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The rolling hills in Champagne Country

Road Tripping through Champagne Country

The rolling hills in Champagne Country

Did someone say road trip? A Champagne Country road trip is a must-do for the serious champagne enthusiast. And combining a glass of bubbly with a drive through the scenic French countryside, well what could be better? Some of the links in this article are referral links and are included for your convenience. However My […]

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Orkney Island

Day Trip to the Orkney Islands

Orkney Island

One of our favorite guest contributors, Debi Lander from ByLanderSea, has been regaling us with quite a few stories of her recent adventures exploring Scotland. Today, she’s back to take us way off-the-beaten-path on a day trip to the Orkney Islands. Slow travel allows for unplanned adventures and that is what Judy, my travel buddy […]

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Wild Pacific Trail

Walking the Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet, B.C.

Wild Pacific Trail

On a Vancouver Island road trip, walking the Wild Pacific Trail offers visitors to Ucluelet, the opportunity to get out of the car for an exercise break. But don’t move so fast that you fail to appreciate the dramatic ocean views and serene forest setting. This moderately easy walk is a must-do when travelers visit […]

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Nay Aug Park

Road Tripping through the Delaware Valley

Nay Aug Park

If road tripping through the Delaware Valley isn’t on your summer travel plans, it definitely should be. Today, Cheryl Rodewig is here to tell us all about the beautiful things you can find while exploring this vibrant part of the country. The Delaware Valley is a patchwork of storybook Americana: gardens, bucolic pastures, iconic cities. […]

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Eilean Doane Castle

Conquering Castles and Countryside on a Scotland Roadtrip

Eilean Doane Castle

Nothing says old world European adventure like castle hopping through Scotland. Today’s guest contributor, Debi Lander from ByLanderSea, is here to take us on a fabulous Scotland roadtrip, passing through some of the country’s most majestic castles and jaw-droppingly beautiful countryside. The swirl of tartan, mournful bagpipes and castle ruins called me to Scotland. On […]

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Getting ready for an Oregon road trip

Here We go Again on an Oregon Road Trip

Getting ready for an Oregon road trip

By May, are your boomer travel feet itching for a road trip? Ours are! Alan’s had the maps out designing a late spring Oregon road trip that will take us from Crater Lake National Park to off-the-beaten-path destinations in eastern Oregon. And he’s arranged outstanding accommodations along the way. I love a man who’s a travel […]

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Bluff Baloon Festival

5 Tips for a Happy Road Trip

Bluff Baloon Festival

What is it about spring that inspires a road trip? Every time I turn around, Alan’s at the kitchen table with a Benchmark Atlas spread out before him. Maybe it’s the improving weather now that winter’s loosened her icy grip. Or perhaps it’s the feeling of possibilities that come with the earth’s rebirth. Whatever the […]

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Drive Highway 12 Scenic Byway on a fun road trip in southern Utah.

Finding Adventure on Utah’s Highway 12 Scenic Byway

Drive Highway 12 Scenic Byway on a fun road trip in southern Utah.

It’s no secret here at My Itchy Travel Feet that Alan loves road trips. When we decided to drive Highway 12 Scenic Byway on a late spring road trip through southern Utah, he walked around the house for days with a big grin on his face. But this last-minute trip, while beautiful, proved to be […]

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Let Coloring the West inspire your southwestern road trips.

Southwestern Road Trips Inspired by a Coloring Book

Let Coloring the West inspire your southwestern road trips.

Can your Southwestern road trips be inspired by a coloring book? The answer is yes if it’s Coloring the West, An Adult Coloring Book for Travelers. Today, I’m sharing some of my favorite completed pages from the book, paired with road trip suggestions on how you can travel in my footsteps! Page, Arizona On a road […]

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