Across the USA

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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Boston Public Library

If you had told me ten years ago that M & I would be living on opposite coasts, I would…

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Surf City, USA

Surf City, also known as Huntington Beach, brings the promise of never-ending candy-colored summer days, the perfect wave and glowing…

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