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Hiking on the Kottenai Creek Trail in Montana

Ten Montana summer road trips without the crowds

Hiking on the Kottenai Creek Trail in Montana

Visit Montana is sponsoring this look at Montana summer road trips that take you off-the-beaten-path. Are you thinking about a summer trip to Montana? It’s the perfect season to experience the vastness of Big Sky Country. From the western mountains to the eastern plains, summer fun stretches across Montana in an endless series of outdoor […]

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Eilean Doane Castle

Conquering Castles and Countryside on a Scotland Road Trip

Eilean Doane Castle

Updated 05.02.2020:  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 road trip, passing through some of the country’s most majestic castles and jaw-droppingly beautiful countryside. The Ultimate Guide to a Scotland road trip for castle viewing […]

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Bluff Baloon Festival

5 Tips for a Happy Road Trip

Bluff Baloon Festival

Updated 05.09.2020: What is it about the boomer years that inspire a road trip? Every time I turn around, Alan’s at the kitchen table with a Benchmark Atlas spread out before him.  With no work obligations—if you don’t count My Itchy Travel Feet—we’re free to explore the scenic roads and byways of the U.S. to […]

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Ptarmigan Cirque

Active Fall Travel in the Canadian Rockies

Ptarmigan Cirque

Updated 09.01.2019: If you’re looking to spend some time in the beautiful outdoors this fall, why not head up north to the Canadian Rockies? This majestic mountain range is full of active travel opportunities like hiking, biking, boating, etc. There’s so much to do, in fact, that pinpointing a destination among the many incredible options can […]

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Photographing fall colors on a road trip

10 Things to Bring With You on a Fall Leaf Peeping Trip

Photographing fall colors on a road trip

  Fall road trip gear for your next leaf peeping trip Updated 09.01.2019: Leaf peeping has become a competitive sport of sorts for serious nature lovers. Although many prefer to keep it simple with just a camera and a water bottle, the true key to quality peeping is being peeper-prepared. To help you enjoy the […]

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Kala Ukulele

Off the Wine Path in Sonoma

Kala Ukulele

Sonoma has long been a popular destination for the passionate oenophiles of the world. However, obviously well known for its picturesque wineries, Sonoma has quite a few other places to visit. Today’s guest contributor, Kris Bordessa, grew up in Sonoma County and is here to tell us to put down the wine glass for a […]

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Cassiar Highway in northern British Columbia

Driving the Cassiar Highway on an Alaska Highway Road Trip

Cassiar Highway in northern British Columbia

Updated 05.01.2019: Are you a baby boomer who likes traveling off-the-beaten-path? If you’re planning an Alaska Highway road trip, don’t miss driving the Cassiar Highway—also know as Highway 37 BC—for isolation, scenery and an in-the-middle-of-nowhere vibe. The 450 miles of rugged beauty journeys through northern British Columbia from the Skeena River Bridge on the Yellowhead […]

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