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9 Things to do in Montreal During the Winter
Browse the Local Markets Jean-Talon Market is one of North America’s largest markets. October – April the outdoor pedestrian street market transforms to an indoor space. Grab a coffee from the roastery or made to order juice and browse the colorful rows of fresh produce, flowers, seafood, pastries, bread, and cheese. After shopping, dine at…
2021 Happy Holidays From The Traveling Gingerbread
2021 was a year of celebrations, showers, parties, weddings, and gatherings. We dusted off our suits and dresses and put on our fancy masks. We enjoyed the additional time with family and friends and returning to some of our favorite places as restrictions were lifted. We continued our adventures around the United States during another…
Explore some of Portland, Maine’s most picturesque lighthouses, stroll along the cobblestone streets of Portland, and unwind at one of the many craft breweries in under 60 miles. We start in South Portland at Two Lights Lighthouse and end about 45 minutes North of Portland at Eartha, the world’s largest rotating globe. South Portland Two…
Dinosaur Hunting in Northeast Utah
Vernal “Dinosaurland” Utah Vernal, Utah truly is Dinosaurland with dinosaur murals, sculptures, tracks, and themed businesses throughout the small town. Since 1951, Vernal has been offering dinosaur hunting licenses authorized by Al O’Saurus, Deputy Lizard Warden. Each licensed hunter is eligible to kill: 1 adult male Tyrannosaurus Rex, 1 Diplodocus Giganticus weighing more than 5,000…
Canyonlands National Park
Canyonlands National Park Canyonlands National Park consists of nearly 337,600 acres divided into 3 units (Island in the Sky, The Needles, and The Maze) separated by the Colorado River and the Green River. This National Park is so large, it’s about 106 miles from Island in the Sky Visitor Center to The Needles Visitor Center.…
Zion National Park Tips
Helpful Websites Clear sky chart to determine the best day and time for astronomical viewing: https://www.cleardarksky.com/csk/prov/Utah_charts.html Flash flood potential: https://www.weather.gov/slc/flashflood National Weather Service extended forecast: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?site=slc&textField1=37.2098&textField2=-112.9774&smap=1#.YOOFy-ROKEc Shuttle Information: https://www.nps.gov/zion/planyourvisit/zion-canyon-shuttle-system.htm. Shuttle and Parking Information Private vehicles are not permitted on the Zion Scenic Drive. To visit Zion National Park visitors are required to utilize the shuttle.…
The Charming Fishing Village of Puerto Morelos, Mexico
We slowed down from our usual fast paced adventures and traveled South of Cancun along the Yucatán Peninsula to the quaint fishing village of Puerto Morelos.
Arkansas Beer Flights and Hiking Trails
We were impressed by Little Rock’s craft breweries and the town of Hot Springs exceed our expectations. Visiting in March, the forest was still brown from a long winter but the hikes in Ozark National Forest weren’t comprised by the sepia landscape.
What to See in OKC, Oklahoma
Oklahoma City Traveling Gingerbread Note: A free shuttle takes visitors from the Will Rogers World Airport to the rental car terminal every 7-10 minutes and is available 24/7. Lake Hefner Along the 17 mile shoreline of Lake Hefner is The Lighthouse on East Wharf, a replica of America’s second oldest lighthouse, Brandt Point Lighthouse, near…
Thinking of planning a trip to Oregon? Check out the rest of our road trip through the state here: Oregon Parks and Monuments. Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach Early in the morning, Haystack Rock protrudes from fog on Cannon Beach. It felt almost eerie as we walked through the mist on hard, rippled sand towards…
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