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.

Wandering The Loneliest Road

Wandering The Loneliest Road in America, otherwise known as Highway 50 across Nevada, is going back to remembering what a…

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The Edge of Adventure Podcast: WhereGalsWander & The Southwest Conqueress

The Edge of Adventure podcast interviews WhereGalsWander and The Southwest Conqueress about our upcoming road trip on The Loneliest Road…

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Mentryville Oil Ghost Town Rich in History

Mentryville Park is a tiny oil ghost town rich in history tucked away in a tiny corner of Pico Canyon. …

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Aureole, Las Vegas

The mood at Aureole is like your best friend is the ultimate in class and style, without being too overdone,…

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The Real Life of La Jolla Sea Lions

here it was, a real-life La Jolla moment. I could stay all day and watch, but I felt like momma…

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When Children Grow and Travel The World

It’s one of the most anxiety-ridden and proudest moments as a parent: your children grow up, leave the nest and…

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Gals & Hot Wheels

When I was a girl, my dad always tried to teach me about cars.  He pointed to what this thing…

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Three-Day Guide to Vegas Without Gambling

I was invited to experience a three-day guide to Las Vegas without gambling.  Las Vegas is known for its high…

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The Energy of Cirque Du Soleil Mystere

The energy of Cirque Du Soleil Mystere left me feeling like I was a little kid, being pushed on the…

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Renaissance Faire and the Places of Wonder and Play

I seek places that bring the wonder, joy of play, and inspiration, and last week I found them in the…

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Chocolate Waterfalls

The melted water travels across the desert, picking up dust and gravel and reaches the Flagstaff lava field and then…

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Epic Road Trip from Los Angeles to Zion & Bryce

This is the story of our epic road trip from Los Angeles to Zion and Bryce National Parks in Utah. …

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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

Alas, during my time in Phoenix last week, I heard the horses down by the Salt River, but as I…

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Adventures Aboard the USS Iowa Historic Battleship

There is such a sense of pride, community, and patriotism as soon as you step on deck.  Guests are greeted…

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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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Wander Hollywood

Now that I've been here about 2 and a half years, you can take my lessons learned if you want…

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