Barten Pumpkins – New Praque – Minnesota

2020 pumpkin season has started! We took a beautiful morning drive from Minneapolis to New Prague to find ourselves the perfect pumpkin. The sun was a haunting smoky orange which made us feel thankful and sad at the same time. Thankful for the seeing another sunrise and sad for the fires that are burning out […]

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Santa Fe, New Mexico – Holidays

The cool Minnesota air has me thinking about winter travels. Santa Fe, New Mexico is magical over the holidays. We had a blast celebrating the new year in this unique and historic city! Imagine seeing all of these twinkling lights adorning the trees on Santa Fe Plaza, the comforting aroma of local cuisine in the […]

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Grand Teton National Park

There is something about the first moment you see the jagged peaks of the Tetons. We’ve driven this road many times and the view takes my breath away every time. Growing up, I loved traveling west with my Dad. He was a science teacher and would give us lessons on how these grand mountains were […]

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Driggs, Idaho – Best Restaurants

This post was created from our 2019 August trip. Make sure to confirm what is open during the corona virus pandemic before hitting the road. Big Hole Bagel & Bistro was our first stop again for breakfast in Driggs, Idaho. We are always impressed with their service and their portions get us ready for a […]

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Zion National Park – Dog Friendly Trail

Most National Parks are not dog-friendly and for good reason. It’s important to remember that when traveling with dogs it will be a different type of trip. We always research and get creative knowing that the trip won’t be as flexible but…traveling with our dog is worth it! Zion National Park offers one hiking trail […]

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Favorite Restaurants

Driving Teton Pass towards Jackson from Idaho at sunrise is breathtaking. For the last few years, we have made it a priority to get up early and catch the sunrise at 8,432 feet. Then it’s off to Nora’s Fish Creek Inn for breakfast! Nora’s has rustic charm with outstanding service. The food always tastes like […]

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Sedona, Arizona – Restaurants

Our all time favorite restaurant in Sedona is The Hudson. We order this pork chop every time (see video below for full effect). It’s one of the best things I’ve ever tasted. Their tagline is “A Neighborhood Restaurant” and that’s exactly how it feels. It’s so fun to sit at the bar and chat with […]

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Yellowstone – Under Canvas – Glamping

As we turned off Highway 20 in West Yellowstone onto a dirt road and drove under the log archway for Bar N Ranch, we could see the canvas tents in the distance of this beautiful, secluded, wide-open space. Wildflowers added pops of colors, horses were running in the pasture and the mountains layered the horizon. […]

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Sedona, Arizona

Sedona, Arizona was on my bucket list and we finally made it happen! To say I fell in love is an understatement. The moment we got home, we booked our return trip. ❤️ We arrived in the evening and we were welcomed by one of the famous Sedona sunsets. We stayed at Alma De Sedona […]

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Horseshoe Bend – Glen Canyon National Recreation Area – Arizona

This is what you see as you walk the 3/4 mile from the parking lot to the overlook of Horseshoe Bend. It’s so flat that it’s hard to believe you will see an awe-inspiring deep canyon. I kept imagining what the first people must have thought as they traveled this flat land and then to […]

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