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5 Day Colorado Summer Vacation

We packed a lot of adventure into our 5 night Colorado summer vacation.  The flight arrived in Denver around 10:30. We rented a vehicle, grabbed a bite to eat, and headed west on I-70 toward our home base of Montrose. The 5.5-hour drive to Montrose was just part of the fun. Interstate 70 in Colorado… Continue reading 5 Day Colorado Summer Vacation

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A Week on Orcas Island

Orcas Island in Washington State is one of the San Juan Islands. This scenic island located northwest of Seattle is only 57 square miles. After seeing the San Juan Islands on TV several years ago, I added it to my bucket list. After researching the different islands, I decided Orcas was the best fit for… Continue reading A Week on Orcas Island

Seattle Skyline Behind The Sound
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Seattle Trip (1.5 Days)

Our Seattle trip was only 1.5 days, but we were able to pack a lot in a short time. We arrived in the Emerald City by ferry after spending a week on Orcas Island. Then, we checked into our hotel, the Seattle Kimpton Monaco. We'd reserved a tour at 3:30, Beneath the Streets Underground History… Continue reading Seattle Trip (1.5 Days)

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Kephart Prong Trail – Great Smoky Mountain

Great Smoky Mountain National Park is America's most visited national park. With 150 official trails, this national park is a hiker's paradise. While Kephart Prong Trail may not be the park's most popular trail, it is a lovely place to explore and experience a bit of park history. Access to Kephart Prong Trail is located… Continue reading Kephart Prong Trail – Great Smoky Mountain