Camping road trip – Iowa

Camping roadtrip, Iowa

A couple of weekends ago, we decided to do a last-minute camping excursion!  We had a birthday party in Iowa, and were planning on staying with family/friends, or possibly getting a hotel.  Then, just a day or two before leaving, we decided to make it into a camping trip!  I normally do a lot of … Read more

Midwest Winter Travel & Activities

Winter activities - ice fishing

Alright, I will be the first to admit: when I think of travel, I daydream of a nice warm beach somewhere.  But, there are so many other activities to appreciate (or at least try once!) during the Midwest winter.  I would much prefer the weather to be 80 degrees or even rainy everyday than to deal … Read more

Do you keep one?

Do you keep a journal when you travel? I do, usually… That’s actually how I got the name “Sunset Scribbles” for my blog, since every evening I’d write the adventures from the day in a little journal. My handwriting is chicken scratch, aka the “Scribbles” and I’d generally reflect on the day while watching the … Read more

Don’t forget! – Must haves for group travel & beyond

We’ve traveled in many different ways: solo adventures, road trips, trips we’ve planned to the max, trips we just “wing” when we get there, and some travel group and “all-inclusive” type trips. Basically our trip type depends on what’s on sale at the time, and how much time we have/want to use for planning.  Each … Read more

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