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McGee Travel Tales 2021 Survey

We all know that 2020 and 2021 have been crazy. As a travel blogger that couldn’t travel much I had to make some changes over the past couple of years regarding the content I produce. If you missed anything here are some of the new content items: Author Interviews – Meet some great writers who

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Rocky Mountains: Phantom Canyon

After visiting Colorado Mountain Lavender, we headed down to Canyon City to find the turn for Phantom Canyon Road. This road starts north of Florence, CO and ends at Victor, a mining town. This is approximately 35 miles of unpaved road that takes a minimum of 2 hours one way. The area is beautiful with

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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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Pacific Northwest in Conclusion

This was an absolutely magical trip. I could have stayed and hiked for many more days. There is so much to see and do in the area. Keltin and I both want to go back to hike the trails we missed and see the wild flower meadows. If you missed any of the posts or

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Washington Adventures of Geoff

For those of you new to McGee Travel Tales, meet Geoff. He is our fluffy traveling companion when the Bear can’t come explore with us. We got him after a balloon ride at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. We didn’t take a ton of pictures with Geoff in Washington but the ones we did were

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Mount Rainier: Waterfalls

After our day in Portland it was still raining at Mount Rainier but it was mostly just a chilly drizzle so Keltin and I decided that we were going to explore the park some more and spy out all the waterfalls that we could. We had seen Silver Falls on our first day but there

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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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Pacific Northwest: Portland

After Powell’s City of Book and a great lunch with family we headed to the Saturday Market along the Willamete River. According to the family that we met in Portland, the market was smaller than it had been pre-Covid. As it was, there were still a lot of great vendors and the people watching was

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Pacific Northwest: Early Summer

Keltin and I first flew into Seattle in October for our honeymoon at Olympic National Park. We decided to go back in early summer to visit Mount Rainier National Park. If you have not been to Washington state and you love getting out in nature to do some hiking, I highly suggest going. Not only

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Hiking Fort Worth Nature Center

We do not get to hike at the Forth Worth Nature Center and Refuge as often as we would like, this beautiful park has a number of hiking trails for all skill levels. I had the opportunity to hike there once in 2019 and then Covid hit and I didn’t get to introduce Keltin to

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