Author Archives: Marissa Pedersen

How to Plan the Perfect Sonoma Weekend Getaway

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Sonoma Valley is a beautiful area in California known for its variety of wineries, but there are also plenty of other things to do in Sonoma. For example, did you know you can go wine tasting in Sonoma and see the Pacific Ocean within the same afternoon? I’ve explored Napa Valley before when attending Bottlerock […]

22 Cheap and Free Things to Do in Tacoma

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When people visit the Seattle area, many of them head straight to downtown Seattle to check out the attractions. While it’s fun to explore the Space Needle and other popular tourist draws, Tacoma is a city that’s underrated in my opinion. Only about 30 miles south of Seattle, there are plenty of cheap and free […]

15 Amazing Lake Tahoe Hikes to Explore

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Lake Tahoe is one of my favorite places to visit in the United States no matter what time of year it is. In the winter the lake turns into a ski resort town with plenty of skiing, snowboarding, and other snow sports to do. When the snow melts, you get to explore the mountains by […]

15 Airport Hacks to Help You Travel Like a Pro

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Some people love being at the airport, while others would rather have a root canal than deal with the hassle. While there are some things you can’t prevent, such as canceled flights, there are ways to make traveling easier. I use these airport hacks every time I travel and feel so much more comfortable now. […]