5 Holiday Travel Tips from a Pro-Traveler

Here are 5 tips from a pro-traveler who has flown every holiday for the past…..too many years! Holiday travel doesn’t have to be stressful, here are some reminders before you go.

wrapped christmas presents in a basket ready to be packed for holiday travel
Gifts ready to go! Photo Credit: Cassidy Boone

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My Autumn Road Trip | Planning

calendar planner and road trip schedule
Colorado – North Carolina – Virginia – Colorado

The wanderlust is back, friends. I can feel it constantly calling me to explore. Sometimes the day-to-day feels a little suffocating, that’s when I know it is time to go on an adventure!

At the end of November I am planning a solo Autumn Road Trip to visit family on the East Coast of the US. This post dives into my planning process before heading out on a road trip, I will be sure to share stories and photos as well!

map of the usa showing road trip path is 55 hours to drive 3,789 miles
55 hours to drive 3,789 miles! Bring it on.

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How to Breeze Through Airport Security

Here is my personal 7-step process that makes airport security a breeze. These tips come from years of travel and hopefully will ease some stress for you!

Disclaimer right up front – these tips are from my own personal experiences, they may not be a cookie-cutter fit for all travelers. However, I have had friends get so stressed out about flying and airport security, so I thought, “Why not write a post about it?” 

Cassidy Suitcase
Cassidy’s suitcase & carry-on bag.

Usually I will be traveling with a laptop, carry-on suitcase, and purse. These steps use that formula. If you have less luggage with you (a.k.a. checked your suitcase) things just got easier for you.

Dear Reader, here you go….

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Colorado | How to Act Like a Local!

Colorado, USA | rocky mountain region
Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak - America's Mountain in Colorado Springs, CO. Photo Credit: Cassidy Boone.
Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain in Colorado Springs, CO. Photo Credit: Cassidy Boone.

Colorado, USA – home of the Rocky Mountains, aspen trees, beautiful red rocks, and some of the friendliest people in America. It is where I call home, the place my heart always wants to return. With so many new folks moving to Colorado, I am proud to call myself a Colorado native.

This mountainous region starts at a 3,315 feet above sea level, capping out at 14,440 feet with Mount Elbert, the tallest mountain in Colorado. Preparing for your first visit to this beautiful part of the nation is essential – to make sure you have the best Colorado vacation possible, here is a quick guide on How to Act Like a Local!

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Paying Extra for Seats: Travel Do or Don’t?

Planning your next vacation? Wondering if you should throw down the cash for a specific seat on the plane or an upgrade?

Here is a quick guide to help you make your decision.

Frontier Airlines

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