Adventures

Ever wonder where we’ve wandered? Here are our stories of adventures, the tales behind the photographs, and our musings. All photos are originals and subject to copyright under Where Gals Wander. Permission required to use our images.

Road Trip To Arizona from Chicago

A photo gallery of my travels driving across the country from Illinois to Phoenix. Pinch me.  This is real now. …

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Wanderlust Here: Adventure & More in 5 Beautiful States

Author: fitlifeandtravel.com Satisfy Your Wanderlust In These 5 Beautiful States With Extraordinary Adventure, Culture, and Wow! Imagine a place of red…

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Hetch Hechy, Yosemite

Honestly, I didn’t know this existed inside Yosemite National Park, but there are several reasons why you must make Hetch…

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Driving the Apache Trail

My sisters said let’s go for a drive on the Apache Trail! So we pile in my Acura MDX and…

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Shopping in Ojai: Fig Curated Living

Step inside this amazing shop called Fig in Ojai part eclectic, bohemian, philosophical shop this is a wonderland for every…

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Hiking Barker Dam at Joshua Tree

When I heard that Barker Dam was also known as Big Horn Dam for all of the big horned sheep…

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Why Boston Gardens is a Must See

“You will never be completely at home again because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the…

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Morning Coffee with Half Dome

I’ve written previously about my goal not just to see Yosemite, but to experience Yosemite.  We started out with the…

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Finding Freedom in Historic Concord (25 Photos)

Travel is awesome, but all this is empty without the sense of meaning behind it. No better place to remember…

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Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil

M’s Photo Gallery of Armacao de Buzios, Brazil South of the border must be the place to go this summer.…

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Kimball’s Farm, Massachusetts

Eating Ice Cream on a Hot Summer Day at Kimball’s This is the stuff American Summer Nostalgia is made of.…

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Life In A Little New England Town

The best part of travel is whom you get to experience it with “I was raised on a farm, and…

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Evergreen Lodge at Yosemite

In my last post about Yosemite, I wrote about my lifelong dream to fully experience Yosemite.  I also wanted that…

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What Really Happened That 4th of July

(Note from Z: In case you haven’t read the backstory of where we came from and how we became friends,…

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Yosemite Travel Tips from First Timers (and one on crutches)

It’s our first trip to Yosemite National Park, and we learned many travel tips, mostly because my daughter was on…

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Southern Charm: Savannah and Charleston

A design conference allured me to Savannah, Georgia. Savannah charmed me with the sweet smell of jasmine, the charm of…

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Olde Pink House – Savannah, Georgia

One of JD’s highlights of her trip to Savannah was dining at the famous Olde Pink House. Considered one of…

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Winter Sunshine in the New England Woods (a survival story)

Text from M: “I’m dodging wild turkeys in my driveway as I drive the mile to my mailbox because of…

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Rolling Green Hills of Spring, Santa Clarita

When I lived in Plainfield, Illinois…well, the name said it all.  It was a bustling farm town turned up and…

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Wanderlusting Up The California Coast

The saying goes…” it’s not the destination, it’s the journey”. This begins my tale of the drive up the coast one…

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