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

Redwood National Park Stout Grove
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Redwoods Must-See

The Redwoods are a bit unusual in that the park is actually a combination of both state and federal lands which are managed jointly. When I first started planning our trip to the Redwoods, I found this structure along with the layout of these areas to be a little confusing. If it is your first… Continue reading Redwoods Must-See

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

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3 Tips for An Awesome Trip to the Redwoods

The Redwood National and State Parks are home to some of the oldest and largest living things on the planet.  These giant trees can grow to heights of over 350 feet!  And, talk about old, there are trees here that were likely alive during the the time of the Roman Empire! The Redwoods are a great vacation… Continue reading 3 Tips for An Awesome Trip to the Redwoods