Category Archives: Traveling on the Cheap

Cheap and Decent Stay in Post Falls, ID….

We needed a place to stay near Spokane Friday night and I decided to take a game. Now, I don’t suppose it’s THAT much of a gamble because I ALWAYS use TripAdvisor when I’m looking for a hotel. I never book … Continue reading

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Utah Budget Vacation…..Things I’ve Learned…

All in all our first “budget vacation” was a success. I did, however, learn a few things along the way. NEVER get off the paved road in areas with which you are not familiar. Bad things happen. You would think … Continue reading

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Utah Budget Vacation Day 6….

We decided that for our last day out we’d do a little antiquing / junking. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, true “junk” stores seem to be a thing of the past so we had to settle for antiquing. Not … Continue reading

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Utah Budget Vacation Day Five….

After a great night’s sleep in Moab, we headed up Hwy 128 to check out a couple a ghost towns I’d read about. The drive along the Colorado was very pretty albeit a bit windy. Nothing more than you’d expect … Continue reading

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Utah Budget Vacation Day 4…..

Day four was the hike into Mule Canyon to see House on Fire. There are many ruins in the Cedar Mesa region and Mule Canyon has a lot to offer. We didn’t go any farther up the canyon than House … Continue reading

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Utah Budget Vacation Day Three…..

Day three of our vacation was pretty laid back. We checked out of the fabulous little hotel in Hanksville and headed south toward Blanding. Along the way we stopped in at Natural Bridges but just sort of did a “drive-by”. … Continue reading

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Utah Budget Vacation Day Two…

I HATE SALT LAKE CITY!!!!! I would rather drive in Chicago or L.A…… I despise driving through Salt Lake. It takes forever to get through this area. Once you hit Ogden you can just resign yourself to the fact that … Continue reading

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