The Oregon Garden Resort: A Relaxing Destination

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Satisfy your curiosity about the Oregon Garden Resort. Learn about the amenities, gardens, entertainment, food, and accommodations at this beautiful destination. As a resident of Oregon for over 40 years, I was pleasantly surprised to find this gem of a location just outside of the quaint town of Silverton. Read on for the best tips … Read more

50 Best Gifts for Beach Goers in 2023

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Looking for the best beach gifts for someone in your life? Wondering what to gift someone that loves the beach? Drawing upon my multiple decades of beach-going experience, from East Coast to West Coast, I’ve put together a list that has got you covered. Whether you are looking for beach gifts for him, beach gifts … Read more

20 Best Things to Do at Silverwood Theme Park

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Get tips about what to bring, which rides are the best, where to stay, and where to eat in this essential guide to Silverwood Theme Park. One of northern Idaho’s best-kept secrets, Silverwood Theme Park, is fantastically entertaining for families at a reasonable price. Located in the tiny town of Athol, Idaho, north of Coeur … Read more

30 Best Things to do in Wichita Falls Texas

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Get essential tips about places to see, fun things to do, where to eat, and places to stay in this ultimate guide to visiting Wichita Falls, Texas. We learned a lot about Wichita Falls when our son was stationed at nearby Sheppard Air Force Base. Not to be confused with Wichita, Kansas, Wichita Falls, Texas … Read more

Spectacular Sights of Salzburg and the Sound of Music

Spectacular Sights of Salzburg and the Sound of Music will inspire you to put this travel destination on your bucket list. A visit to Salzburg would not be complete without a trip to the fortress, a visit to Mirabell Gardens, or a tour through the Mozart Museum. Full of spectacular scenery, this wonderful city is a must-see. #travel #salzburg #salzburgaustria #thingstodoinsalzburg #soundofmusic #oldtownsalzburg #salzburgaustriascenery #whattodoinsalzburgaustria

As part of their 50th wedding anniversary celebration, my parents decided to revisit some of their favorite sights in Europe. I was able to join them on this adventure. It was an unforgettable trip, filled with spectacular sights. It also involved driving a massive rental Vauxhall station wagon along the extremely narrow roads of the … Read more

Fun Things to do in Redlands California

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Redlands, California has a lot to offer visitors. Learn about what to do in Redlands, where to eat, and where to stay in this interesting Southern California destination. I’ve now visited this charming location multiple times and have quite a long list of favorite things to do in Redlands. Add Redlands to your California travel … Read more

21 Fun Things to Do on the Northern Oregon Coast in 2023

Plan a trip to the northern Oregon coast using this as your guide. Learn about the places to see, stay, eat, and shop along the northern Oregon coast, from Tillamook to Astoria. As an Oregon resident for over forty years, I’ve visited many of these places multiple times. The northern Oregon coast is especially scenic, … Read more

Timberline Lodge: A Year Round Iconic Oregon Getaway

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Not too far from where we live lies a historic hotel constructed during the harsh years of the Great Depression. Built in 1937, it has been featured in multiple movies and is visited by millions of tourists each year. Surrounded by majestic mountain scenery, Timberline Lodge is a historic icon. Some people wonder if this … Read more

19 Best Things to Do in Colchester (Essex) England

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The best things to do in Colchester, England, are memorable, accessible, and unique. If your time in England is short, consider a day trip from London. Have a few extra days in your travel itinerary? Colchester and the surrounding Essex countryside have more than enough attractions to keep you busy. Filled with quaint charm and … Read more

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