Lake Powell Houseboat Adventure
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Lake Powell Houseboat Adventure: 10 Lessons Learned

*This post contains an affiliate link to a product I used. Lake Powell is a massive reservoir on the Utah/Arizona border.  There aren't many roads in this sparsely populated desert region, so this man-made lake makes the perfect highway to explore canyon country! There is no better way to experience the surreal beauty of Glen… Continue reading Lake Powell Houseboat Adventure: 10 Lessons Learned

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Upper Antelope Canyon or Lower Antelope Canyon?

Upper and Lower Antelope Canyons are part of the same canyon system.  Since Antelope Canyon is located on Navajo Tribal Lands, you must have a Navajo guide to tour either portion.  The entrances are basically right across the street from each other. Lower Antelope Canyon is on the north side of highway 222 and Upper… Continue reading Upper Antelope Canyon or Lower Antelope Canyon?

Upper Antelope Slot Canyon
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You CAN Tour Antelope Canyon!

Antelope Canyon is located near Page, Arizona and Lake Powell in the north central portion of the state.  This iconic canyon is a photographers dream with ribbons of sandstone curving in many directions and light streaming in magically from above.  I’d seen many eye-catching photos of this amazing canyon and knew I’d LOVE to see… Continue reading You CAN Tour Antelope Canyon!

Horseshoe Bend in Arizona
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Horseshoe Bend in Arizona: 5 Things to Know BEFORE You Go

Horseshoe Bend is located near Page, Arizona and is about 3 miles south of town on Hwy 89. This magnificent bend in the Colorado River sits below Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell. It is truly a sight to behold! We visited this area during a spring break vacation to Lake Powell and Page. While… Continue reading Horseshoe Bend in Arizona: 5 Things to Know BEFORE You Go

A Montana Stream
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7 Secrets to Stretch Your Vacation Budget Without Sacrificing Fun!

For most of us, considering the budget is just part of going on vacation.  And while it would be nice to travel and not think about the costs, that isn't the reality for most of us.  I hold out hope that maybe someday... As we all wait patiently for our ship to come in, consider… Continue reading 7 Secrets to Stretch Your Vacation Budget Without Sacrificing Fun!

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5 Unique Spring Break Trip Ideas

Looking for somewhere different to go on spring break?  Consider someplace other than your typical beach or ski trip.  Don't get me wrong, I LOVE both the beach and the mountains.  But, sometimes it is fun to experience something new.  Here are 5 ideas that are a bit outside the box but won't break the bank.… Continue reading 5 Unique Spring Break Trip Ideas

Mesa Verde National Park
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4 Corners: 4 Different Experiences

If you want to have a variety of experiences on your next vacation, head to Four Corners area. The Four Corners, as it is often called, is the only spot where you can stand in 4 states (Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico) at the same time. In my book, that's pretty cool! After standing in… Continue reading 4 Corners: 4 Different Experiences

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The Glen Canyon Dam Tour

I love a good tour! What is even better than a regular tour? Why, a dam tour of course! I absolutely loved the Hoover Dam tour.  So, I was not going to miss the less famous but no less amazing Glen Canyon Dam tour in Page, AZ. Part of the Colorado River Storage Project, Glen… Continue reading The Glen Canyon Dam Tour