The Oregon Coast – it’s not “The Beach”

The Oregon Coast – it’s not “The Beach”

Vast, rugged and scenic are three words that come when describing Oregon’s Coast.  It’s perfect for photographers, nature lovers, and small-town explorers – but it’s too cool for dedicated sun worshippers. Everything here is connected through U.S. 101, the Coast...
Quintessential Quechee Vermont

Quintessential Quechee Vermont

Everywhere you turn, the charm of Quechee and neighboring Woodstock grabs your attention.  Whether it’s perfectly constructed covered bridges or the beautiful Federal and Georgian style homes, the hands of early American craftsmen are still evident.  Then, add today’s...
Alberta: Alaskan Alternative

Alberta: Alaskan Alternative

  Alberta: An Alternative to Alaska Longing for that epic Alaskan cruise and Denali tour, but concerned about a virus or flu outbreak on a crowded cruise ship?  Or, perhaps you’ve looked at the type of immersive, excursion-heavy Alaskan vacation you want and...
Steamboat Springs spells Winter Fun

Steamboat Springs spells Winter Fun

Great Fun, Even if You Don’t Ski!   Denise and I along with out two adult children spent a week in Steamboat Springs, Colorado during their annual winter festival.  We shopped for art, tubed down a frozen hill, watched fireworks from our balcony, went for a...
Arches & Canyonland Parks

Arches & Canyonland Parks

 Moab, Utah Serves as Home Base   Interested in seeing incredible rock formations from the road, through short hikes, kayak trips, or off-the-road jeep trails?  Arches and Canyonlands National Park in Eastern Utah make a fantastic, not-too-crowded...