North America

Red River Rock

Red River for all Seasons

Mining established Red River in 1870, but tourism is what has kept it going. The area has something special for each season: skiing in the winter, fishing in the summer, hiking in the fall, and ziplining in the spring. The…

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Florida, Orlando

Epcot: Be a Kid Again

Epcot is for young and old. There is nothing like having permission to be a kid again. Recently, Bruce and I spent the day playing at Epcot in Orlando, Florida. What most people don’t know about this adult theme park…

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Surrounded by rock on all sides, this view is looking up 90 feet  from the bottom of our first rappel.
Moab, Utah

Canyonlands: Moab, UT

Stewart L. Udall, Secretary of the Interior, September 12, 1964: “…this area has been reserved as a National Park for all mankind, for all ages.” The confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers divide Canyonlands National Park into three sections:…

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Looking through the Eye of the Whale arch
Moab, Utah

Moab UT: Arches National Park

“Wilderness. The word itself is music.” ― Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire Arches National Park sits atop a 300 million year old underground salt bed. Over time, residue from floods covered the salt bed and was compressed into rock. The unstable…

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The magnificence of the Colorado Rockies
Arapahoe Basin, Colorado

SNOW TIME: A-Basin Opens

Excitement permeates the air this week for the opening of Arapahoe Basin on October 13th. Skis have been waxed, long-handles pulled from the back drawer, and goggles are shining greens, yellows and reds in the sunlight.  It’s SNOW TIME! Early…

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DreamMore REsort

Dollywood’s October Luminights in Tennessee

We can hardly wait to journey to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, in mid-October to enjoy the Dollywood’s Harvest Festival with Great Pumpkin LumiNights when Timber Canyon and Wilderness Pass areas are filled with glowing pumpkins and thousands of special lights, creating…

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