Koziar’s Christmas Village In Bernville Pennsylvania

The Koziar’s Christmas Village, in Berks County Pennsylvania, has one of the most elaborate and unique light displays in the area. You can find this location at 782 Christmas Village Road, Bernville, PA 19506, and it is about an hour and a half drive from Philadelphia. As you are approaching this unique place, it appearsContinue reading “Koziar’s Christmas Village In Bernville Pennsylvania”

Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular In Oaks Pennsylvania

One of the most decked out walk through displays that you can check out in the Philadelphia area is the Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular. (The address for this location is at the Perkiomen Mill Loop, Oaks, PA 19460 . It is about a 45 minute drive from Philly.) You can find it at the Fairgrounds of TheContinue reading “Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular In Oaks Pennsylvania”

Bethlehem Christmas Market

Christkindlemarkt in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is one of the best Christmas markets in the Philadelphia area. It is about an hour and a half from the city, and the address is located at 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015. This spectacular event is taking place on the weekends starting from November 18th and ending December 18thContinue reading “Bethlehem Christmas Market”

Hiking In Watkins Glen State Park

Watkins Glen State Park is such an incredible hiking area in the Finger Lake region of New York. It is located just south of Seneca Lake (the address is 1009 N Franklin Street Watkins Glen, NY.) It provides spectacular nature areas to explore with waterfalls, cliffs, plunge basins, and really unique rock formations. My husbandContinue reading “Hiking In Watkins Glen State Park”

Scarecrows In The Village At Peddler’s Village

Peddler’s Village is such a great location to visit in the Philadelphia area. It has a whimsical feel to it with very cute shops, restaurants, fun activities for the family, and plenty of areas to rest as well. (They are located at 100 Peddlers Village, Lahaska, PA 18931. It is north of Philly, and isContinue reading “Scarecrows In The Village At Peddler’s Village”

Why I Started A YouTube Channel

Hello Everyone, I have some pretty exciting news! In addition to my blog, Northeast Allie, I now have a YouTube Channel! Since I have started this website, I have pondered on if I wanted to share content in a video format, and what that would mean for the blog. After thinking about it for awhile,Continue reading “Why I Started A YouTube Channel”

The Best Things To Do In Ithaca New York

Ithaca, New York, is one of the most beautiful areas to visit in the Northeastern part of the United States. The region has some of the most gorgeous or as locals say “gorges” waterfalls that you will ever see, fabulous areas to hike, delightful farms/dairies, restaurants, breweries, and wonderful day trip activities as well. ThisContinue reading “The Best Things To Do In Ithaca New York”

The Best Fried Chicken In Ithaca New York

Fried Chicken is truly the ultimate comfort food in my humble opinion. There is something about the crunchy texture in combination to the hot chicken wrapped inside that is so delectable. If you are interested in trying some really amazing fried chicken when you are traveling to Ithaca, New York, you have to check outContinue reading “The Best Fried Chicken In Ithaca New York”

Myers Point Lighthouse

Whenever we travel near a body of water, one of the first things that we look for is a lighthouse. They are always so beautiful and have this beacon of hope to them that is unlike any other structure. They literally shine light into darkness, and help vessels on the water navigate where they wouldContinue reading “Myers Point Lighthouse”

Ludlowville Park And The Secret Waterfall

If you are interested in seeing a really beautiful nature area that is a little off the regular path in the Ithaca New York region, you will want to check out Ludlowville Park and its secret waterfall. Perhaps the word “secret” is a little bold of a term, but I would say that it isContinue reading “Ludlowville Park And The Secret Waterfall”

Cascadilla Gorge Trail

One of the most vibrant and beautiful waterfall spots that you can hike in Ithaca is the Cascadilla Gorge Trail. On our travels there, we parked on Linn Street, and this was very close to the lower entrance of the waterfall. As you walk up to the main lower fall, you will cross a littleContinue reading “Cascadilla Gorge Trail”

Ithaca Farmers Market

When we were visiting Ithaca New York, we knew that we had to find a spot that provided healthy fresh foods to keep our energy up so we could fully enjoy our travels in between all of our hiking adventures. Luckily, we did find that at the Ithaca Farmers Market. The address of this locationContinue reading “Ithaca Farmers Market”

Cabin View Alpacas Trumansburg New York

In our travels around the Ithaca New York region, we knew that we had to stop at the adorable Cabin View Alpaca Farm! This farm is located about 24 minutes from Ithaca at 9435 Congress Street Ext in Trumansburg NY, on the west side of the Cayuga Lake. I have always been obsessed with alpacas,Continue reading “Cabin View Alpacas Trumansburg New York”

Taughannock Falls State Park

One of the most interesting and truly magnificent waterfalls that we had the opportunity to see while visiting New York was the Taughannock Falls. We stayed in Ithaca, and it took us a little less then 20 minutes to get there (about a 10 mile drive) and the location is slightly northwest of the city.Continue reading “Taughannock Falls State Park”

Why You Should Visit The Cayuga Nature Center In Ithaca New York

The Cayuga Nature Center, which is located in Ithaca New York, is truly such an amazing spot to visit. It leads you into an immersive nature hiking experience with so much to discover on every turn. My husband and I were amazed that at this location they have a six-story treehouse, a waterfall, a historicContinue reading “Why You Should Visit The Cayuga Nature Center In Ithaca New York”

Why You Should Visit The Lively Run Goat Dairy In Interlaken New York

  The Finger Lake region of New York is not only known for their delightful nature areas but for their gorgeous farms as well, and in particular the dairy farms. With this in mind, we decided on our trip in Ithaca to make a stop at the Lively Run Goat Dairy Farm and Creamery. IfContinue reading “Why You Should Visit The Lively Run Goat Dairy In Interlaken New York”

A Day Trip To The Elmwood Park Zoo

  One of our favorite local zoos in the Philadelphia area is the Elmwood Park Zoo. It is a very walkable and approachable spot, and many of the paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible. As a side note that there are slopes and hills in the park and paths, so just be aware of thatContinue reading “A Day Trip To The Elmwood Park Zoo”

Sheep Shearing Day At Fox Chase Farm

  For the last several years, I have had a slight obsession with sheep. After seeing them meander around the roads in Iceland, and watching their athletic ability when climbing mountains, I have been in awe at their strength and sweetness. After a winter stuck inside (not just with the weather but with a severeContinue reading “Sheep Shearing Day At Fox Chase Farm”

Shofuso Japanese House And Garden

Spring is a magical time in Pennsylvania. It feels like nature is starting to wake up, warmer weather bring us into her embrace, and the branches of the trees dance with blossoms and sparks of green. In the Northeast, we typically have pretty long winters (even in the spring, we can fluctuate with colder days.)Continue reading “Shofuso Japanese House And Garden”

Overcoming An Ankle Injury

(In this post, I talk about medical terms, ideas, and treatments. I am not a doctor, and this is not medical advice. If you have medical questions, please contact your own physician. This is just my story and things that have helped me in my journey.) Last Autumn, I was really excited. I mean reallyContinue reading “Overcoming An Ankle Injury”

Why You Should Visit The Fall Creek Suspension Bridge In Ithaca New York

The Fall Creek Suspension Bridge, which is located in Ithaca New York, is a must visit if you are traveling to or live in this beautiful and picturesque area. It is situated right by Fall Creek Drive (the address is 310 Fall Creek Drive, Ithaca NY, 14850), and it is also within the range ofContinue reading “Why You Should Visit The Fall Creek Suspension Bridge In Ithaca New York”

Ithaca Falls Natural Area

On our second day in Ithaca New York, as the light of the day awakened us, we noticed that rain was starting to mist from the sky. Luckily, we had all packed extra light jackets and sturdy shoes in case if for some reason we did manage to hit arduous weather conditions. After we hadContinue reading “Ithaca Falls Natural Area”

How Writing Can Inspire You

Sometimes I think, maybe I am a bit vintage in my thoughts dreaming in a world of writing, hoping in some way that the words stand the test of time. My earliest memories of reading and writing were quite early, and I often found sanctuary and peace with a journal writing about nature, life, andContinue reading “How Writing Can Inspire You”

The Sagan Planet Walk Ithaca New York

Our first day in Ithaca New York was very bustling and we were all very excited to take in the views of this amazing place. After visiting several waterfalls and exploring nature for a bit, we decided to pop over to the city. The buildings in the city exuded an elegance and even though nightContinue reading “The Sagan Planet Walk Ithaca New York”

Northeast Allie Restaurant Review-Ithaca Beer Co.

  Our first day in Ithaca, it was pretty exciting as we actually made it to see two amazing waterfalls and parks. After a long day of hiking and checking out the area, we found a really nice relaxing spot to visit, and that was the Ithaca Beer Co. Even before we visited this uniqueContinue reading “Northeast Allie Restaurant Review-Ithaca Beer Co.”

The Robert H. Treman State Park

  The first day that we arrived in Ithaca we tried to see as many waterfalls as possible. We were in luck when we found the Robert H. Treman State Park. To give you a little history on this area, Mr. Treman initially purchased this land area in 1915, which surrounded the Enfield Falls. ThisContinue reading “The Robert H. Treman State Park”

Buttermilk Falls Ithaca New York

  I had first heard about Ithaca New York about ten years ago, when a co-worker of mine at the time spoke very fondly of it. She had gone to school up at Ithaca College, and mentioned that the region was breathtakingly beautiful with no other area specifically like it on the East Coast. HerContinue reading “Buttermilk Falls Ithaca New York”