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5 Awesome Easy National Park Hikes

The Yellowstone National Park Act was signed into law on March 1, 1872 by Ulysses S. Grant. This act created the world's first national park, Yellowstone. Since that time, the number of national parks in the United States has grown to 61. Each of these federally protected areas offers something memorable. In most parks, you'll… Continue reading 5 Awesome Easy National Park Hikes

Running Eagle Falls
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Awesome Easy Glacier Hike: Running Eagle Falls

Glacier National Park is located in northern Montana adjacent to the Canadian border. It covers roughly 1 million acres. So, there are loads of amazing hikes! One of those is the Running Eagle Falls trail. Running Eagle Falls is an awesome and easy hike in this mountainous national park. Running Eagle Falls in an out… Continue reading Awesome Easy Glacier Hike: Running Eagle Falls

National Parks
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8 Must-See Sights in 8 Must-See National Parks

This year for National Park Week, I picked a different park each day and highlighted a must-see sight in that park. It's been a lot of fun reflecting on the uniqueness of so many national parks across the USA. I feel so blessed to have had the opportunity to travel to these special places! And,… Continue reading 8 Must-See Sights in 8 Must-See National Parks

Glacier National Park Must-See Swiftcurrent Lake
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Glacier National Park Must-See

Glacier National Park is a spectacular combination of scenic vistas, alpine lakes, and mountain wildlife.  It is hard to choose just one Glacier National Park must-see sight. The obvious choice is the Going to the Sun Road. However, I'm going to just assume that one is a given. My selection for a Glacier National Park… Continue reading Glacier National Park Must-See

Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park Must-See

You might think that my must-see sight in Yellowstone National Park would be something like Old Faithful or Grand Prismatic. Nope. Now, don't get me wrong, you should see those iconic places. However, my Yellowstone National Park must-see sight is Mammoth Hot Springs. You might find Mammoth Hot Springs to be an unusual choice. Allow… Continue reading Yellowstone National Park Must-See

Going to the Sun Road in Glacier National Park
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Tip & Tee: Glacier National Park

When it comes to shopping on a trip, I am a total tourist! My favorite souvenirs are travel tee shirts! Over the years, I've amassed quite a collection. In Tip & Tee, I share some of my treasures and a Trip Tip for that destination! I could not pass up this trip tee at the… Continue reading Tip & Tee: Glacier National Park

Northern California Coast near Redwood National and State Parks
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7 Budget Friendly Summer Vacation Ideas

Trying to decide where to go on summer vacation but worried about the budget? Don't stress! It is possible to have an awesome family trip without breaking the bank! To find that destination that fits your family's budget, consider summer vacation ideas that are a little different.  By this I mean avoid the headliner destinations… Continue reading 7 Budget Friendly Summer Vacation Ideas

Big Sky, Montana
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5 Awesome Summer Experiences in Big Sky, Montana

As you might have guessed from my logo, I'm a fan of the mountains!  So, it is no surprise that I love Big Sky, Montana!  Big Sky, Montana may be best known for skiing in the winter, but it is an awesome place to vacation in the summer! Here are 5 incredible summer adventures that… Continue reading 5 Awesome Summer Experiences in Big Sky, Montana

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!