The Garden Follies at Winterthur

Winterthur is a large, impressive estate in Winterthur, Delaware; just outside of Wilmington. The property upon which the historical mansion is located was purchased in 1810, by a member of the (locally) famous du Pont family. The property changed hands over the years within the du Pont family and was built upon a little at... Continue Reading →

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Sayen Gardens – The Gem of Mercer County (Hamilton Square, NJ)

Growing up, I always looked forward to trips to Sayen Gardens with my mom and with friends. There is something special about the gardens, they can ease a troubled mind and soothe a tired soul. This is a place where one may take refuge in nature and beauty. Visit Sayen Gardens and "get lost" on... Continue Reading →

8 Things to Do and See in New Hope, PA

New Hope, Pennsylvania has always been one of my favorite places for a day trip. There definitely is not shortage of activities to keep you entertained in this town. New Hope is situated alongside the Delaware River in Bucks County, PA. Whether you're a foodie, an avid shopper (like me!), a history buff, or if... Continue Reading →

Into the Veil Halloween Event- As Beautiful as it is Eerie! (Laurel Hill Cemetery- Philly) Event Review

Atlas Obscura has partnered with Laurel Hill Cemetery to make Into the Veil- one of the most entertaining Halloween events that I have ever been to! I came across this event on Facebook Events and decided that I couldn't miss this. This event was held once back in August and on Saturday September 23rd. These... Continue Reading →

Discover the Magic of Childhood in Storybook Land – Egg Harbor Township, NJ

Revel in the magic of fairytales and childhood nostalgia at this South Jersey family attraction! Includes an Alice in Wonderland Walkthrough!

Looking for fun on a rainy day in Philly? Here are a couple of suggestions!

What to do on a rainy, cold Labor Day Weekend? Our plans for a beach day didn't work out, due to the weather. I definitely didn't want to sit at home on my three day weekend. I wanted to celebrate and see something new to write about for all of you, my valued readers! I... Continue Reading →

3 Reasons to Visit Grounds for Sculpture on Your Next NJ Daytrip

"It's easy sometimes to forget the simple things that give us pleasure. If we open our eyes, life is marvelous. The human spirit triumphs, if only for moments in a day. I try to have my work call attention to those moments."Β  - Seward Johnson Grounds for Sculpture is a beautiful sculpture garden located in... Continue Reading →

Calling all History Lovers! (North Jersey Weekend Trip – Part 2)

Take a peaceful walk in a beautiful park and soak up some history. There are informational signs at each point of interest, so you won't miss any bit of the story. The Jockey Hollow portion of Morristown National Historic Park in Morristown, NJ has trails andΒ replicas of historic homes and is the perfect place forΒ your... Continue Reading →

Inspiration and Good Vibes at the Palace of Depression in Vineland, NJ

An attraction with the name "Palace of Depression" may sound a little foreboding (and depressing), but I assure you, it is not. Located in Vineland, New Jersey, this magical place derives its name from the era in which itΒ was originally built- The Great Depression. George Daynor lost his fortune in the stock market crash in... Continue Reading →

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