Tag: Travel Tales

Ireland: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Arrival to the Emerald Isle When I was first getting this trip booked I read a lot and one thing that I read that stuck with me was, if you are flying give yourself buffer time in cases of flight issues. Listening to that advice saved us a big headache. We were supposed to fly

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Welcome to the Emerald Isle

If you follow the McGee Travel Tales Facebook page you might have seen some clips from our recent trip to Ireland. We had a fantastic time and I have so much to share: places to go, places to stay, and experiences that shouldn’t be missed. We got to see castles and bogs and rolling fields

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Rocky Mountains: Salida, CO

I love little mountain towns and Salida is one of my favorites so far. Overlooked by the Collegiate Peaks and on the banks of the Arkansas River this beautiful little town was a joy to visit. Since we were staying with family near Salida we did get the opportunity to know this town better than

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McGee Travel Tales on Patreon

Hello fellow travelers. This is an odd post to write, however, planning, writing, editing, and post production of photos and videos takes a lot of time and energy. In an effort to offset some of my costs and to hopefully bring attention to environmental issues I’ve decided to start a Patreon. What is Patreon? Patreon

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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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Mount Rainier: Mini Hikes

Our last day at Mount Rainier National Park, we wanted to make sure to see everything that we could. And we managed it by taking “mini” hikes. I put that in quotes because we hiked over 10 miles total and two of the hikes were 4 miles each. The shortest was .3 miles. We had

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