Travel

Banff

After Josh had finished his work in Calgary (which is a wonderful city - I enjoyed my stay there) we drove to Banff National Park to spend a few days in September. This was the last trip for me before the baby comes, and we had a wonderful time. We stayed...

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Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta

I traveled with Josh to Calgary, Alberta and spent one of the days there at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller. I had been to this museum before, when I was young and lived in Alberta. It is one of the best dinosaur museums in the world, and you will find all of...

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California and Highway 1

In the middle of August, Josh and I flew to California for a friend's wedding and made a little bit of a vacation out of our trip after the wedding festivities. The wedding was just outside of the San Francisco area, near Mount Diablo. On a free morning before the...

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Valley Forge

Continued from Philadelphia Part 1, and Philadelphia Part 2When the golf tournament started, we moved out of Philadelphia and into a smaller town right beside Valley Forge National Historical Park. Of course Donna and I had to go visit it, and it is a very nice area....

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Philadelphia in June – Part 2

See the first Philadelphia post here. My apologies for taking forever to post the rest of our Philadelphia trip. I get so behind sometimes with my photos. On our next day in Philadelphia we visited Independence Hall and Congress Hall, the buildings where the...

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June in Philadelphia

In June, Josh and I went to Philadelphia, PA for a few days sightseeing before he worked at the PGA tournament. We toured around the city for a few days with Josh's mom and dad. Obviously, there are a lot of historical sights to see in Philly. We walked around the...

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Skagway, Alaska and a Trip Up the White Pass Railroad

Our last stop in Alaska on our cruise was Skagway. It's a tiny little blip of a town with just a couple of streets and more of the same style of tourist shops. The real feature of this town is the start of the White Pass Railroad, an incredible feat of engineering...

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Tracy Arm Fjord and Juneau, Alaska

Josh and I woke up early in the morning and walked out onto our balcony to an amazing sight. We had entered Tracy Arm Fjord, and it was breathtaking. We ordered breakfast in our room and sat on our balcony enjoying the scenery. Our captain navigated up the fjord quite...

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Ketchikan, Alaska

Our first stop on our cruise was Ketchikan, Alaska, the first city of Alaska. This is probably where your salmon comes from, being "The Salmon Capital of the World". We were not there at the right season for the salmon runs though, but we did come on a day without...

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Leaving for Alaska!

I've heard about how great the Alaska cruises are, and this summer Josh and I got to experience the wonders of Alaska for ourselves. We picked Celebrity Cruises because a friend of ours told us that they were the best. Our verdict: it was a wonderful cruise. We had a...

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Seattle 2013

Josh and I traveled to Seattle for a few days before boarding our Celebrity Cruise to Alaska. We stayed at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel in downtown Seattle. We really love the Fairmont brand, the hotels are always classy and the beds are soft. We've discovered that we...

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Hawaii in January

Between the end of college football season and the start of college basketball season, Josh and I were able to get away for a week to our favorite place: Hawaii. We went to The Big Island first for a few days, then to Maui for a few days. Using a lot of deals stacked...

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