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Enjoy Amazing Views from Texas Hill Country

Enjoy Amazing Views from Texas Hill Country

Texas Hill Country is beautiful. I have made it my duty to explore all of it and report back to you! Enjoy these views from Texas Hill Country.

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What to Do and See in the Texas Hill Country…Don’t forget LBJ!

What to Do and See in the Texas Hill Country…Don’t forget LBJ!

No visit to the Texas Hill Country is complete without visiting the LBJ State Park and Historical Site. Lyndon Baines Johnson was the 36th President of the United States, serving from 1963 through 1969. He was the Vice President of John F Kennedy, and took over the presidency upon Kennedy’s death. Many, even most, baby […]

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Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

My husband and I have visited the Texas Hill Country a few times, and loved it. We plan to spend much more time in the area! Ah, the longer we stayed on Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country, the more I liked it!  Lakeway is a wealthy, small town with all the amenities, easy […]

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Hamilton Pool in Texas is a great place to visit for Empty Nesters!

Hamilton Pool in Texas is a great place to visit for Empty Nesters!

Texas Hill Country is for Empty Nesters! Taking a hike around Hamilton Pool in the Hill Country is fun, and easy! Hamilton Pool is an historic swimming hole, about an hour outside of Austin.  Hamilton Creek empties into the Pedernales River, spilling over limestone outcroppings to create a 50 foot waterfall. In Mexico, this would be known […]

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How Would You Like to Spend a Day in Everglades National Park?

Filed in Adventures in the USA, Boomer, Our Planet, Travel by on December 27, 2016 0 Comments
How Would You Like to Spend a Day in Everglades National Park?

Recently I spent some time in Florida, and Hyatt kindly hosted me on an Everglades National Park tour with Everglades Excursions! I hadn’t seen the Everglades since I was a little girl, and I’d never been on an airboat, so it was quite the adventure! (I am so excited that I will be staying at […]

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Amazing, but It Snows in Naples Florida every Christmas Season!

Amazing, but It Snows in Naples Florida every Christmas Season!

I recently paid a visit to Naples, FL to see a friend of mine from Junior High, back in Ohio! Juetta West spends her winters in Naples as her fashion company has a storefront there. Turn It On by Juetta West is right on 3rd Street South, which is the heart and soul of Naples. Having spent […]

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AMAZING Monterey Bay, Sea Lions, and my Deep Love of the Ocean!

AMAZING Monterey Bay, Sea Lions, and my Deep Love of the Ocean!

When traveling in Monterey Bay, California there are three things that you MUST do. Whale Watching, of course, is number one! Two is kayaking in the bay! Third is a visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. On my October trip I went kayaking in the bay for the first time, and I cannot wait to do […]

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The Top 3 National Parks in the U.S. and the Best Ways to See Them

Filed in Adventures in the USA, Guest Blog, Travel by on December 3, 2016 0 Comments
The Top 3 National Parks in the U.S. and the Best Ways to See Them

No trip to the United States is complete without visiting one of their stunning National Parks where nature is allowed to flourish for all to see. These are my three picks for the best, and how to get the most out of your trips there. 3. Yosemite California’s Yosemite National Park is home to towering […]

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The Scenic 17 Mile Drive along the California Coast

The Scenic 17 Mile Drive along the California Coast

On our recent trip to Carmel-by-the-Sea, we were delighted to find that we were only a mile from the Scenic 17 Mile Drive which winds through the Pebble Beach area. It truly is a magnificent drive, especially along the coast. We did the drive thrice, and had very different experiences each time. The first time […]

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The Star of this week’s Fab Photos Friday is Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

The Star of this week’s Fab Photos Friday is Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Carmel-by-the-Sea is one of the most beautiful towns in the country. Randy and I stayed in a cottage near the Carmel River State Park and Carmel Beach, with a view of Mission Ranch through the wetlands. Every day was stunning, I will let you judge for yourself!    

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