Our Greatest Adventure Yet

We have taken a short break from traveling to welcome our daughter Hailey into world. Hailey Lynn Pickering was born on November 15th at 7 lbs 7 oz and 19.3 inches.

She has already brought so much happiness, love, and excitement into our lives. We cannot wait to have Hailey join us in our Travel The East adventures soon. For more photos and our latest explorations, you can follow us on Instagram- @TravelTheEast!

Visiting Music City- Nashville, Tennessee

We recently made a trip down south to visit the Music City- Nashville, Tennessee. We stayed at the Germantown Inn which was located just a short walk away from the main strip of Broadway where most of the bars and live music are located. 

The Germantown Inn was constructed in one of the oldest buildings in Nashville and transformed into a 6 suite luxury boutique inn. Our guest room featured charming decor, high ceilings, a huge bathroom, and the most comfortable bed you’ll ever sleep in. Aside from the room, what we enjoyed most about our stay was the cocktail hour on the patio and the delicious breakfast served every morning. 

For activities, we would recommend taking a walk from the hotel to Broadway. During the walk, you will pass by the BicentennialCapitol Mall State Park. In addition to great views, the park is filled with monuments and history about Nashville and Tennessee. Further along your walk, you will be able to capture great photos of the Capitol building.

Once you’ve re…

Summer Getaway to Kennebunkport, Maine- Yachtsman Hotel & Marina Club

Kennebunkport, Maine is the perfect New England small town. With beautiful beaches, delicious eats, shops, and sweeping coastal views, it's one of our top picks for a New England weekend getaway. It's also less than a 2 hour drive from Boston. We made our way up Friday around noon and by 2pm we were enjoying a beautiful day by the ocean.

We stayed at the Yachtsman Hotel & Marina Club for the weekend. The bungalow rooms are all situated right on the Kennebunkport river channel that leads to the open ocean. From our room and patio we were able to enjoy great views of the water and boats passing by. All of the rooms are newly remodeled with high ceilings, shiplap walls, and boutique style furnishings and decor. Their main patio is a beautiful spot to enjoy a drink during happy hour or a morning cup of coffee.

The Yachtsman was also the perfect location for activities in Kennebunkport. Located just a short walk from both the waterfront and the main town area, we never had to …