12 Ways to Satisfy Your Wanderlust When You Can’t Travel

ways to satisfy your wanderlust when you can't travel

Sadly, we can’t always travel. 2020 has served all of us a harsh reminder of that. But whether there’s an ongoing worldwide health scare or not, there are always times when we can’t just jump in a car or plane and head out to our next outdoor adventure. Two examples from my own personal experience […]

The Ultimate One Day Badlands National Park Road Trip Itinerary

Badlands Picture from out the Truck Window

My husband and I have been living full-time in a fifth wheel for over a year now. During our first year on the road, about nine months in, we were in a mad rush to get from our summer destination of Michigan to our Labor Day family get together at Glacier National Park. Along the […]

A Thrill Ride Lover’s Guide to Everything NOT to do at Dollywood

Dollywood Palace Theater

This past spring, my husband and I went to Dollywood for the first time ever. In case you’re new to this blog, here’s a quick bit about us. We are full-time RVers. I love to trip plan and help people digitally market their businesses. Barrett is going back to school (online), working toward a degree […]

Blog Takeover: Successfully Unplugging the Family in Denver

Kids in Denver

The Unapologetic Working Mom is taking over the Cinders Travels blog to take you on a relaxing family vacation in beautiful Colorado!  First off, allow me to introduce myself! My name is Sarah, I’m an Assistant News Director in Omaha, and a busy wife and mom of two. I put in at least 50 hours […]

How to Get to Mackinac Island, And Everything Else You Need to Know

Mackinac Island Bike Ride Pull Off Lookout

Every summer, I get a decent amount of questions about Michigan. The most popular inquiries being about Mackinac Island and more specifically about how to get to Mackinac Island. As a kid, I grew up vacationing there as a “fudgie” (a tourist), and then as a college student, I worked and lived there as a […]

DIY Bike-n-Ride Traverse City Tasting Tour (Wine & More)

Black Star Farms Winery Driveway

Looking for a unique way to explore some of the tasting rooms around the Traverse City area? Awesome! Then I have a blog post for you! In this article, I am going to break down my tried and true DIY Nothern Michigan bike-n-ride Traverse City tasting tour, taking place throughout the Suttons Bay wine region […]

How a Smoky Mountain Llama Train Gave Me Some Much Needed Perspective

Smoky Mountain Llama Train Transport Vehicle

This past month a Smoky Mountain llama train helped me step back and reassess my plans. You might wonder how. Let me explain. If you’ve ever felt like you’ve piled on too much for the week or like you’ve had your eye so attached to the prize, that you’ve forgotten to stop and smell the […]

Why You Must Visit The National World War II Museum in New Orleans

National World War II Museum

At the time of this post, The National WWII Museum currently has a 4.8-star rating from approximately 10,000 google reviews. Google also states people generally spend 4 hours there. You may be wondering what deems it worthy of 4 hours of your afternoon. Well, I’m about to tell you! The Henry Ford & Greenfield Village […]