15 Best Beaches in Kansas for a Perfect Kansas Beach Getaway

Kansas - Sunset reflected in lake

Whenever I think about a beach trip, I usually think about an escape to the Gulf Coast of Texas. But did you know there are actually some great sandy beaches in Kansas you can enjoy that are so much closer to home? And while, yes, during my years in Kansas I did go to the Gulf to […]

7 Things to Know Before Visiting Bluestem Falls, Pawhuska’s Little Victoria

Oklahoma - Pawhuska - Bluestem Falls

Okay, so no one (that I know of) has ever referred to Bluestem Falls as Little Victoria except my husband. However, he’s from Zimbabwe and has been to the real Victoria Falls numerous times. He and I have been exploring Oklahoma’s waterfalls this year, and his favorite (by far) so far is Bluestem Falls. He […]

7 Things You Need to Know to Visit the Swinging Bridge in Pawhuska, Ok

Oklahoma - Pawhuska - Swinging Bridge

One of the best things to do in Pawhuska is to take a walk across the town’s famous bridge. Of course, it’s not just any bridge, it’s a swinging bridge. And oh boy, can you really feel the swinging! Here’s what you need to know to plan your own visit to the Swinging Bridge in […]

9 Awesome Things to Do in Hardy, Arkansas

Arkansas - Hardy - Mammoth Spring State Park, Arkansas

Hardy, Arkansas is the epitome of a small mountain town.  With less than one thousand residents in the town, Hardy measures only 5.4 square miles.  The primary draw to Hardy is its proximity to the Mammoth Spring and the Spring River. The natural landmarks combined with its location along U.S. Route 63 give Hardy plenty of guests […]

22 Best Vegan Restaurants in Tulsa + Vegan-Friendly Restaurants

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The vegan food scene in Tulsa is bigger and better tasting than ever before! My years of living all over Tulsa have taken me to some really great restaurants. If you’re anything like me, you’re always on the lookout for quality, delicious vegetarian and vegan cuisine. That’s why I’ve gathered this list of the best […]

30 Best Day Trips from Oklahoma City for Any Kind of Adventurer!

Oklahoma - Fairview - Gloss Mountain State Park Entrance Sign

Are you looking for fun day trips from Oklahoma City? If so, look no further! Since moving back to Oklahoma we have gone on a dozen Oklahoma day trips, and I have a whole host of my favorite day trips from OKC that I’ve done when I was visiting my family over the past few […]

17 of the Best Vegan Restaurants in Oklahoma City + Vegan-Friendly OKC Restaurants

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As a vegan food enthusiast, I have been eating my way through the best vegan-friendly restaurants and best vegan restaurants in Oklahoma City for the past 5 years. I want to share with you my absolute favorite places to dine out or order in, so you can easily find the best Oklahoma City vegan food. […]

The 17 Most Charming Small Towns in Oklahoma to Add to Your Bucket List!

Oklahoma - Downtown Guthrie

Since moving back to the US from Europe, I’ve been obsessed with visiting small towns, both those in Oklahoma and those a little further afield like Arkansas and Texas. Basically, if a small town is cute and less than four hours from OKC, I want to see it in person. These adorable smalls towns in […]

Cowpokes Review: BBQ & Diner Food in Prague, Oklahoma

Oklahoma - Prague - Cowpokes

After spending time exploring some of the best things to do in Prague, Oklahoma, we made our way over to Cowpokes BBQ Diner. I chose Cowpokes because I had two places in Prague that I wanted to try, and the other (The Kitchen) was closed. So it was an easy decision. Cowpokes had come highly […]

21 Fabulous Beaches in Missouri for a Fun Missouri Beach Getaway!

USA - Missouri - A piece of driftwood at Longview Lake during a vibrant sunrise.

Whenever I think about a beach trip, I usually think about an escape to the Gulf Coast of Texas. But did you know there are actually some great sandy beaches in Missouri you can enjoy that are so much closer to home? Yes, these are Missouri lake beaches, but what’s more Americana than a lake […]