Wonder and Variety As We Explored The Utah National Parks – Retirement Travel Article

Wonder and Variety As We Explored The Utah National Parks So Much To See When We Explored The Utah National Parks We explored the Utah National Parks on our road trip around Utah and Arizona. And along the way we saw and did so much more! Fall colours greeted us when we started in Salt Lake City. Great outdoor scenery delighted us at the State and National Parks in Utah. Hikes provided a change of pace. But we got a…

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Explore The Columbia River Gorge In Oregon – Retirement Travel Article

Explore The Columbia River Gorge In Oregon We Headed For The Columbia River Gorge In Oregon It was fun to explore the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon. We did not plan enough time when we visited Oregon. But we were glad we got a taste of the beauty along this waterway. Great Water Views In Oregon We travelled along the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) for road trips in California several times. The views were stunning. And this drive was high…

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A Day Hiking In Zion National Park – Retirement Travel Article

A Day Hiking In Zion National Park   We Headed To Zion National Park We had two days in Virgin, Utah and planned to go hiking in Zion National Park from this stop. It was a busy travel day when we first visited to Bryce National Park. And then did the long slow drive to our hotel through the Zion park grounds. We enjoyed a down day to relax before we hit the park. When we visited Canyonlands, Capitol Reef…

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The Hoodoos At Bryce Canyon National Park – Retirement Travel Article

The Hoodoos At Bryce Canyon National Park We Headed For The Hoodoos At Bryce Canyon National Park We found so much more than just hoodoos at Bryce Canyon National Park. When we finished our stay in Moab in Utah, we travelled along Scenic Byway 24 and through Capital Reef National Park. Along the way we got our first view of hoodoos. But it was definitely not the last. When we drove through the Bryce Canyon National Park, we stopped at…

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An Epic New Zealand Road Trip – Itinerary, Tips, and Planning – Couples Travel Article

An Epic New Zealand Road Trip – Itinerary, Tips, and Planning This is Part 1 of our 4 part series on planning the ultimate New Zealand road trip. We will cover every aspect – itinerary, accommodation, packing, driving, budgeting – of planning an unforgettable drive through the north and south islands in New Zealand:   Read Part 2 – Where to stay in New Zealand (opens in new tab) Read Part 3 – Travel Fashion – What to pack for a trip in New…

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Favorite Travel Memories – Couples Travel Article

Favorite Travel Memories Traveling for six years straight, we’ve gained a treasure trove of memories. We’ve seen the sunrise over 20,000-foot peaks, walked the streets of ancient civilizations, and met hundreds of people we now call friends. So many moments bring a smile to our face, though there are a few that have left a deep imprint on our heart and soul. In writing Ultimate Journeys for Two, we not only had the chance to share our favorite 75 destinations…

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National Parks And More On Adventures In Moab Utah – Retirement Travel Article

National Parks And More On Adventures In Moab Utah Discover Great Adventures in Moab Utah After our visit to Salt Lake City, we headed to discover some great adventures in Moab. We knew it would be a great base to explore several of the Utah National Parks – Arches, Canyonlands and Capitol Reef. But we were delighted when we found more great state parks too. One night we headed out for an off-road jeep adventure. We drove along the Colorado…

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Drive Scenic Byway 24 To Goblins Valley And Capitol Reef – Retirement Travel Article

Drive Scenic Byway 24 To Goblins Valley And Capitol Reef Take The Scenic Byway 24 To Goblins Valley And Capitol Reef On the transit day from our stay in Moab to a short overnight stop in Richfield, we took the Scenic Byway 24 to Goblins Valley and Capitol Reef. The drive itself was fascinating with many places along the road for interesting sights. A short stop in Goblins Valley State park provided us with a fun and whimsical view of…

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A Day Visit To Dead Horse State Park And Canyonlands Island In The Sky – Retirement Travel Article

A Day Visit To Dead Horse State Park And Canyonlands Island In The Sky Plan To Visit Dead Horse State Park And Canyonlands Island In The Sky When we planned our visit to the Utah parks, we really only had the big 5 National Parks on our radar. But we were so glad we learned more about the great state parks in Utah too. We were so glad we visited Dead Horse State Park And Canyonlands Island In The Sky…

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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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