Welcome to my first blog post! After having the travel bug for the last few years, a degree in journalism, and turning 30 at the end of March, I decided to take the plunge and blog about my travels.
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I hope, to whoever is reading this, you enjoy reading about my trips, life in New Orleans, and anything else that I may decide to blog about in the future. Experiencing different parts of the country (and soon the world) is something that I love and planning every last detail of my family’s trips is what I do.
The name of this blog started because, in September 2016, the family decided that we wanted to see America and scratch some big-ticket items off of the bucket list (it is never too early to start!). Since mid-late September is shoulder season for some of the finest National Parks in the West, the weather was something us Southern City Gals were nervous about – what do we wear for an Outdoorsy vacation where the temperature can fall into the 40s!
Well, the travel uniform was decided – Plaid Shirts and Yoga Pants!
Don’t get me wrong, I love wearing dresses, heels, sandals and what not; but taking a road trip across four states, visiting four national parks, and endless sightseeing opportunities – we needed something comfortable!
Since the shoulder season is ending and summer right around the corner, I wanted to take some time to talk about my family’s Epic 9 day National Parks trip. As you will learn, many trips I plan are planned to the max.
Stay tuned to learn about what we did to visit:
- The Black Hills
- Mount Rushmore
- Custer State Park
- Needles Drive
- Badlands National Park
- Wind Cave National Park
- Jewel Cave National Monument
- The Middle of the Nation
- Devils Tower
- Custer Battlefield
- Old Trail Town
- Yellowstone National Park
- Grand Teton National Park
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Sunday 7th of May 2017
A gal can never go wrong with plaid shirts and yoga pants!
Plaid Shirt Yoga Pants
Monday 8th of May 2017
Agreed! Hope you enjoy following the blog! Many adventures to come.