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The Wordy Explorers - Destinations: Go, See & Do

Blog posts written by the Wordy Explorers describing their worldwide travel adventures - destinations where you can go, see & do. Readers will find…
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8 Ways to Enhance Any Stay in Orange Beach, Alabama

Alabama Travel & Points of Interest

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2 Saguaro National Park Districts in 1 Incredible Itinerary

Arizona Travel & Points of Interest

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You've heard about Alcatraz but have you ever heard of Angel Island? Just a short ferry ride away from San Francisco the island has lots to offer. From hiking or biking a bit of history or some relaxation to views that will take your breath away there's something for everyone! #WordyExplorers #sfo #SanFrancisco #AngelIsland #DayTrip (Destinations California San Francisco Angel Island Ellis Island of the West Hiking in San Francisco Day Trip from San Francisco)
Full of history scenery nature opportunities to exercise culture art movie memorabilia vista points and more San Francisco's Presidio is one amazing place (and mostly free too)! #WordyExplorers #SanFrancisco #sfo #presidio (Destinations California San Francisco The Presidio of San Francisco Free Things to do in San Francisco San Francisco on a Budget)
I finally had the opportunity to do the round trip walk across San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge - I'm so glad that we didn't wait for a day with perfect weather as that day may never come when we are in the city! #WordyExplorers #SanFrancisco #WanderlustWednesday #weekend #travel (Destinations California San Francisco Walking Across Golden Gate Bridge Things to do in San Francisco Walking in San Francisco Best Views of Golden Gate Bridge)

California Travel & Points of Interest

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Our one day of exploring Mesa Verde National Park included the four hour "700 Year Tour". Take a look at this post for an overview of the tour who we would recommend should take the tour and of course photos of sites along the way. Be sure to share this with anyone you know who has plans to visit Colorado! #WordyExplorers #MesaVerde #NationalParks #hiking #exploring (Destinations Camping Hiking Colorado Mancos What to see and do at Mesa Verde Mesa Verde National Park Tours Cliff Palace Balcony H

Colorado Travel & Points of Interest

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You too can transform your home. Our goal was to have a vacation condo that we could visit with friends and family and also a place that we could rent out to families when we aren't there. Check out our most recent article to see more about purchasing the condo, remodeling and even some before and after photos! #WordyExplorers #florida #PanamaCityBeach #pcb #pcbFlorida #pcbFL #PanamaCityBeachFL #LaketownWharf #ResortLife #SkyHighBeachVibes #beach #WhiteSand #EmeraldCoast #BeachVibes #GulfCoast (
Meeting Massive Manatees on Florida's Northwest Coast

Florida Travel & Points of Interest

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Dining in Hawaii is definitely expensive, so we felt like we did pretty good with our dining choices - they were as budget as they could be!  #WordyExplorers #kauai #DiningInKauai
Too Many Kauai Activities for One Visit | The Wordy Explorers arewethere-yet.com   I mistakenly thought that if we spent 7 days on Kauai (plus our previous 2 visits) we would have seen all that we wanted. I was wrong! WordyExplorers #kauai #vacation (destinations)
Review: Our Seven Night $145.81 Hotel Stay on Kauai | The Wordy Explorers arewethere-yet.com   Our last reminder of our trip to Hawaii - with the use of Marriott points we got a great deal on a hotel for our 7 night stay. #WordyExplorers #kauai #hawaii #HotelPoints (destinations)

Hawaii Travel & Points of Interest

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The southwestern part of Kansas has more to see and do than many people realize. In this post we introduce you to a former military fort near Larned and several of the many attractions in Dodge City. Additionally we'll take you to a replica of Dorothy's house and the Land of Oz - both in Liberal Kansas. #WordyExplorers #kansas #FortLarned #DodgeCity #WizardOfOz (Destinations Kansas Dodge City Larned Liberal Fort Larned Dorothy's House Tourist Sites in Kansas Historical Sites in Kansas Things to

Kansas Travel & Points of Interest

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Guide to Attending the Kentucky Derby with General Admission Infield Tickets

Kentucky Travel & Points of Interest

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It's not too early to plan a trip to #NewOrleans for #MardiGras ! Check out the 13 C's to see why & plan a family trip. #WordyExplorers #carnival #MardiGras2020 #travel
7 Free Attractions in Lafayette Louisiana
The city of New Orleans is home to many famous sites but do you really know all that the city has to offer? Check out this list of 14 of our favorites in addition to Mardi Gras World which is not to be missed for any visitor. #WordyExplorers #NewOrleans #MardiGrasWorld #louisiana (Destinations Cruise Louisiana New Orleans Mardi Gras World New Orleans Points of Interest Walking Tour of New Orleans What to do in New Orleans)

Louisiana Travel & Points of Interest

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Spring Pilgrimage is just around the corner in Natchez, Mississippi.  If you are thinking of visiting Natchez between March 14 & April 14, 2020, check out this post first for all that you need to know about one of the city's biggest events each year.
Free (and Low Cost) Sightseeing in Historic Natchez Mississippi
Relive Days Gone By During the Natchez Spring or Fall Pilgrimage

Mississippi Travel & Points of Interest

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Covered Bridges, Waterfalls and a Deep Blue Lake All in 3 Days
When visiting Portland take a break from the city sights to see the surrounding beauty. Check out these 3 day trips where you can experience the ocean, the waterfalls and gorge or the tallest peak. If you leave Portland early in the morning you can complete each of these drives in one day ... but there is so much beautiful scenery that you may not want to! #WordyExplorers #portland #RoadTrip #travel #love #adventure #traveltuesday
Take a look at this post to help plan a visit to Portland. There are so many things to see and do that these 12 free things 4 low cost activities and 7 fun food experiences will help you get a start on your planning. We've also included addresses cross-streets or links with additional information so that you can easily find each item on the list. #WordyExplorers #portland #tips #BudgetTravel #KidFriendly

Oregon Travel & Points of Interest

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Guide to 1 Day at Badlands National Park
Make the Most of 2 Days in the Badlands Region
Guide to Sturgis and 9 Must Sees in the Northern Black Hills

South Dakota Travel & Points of Interest

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8 Surprises from a Tour of Jack Daniel Distillery
5 Awesome Places for Outdoor Exercise in South Central Tennessee

Tennessee Travel & Points of Interest

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The more you travel, the more replicas you'll find around the world. We find some by seeing a sign and others after receiving a recommendation. After touring "the real" Stonehenge, we have found 5 "imposters" around the US. Check out our most recent article to see which of the more than 100 replicas we have seen to date. #WordyExplorers #stonehenge #TheRealDeal #imposter #UnitedKingdom #uk #england #salisbury #texas #ingram #missouri #rolla #nebraska #alliance #carhenge #kentucky #alabama (Desti
Living the Resort Life at El Campo's Lost Lagoon
East Austin Dreamin' for Magnificent Mural Mania

Texas Travel & Points of Interest

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Explore the Heart of Seattle in 2 Days -  Perfect for Cruisers!
Summer Seattle Sunshine: Perfect to Explore Off the Beaten Path!

Washington Travel & Points of Interest

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Our Southeast Asia cruise aboard the Diamond Princess made only one stop in Japan.  The port city of Nagasaki was such an awesome place to visit giving us a desire to spend more time exploring Japan.  Check out this post for ideas on what to see during a single day visit to Nagasaki.  While one day is  never long enough, our suggested itinerary and transportation hints will help you make the most of a port day. #WordyExplorers #japan #nagasaki #cruises #asiacruise
When thinking about where we want to travel next, parts of Asia always come to mind.  Our upcoming  series of posts reflect back on one of our favorite land and sea combinations.    We started our journey with several days in Beijing.  We then traveled around Southeast Asia and  China aboard the Diamond Princess before ending in Singapore.  Check out this three day introduction  to Beijing that was perfect for us!  #WordyExplorers #beijing #cruises #SoutheastAsia #china #DiamondPrincess

Asian Travel & Points of Interest

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13 Elements of Caribbean Luxury in this Bahia Principe Trio
Don't miss our most recent blog article where we compare three Bahia Principe resorts - in the Dominican Republic (Luxury Ambar), Jamaica (Luxury Runaway Bay) and Mexico (Luxury Akumal). Check out our picks for best accommodations, pools and beaches, dining and bar service, activities, entertainment and more. #WordyExplorers #caribbean #BahiaPrincipe #jamaica #DominicanRepublic #mexico #RunawayBay #PuntaCana #RivieraMaya #resort #resorts #AllInclusive #AllInclusiveResorts #AdultsOnly #holiday (D
3 Favorite DIY St. Thomas, USVI Port Days

Caribbean Travel & Points of Interest

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There's 26 reasons why you should plan a visit to Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal - one for each letter of the alphabet! Check out this article where we reveal the first 13 ("A through M"). Make sure you are following us so that you don't miss Part 2 where we'll share more photos and the final 13 reasons for escaping to this all-inclusive Caribbean resort! #WordyExplorers #caribbean #mexico #RivieraMaya #AllInclusive #resort #AdultBeverage #beach #AdultsOnly #BahiaPrincipe #luxury (Destinations, Ca
Check out our two recent articles about Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal including an overview of the Bahia Principe loyalty program and a packing list (not the typical list for every trip, but one that covers "beyond essentials" perfect for any all- inclusive resort stay). #WordyExplorers #caribbean #mexico #yucatan #RivieraMaya #cancun #tulum #AllInclusive #BahiaPrincipe #LuxuryAkumal #MyBahiaPrincipe #resort #ResortLife #AdultsOnly #FamilyTravel #InfinityPool #tropical #snorkel #WaterSports (Dest
11 Gems on Costa Rica's Central Pacific Coast

Central America Travel & Points of Interest

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Stonehenge: The Real Deal or an Imposter?

European Travel & Points of Interest

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Peru is a wonderful country to visit - and not just because of Machu Picchu. Ollantaytambo the starting point for both the train and the 4 day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu has lots to offer. You can choose to either have a more relaxing visit or do some invigorating hiking - and either will give you an excellent introduction to the town. Take a look at this post for ideas on how to spend as little as 18 hours in this ancient town. #WordyExplorers #Ollantaytambo #explore #hiking #MachuPicchu  If yo
A comfortable ride aboard the PeruRail Vistadome train takes passengers to Machu Picchu Pueblo (aka Aguas Calientes) with great views through panoramic windows. Check out this post to see an overview of the journey what is included in your ticket price and even step-by step instructions on reserving a seat. #WordyExplorers #MachuPicchu #AguasCalientes #PeruRail #Vistadome (Destinations Peru Ollantaytambo Aguas Calientes Machu Picchu PeruRail Vistadome Train Service Machu Picchu Train Service How
We started our 5 week adventure in South America earlier this year in Cusco Peru. After just one day in the city we had a great feeling that our entire trip was going to be awesome ... and we were not disappointed! #WordyExplorers #SouthAmerica #cusco #peru #explore (Destinations Peru Cusco What to See in Cusco Plaza de Armas Cusicancha Hatun Rumiyoc Street Cristo Blanco Sacsayhuaman San Pedro Market Free Walking Tour Cusco Jose Martinez)

South America Travel & Points of Interest

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2020 Hindsight: The Wordy Explorers' Travel Year
2022: The Wordy Explorers' Travel Year in Review
Should You Fork Out the Money to Buy a National Parks Pass?

Travel Years in Review

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