• Throwing sand up
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    Why White Sands National Park is Worth a Visit

              Have you been to White Sands National Park in New Mexico? It’s one of the newest National Parks in the U.S.  I recently visited while driving across the country.  It was really high on my list of places to visit because I love sand dunes.  Having grown up next to Indiana Dunes National Park, I am always drawn to dunes.  I was only there for a couple of hours but you don’t really need that much time at this park to make the most of it.  It’s a relatively small park.  I made a few stops and walked out onto the dunes.      …

  • budget tips
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    How to See Hawaii on a Tight Budget

              I recently went back to Hawaii with two of my sisters.  This was my third visit.  The first time was with a friend’s family, and second time was for my honeymoon (it was a bit of a splurge).  Hawaii is far from a cheap travel destination, especially if you don’t live in the U.S. It definitely has a reputation of being expensive.  It’s the most remote island chain in the world, so i’m not surprised. It can be done on a tight budget or on a really big budget, but I don’t think you can visit Hawaii and hardly spend any money unless you are…