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Central California… A Welcomed Escape!

Central California… A Welcomed Escape!

I was born and raised in Central Illinois, surrounded by corn fields outside our “city” of Bloomington/Normal. Vacationing always seemed to take us east or south of Illinois, never west.  In 2017, we moved to Mesa, AZ and are having fun exploring the west coast now! In late April, my husband and I flew to […] Read more…

Visiting the Grand Canyon

Visiting the Grand Canyon National Park

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park The Grand Canyon, if it’s not on your bucket list for travel within the USA, it should be. I recently returned from a visit to Sedona, AZ, with a day trip to the Grand Canyon.  Some information on the Grand Canyon – Located in Arizona, Grand Canyon […] Read more…

The Gateway of Denali: Talkeetna, Alaska!

Welcome to the Gateway of Denali… Talkeetna, Alaska! This was one of my most favorite stops while traveling through Alaska! The quaint and quirky town has so much charm. This might be my secret crush town in Alaska. The town of Talkeetna lies near the southern border of Denali National Park & Preserve and is […] Read more…