Let’s go off-the-beaten-path
Alan and I like nothing better than to travel to a little-known destination. It feels like we’re making a discovery that no one else knows about. Of course, you’re off-the-beaten-path travel ideas might be totally different from ours. What do you think of our suggestions?
Off-the-Beaten-Path on Elk Meadows Road
Mysterious dirt road? Check. Off the beaten path potential? Check. Road trip calling for Montana Adventure? Check and double check. Click on: Going Off-the-Beaten-Path on Elk Meadows Road to read more about our experience.
Watching for Bears at Fish Creek
Salmon spawning season in Hyder, Alaska is from July to early September. This is prime time for watching bears stalk their daily meal from the platform above Fish Creek. Click on: Watching for Bears at Fish Creek to read more about our experience.
Off-the-Beaten-Path in Ouray, Colorado
Situated at 7,700 ft in the San Juan Mountains, Ouray is a former mining town and makes for a quaint counterpart to upscale Telluride—a skip and a jump over the mountains to the west. Click on Off-the-Beaten-Path in Ouray, Colorado to read more about our experience.
Southern Italy Road Trip
Our trip through Italy’s heel was a beautiful hodgepodge of historic villages, rustic coastlines and even a helicopter ride to a beautiful island, of course mixed in with quite a few marvelous old-world Italian meals along the way. Click on Southern Italy Road Trip to read more about our experience.
Orta San Giulio: Northern Italy at Its Best
Cobblestone streets, a 1580′s era town hall with a frescoed facade, outdoor cafes on a plaza bordering a mountain lake, a fairy tale looking island in the middle of that lake—atmosphere, atmosphere, atmosphere. Click on Orta San Giulio: Northern Italy at Its Best to read more about our experience.
Behind the Walls in Lucca
Although not as well known as Rome or Florence, it’s worth your time to go exploring behind Lucca’s walls. Read about our experience by clicking on Behind the Walls in Lucca.
Take a Walking Tour in Schwerin
Discover a walkable German city with cobblestone streets, historic half-timbered buildings and a castle that sits in the middle of a lake on a charming walking tour. To read about our experience, click on Take a Walking Tour in Schwerin.
Celebrate Spring with Florida’s Butterflies
Are you planning a spring trip to Florida? Don’t spend all of your time at the beach. Be sure to visit the butterflies. To read about our experience, click on Celebrate Spring with Florida’s Butterflies.
Old is New Again at Mosswood Farm Store
Live the way grandma did by shopping at Mosswood Farm Store in Micanopy, Florida. It’s a fun off-the-beaten-path look at the past. Click this link to read more about our experience: Old is New Again at Mosswood Farm Store.
Montana Off the Beaten Path
Living in Montana offers an endless amount of travel opportunities, especially for those that love road trips and off-the-beaten-path adventure! To read more, click on: Montana Off the Beaten Path.
Visit Dead Horse Point State Park
When you travel to Canyonlands and Arches National Park near Moab, Utah, save time for the short drive to Dead Horse Point State Park. To read about our experience, click on Visit Dead Horse Point State Park
Hiking to a green sand beach in Hawaii
If you’re looking for off-the-beaten-path adventure on Hawaii’s Big Island, this hike should be on your list. To read about our experience, click on Hiking to a green sand beach in Hawaii
Living Green at Valley of the Gods
Would you like to stay in an off-the-beaten-path bed and breakfast in southern Utah? And did we mention the scenic location? To read our first-hand report, click on Living Green at Valley of the Gods.
Road to Halawa Valley
This scenic drive on Moloka’i rivals any drive you’ll experience in Hawaii. To read our first-hand report, click on Road to Halawa Valley
Touring Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
For visitors to Hawaii’s Big Island who’ve been there and done that, take a walk in Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden. To read more, click on Touring Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden.
Exploring in Yankee Boy Basin
This four-wheel-drive trail in Yankee Boy Basin near Ouray, Colorado, offers scenic views mixed with off-the-beaten-path adventure. Click on Exploring in Yankee Boy Basin to read more about our experience.
Four-wheel Adventure in California Gulch
On a mid-summer four-wheeling adventure in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, we discovered wildflowers and more. To learn more, click on Four-wheel Adventure in California Gulch.
Escape to Romantic Cameo Heights Mansion
You’ll need to travel to southeastern Washington to discover romance off-the-beaten-path. Read about our experience by clicking on Escape to Romantic Cameo Heights Mansion.
Drive Yellowpoint Road in Nanaimo
After exploring the city of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, foodies will enjoy going off-the-beaten-path on Yellowpoint Road to area farms as well as walking on the beach at Blue Heron Park. To read about our experience, click on Drive Yellowpoint Road in Nanaimo.
Walking With History in Matera, Italy
Exploring Matera was a pleasant surprise considering it’s not one of the top tourist destinations in Italy. However, its fascinating history and charm really make this small village worth a visit. Click on: Walking With History in Matera, Italy to read more about our experience.
Fighting a Fear of Heights at Natural Bridges National Monument
Located on the Colorado Plateau in southeastern Utah, Natural Bridges is certainly way off-the-beaten-path. Click on Fighting a Fear of Heights at Natural Bridges National Monument to read more about our experience.