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A Windy Finale – Wind Cave National Park

A Windy Finale – Wind Cave National Park

After our sandy and snowy time in Colorado we made our way to the last stop on this leg of the journey—South Dakota. While the comforts of family, friends, and (let’s be honest) showering regularly are inviting, we’re sad to end this travel session. We plan to go out with a bang though and have many grand plans for South Dakota. There’s not one, but two caves close in proximity to one-another—Wind Cave and Jewel Cave. If you haven’t noticed,…

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What Not to do in Arches National Park

What Not to do in Arches National Park

Our last few posts have been informational about Utah’s national parks so we thought it was time for a travel story. This is a tale of a series of bad decisions and what not to do if you find yourself stuck in a thunderstorm. Hope that you learn from our mistakes and enjoy this story about hiking to Delicate Arch in Arches National Park. The Iconic Arches Arches NP is one of the most iconic places in Utah. It has…

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7 Tips for Traveling in Bad Weather

7 Tips for Traveling in Bad Weather

Bad weather can often turn your travel plans upside down. We’ve had our share of weather related delays and disruptions during our wanderings thus far so we thought this would be a perfect time to share a “travel tips” post. Here are a few of the things we’ve learned along the way to help make the best of bad weather, stay safe in severe weather, and enjoy your travels and adventures rain or shine. 1. Respect the local weather We’ve been known…

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Making the Best of Bad Weather

Making the Best of Bad Weather

When You Wander weather is a factor that you cannot control. You can however, make the best of it. After leaving the Mark Twain National Forest our planned destination was Roaring River State Park in Southern Missouri. If you’re a nomad or just traveling through the Midwest and don’t want to break the bank on lodging, Missouri state parks start at $13 for tent sites—a steal compared to many RV and private campgrounds. Roaring River is located about 15 minutes…

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