Jenni Ingersoll

Having been transplanted numerous times, I have learned to explore the sites around our new found hometown, uncovering hidden gems and attractions. When vacation time rolls around, I enjoy traveling with my family and the occasional weekend escape with my husband, coming home to share our travel experiences with others. You can follow me on Twitter @JAIngersoll. My top three destinations are Walt Disney World Resort, the Midwest and any beach I can walk along.

Dine on Historic Main Street East Greenwich, Rhode Island

Founded in 1677, the Town of East Greenwich, Rhode Island is steeped in history. George Washington is said to have slept here on several occasions while plotting the American Revolution and positioned on Greenwich Bay is the documented birthplace of the US Navy in 1775. Within the Historic Hill and Harbour District of town, Main Street is flanked on both sides with rows …

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Plymouth, Massachusetts: America’s Hometown

Just about every history book tells of the Pilgrims sailing aboard the Mayflower in 1620 across the Atlantic Ocean. The Pilgrims arrived in the New World and established Plymouth Colony in the area now identified as the city of Plymouth and America’s Hometown. It is known that the Mayflower made landfall in Plymouth Harbor, but it is at this point that history takes a …

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Indianapolis Museum of Art: A Blend of Art and Nature

The Indianapolis Museum of Art is not your every day art museum. Yes, with four floors to explore, it does display a significant collection of art spanning 5,000 years of culture and history. And yes, with 54,000 cataloged pieces it showcases all forms of media from paintings to costumes. But what makes the IMA special is not what is inside the museum, but what …

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Beyond Breweries: Family Friendly Attractions in Milwaukee

Say the word Milwaukee and I bet you picture a foamy glass of beer. Understandably so, as Milwaukee was home to the Pabst, Blatz, Schlitz and Miller Brewing Companies garnering its nickname, “the city that beer built”.  Yet despite its long-standing connection to the malted beverage, this Wisconsin city is a family destination. Beyond traditional family attractions like the Milwaukee …

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Save The Bay Seal Watch Cruise

Ever wonder what can make an entire boat of passengers say “Awww” at the exact same time?  Spotting a young Harbor Seal sunning itself on a rock, for one. Harbor Seals arrive to the waters of the Narragansett around November seeking the comforts the Bay has to offer. Namely, protection from predators, an abundance of food and the …

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