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.

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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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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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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Street Art LA

Last Sunday morning, we did something completely different: we explored the street art in LA in the Los Angeles Arts…

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Views from the Space Needle

Space Needle in Seattle just opened the weekend before I was there! For the first time in half a century,…

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Cancun, Mexico

It’s like a page out of paradise where I can lie in a cabana by the pool, looking at the…

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Love, Wine, Rock ‘N Roll

As soon as I saw the plastic flamingos in the window and the electric guitars on the walls, I knew…

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Road Trip To Arizona from Chicago

A photo gallery of my travels driving across the country from Illinois to Phoenix. Editor note from Zanne: JD is…

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Hetch Hechy, Another Option for Yosemite

Not many people realized Hetchy Hechy is another option when visiting Yosemite National Park. Honestly, I didn’t know this existed…

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Driving the Apache Trail

My sisters said let’s go for a drive on the Apache Trail! We piled in my Acura MDX and head…

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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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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 who you get to experience it with “My life was being raised in a…

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Where to Stay in Yosemite: Evergreen Lodge

Deciding where to stay in Yosemite and selecting Evergreen Lodge just heightened our experience.  In my last post about Yosemite,…

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