Travel  Writer and Planning Specialist

Kathleen Hesketh

Exploring the U.S. Coast to Coast

Kathleen has been a B2B business writer of marketing content for over a decade. In 2016, she joined forces with her daughters to create Seconds to Go, a travel blog dedicated to U.S. travel. Here, she shares her experiences adventuring across the U.S. as well as her knowledge and enthusiasm for Disney travel. In 2019, she began offering travel planning services through Mickey World Travel, hoping to help others to get out and explore.

Who Is...

Kathleen Hesketh?

Travel Writer . Travel Planner . Mom Times 4

Fun Facts

Loves to explore new places

More than 12 visits to

Disney World

Dog Mom ( and Grandma? )

Equine enthusiast

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Some of My Amazing Explorations

Horsetail falls Oregon from viewpoint
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Horsetail Falls Oregon to Ponytail Falls, Mother and Daughter on the Trail

By Kathleen Hesketh | April 25, 2024

A recent trip to the Columbia River Gorge had us—as it does many—chasing waterfalls, most notably Horsetail Falls Oregon and the nearby Ponytail Falls, also known as Upper Horsetail Falls. This duo of plunging cascades offers everything for travelers of all abilities, from the view-it-from-the-roadside sort to the more avid hiker. If you haven’t traveled … Read more

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Lighthouse on rocky New England coast
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Visiting New England: Travel Doesn’t Get Much Better

By Kathleen Hesketh | March 23, 2024

New England travel bloggers are a rare breed. We don’t jet of to exotic locations and rhapsodize about far-off places. Instead, we write about a little-known piece of the U.S. that most people don’t really understand. New England States List What state is New England in? It’s one of the most popular Google searches about … Read more

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Blue star on the old faithful trail
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Epic Things to Do in Yellowstone During a Weekend Trip – Complete Guide

By Kathleen Hesketh | March 11, 2023

If you’re wondering how to visit Yellowstone in a weekend, here is our Yellowstone 3-day itinerary. We’ve made this trip more than once, so we’ve gotten it down to a bit of a science. When to Go to Yellowstone if You Only Have a Weekend to Visit Our most recent trip took place on what … Read more

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Valley of the Giants feature
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Valley of the Giants: Oregon’s Tallest Hidden Secret

By Kathleen Hesketh | February 26, 2023

When it comes to visiting the Pacific Northwest, adventurers have a lot of choices, but none are as humbling as the Valley of the Giants Oregon trail near the now defunct town of Siletz. Accessing this special, sacred old growth grove requires an intrepid spirit, perseverance, and if traveling on a weekday, possibly a death … Read more

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rock climbers scale a formation on ARizona's Mount Lemmon Highway.
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Backroads and Beyond: Arizona Travel Destinations and Unique Things to Do

By Kathleen Hesketh | March 13, 2022

Seeking a safe haven from the bitter New England cold, we touched down in Phoenix on a late February night. Truth be told, we were looking for more than sunny skies and moderate temperatures. We were searching for the most unique things to do in Arizona. And while we did venture off the beaten path, … Read more

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Visiting Tampa Bay, 5 Amazing Things to Do Near Tampa

By Kathleen Hesketh | February 13, 2022

When visting Tampa, beaches may beckon sun seekers and wave crashers, but there is more to vacationing in the area than sea and surf. In fact, you’ll find a number of amazing things to do near Tampa. For those looking for some more off-the-beaten path adventures, here are 5 nearby attractions you’ll want to consider … Read more

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