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Update your travel bucket list for the Western US in the new year!

Bryce Canyon's Hoodoos balance precariously, result of eons of wind and water erosion.

Bucket list updates in the Western United States for the new year Last week I suggested tuning up your travel bucket list with 12 ultimate destinations in California. This week, here are the first half of a dozen additional western state’s destinations, suggested month by month (next week, another six). Since we’re into the new year, I’ll [...]

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The ‘Loneliest Road in America’ – Native Americans, Pony Express and stunning Great Basin National Park!

Grotto inside Lehman Cave, a treasure of Great Basin National Park.

We had long heard of the unique allure of Hwy. 50, “the Loneliest Road in America” as it crosses the Great Basin of central Nevada. But, it had been almost 30 years since we drove quickly across that old highway – we vowed to take in the sights and its history on a trip to [...]

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