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Travels2020-01-02T08:59:31+00:00

Travels

As avid adventurers and creators, we founded Carefree Creative as a way to live life liberated. For us, that means the amazing opportunity of traveling wherever we’d like (and still getting to run our business at the same time). Here are a few of the awesome places we’ve been; we’ve got wanderlust pretty bad, so check back often to see more of our travels.

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June 2020

Diana’s Baths

June 16th, 2020|Tags: , |

The deeper you get into the forest, the louder the sound of the water rapids, and soon enough you're at Diana's Baths in North Conway, New Hampshire. With stunning waterfalls and natural swimming holes this location excites children and adults alike, challenging the inner ninja warrior, inviting them to leap from one waterfall to the next. This location is a must visit for anyone in the area.

February 2020

Desert Botanical Garden

February 11th, 2020|Tags: , |

Tall trees and cactus, succulents from around the globe, wild flowers and a beautiful oasis are just a glimpse of what you can experience at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. With views of the nearby mountains, this breathtaking garden offers 5 different trails offering unique scenery and nature.

January 2020

Valley of Fire State Park

January 20th, 2020|Tags: , |

The Valley Fire State Park is world renowned for its recognizable stretches of red sandstone formations. The massive Aztec rocks, concealing thousands of years of history, have become a playground for trekkers and climbers alike, with more than 11 trails to follow. Its only downfall is that it can get super busy, so if you're looking for some personal space, you will need to move away from the main attractions.

California Academy of Science

January 05th, 2020|Tags: , |

The California Academy of Science, the only building in the world, having one of the most biologically diverse aquariums, a planetarium, a natural history museum and a four-story in-built rain-forest under one living roof. The Academy leads you on a journey around the world introducing you to wild life and fauna indigenous to very specific regions, which would otherwise take you years to experience.

September 2019

Oregon Botanical Garden

September 13th, 2019|Tags: , |

Found in Willamette Valley, the Botanical Gardens in Silverton cover 80 acres of green land with bright colorful flowers and tall shady trees. A whole day would not be enough to witness the charm and beauty of this natural haven, every day new flowers blossom changing the landscape completely.

August 2019

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

August 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

A 60 foot waterfall, a twisty river, tall cliffs with wonderful rock formations covered in moss and a touristic train excursion are just few of the attractions Cuyahoga National Park in Ohio has to offer. The park also provides countless trails for visitors to follow all leading to breathtaking scenic views of nature and wild life.

June 2019

Grand Teton National Park

June 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Bursting with wildlife and nature, the Grand Teton National park does not fall short from being remarkable. A hike or a cruise around Jenny Lake, or an ironically nature surrounded trail to Death Canyon, are calming experiences anyone in Wyoming must try at least once. While if a relaxing scenic drive is more your thing a 20 mile ride along Teton Park Road does not disappoint.

Yellowstone National Park

June 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Reminiscent of an outer-space photo of earth, views of the the green, blue and orangery hues of the hot springs surfaces and the steamy bubbling of geysers are simply breathtaking. Yellowstone National Park offers endless attractions to explore, including a walk around the Norris Geyser Basin, a tour of Yellowstone Lake, or a relaxing hike at Mammoth Hot Spring.

Bighorn National Forest

June 22nd, 2019|Tags: |

Over one million acres of forest puts the ‘big’ in Bighorn National Forest, a destination so vast, diverse and teeming with wildlife that it would take a lifetime to see it all. And with 1,500 miles (2,400 km) of the track to walk down crossing mountains, deep forest and alpine streams, you better get started.

Wind Caves National Park

June 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Presenting one of the longest cave systems in the world, Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota is a geological treasure, leading to narrow paths and darkened large rooms with naturally formed rock formation. The park also offers acres of tranquil nature of prairies, forests and hills making the park attractive to anyone in the area.

Fishing Rock

June 20th, 2019|Tags: , , |

A small rock formation in the Pacific Ocean, The Fishing Rock in Depoe Bay is hidden behind a small forest, protected by the Oregon coastal cliffs. The trail leading to The Rock and the nearby secluded bay is a stunning one, taking you under a green tunnel of pine trees and bushes. Even though it is a well known spot among hikers its location is still attractive for birds and Gray whales to make it their temporary home.

Indiana Dunes National Park

June 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

With views of Lake Michigan, home to diverse nature, wild life and unique ever-changing sand-dunes, Indiana Dunes National Park is a must visit when in Michigan, Indiana. Offering a wide range of activities including, hiking, kayaking, skiing, horse riding, swimming this visually compelling park will definitely leave a good impression all year round.

Niagara Falls State Park

June 14th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Niagara Falls State Park, featuring some of the most famous falls in the world, offers so much more than just that. There are so many different ways to experience Niagara Falls, all of which all give you a fresh perspective, as well as extensive walking trails and a tranquil nature atmosphere with astounding views and rich history.

May 2019

Deer Island

May 07th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Boasting 5 miles of public walkways, Deer Island can be enjoyed all year round and is the perfect day out for walking, bicycling, fishing, and nature enthusiasts. With dramatic views of the Boston skyline, you will never tire of visiting this unique, history-soaked island.

April 2019

Blue Hills Reservation

April 03rd, 2019|Tags: , |

Blue Hills enjoys large swathes of unspoiled land where wildlife and nature lovers come together to enjoy the rich Massachusetts land that is steeped in history. Taking its name from the blue hue of the slopes that adorn the reservation, you can enjoy hiking, rock climbing, and skiing in one of the prettiest destinations in the state.

March 2019

Clifford Park

March 31st, 2019|Tags: , , |

With multiple trails across 140-acres with varying degrees of difficulty, Clifford Park brings back fond memories of being young and exploring the forest at the end of the street. Popular with travelers and locals alike, the range of trails and other facilities make it a fantastic year-round destination.

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December 2018

Douglas Mountain

December 20th, 2018|Tags: , |

Meandering through the evergreen lined winding roads of Southern Maine brings you to the base of the wooden dreamscape of Douglas Mountain. Small earthen packed trails, babbling brooks, quaint wooden bridges and of course, a nearly 150-year-old lookout tower make Douglas Mountain the perfect hike.

Saco River

December 20th, 2018|Tags: |

For a memorable day out in North Eastern Maine head to the majestic waterway that is Saco River. The river provides ideal conditions for canoeing, kayaking, and tubing or you can simply breathe in the amazing views from a spot on the riverbank.

CMBG – Gardens Aglow

December 13th, 2018|Tags: , |

Gardens Aglow is a pinnacle evening event put on by the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in partnership with the Boothbay Harbor Festival of Lights. It provides a dazzling opportunity to dive into the creative minds of renowned landscape architects in a brilliant display of light for the holiday season.

Nubble Lighthouse

December 10th, 2018|Tags: , |

The Nubble Lighthouse brings all the beauty of the Maine coastline into a scenic stop less than a half hour from the border of New Hampshire. I found myself in a childlike trance trekking the rocky cliffs and tidal pools - of course with my camera in hand.

York Cliff Walk

December 10th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Nestled alongside the main drag in York Harbor, York Cliff Walk is a mile-long walk starting at the York Harbor Beach and ending on Millbury Lane. The York Cliff Walk gives us that much-needed sight and the salty smell of the North Atlantic ocean greeting the dominating granite cliffs of Maine.

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August 2018

Fort Popham

August 18th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Like a mother awaiting her sons return from sea, Fort Popham stands quietly guarding the entrance to shipbuilder’s most important city; Bath. Thirty-foot solid granite walls encompass the 36-gun emplaced fort on this small spirt of land. Explore the sweeping sandy beaches, granite cliffs and tidal pools at this strategic location on the coast of Southern Maine.

May 2018

Jubilee Park

May 11th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Concealed behind a wooden covered bridge, Jubilee park offers visitors a well landscaped outdoor recreational location, with picnic facilities, outdoor chess board and open spaces, while boasting incredible views of Saco river.

April 2018

March 2018

Eastern Promenade

March 23rd, 2018|Tags: , , |

Overlooking the Blue waters of Casco Bay, with Victorian Homes as its backdrop the Eastern Promenade park in Portland's Maine, is a sight to be reckoned with. Covering just 78 acres of land, be it spectacular views, the sea, wildlife and monuments this park has so much to offer.

August 2017

Acadia National Park

August 06th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Open all year round, Acadia National Park in Maine offers stunning viewpoints and nature making it an all round holiday location. It strikes the perfect balance between a touristic resort location and a remarkable peaceful outdoor nature experience perfect for hiking with extraordinary areas like Jordan Pond, Cadillac Mountain, and the Schoodic Peninsula to explore.

May 2017

Fortunes Rocks Beach

May 14th, 2017|Tags: , |

Fortunes Rocks Beach is quintessential; there are no perfect words that can aptly describe the picturesque views of the sun at dusk and dawn, the crashing waves plus spectacular stretch of sand - contrasting with rocks - jutting out of the water not so far from the shore: simply magnificent.