Visit Arches National Park In Moab Utah – Retirement Travel Article

Visit Arches National Park In Moab Utah Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 A Day Trip To Visit Arches National Park On our tour of the Utah National Parks, we used Moab as a base for a few days. From here we did our first day trip to visit Arches National Park. We visited the park looking for arches. But we found so much more. We only did a drive through the park. But along the way we found many trailheads…

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Drive To Park City Utah For Fall Colours – Retirement Travel Article

Drive To Park City Utah For Fall Colours Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 So Glad To Catch The Fall Colour In Park City Utah We caught the first glimpse of fall colours in Utah when we did a drive around the Mt Nebo Scenic Loop. When we did a day trip from Salt Lake City with our local friends, we enjoyed the areas around Park City Utah for fall colours. Our friends shared some of their favourite spots with us…

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Autumn Drive Around Mt Nebo Scenic Loop Utah – Retirement Travel Article

Autumn Drive Around Mt Nebo Scenic Loop Utah Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 The Perfect Day For An Autumn Drive Around Mt Nebo Scenic Loop We were in Utah and Arizona for the fall. On our visit to Utah, we planned to tour the big 5 National Parks. But before we got there, we had some wonderful surprises at other state parks in Utah. On a perfect fall day, we did the most delightful drive around Mt Nebo Scenic Loop.…

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A Winter Visit to Death Valley National Park – Retirement Travel Article

A Winter Visit to Death Valley National Park When you talk about Death Valley, what you’re really talking about is the Badwater Basin, where water collects before evaporating and leaving nothing but salt behind.The thought of visiting Death Valley National Park in the summer has never appealed to me. Death Valley, in addition to being the largest National Park in the lower 48 states, is also the lowest, driest, and hottest. In the Valley itself, also known as Badwater Basin,…

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A Day Trip to Channel Islands National Park – Retirement Travel Article

A Day Trip to Channel Islands National Park Kris on the trail at Santa Cruz, one of the Channel Islands.Channel Islands National Park is truly one of the joys of the US National Park system, because even though it’s located off densely populated Southern California, it’s a bit difficult to get to. Which is to say, you can’t drive there. And to most Southern Californians, if you can’t drive there, it doesn’t really exist. So, a park that doesn’t really…

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The National Parks of the United States by State – Retirement Travel Article

The National Parks of the United States by State Olympic National Park in Washington state is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.This is a list of United States National Parks by state (including two parks outside of the 50 states.) We’ve linked our stories to the parks we have visited. There are 61 U.S. National Parks, including two in American Samoa and the United States Virgin Islands. The United States National Parks have been called America’s Best Idea. Ken Burns…

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Why you should not go to Yala National Park & Alternatives – Trip to Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Why you should not go to Yala National Park & Alternatives – Trip to Sri Lanka Leopard at Wilpattu NP – Photo by Base Camp Wilpattu Many travel itineraries by Private tour operators focus on a limited number of wild-life sites in Sri Lanka, which has tremendously increased the pressure on these sites Why you should not go to Yala National Park Jam packed with vehicles and tourists at Yala NP The number of visitors to Yala National Park has…

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Visiting the Big Bend Area of Texas – Retirement Travel Article

Visiting the Big Bend Area of Texas Our first view of Big Bend National Park. Who knew there were high mountains here?We didn’t really know what to expect from the Big Bend National Park area of south Texas. Honestly, all of Texas is sort of an enigma to us. We’ve visited Austin a few times. And I used to go to Dallas on business occasionally, but that’s about the extent of it. I never got out of the cities, really.…

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