Tag Archives: Travel

The Historic Carter House

My sister from St. Louis was visiting me, and we wanted to do things instead of sitting at home in front of the TV. She travels a lot and it so happened that she had a free night coming at … Continue reading

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Eat at the Ruby House

I ran across some unpublished columns while look though some old files. I thought you might get a laugh out of this one. ~ Sheila We stumbled upon an interesting place to eat while traveling. The Ruby House is a … Continue reading

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Vacation Blog Wrap Up

Thank you for virtually going on our vacation with us. Blogging turned out to be more difficult than I anticipated, trying to blog on the fly using an iPad and iPhone with weak, and sometimes non-existent internet, but I am … Continue reading

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Petrified Forest National Park

In spite of being short of time due to the distance we had to drive, we wanted to see one last thing, the Petrified Forest. The Park covers about 230 square miles and includes areas of petrified wood, as well … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon

We saved the best for last and spent a day at the nation’s second most popular National Park, The Grand Canyon. Everyone has seen pictures of the magnificent canyon carved by the Colorado River. It is truly one of Mother … Continue reading

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Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon is one of my favorite National Parks due to its distinctive beauty. We were staying at a hotel near Zion National Park and decided to take a day and drive to Bryce since they are fairly close together. … Continue reading

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Zion National Park

Our next stop on the agenda was Zion National Park in southwest Utah. It is the fifth most visited National Park, the tour guide told us.  We arrived to find the streets of Springdale, the town closest to the park, lined … Continue reading

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Cedar Breaks National Monument

Cedar Breaks National Monument is a located in the state of Utah near Cedar City. Cedar Breaks is a natural amphitheater, stretching across 3 miles, with a depth of over 2,000 feet. This is a small but interesting place. It … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Great Salt Lake

The Great Salt Lake is the largest salt water lake in the western hemisphere and a well known geologic feature in Utah. It is best seen from a State Park called Antelope Island. In brochures it said not to call it … Continue reading

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Grand Teton National Park

Today we drove from Yellowstone to Salt Lake City. On the way, we saw the Grand Tetons, some of the most beautiful mountains in the U.S. Grand Teton National Park is only 10 miles from Yellowstone National Park. The ancient … Continue reading

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