Travel!! Where are you headed; Where do you want to go? Where have you been?

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Kauai is still on my list. I've been to Oahu, Maui, and the big Island Hawaii. Of the 3 the big island is probably my favorite. Maui = tourist trap. Oahu = field trip, just felt like Chicago beach line with better scenery and shorter buildings.
 

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Going to Seattle in August.

We will be in the city for a few days but spend most of our time in the national parks in the western side of the state.

Car rentals are crazy expensive right now!!!!!
My dad was mentioning that. He already booked the car for next January and has said it's gone up a ton from when he first booked through Costco.

@snickerd3 my parents have gone to all the islands for longer periods (like 3-4 weeks at a time) and they said their favorite is Kauai. Their vacations are more relaxing at the timeshare/condo, enjoying the scenery, driving around the island trying good food.
 

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LadySquare and I are still planning to go to the UK in late March 2022. Show tix already purchased...shopping for flights and hotel now. Just started at the new job so my PTO timer has restarted but hoping to do a whirlwind lap around the British Isles so this will be an extended trip. Also promised UK friends I'd stop by so there are some little villages to see, but we'll see how the Rona shakes out.

Edit: Planning to use the credit card points...so far the flight and hotel is free! Hooray!
 
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A UK tour is on my list too, just a little further down!!! I've been to London and did the typical tourist stuff.

New Zealand/Australia is higher on the list. THe kiddos are almost about the right age and it will take up their entire xmas break. winter here is summer there. We just need to safe $$$ for airfare. Hopefully it comes down in price. I checked how much for 4 people and it was running almost $20K. But that could be COVID related.
 

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Dad has already mentioned Panama Canal (partial) cruise in January 2023. This is a lot to take in. I'm super bad at longterm stuff. I might be dead in three months
Cannot die. You have a dependent now and he ain't got no thumbs.

On topic: Mostly I want to see Ireland (mostly west coast, Galway area) and Scotland (want to do some trail running in the parks).
 

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Cannot die. You have a dependent now and he ain't got no thumbs.

On topic: Mostly I want to see Ireland (mostly west coast, Galway area) and Scotland (want to do some trail running in the parks).
My dependent was trying to eat me when I was sick this weekend (licking every so often). He can go pound sand. In his litter box.

If you go to Ireland/Scotland, hit me up! I can't do March of 2022, since dad has decided many vacation things must happen in January and February, but maybe later in the year? I might go back to Ireland in September to celebrate my birthday.
 

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So, any thoughts on things to do in Alaska the first week of September? We're thinking about the typical tourist stuff like the train to Seward and a bus tour of Denali.
Both are good ideas, and look at other packages that the Alaska Rail Road (AKRR) offers. I was only up there for work, and needed the AKRR so I learned a decent amount about it.

Make sure you visit Snow City Cafe and Gwennie's. Honestly, I don't remember any bad food in Anchorage. I recently listened to a podcast that had the author of a book about the earthquake in 1969. If (when) I go back up there checking out some of the earthquake stuff (parks, museum) will be on my list.
 
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