Across the USA

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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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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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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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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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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Summer Lasts Forever at Surf City

Summer lasts forever in Surf City. Also known as Huntington Beach, this place brings the promise of never-ending candy-colored summer…

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Sunset at Joshua Tree

It was another spontaneous trip to Joshua Tree,  We decided in less than 12 hours that we would drive out…

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