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From Donna: Last week’s spontaneous road trip to Grey Cliff’s Ranch in Three Forks, Montana, was a wonderful off-the-grid getaway. On the way home, Alan and I avoided the Interstate in favor of the scenic route. Now we’re talking about all sorts of spontaneous scenic drives for this summer. You can get in on the […]

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Handcrafted bracelets from Green Global Travel

Bracelets That Look Good and Give Back

Handcrafted bracelets from Green Global Travel

When I have the opportunity to tell you about unique pieces of jewelry that are perfect for travel—where a portion of the proceeds goes back to conservation projects in developing nations—it’s a win-win for me. And when that opportunity includes supporting the project of ecotourism bloggers I know and respect, even better. Meet Bracelets That Give Back […]

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Oxbow Bend Grand Teton

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Oxbow Bend Grand Teton

From Donna: How often do you take a spontaneous trip? It seems that all the travel that Alan and I do requires months and months of research and planning. But it’s spring and we have itchy travel feet. Plus Alan looked at me yesterday and said, “you really need a break.” So tomorrow morning we […]

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Glacier National Park travel

News for the Week

Glacier National Park travel

From Donna: Alan and I went snowshoeing last Saturday. Can you believe it? Here, check out the photo that I shared on Facebook (be sure to like our page while you’re there.) I know we should be thinking about spring travel, but a warm, sunny day for snowshoeing was more than we could resist. It was our […]

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Hiking advice for the baby boomer

Seven Off-the-Beaten-Path National Parks to Avoid the Crowds

Hiking advice for the baby boomer

You already know our advice for avoiding crowded national park travel: don’t go during tourist season, which usually means summer. But sometimes you can’t avoid prime time. Maybe you’re traveling with the grandkids on a multigenerational summer vacation or, for whatever reason, it’s your time to travel. If you have no other choice except traveling […]

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Glacier National Park

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Glacier National Park

Surely, you must know by now how much we love to explore our National Park system. Alan and Donna have made some incredible memories over the years while exploring the Grand Canyon, Canyonlands, and many more. This year marks the park system’s 100th anniversary and we are going to be celebrating throughout the month of […]

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Canyonlands National Park

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Canyonlands National Park

From Donna: Do you have itchy travel feet for a boomer road trip? Alan and I are in the midst of revising one because of a medical situation with one of our parents. First it’s on…then it’s halfway on…then it’s completely off…sometime there are just too many choices. But if we could travel anywhere in April, Alan […]

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Road trip guide to Spain's Lower Rias

News for the Week

Road trip guide to Spain's Lower Rias

From Donna: The terrorist bombings in Brussels have dominated this week’s news. And I’ve seen plenty of folks in the travel industry encouraging us to travel to Europe anyway. While I’m all for not giving in to terrorism, I also believe that you should travel within your comfort zone. So if you aren’t comfortable traveling […]

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