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Follow the ‘Yellow Brick Road’ to Salvation Mountain

It’s that time of the year when I pack up my things and take to the road for my fifth season with Trek America! I’m starting off this season with a Westerner trip, and on day three

Camping in Glacier National Park

During a tour I get to do drive through some incredible scenery. On one particular tour last summer, I arrived back into the lower 48 after an amazing time spent in Alaska. For me it has always

Somewhere over the rainbow

As you all know, the weather can be unpredictable, so sometimes you just have to grin and bear it. Looking back on my summer last year, not every day was glorious sunshine and sometimes we just had

Utah State Fair pit stop

This summer I took my group out for a surprise field trip to the Utah State Fair! State fairs are an American institution. Growing up I used to go to the Minnesota State Fair every summer with

As the Alaskan BLT draws to a close…

The last stop on the Alaskan BLT is Homer, AK. It’s surrounded by the sea on the Kenai Peninsula, and on the water is definitely the place to be. My group opted for a 6 hour sea

A day on the ice in Kennecott

Today I am with my Alaskan BLT group, just starting our trip in McCarthy, Alaska. We spent a full day today out on the ice in Wrangell- St. Elias National Park, hiking over glaciers and climbing up