FREE Admission to Armed Forces

Cedar Fair is doing something special to honor the military and that is giving them FREE admission to any of their parks.  For Memorial Weekend, May 30 and May 31 also  the 4ht of July weekend, July 4 and July 5 Military can get in for  FREE. This … [Continue reading]

Vacation Memories- Through the Years

As I have stated many times and as you can tell by my blog name we are a roller coaster family.  It is something we truly enjoy and something we have done for years. The memories we have created are priceless.  We started when my son was in 1st … [Continue reading]

9 Steps to Do Cedar Point on a Budget

If you are looking for a frugal Cedar Point Vacation, I have the information you are looking for. Here are 9 steps to do Cedar Point affordably and do it well. 1. Be flexible about when you can go.  If you go earlier in the season or later in … [Continue reading]

FREE National Park Week April 17-25

Who wouldn't want to make their way out to see something like this? During this week you can get FREE admission to nearly 400 National Parks.  What a great way to get out and do it on a budget.  Read more about it HERE. Go HERE to search for a park … [Continue reading]

5 Easy Hikes in the Gorge

Truth is there are more than 5 easy hikes, but these are super easy to get to, and they are all very close together on the Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway.  As with most hiking in Oregon you can choose to go farther at nearly every stop.  Got to love … [Continue reading]

Top 7 FREE Things To Do When in Portland, OR

My niece is coming to visit and she has never been to Portland  before, so we are looking for all the places we HAVE to take her while she is here.  If you do live in Portland, I most certainly hope you have been to most if not all of these places … [Continue reading]

More Cheap San Diego

There were great discoveries we made on this trip.  I love it, because she lives there and knows all the great places and then we stumble upon something so great that neither of us knew about.  It makes it like a vacation for both of us and that's … [Continue reading]

San Diego on the Cheap

My best friend moved to San Diego over a year ago, so I make trips down to see her on occassion.  Our trips really just end up with us eating our way through all of San Diego, but we have also found some great hikes, walks and of course EATS. For … [Continue reading]

6 Steps to Planning the Perfect Rollercoaster Vacation

These steps can also be done with any amusement park, even Disneyland or Disneyworld (although they are open all year long).  I always like to get the most out of my trip, so here is how I go about it. 1.    What is the opening date of the park? … [Continue reading]

Toxic Audio in Reno, Nevada

Well I have been checking every website I can think of and trying to come up with some shows that we can go see while we are in Reno.  I have come across this one that I am pretty excited about.  It's called Toxic Audio.  It sounds amazing.  Its kind … [Continue reading]