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Is The St. Augustine Lighthouse Worth It? {You Bet It Is!}

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Back in the winter of 2019 when my parents came to visit Florida, we spent a couple of days in St. Augustine and one of the things we did was climb the St.…

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The Best Stargazing In Utah’s Dark Sky Parks

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. The International Dark Sky Association has dark sky parks all over the world, but today were looking at all of the ones in Utah, which there are a lot of.  One of the…

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The Best Things To Do In Grand Teton National Park That Aren’t Hiking

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Welcome back to my things to do that aren't hiking series!  This time we're focusing on Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, one of my personal favorites, especially in the winter.  But, for…

Everything You Need To Know About Visiting Bullfrog Marina On Lake Powell

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I think this post is a bit overdue.  I did spend the majority of the last four years in Bullfrog, after all.  So, here we are.  This may not be the most exciting…

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Franconia Sculpture Park: Visit This Awesome Park In The Middle Of Nowhere Minnesota

I love the Franconia Sculpture Park.  I went for the first time in probably 2013 and came back with my parents this fall when I was home.  It was the first (and only) sculpture park I visited and it's just made me want to visit even more of them.  One thing I love about the…

Hike The Falls Trail In Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. One of the things I was most excited to do in New Mexico was to visit Santa Fe and Bandelier National Monument.  The only thing I actually knew about it was the ruins,…

Climb The St. George Island Lighthouse In The Florida Panhandle

When we were first trying to decide where to go in Florida before coming back out to Utah, the plan was St. George Island but then we settled on Cape San Blas and decided to go to the island to see the St. George Island Lighthouse one day.  It was the perfect day trip and…

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Everything You Need To Know To Plan An Outdoorsy Florida Road Trip

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I think it's high time I make a giant ultimate Florida road trip post.  It's going to be just like my Utah road trip one, but for Florida.  This is where you'll find…

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Fakahatchee Boardwalk: The Perfect Easy Hike Near Everglades City

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. We did the Fakahatchee boardwalk, officially known as the Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk, last year, too and really liked it.  This time though, we got to see the CUTEST baby gators ever. Ok,…

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Tigertail Beach, Marco Island: A Shelling Guide

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. It's no secret I love shelling.  Like, I love it so much.  I try and do it everywhere that I can, especially in Florida so when I knew I was going to be…

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Gator Hook Trail: The Perfect Intro Swamp Hike In Big Cypress National Preserve

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. You guys.  I did it.  I walked through knee-deep swamp water and didn't get eaten by anything!  That's right.  I was terrified and got a little panicky, but I did it.  This was…

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Why You Need To Take A Ghost Tour In St. Augustine, Florida

I've always wanted to do a ghost tour, but for some reason just never did.  Until I went to St. Augustine with my parents.  And I don't think there's a better place for a first ghost tour than the oldest city in the US.  Well, maybe the Stanley Hotel, but this is a great second…

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All About The Needles Highway In The Black Hills Of South Dakota

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I love scenic drives.  That's no surprise if you've been here a while, so when we were in South Dakota in October I looked up as many as I could in the Black…