Tag: Road Trip

Rocky Mountain Road Trip: Texas and New Mexico

Day 1 – Texas The first day’s drive was fairly short and needed to be because we left after work to spend the night with friends in Amarillo. We have both made this drive often as we went to college in the Texas Panhandle. The most direct way to get from DFW to Amarillo is

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Summer Rocky Mountain Road Trip

Hello from Colorado! Well, not today, this trip has ended but the memories made were fantastic. This trip started because we were finally going to be able to have a family reunion with my husband’s family. It was cancelled in 2020 due to Covid. We couldn’t go to Colorado just for a weekend though so

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McGee Travel Tales is Exploring

I’m sorry to interrupt the beautiful adventures on Mount Rainier National Park. We are at a family reunion and road tripping. Honestly, I was so busy prepping and packing before we left that I didn’t have time to write much before leaving. The beauty of Washington state will be back next week. I am super

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Backroads: The Road Home

Any trip teaches the traveler a lot but road trips are their own beast. A mostly unstructured wander through the wild places, adventures on the road less traveled. Proving that the journey is just as important as the destination. Road trips can be as structured or as unstructured as you like. When it comes to

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Backroads: Road Trip Technology – Stop No. 8

Here is some tech to make your road trip easier. Depending on where you are staying during the road trip you probably will not need all of these. However if you do intend to camp here are some small items that might make your trip easier and safer. Remember too that you don’t have to

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Backroads: Road Trip Entertainment – Stop No. 7

As exciting as road trips are there are times when things can get dull, when long stretches of empty road make us sleepy. This list should help keep you awake and ready for anything. Podcasts – Binge Mode, Camp Monsters, Spirits, Last Podcast on the Left Music – YouTube Music, Spotify Audio Books – Audible

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Backroads: Road Triping with Dogs – Stop No. 4

Traveling with dogs is fantastic but it can make things a little bit tricky. This is for a number of reasons. All the stops have to be dog friendly or the weather has to be cool enough that short periods in the car are okay. Also you want them to be comfortable too and the

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Backroads: Stop No.3 Mullinville, KS

The artist that created these signs passed in 2017 but his art outside of Mullinville, Kansas is still creating waves. These signs, art pieces, are meant to be loud comments on various topics – mostly political. I find them crude and rude, however, they are also a non-violent form of political commentary. Commentary aside they

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