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About simpletravelourway

Beth and Joe enjoy simple travel.

Photography in Steamboat Springs

Last time we visited Steamboat Springs, Colorado we skied and played in the snow. What would we do on a summer visit by ourselves?  We counted on wonderful hiking… We visited three times during our week in Steamboat Springs – … Continue reading

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Camping in 102 degree heat

What is our limit for camping in the heat?  We can now say we have reached it.  In a week of camping we jumped from the frying pan into the fire. When we camped at Great Basin National Park in … Continue reading

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A trip to see dinosaurs

Did you know that there is a U.S. national monument devoted to dinosaurs? Dinosaur National Monument spans across northeast Utah and northwest Colorado where the Yampa River joins the Green River. In a major excavation in 1909, paleontologists discovered a dinosaur … Continue reading

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Celebrating another national park

When choosing a travel destination – we’ve never been disappointed by visiting a national park.  The scenery is spectacular, and we always take advantage of the good interpretive programs to understand its many wonders. Our first visit to a national … Continue reading

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Outdoors in the desert rain

We did not expect rain on our 4-day camping trip in a desert national park.  The rain began our first night as we washed up after dinner. The forecast for the next day called for rain later in the afternoon.  … Continue reading

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Road + arts trip across Nevada (really!)

When we planned our road trip across the US and Canada, we settled on a dozen or so places that we definitely wanted to visit.  To get us from one key point to the next required many hours of driving … Continue reading

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Travelling when the road opens up

Back on the open road, we felt a sense of adventure. We’d never travelled through this part of California before.  Who knew when a great discovery might be at hand? Ah, it’s just a minor setback. We tried to be positive, … Continue reading

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