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Sam and Shelly H.
Sam and Shelly have been married for 30 years and love to travel. The couple has traveled all over the United States, Mexico and Canada. They currently call Pennsylvania home and enjoy spending their summers down at the New Jersey Shore and traveling around the country.

The couple owns their own home business with Shelly being a professional ghost writer, travel writer and product reviewer, and with Sam owning his own HVAC and property management business. They are parents and grandparents who are extremely close with their family.

Pennsylvania and Beyond Travel Blog was started in 2008 as a way to introduce other's to the great things you can do around Pennsylvania and the surrounding Mid-Atlantic States. Since 2008, the travel blog has grown to cover the entire United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. They have one of the oldest, most read and trusted travel blogs. The couple was blogging long before travel blogs were even popular!

Some of their favorite past travel destinations include but are not limited to:

* The Grand Canyon in Arizona
* Scottsdale Arizona
* Sacramento California
* Chicago Illionois
* St. Louis Missouri
* Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania
* New York City, New York
* Philadelphia Pennsylvania
* Inner Habor - Baltimore Maryland
* Hershey Pennsylvania
* Lancaster Pennsylvania
* Lititz, Pennsylvania
* Erie Pennsylvania
* Ocean City Maryland
* Ocean City, New Jersey
* Virginia Beach, Virginia
* Niagara Falls, New York and Canada
* Chincoteague Island, Virginia
* Wildwood New Jersey
* Cape May New Jersey
* Stone Harbor New Jersey
* Myrtle Beach South Carolina
* Savannah Georgia
* Cocoa Beach Florida
* Orlando Florida
* Key West Florida
* Gulf Shores Alabama
* Austin Texas

Shelly and Sam are the owners of two additional highly successful blogs:,

Feel free to contact the couple at Ravish30(at)aol(dot)com or via their social media accounts if you have any questions about this blog or to discuss a travel review or advertising with them. They look forward to hearing from you and welcome all travel related pitches.