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Arches National Park

Hello Utah!  And hello to two more stunning, glorious, amazing national parks!  The great state of Utah actually has five national parks and six additional national park units, and one would be hard pressed to pick a favorite – they are all so unique and picturesque.  During our 11-night stay in Moab which is located in the high desert in eastern Utah, we are …

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Bandelier National Monument

Saturday, March 28 — I had a fabulous Friday with my girlfriends doing “city things” in Santa Fe like shopping, enjoying an al fresco lunch, indulging in some day drinking (wine and margaritas) because we were all together and we could, shopping some more, strolling in the lovely sunny weather, and celebrating both Fred’s and Suzanne’s birthdays with a delicious Spanish dinner …

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Best Hike Yet

August 25 – On the recommendation of a couple of people we met three weeks ago, we came up to Ricketts Glen – a state park in northern Pennsylvania.   They sold us on the promise of an epic hike that takes you alongside 21 waterfalls – you hike down one creek to where the two …

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Ohiopyle

August 5-8 – We’re here for a few days in Ohiopyle State Park, which, contrary to the name, is not in Ohio – it’s in southwest Pennsylvania.  We have a few state parks we’ll be staying at now until we get to our next national park, Acadia N.P. in Maine, just after Labor Day. Ohiopyle …

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