Travel Blogs from Virgin, United States

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A New Favourite, Bryce Canyon and Virgin, United States travel blog

A New Favourite

A travel blog entry by patry

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We had no idea how many National Forests the States had until we started to drive across it.  We passed through Fish Lake and Dixie National Forests on our drive to Bryce Canyon.  The campground we booked in Bryce Canyon was chosen, in Aimee's ...

Day 82 – Wednesday, June 19, 2013, Virgin, United States travel blog

Day 82 – Wednesday, June 19, 2013

A travel blog entry by travelagain

We had a quiet day today. Rested, read, and sorted pictures.  ...

Sweenys Super Tour, Christiansted, United States travel blog

Sweenys Super Tour

A travel blog entry by jacontheroad

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Got up showered had breakfast by the pool, purloined a bagel and a banana for my lunch and then headed off to try and get a tour of the island. After a very roundabout route I find that 'Sweenys Tours' , No 80 on the map is not a tour office as you might ...

Day 1, Virgin, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by discoveramerica

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... 't starving. Not doing so can mean back tracking and that's not the smartest idea. The best thing we saw today was the Virgin River Gorge. Tomorrow or whenever we have internet access again I'll have someone else be the scribe. Cheryl ...

Day 83 – Thursday, June 20, 2013, Virgin, United States travel blog

Day 83 – Thursday, June 20, 2013

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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House day today: clean, wash, shop.   We've been in a very nice campground.  The weather has been delightful with high temps in the 90's, but with 5% humidity.  Lows at night are in the low 60's. It's been a good two days. We needed a ...

Shopping Frenzy!! Evlyns Shopping Tour, Christiansted, United States travel blog

Shopping Frenzy!! Evlyns Shopping Tour

A travel blog entry by jacontheroad

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Hartley, it may be best , forthe good of your sanity that you avert your gaze and read no further. I tell you Sawgrass was nothing compared to the shopping I did today. It was my last opportunity for a FULL days shopping, as the shops are closed on ...

Day 78 – Saturday, June 15, 2013, Virgin, United States travel blog

Day 78 – Saturday, June 15, 2013

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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We went into the park today. We rode the shuttle to the end of the road and got off.  We took pictures, looked around, and caught the next shuttle.  They come about every 7 minutes.  We did that at a couple of other stops.  At one ...

Day 79 – Sunday, June 16, 2013, Virgin, United States travel blog

Day 79 – Sunday, June 16, 2013

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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We started early today to avoid the heat (high 99 predicted). We were in the park on the shuttle by 8:30.  We hiked to the Emerald Ponds.  The trail climbed through woods with interesting plants and trees. We also hiked from the Zion Lodge to ...

Day 80 – Monday, June 17, 2013, Virgin, United States travel blog

Day 80 – Monday, June 17, 2013

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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Today we hiked The Narrows where the Virgin River Canyon narrows into a slot canyon. The hike begins on a paved one mile path along the river.  There are weeping rocks and hanging gardens all along the way.  There were a variety of plants ...

Zion River Resort, Virgin, United States travel blog

Zion River Resort

A travel blog entry by olsentrip08

We arrived at the Zion River Resort around 2:30 pm and everyone went for a swim.  The temperature is around 100 degrees but the air dry.  It actually wasn't that bad.  This is a really nice place with wonderfully manicured ...

Grand Canyon - North Rim, Virgin, United States travel blog

Grand Canyon - North Rim

A travel blog entry by olsentrip08

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We headed out early this morning and traveled 130 miles to the north rim of the Grand Canyon.  I really wasn't expecting much because I heard it wasn't much compared to the south rim.  Well, I was very happy with the north rim as it is not ...

HEY Bob and Evlyn Day, Christiansted, United States travel blog

HEY Bob and Evlyn Day

A travel blog entry by jacontheroad

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I went to sleep at 9.00 last night, that was after making myself stay awake from 7.30. So much for going wild and crazy while I'm beyond the clutches of my husband ! I woke up at about 6 (which is unheard of for me ) but not suprising since I'd gone to ...

Buck Island Bonanza, Christiansted, United States travel blog

Buck Island Bonanza

A travel blog entry by jacontheroad

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We came into town fairly early this morning to go to the post office. A very nice man was in there posting some fishing rods ( why and where I cannot say ) anyway he later turned out to be the captain of the katamaran that was to take me out to buck ...

111 Degrees and still havin fun @ Zion NP, Virgin, United States travel blog

111 Degrees and still havin fun @ Zion NP

A travel blog entry by evotech

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... .  We took a shuttle through Zion and up to the trail head. After about a mile of scenic hiking beside the Virgin River, the trail seemingly ends. I say seemingly because the trail actually continues for several miles in the river. That is right, we ...

Zion National Park, Virgin, United States travel blog

Zion National Park

A travel blog entry by olsentrip08

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Once we finally got four teenagers up and going, our family and the Breen's headed to Zion in their RV.  Since Zion is only about 12 miles from the campground, it made for an easy drive to the little town of Springdale where we parked and took ...

Day 77 – Friday, June 14, 2013, Travel Day, Virgin, United States travel blog

Day 77 – Friday, June 14, 2013, Travel Day

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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... .  Near the end of our drive, we crossed the northwest corner of Arizona.  In that corner of the state contains the Virgin River Canyon.  The Virgin River runs through Zion National Park and down into Lake Mead.  This canyon was about ...

Evlyn -  It's All About You, Christiansted, United States travel blog

Evlyn - It's All About You

A travel blog entry by jacontheroad

Evlyn, as the hostess with the mostess has demanded a bigger part in the blog, So I've given her the title, and I'll do my best to make it more about her. But frankly there's only room for one star in this blog! If she doesn't get her way tho she'll ...

Bryce Canyon NP, Virgin, United States travel blog

Bryce Canyon NP

A travel blog entry by olsentrip08

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We headed out earlier to the dismay of the kids who I am convinced would sleep until noon each day if they had any say in things.  Thank God we make all the important decisions.  Once again, we headed towards Zion with a quick stop to a Doggie ...

Goodbye Grand Canyon, hello Zion, Virgin, United States travel blog

Goodbye Grand Canyon, hello Zion

A travel blog entry by h.o.t.

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After enjoying a good night's sleep we said goodbye to our beds, sheets and showers and drove out of the Grand Canyon. Along the way, KaMate reminded us that he had not yet had his photo taken overlooking the canyon so we duly stopped and he posed on a ...

Day 2: St. Thomas- Charlotte Amalie Walking Tour, St. Thomas, USVI, United States travel blog

Day 2: St. Thomas- Charlotte Amalie Walking Tour

A travel blog entry by a_travelbug

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... St.), passing through a neighborhood of law firms, to: 7. Government House This is the administrative headquarters for the U.S. Virgin Islands. It's been the center of political life in the islands since it was built around the time of ...

Day 5: Day trip to St. Croix, USVI, St. Croix, USVI, United States travel blog

Day 5: Day trip to St. Croix, USVI

A travel blog entry by a_travelbug

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... from the mid-17th century, which stands near a freshwater pool. We then proceeded towards Point Udall, "the easternmost point of the United States of America"! Reaching there, I made a small prayer to God to give me an opportunity to visit the other 3 ...

Day 6: Shopping and heading back to Milwaukee :(, St. Thomas, USVI, United States travel blog

Day 6: Shopping and heading back to Milwaukee :(

A travel blog entry by a_travelbug

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... procedures and getting to my seat, I got to chat with my neighbor, an interesting lady, an Art Historian, who was visiting the Virgin Islands to get a work permit for a project she was working on. Our next flight was after 2 hours so we had some food at ...

Day 4: Winding down with a massage & great food!, St. Thomas, USVI, United States travel blog

Day 4: Winding down with a massage & great food!

A travel blog entry by a_travelbug

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... Sir Francis Drake was supposed to have looked for enemy ships of the Spanish fleet. This lookout includes a panoramic view of the Virgin Islands where the Atlantic Ocean joins the Caribbean Sea. It also affords an aerial view of Magen's Bay beach, rated ...

Day 3: B.O.S.S, Shopping & Sunset Sail- St. Thomas, St. Thomas, USVI, United States travel blog

Day 3: B.O.S.S, Shopping & Sunset Sail- St. Thomas

A travel blog entry by a_travelbug

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Day 3: 18th April 2009, Saturday Time: 9.30 - 9pm EST Location: St. Thomas, USVI We were simply excited about it today.... we were going underwater for the first ...

Day One in Zion, Virgin, United States travel blog

Day One in Zion

A travel blog entry by romaninifamily

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... bit, we went to lunch at Wildcat Willie's. The food was delicious. Then, we went biking on some trails and walked along the Virgin River, which was really fun. Then, we went to Grafton Ghost Town and saw a cemetery, church/school, and house from the ...

Family Breakfast Gone Wrong!, Virgin, United States travel blog

Family Breakfast Gone Wrong!

A travel blog entry by romaninifamily

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Today was hot!! First we had breakfast. We had bacon, eggs, toast with jelly. My dad cooked the bacon on a tiny little grill. And then there was a fire caused by grease getting on the tin foil. My dad was stepping on it to try to put it out and while he ...

Hiking Zion today!!!, Virgin, United States travel blog

Hiking Zion today!!!

A travel blog entry by romaninifamily

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Today we got up and ate breakfast to get on the road to Zion National Park. We got lucky this time because it was only about 20 minutes from our campground. When we got to Zion it was SUPER packed! We went on a hike in the Zion Canyons called The Emerald ...

Cedar Breaks National Monument (NM), Virgin, United States travel blog

Cedar Breaks National Monument (NM)

A travel blog entry by socks

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Cedar Breaks National Monument is a fairyland amphitheater of multi-colored limestone strata that spans some three miles, and is more than 2,000 feet deep. Due to minerals that have been deposited over time, the cliffs of Cedar Breaks NM display an ...

Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel, Virgin, United States travel blog

Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel

A travel blog entry by socks

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Construction of the 1.1 mile Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel began in the late 1920's and was completed in 1930. The purpose of the building the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel was to create direct access to Bryce Canyon and Grand Canyon from Zion NP. Due to many ...

Zion NP East Side, Virgin, United States travel blog

Zion NP East Side

A travel blog entry by socks

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... cliffs promote the formation of huge blind arches. Iron oxide (rust) from the formation above streaks the sandstone red. Big Horn sheep are also prevalent on the east side of Zion NP. It only took us 4 months through 4 states for us to see big horn ...

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