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

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

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Toadstools: Southern Utah Trail

Toadstools Trail in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is remarkable and doesn't quite get the attention it deserves.  The rock formations on the trail are astonishing and provide lots of eye candy for the nature lover or photographer.  For a trail so accessible and family-friendly, I'm surprised it isn't more crowded.  It's likely due to its location.… Continue reading Toadstools: Southern Utah Trail

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Be Authentic. Be Personal.

Attracting More Guests to Your Vacation Rental This is me. Heather. When I’m relaxing, I love to wear crew socks. (Very stylish, I know!) I must have water, tea, or coffee with me at all times. (Tea is my favorite.) And, I wore a life jacket on a house boat.  (I’m a rule follower.)  Why… Continue reading Be Authentic. Be Personal.

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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