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia kicking off in July.
- A hamburger cupcake seems to be the only suitable form of pastry.
- You renamed your pet cat Kickapoo.