As our #CovidSummer2020 Road Trip winds down, more and more masks everywhere – including Jackson Hole WY
Jackson WY during CovidSummer2020

As our #CovidSummer2020 Road Trip winds down, more and more masks everywhere – including Jackson Hole WY

Certainly, there is a lot to feel anxious about this summer whether you are at home or traveling with spikes in COVID-19 cases in many states. Locals in Wyoming, like elsewhere, say they are nervous seeing so many out of state license plates

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Navigating Glacier National Park during #COVIDSUMMER2020
Avalanche Lake in Glacier National Park

Navigating Glacier National Park during #COVIDSUMMER2020

So far this summer, the east side of the park remains closed due to heavy winter snows—we could only go as far as Avalanche, where we went hiking to Avalanche Lake, about a two miles each way with a gradual gain of about 500 feet in elevation.

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The family summer road trip: snacks and drinks for survival — and fun!
Lipton family picnic road trip

The family summer road trip: snacks and drinks for survival — and fun!

“How much longer???” “Can we stop for a snack and something to drink?” Those questions are as inevitable on road trips as scattered potato chips and melted crayons in the back seat

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A weekend ski getaway to family-friendly Southern Vermont
Emily and friend atop Stratton Mountain

A weekend ski getaway to family-friendly Southern Vermont

Situated between Southern Vermont ski resorts Bromley and Stratton, Manchester is home to shops, restaurants and more small cozy inns than you can count. The Inn at Willow Pond was a quant rustic place that can fit the needs from couples to families, even allowing pets.

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Kicks on Route 66 – in a Ford hybrid that gets 100 miles per gallon

During the Great Depression, and the Dustbowl, over 250,000 people packed everything they could and set out from Arkansas and Oklahoma along Route 66, heading--they hoped—for a better life in California. Recently I got to drive part of the route in a Ford hybrid vehicle.

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