You Never Know Where Life is Going to Take You!

You Never Know Where Life is Going to Take You!

How does an accountant for over 30 years decide to write a book?  Sometimes change can come more suddenly than you think… On an extended road trip in 2015, my family travelled to Glacier National Park.  We love to visit...

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Explore Lesser Known Areas in Popular National Parks

Explore Lesser Known Areas in Popular National Parks

All right, so you have never been to Yellowstone, or one of the more popular parks, and you really want to go.  But, you are worried about the crowds...  Check out some of these lessser-known areas to make your...

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Fireflies at Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Fireflies at Great Smoky Mountain National Park

It's too late already for this year, but make your plans and put your name in for the lottery next year to see the fireflies at Great Smoky Mountain National Park.  For two weeks in the spring, they synchronize...

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Can’t Find a Decent Campsite?

Can’t Find a Decent Campsite?

Looking for a campsite, and everything is already sold out?  Don't despair, try Airbnb! Yes, you heard me correctly - you can book a campsite on Airbnb.  Below is an article on the 17 best campsites available - I don't...

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Are Our National Parks at Risk?

Are Our National Parks at Risk?

You may not even realize this, but we almost lost Rocky Mountain National Park to Wildfires in 2020.   And the changes to other parks across the country from climate change are truly alarming.   I realize that some climate change...

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Where is the best place to live if you love visiting our National Parks?

Where is the best place to live if you love visiting our National Parks?

Where is the best place in the country to live, if you love visiting the National Parks?   Despite it just being a great place to live overall, if you live in Denver, CO you are within a 20 hour...

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Six mistakes to avoid when visiting a National Park

Six mistakes to avoid when visiting a National Park

Hey, take it from an expert, and I'm not talking about me!  Check out this article about Mikah Meyer, who took a 3 year road trip and visited over 400 National Park Service sites.  Some day, maybe, when I get...

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Best Outdoor Activity in Every State!

Best Outdoor Activity in Every State!

What do you think the best outdoor activity is in your state?  See if it matches up with TripSavvy's list!  As an (almost) Colorado native, I have hiked a few 14ers.  But there is no reason to limit myself...

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