Travel Writer and Social Media Specialist

Ali Patton

Exploring the U.S. Coast to Coast

Best known as the creative force behind the popular Double Z Farm on Facebook, TikTok and Instagram, Ali also lends her hand to travel writing. She regularly joins with her mom in adventures across the U.S. and shares her experiences here on Seconds to Go. Ali also dedicates her talents to the Seconds to Go and Kathleen Hesketh Mickey World Travel social media accounts, where she shares Disney World news, travel tips and unique experiences.

Who Is...

Ali Patton?

Travel Writer . Social Influencer . Adventurer

Fun Facts

Loves to explore new places

More than 12 visits to

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Owns a farm

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inside Boyd cave, part of the Bend lava caves
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Unveiling the Mysteries of Lava Caves in Bend, Oregon: A Journey into Earth’s Underground Marvels

By Ali Patton | March 7, 2024

Looking for something to do on a hot day? Love the feeling of being some place dark and almost eerie? The lava caves of Bend, Oregon are just right for you! Our Delayed Journey to the Lava Caves in Bend It seems no matter how much we plan, things never follow our inclinations. And our … Read more

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Turning Every Day Life Into Fantasy: Disney World Magic Kingdom Park

By Ali Patton | December 1, 2022

Disney World’s Magic Kingdom park is consistently rated the number one theme park in the U.S. Long considered a right of passage in family travel, Disney’s premier Florida park has also grown a cult-like adult following in recent years. One survey revealed that adults without children make up the largest number of guests visiting the … Read more

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rows of different colored tulips at wooden shoe tulip festival
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Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival – Not Your Typical Tulip Patch

By Ali Patton | February 4, 2022

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is not your grandmother’s tulip patch! This Oregon tulip festival boasts 40 acres of rainbow tulips set against an astounding background of snow-peaked Mount Hood. Beautiful doesn’t even begin to explain the sights here. If you are looking for visiting Oregon in the spring, or live here and are seeking … Read more

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Finding the Treacherous Route to Yaquina Falls

By Ali Patton | December 15, 2021

Down a sloping, winding, and seemingly abandoned logging road, a small trail appears covered in ferns. Down this “trail,” the adventure to Yaquina Falls really begins. The Pre-Adventure to Yaquina Falls The path to Yaquina Falls was not what I expected it to be, from start to finish. My first time visiting the falls was … Read more

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Lighthouse on the New England Coast
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Fun Things to Do in New England: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes

By Ali Patton | August 25, 2021

With all the fun things to do in New England, it can be almost impossible to narrow down the options. This can make planning a New England trip feel daunting. New England is located in the Northeast of the United States and is comprised of Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. New … Read more

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Walking towards the Nautilus at the Submarine Force Museum
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Submerged at Submarine Force Museum in Connecticut

By Ali Patton | February 26, 2020

The Submarine Force Museum in Groton CT is home to all things submarine, including working periscopes and the USS Nautilus. The Nautilus is submerged in water outside the museum and is open for tours. The Story of the USS Nautilus In 1951, Congress authorized the construction of the Nautilus submarine. “Underway on nuclear power” are … Read more

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