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Solo in Fossil Butte National Monument in Southwest Wyoming
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Solo in Fossil Butte National Monument in Southwest Wyoming

Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks get droves of tourist, but Fossil Butte National Monument in southwest Wyoming, not so much.  I had seen the national monument signs multiple times driving Interstate-80.  For some reason, I decided a frigid winter morning was the perfect time to detour on a road trip from Heber City, Utah … Continue reading

Canyon of the Eagles – Best Nature-Based Resort in Texas
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Canyon of the Eagles – Best Nature-Based Resort in Texas

Canyon of the Eagles is considered the best nature-based resort in Texas.  Their slogan is “Where the road ends, the adventure begins.”  It truly is as Ranch Road 2341 dead ends into the nature preserve.  The full-service nature resort is nestled in the beauty, serenity, and tranquility of a 940-acre nature preserve on the northeast … Continue reading

5 Lesser Known National Park Gems and Tips to Avoiding Crowds
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5 Lesser Known National Park Gems and Tips to Avoiding Crowds

If you’re already planning for spring, summer and fall travel, getting in the outdoors might be high on your list.  Popular national parks like Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone and Grand Canyon can be packed in summer, especially in July and August.  There are 423 national park sites, including the 63 national parks.  Here are some tips … Continue reading

Exploring Fantasy Canyon near Vernal, Utah
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Exploring Fantasy Canyon near Vernal, Utah

Fantasy Canyon near Vernal is unlike anywhere else I’ve visited in Utah. It’s filled with faces, animals and images created over time in the weathered sandstone rising out of the clay beds. The landscape looks like something straight out of a sci-fi movie. This is a place to let your imagination run wild as you … Continue reading

Small Texas Towns to Put on Your Road Trip List
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Small Texas Towns to Put on Your Road Trip List

I love to road trip to small Texas towns. Each is unique, just like the variety of topography in the Lone Star State. From the coast to West Texas, these are four of my favorite small Texas towns that should be on your travel radar. They are Port Aransas, Burnet, Concan and Fort Davis. Port … Continue reading