Category: North America

Cabin fever relief via our US National Parks

Greetings travel lovers – how are you all doing?  We are on day 12 of my son’s quarantine, and as you know it’s not easy.  Speaking of my younger son, he is a true outdoorsman.  He worked as an ecotourism guide in Alaska last summer, spent a college winter term in Ecuador/the Galapagos Islands and just before the coronavirus hit,

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Destination spotlight Arizona, yes even for beach lovers

Happy February?  It’s a favorite month for skiers but warm days filled with sunshine are calling the rest of us!  Speaking of gorgeous weather, Arizona is an incredible state with dry heat and year-round sunshine.  I’ve mentioned it a couple of times in past newsletters (ICYMI you can read back issues on the blog on our website) because I love

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Your Spring Break and Summer Vacation Inspiration

If you’re beginning to think about your upcoming spring and summer vacation plans, you’re not alone!  January is a huge month for planning travel, and believe it or not, January 28th is National Plan A Vacation Day!  If you have kids in school, planning well in advance is important to getting the best rates and availability.  We will be attending

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Family Trip to Alaska Summer 2020

Does your family love… Breaching whales and soaring eagles Sled dogs and puppies Nature photography Outdoor adventure Hiking, biking and/or kayaking Have an interest in the sciences, especially environmental/marine/wildlife studies or geology? If the answer is yes to any of the above, a gift that will be absolutely unforgettable is a trip to Alaska!  This experience should be checked off

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Hi, I'm Susan Wilson

I’m the founder of Hidden Gem Travel Consulting. As your personal travel advisor, I craft custom worldwide itineraries that astound and inspire you.

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