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Two Days at Big Bend National Park in Texas

Big Bend National Park is located along the Mexico-United States (U.S.) border in southwest Texas. It’s named after a prominent bend in the Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River, which defines the park’s boundary for 118 miles. The park encompasses the largest protected area of the Chihuahuan Desert, one of North America’s four major deserts, and is the only national …

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How to Celebrate Your 30th Birthday in Fredericksburg, Texas

2021 brought a new year and new (albeit modified) travel plans! Our first trip was to celebrate my 30th birthday in early January, and given the Covid vaccine was not readily available to most people our age at that point, we wanted to make sure we were super cautious. Ultimately, I decided on a local trip to Fredericksburg, TX, which …

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West Coast Road Trip From Seattle to Austin

Only 24 hours after my adventures on the Olympic Peninsula, I was back on the road for a casual 2,700-mile drive from Seattle, WA to Austin, TX! Given the year we were having in 2020 and the fact that I’d already been missing my friends and family a ton before we were all in lockdown for the better part of …

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