Category Archives: Travel Tips

Hiking in Yosemite National Park

During our three week vacation in June/July we hiked a grand total of 102.5 miles, 33.9 of which were in Yosemite National Park. This park contains an incredible 800 miles of trails, so we’re just scratching the surface here, but we … Continue reading

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High Kick’s Best of 2017

  As 2017 comes to an end, it’s time to reflect on another year of travel, specifically the food and beverage department. Our spring break getaway focused on the southwestern states of Arizona, Nevada and California, while summer had us … Continue reading

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30 Breweries, 75 Beers

Click for larger view   Experiencing local flavor is always a goal of ours while on the road. One of our favorite places to find it is craft breweries, because these days it seems almost every town has its own. … Continue reading

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High Kick’s Best of 2016

It’s that time again, when we look back and remember the best of our year in travel. Spring break found us in the southwest, with one meal even happening after crossing the Rio Grande into Mexico. In the summer we … Continue reading

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5 Underrated American Cities You Should Visit

Some cities have an automatic slot on any must-visit list, others are hidden gems. Finding those that exceed expectations is one of the best parts of traveling. Here are five cities that won us over with combinations of history, culture and charm. … Continue reading

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Kick of the week: Grand Rapids, MI

This past October we were looking for a quick getaway for the Columbus Day weekend. We needed someplace not too far away but with enough highlights to keep us busy for a couple days. Having been recently voted “Best Beer … Continue reading

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High Kick’s Best of 2015 List

Dining and drinking are always top-of-mind while we travel, so it’s no surprise many of our road trip memories revolve around tables and bar stools. When something especially good catches our attention, we write it down. Now at the end … Continue reading

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