A Few of Our Favorite (Travel) Things ∙ Quarter Two, 2018
2018 continues to be an amazing year of travel and discovery. Check out some of our favorite finds from the year's second quarter. Then tell us some of yours, too!
Warning: this post may contain far more exclamation points than our typical writing. We just can't help it when we're this excited about the year's discoveries! Don't worry, our next post will be back to our regular punctuation style.
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Our Own Experiences
Favorite travel/historical book
∙ Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, by Levi Coffin
We had the life-changing experience of visiting "Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad" in Richmond, Indiana.
While there, Visit Richmond gifted us this book, wherein abolitionist Levi Coffin chronicles his life and work. Amazing book for what it teaches about history and the human spirit.
Most photogenic slice of pie
∙ cherry pie at The Inn at Cedar Crossing, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Door County, Wisconsin is famous for their cherries. And where there are cherries, there is cherry pie!
This quarter, we taste-tested eleven cherry pies in Door County, Wisconsin. You'll have to wait for our upcoming blog post to discover our fav... but for now, we can share the most photogenic cherry pie we found: this beauty from The Inn at Cedar Crossing in Sturgeon Bay, WI.
→ Check out lots more PIE facts and fun here! ←
Favorite physical activity
∙ Go Ape Chicago
We enjoy pretty much any physical activity, but we don't get many "confidence course" type opportunities out in the Chicago suburbs.
So when we had the chance to "Go Ape," we truly did go bananas! What, no puns allowed? Okay, fine. Let's just say we loved it.
Three hours climbing through the canopy, navigating obstacles of all kinds and zip-lining at various intervals pushed our physical and mental limits. And left us sore. For days. But hoping to go back as soon as possible!
Around the Web
Favorite new-to-us IG account
An IG account devoted to sampling the world, one drink at a time? Yes, please!
Favorite blog post we've read
A chance encounter on a beach during a family vacation changed one mom's outlook on herself and her own value. Check out Rachel's post to be inspired to new levels of self-acceptance - and family participation!
Favorite inspiration travel quote
- Bisa Myles on what she's learned by using travel to conquer fears
What have been your favorite travel experiences in 2018?
We'd love to know!
Drop us a line in the comments!