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Displaying posts 26 - 50 of 128 in total by Marie Parks

City Kids: Adventures in Seattle

October 12, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

We packed in a lot of fun in Seattle, from visiting art museums to attending gaming conventions. We hung out with friends, sailed on a boat and soared into the sky. Read More →

A Little Mishap and Some Everyday Heroes

October 5, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

When we had a breakdown on the remote Stewart-Cassiar Highway in British Columbia, eight strangers completely saved the day. Read More →

Valdez, Alaska: Land of Waterfalls and Glaciers

September 17, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

If the word "Valdez" makes you think of oil spills, get ready to redefine the term: waterfalls, glaciers, salt marshes and canyons are the name of the game. Read More →

Moose, Yaks and an Alaskan Conservation Lesson

September 14, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

We spotted a bathing moose and a herd of yaks while driving along a quiet Alaskan highway. Then we were treated to a lesson about wildlife conservation in this beautiful state. Read More →

Experiencing the Alaska Frontier in McCarthy and Kennecott

August 27, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

It's a serious trek to the nation's largest national park in Kennecott, Alaska, but it's worth every step of the journey to hike a glacier, run with the dogs, party with the locals and experience a rare lifestyle. Read More →

Rafting and Mountain Views in Talkeetna, Alaska

August 24, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

We took a leisurely rafting trip down the Talkeetna River on a sunny day, so we were fortunate to see North America's tallest mountain standing proudly without its usual curtain of clouds. Read More →

Sightseeing on Alaska's Sterling Highway

August 20, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Through historic towns, across scenic beaches, past volcanic mountains and along tiny strips of land, we ventured from Soldotna to Homer on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula. Read More →

Seward, Alaska and Kenai Fjords National Park

August 17, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

From fishing for salmon and hiking to glaciers to sightseeing on land and water, our time in Seward, Alaska was some of the most memorable we've ever had. Read More →

Attractions Along the Parks Highway

July 27, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Stunning views of Denali, trout fishing and soft serve ice cream galore await travelers on Alaska's Parks Highway. Read More →

Christmas in June at North Pole

July 25, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Fishing, hanging with friends and visiting Santa's digs are the best things to do in North Pole, Alaska. Read More →

Endless Days in Fairbanks

July 23, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

In the land of the midnight sun, the fun never stops and the baseball starts late. These are our adventures in Fairbanks during the Summer Solstice. Read More →

North to Alaska: The Road Trip of a Lifetime

July 7, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Mountains, bears, rivers, art, midnight sunsets, ravens and ice fields -- the drive from Washington to Alaska has it all. Experience our 2,000-mile trek in photos. Read More →

Mad Dash from Utah to Washington

July 6, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

On a mission to make it to Alaska for the summer solstice, we took off from Utah towards Washington, glimpsing some beautiful sights along the way. Read More →

Journeying from Sedona, Arizona to Salt Lake City, Utah

July 3, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

From tourable ghost towns and scenic boondocking sites to beautiful temples and awesome eateries, Utah has plenty to offer visitors. Read More →

Petrified Sand Dunes and Lava Tubes at Snow Canyon State Park, Utah

July 2, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Ascend to majestic viewpoints or tunnel beneath the earth at this hidden gem of a state park in Utah. Read More →

15 Tips for Driving Your RV to Alaska

July 1, 2015 by Marie filed under Informational

With thousands of miles and countless adventures in the future, driving an RV to Alaska is an exciting proposition, but it requires some preparation work and managed expectations. These tips will set you on the right course. Learn More →

Basking in the Beauty of Sedona, Arizona

June 24, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Known as a mecca for New Agers, Sedona is one of the most beautiful places we've ever hiked. It also has a special place in our hearts as our first boondocking location. Read More →

Zion National Park: A Lush Oasis in Utah

June 23, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Zion National Park is so much more than Angel's Landing, The Narrows and The Subway: it's lush pools, peaceful wildlife, and something for everyone. Read More →

Hot Springs Relaxation in the Arizona Desert

June 22, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

The Arizona Sonoran Desert is a perfect place to kick up your heels in a hot springs and soak your worries away. Read More →

Grand Canyon National Park: A Spectacular Lesson in Geology

June 13, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Just as impressive as the Grand Canyon is the story of its creation, that begins long before we can even comprehend. Complement your visit to this national park with a trip to its geology museum. Read More →

Infographic: Celebrating 200 Days on the Road

June 12, 2015 by Marie filed under Informational

After 200 days of living full-time in an RV, we have experienced so much that we would have missed out on sitting at home. Check out our adventure so far by the numbers. Learn More →

A Great Home Base: Flagstaff, Arizona

June 11, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Surrounded by Arizona's finest attractions and totally awesome in its own right, Flagstaff is a perfect home base for visitors to the state. Read More →

Staying High and Dry: How to Recaulk Your RV

May 18, 2015 by Marie filed under Informational

Protect your RV by regularly recaulking seams to keep out moisture that causes mold and serious damage. It's not hard, it just takes patience and perseverance. Learn More →

Prehistoric Highrise Apartments: Montezuma Castle and Montezuma Well, Arizona

May 15, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

Multi-story cliff dwellings built hundreds of years ago overlook fertile lands and unending water sources. These magical places still entrance visitors today. Read More →

Trees Turned to Stone: Petrified Forest National Park

May 10, 2015 by Marie filed under Journey

How does wood petrify? What does it look like, and is it really as beautiful as they say? During our time in Arizona, we unraveled these mysteries. Read More →