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.

Tips for Attending The Travel & Adventure Show

Now that I'm a travel blogger, I'm always looking to expand our quest for #MoreToLife.  How can we find meaningful…

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Unexpected Winter in the Southwest

Winter 2019 has created an unexpected winter in Southern California and Arizona creating snowy mountains in warm places.  Places known…

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Ventura Lantern Festival

WhereGalsWander reviews ut the Ventura Lantern Street Festival. We share some insights and tips if you are thinking about a…

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Los Angeles Travel Tips for First Timers

Traveling to Los Angeles for the first time and need some travel tips? How to prepare for LA parking, airports, weather,…

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Architecture Reflections, Venice California

 The strong personalities of the different home architecture line up as I stroll through Venice. It's like looking at a…

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Cave Mine Tour

The Clay Mine Trail is a 1.6-mile trail that is also shared with horses and riders in the Cave Creek…

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Thoreau and Living Deliberately

The chance to hike Walden Woods where Henry David Thoreau wandered every morning, to dip my toes into Thoreau's own…

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Best Sunsets

A collection of our favorite sunsets

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Winter Mountains

Winter adventures in the mountains of Idaho at Lake Hayden, WhereGalsWander

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Where We Wandered in 2018

Looking back in 2018 and where we wandered in 2018, it’s amazing to remember all of our adventures.  We wanted…

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Wild Horses of Tonto National Forest

When JD told me about the wild horses that run free in the Tonto National Forest, I couldn’t wait to…

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Adventures Aboard the USS Iowa Historic Battleship

The adventure aboard the USS Iowa began with a beautiful day in San Pedro, California, near the ports of Long…

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Experience Luxury Travel Close to Home

The holiday season between Thanksgiving and Christmas, it is a whirlwind.  Too much activity, not enough relaxation.  Wanderlusting, but can’t…

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Feeling Fall in Wisconsin

Want to really feel Fall? Want to breathe in crisp air and crunch leaves under your feet and make those…

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Our Top Eight Photos

We never expected to have such an amazing community in our Twitterverse when we started WhereGalsWander.  We are both appreciative…

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Electric Desert (12 Photos)

Driving around AZ, you will see many Saguaro’s on the roadside. This iconic desert native greets you with what looks…

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How To Get Your Teen Daughter To Hike A Mountain…And Like It

Convincing my teenage daughter to hike Pinnacle Peak Mountain turned out to be more than family travel, it was a…

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WGW Guide to Visiting Hollywood

When I moved out to LA to work in “Hollywood” as they say, there were great expectations from my girlfriends…

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Travel Tips for Flagstaff Arizona Snowbowl

About a week ago, we took a road trip from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon National Park via Flagstaff, Arizona…

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Grand Canyon

To the Grand Canyon! Fall Break means its time to take a break and go wander.  We took off on…

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