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Indiana – Cycling through Amish Country

Cycling in Amish Country

One of the many things I love about my job is the opportunity to work with visitors bureaus to plan my trip itineraries because sometimes they come up with ideas that I wouldn’t have thought of myself. Going for a bike ride through Amish Country is a perfect example. AmishCountry.org made all the arrangements for my kids and me to enjoy a bike ride on the tranquil Pumpkinvine Nature Trail. This trail is a 16.5-mile route that connects the communities of Goshen, Middlebury, and Shipshewana in Northern Indiana. They arranged for bicycle rentals from Pumpkinvine Cyclery in Middlebury.

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New England – Six Activities for Six States

New England

New England has much to see and now is a good time to talk about some fun things you can do in each state, just in time for the spring when many of the region’s holiday companies will be putting together deals and trips for the upcoming vacation season. This post was provided and sponsored by Holiday Hypermarket.

Image by Ben Ramirez, used under Creative Commons license

So, what can you do in New England? Here are six suggestions for these six glorious states.

Cycling

We all love cycling, and it’s something that we can all do quite easily […]

Book Review – Changing Gears: A Family Odyssey to the End of the World by Nancy Sathre-Vogel

Changing-Gears-cover

When I first heard of the Vogel Family’s epic journey, a bicycle trip from Alaska to Argentina, I was amazed and told my family about it during dinner that evening. It’s still hard for me to wrap my mind around how a family could set a goal like that and stay motivated through all the challenges over a 3-year period. So when the author, Nancy Sathre-Vogel, asked for volunteers in the travel blogging community to review her book, I jumped at the chance. Not only did I want to help out a fellow author, I couldn’t wait […]