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Scottsdale, AZ

On the way back to Austin from my bachelorette weekend in Telluride, CO, I had a day long layover at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl Airport. I really wanted to do something fun while in Arizona, so I browsed the airport website and this website on visiting Phoenix. I thought about hiking Camelback Mountain, or doing some shopping/eating downtown. But, when I came across The Spa at Camelback Inn in Scottsdale, I knew that it would be the perfect place to spend the…

Telluride, CO

In mid-March I joined a group of 6 other girls for a bachelorette weekend in the stunning mountains of Telluride. Located in the western corner of Colorado, Telluride boasts breathtaking views and is the perfect place for a cozy, magical getaway. Upon landing at Montrose Regional Airport, we piled into the Telluride Express shuttle, our 1 hour and 20 minute ride up into the town of Mountain Village/Telluride. [caption id="attachment_145" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Views like this one is my favorite part of…

TOP 5: Starbucks Beverages

Top 5: The new lists I will be posting about my favorite things about life on the road. This week I decided to cover a popular topic: Starbucks. This past weekend brought me to three different airports as well as a quick jaunt up the eastern coast of Florida/Georgia in a rental car (more on that later). As I was passing through each city, I noticed that they all had one thing in common: a Starbucks on every corner. There's…

Honeymoon Island, Dunedin, FL

Nestled about 30 minutes away from Tampa, Florida is the city of Dunedin. Honeymoon Island is located here at the end of the Dunedin Causeway, and is one of my favorite beaches. I'm a little biased, though, since this spot neighbors my hometown of Palm Harbor. Growing up, I visited this beach several times with family and friends. I even had my Sweet 16 birthday party here (ok, so my birthday is in December, but that year I celebrated my "Sweet…

Vancouver, BC, Canada

It was almost one year ago that a dear friend and I took a girl's trip to this amazing city in Canada. We talk nonstop about how much we want to go back! fresh seafood & becoming besties with a celeb A relatively easy and inexpensive flight from Austin, we flew Delta through MSP airport on a very early Wednesday morning. 6ish hours later, we had arrived just in time for lunch. We asked a couple of locals to point…

First Post! Hello & Welcome to My Travel Blog

I wanted to write a quick welcome and let my readers know what you can expect to see here on my new travel blog! I'm Amy, and I'm glad you're here! My job entails lots of travel, mostly around the United States, but I also like to travel for fun within North America and beyond! I am having a blast seeing new sights and visiting places that I have never been to before. I hope to share fun stories, pictures,…