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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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 →

Soak Up Some South Jersey History at the Museum of Prehistory of Cumberland County (Greenwich, NJ)

Interested in Native American history? Looking for ideas for a fun family outing? History and fun come together at the Museum of Prehistory of Cumberland County in Greenwich, New Jersey.

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 →

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 →

Morbidity and Macabre – The Catacombs of Paris

  We had waited in line for an hour and a half to enter The Catacombs in Paris, France and it was very cold and windy morningΒ (I was kicking myself for not buying the Skip the Line tickets!). As we walked down many steps and long, empty corridors, my heart was pounding. There is something... 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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