Affordable, Travel, Vacation

Travel Deals – Eight Ways to Save

Maybe you're on a tight budget, love a bargain or simply want to take several trips a year, whatever the reason, today's post provides money saving ideas for your next vacation. My hubby, Jim and I are pretty good at saving money and living below our means. We live a simple life and most of… Continue reading Travel Deals – Eight Ways to Save

Travel, Vacation, Water Adventures

Flathead Lake

We spent the day on Flathead Lake's clear, cool waters surrounded by majestic mountains on both sides of the lake. This magnificent lake is 15 minutes from our property and an hour south of West Glacier, Glacier National Park. It was a calm day, perfect for kayaks, but we rented a boat, so we could… Continue reading Flathead Lake

Glacier Park Trails, Hiking, Travel, Vacation

Triple Divide Pass

During our Northwest Montana trip this year, we spent time on one of our all-time favorite trails - Triple Divide Pass. This trip, we wanted to explore spots new to us, including a day boating on Flathead Lake. In today's post, I'll share our impressions for this trail, as well as a brief overview of… Continue reading Triple Divide Pass

Glacier Park Trails, Hiking, Travel

Explore Northwest Montana

Oh, how we love this bit of paradise! NW Montana is special for many reasons, including the mountains, lakes, people, and abundant wildlife. We've planned a two-week trip this July and we can't wait to hit the trails. Glacier National Park is big, so you will want to plan time on the West and East… Continue reading Explore Northwest Montana

Hiking, Travel, Vacation

Maple Loop Trail – North Cascades

Maple Loop was our favorite trail in North Cascades, Washington and I would definitely recommend that you explore it for yourself. It was a magical day, which included spotting some wildlife and stunning views. North Cascades This park offers lots to do and an opportunity to escape the crowds. You can certainly see plenty of… Continue reading Maple Loop Trail – North Cascades

Glacier Park Trails, Hiking, Travel

Highline Trail – Glacier National Park

Views from Highline Jim and I love to visit national parks in the U.S. We have visited many national parks, including North Cascades, Yellowstone, Yosemite, but Glacier National Park, established in 1910 is one of our favorites for several reasons. With over 1 million acres, if you are willing to explore the 734 trails, you… Continue reading Highline Trail – Glacier National Park

Hiking, Travel, Vacation

Immersed in Baja

Mama and her calf surfaced close enough for us to feel their presence on our skin and spirit. This unforgettable Baja experience was made possible by local hosts at Backroads. Visit the http://www.Backroads.com site for details such as, price, world-wide locations and accommodations for your trip. The curious nature of grey whales allow for close… Continue reading Immersed in Baja

New Home Build, Travel, Vacation Rental

Journey to a Dream

Our dream involves spending time in wild places among wild things. Visit Logan Pass Visitor Center to find out if you're up to the Highline Trail. We're grateful for those who had the foresight to preserve our wilderness areas. The folks at the National Forest and Park Service Departments also deserve our thanks. They provide… Continue reading Journey to a Dream

Gardening, Travel

San Grato Parc – Lugano Switzerland

San Grato botanical gardens are a mecca for park visitors and plant lovers – particularly in April and May, when the azaleas and rhododendrons form a fragrant carpet. The San Grato gardens are situated above Lake Lugano on the hills of Carona, between Monte San Salvatore and Monte Arbostora.  From Lugano, take a bus to… Continue reading San Grato Parc – Lugano Switzerland

Hiking, Travel

Glacier – 10 Reasons to Visit

It's a magical place that welcomed 3.3 million people in 2017, but still offers solitude. You'll love the crystal-clear mountain lakes, picturesque Flathead River and waterfalls that beckon via beautiful trails. Your odds of spotting wildlife, including baby critters are excellent. In this article, you'll find plenty inspiration and information that will help make your… Continue reading Glacier – 10 Reasons to Visit