Shalee Wanders https://shaleewanders.com Thu, 21 May 2020 15:59:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.3 https://img.shaleewanders.com//2018/11/cropped-Facebook-header-2-32x32.png Shalee Wanders https://shaleewanders.com 32 32 72073570 The Most Overrated Places in The United States (And Where to Go Instead) https://shaleewanders.com/the-most-overrated-places-in-the-united-states/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-most-overrated-places-in-the-united-states https://shaleewanders.com/the-most-overrated-places-in-the-united-states/#comments Thu, 21 May 2020 14:58:06 +0000 https://shaleewanders.com/?p=5575 HomeAboutDestinations North America International MichiganGet Outside Adventure Hiking CampingMedia/PRGalleryShopContact The Most Overrated Places in The United States (And Where to Go Instead) May 21, 2020 1. Gatlinburg, Tennessee  Although beautifully situated in the Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg is everything a mountain vacation shouldn't be. There, I said it. What visitors expect is a quiet cabin in…

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The Six Most Instagrammable Places in Michigan https://shaleewanders.com/the-six-most-instagrammable-places-in-michigan/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-six-most-instagrammable-places-in-michigan https://shaleewanders.com/the-six-most-instagrammable-places-in-michigan/#comments Thu, 05 Mar 2020 01:51:18 +0000 https://shaleewanders.com/?p=5577 HomeAboutDestinations North America International MichiganGet Outside Adventure Hiking CampingMedia/PRGalleryShopContact The Six Most Instagrammable Places in Michigan March 4, 2020 There's something captivating about the towering Lake Superior cliffs, which are more tranquil than terrifying, or the warm-evening glow that illuminates all the state's best features. Time and time again I find myself grabbing my camera…

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Travel Blogger Q&A – Answering Reader Questions https://shaleewanders.com/travel-blogger-qa-answering-reader-questions/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=travel-blogger-qa-answering-reader-questions https://shaleewanders.com/travel-blogger-qa-answering-reader-questions/#respond Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:48:59 +0000 https://shaleewanders.com/?p=5548 HomeAboutDestinations North America International MichiganGet Outside Adventure Hiking CampingMedia/PRGalleryShopContact Shalee Wanders Q&A - Answering Reader Questions February 21, 2020 Last week I asked my Facebook followers to submit any questions they had about travel. Here are my answers: If you could travel back in time, what advice would you give yourself about traveling? PACK LIGHT.…

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Three Things to Know Before Hiking Old Man of Storr https://shaleewanders.com/three-things-to-know-before-hiking-old-man-of-storr/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=three-things-to-know-before-hiking-old-man-of-storr https://shaleewanders.com/three-things-to-know-before-hiking-old-man-of-storr/#respond Sat, 25 Jan 2020 21:03:56 +0000 https://shaleewanders.com/?p=5477 HomeAboutDestinations North America International MichiganGet Outside Adventure Hiking CampingMedia/PRGalleryShopContact Three Things to Know Before Hiking Old Man of Storr January 25, 2020 The buzzing of my 4:00am alarm still rang in my head as we loaded the car and began the three-hour journey from Fort William to Isle of Skye in the Scottish Highlands. We…

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Minimalist Packing: How to Pack Everything Into a Carry-On https://shaleewanders.com/minimalist-packing-how-to-pack-everything-into-a-carry-on/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=minimalist-packing-how-to-pack-everything-into-a-carry-on https://shaleewanders.com/minimalist-packing-how-to-pack-everything-into-a-carry-on/#comments Sun, 12 Jan 2020 22:13:22 +0000 https://shaleewanders.com/?p=5436 HomeAboutDestinations North America International MichiganGet Outside Adventure Hiking CampingMedia/PRGalleryShopContact Minimalist Packing: How to Pack Everything Into a Carry-On January 12, 2020 It doesn’t matter how long I’m traveling for or what kind of weather I’m flying into: I pack only in a carry-on. Always. I was once an obsessive over-packer. The type of over packing…

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The Best (And Worst) Countries for Backpacking in Europe https://shaleewanders.com/the-best-and-worst-countries-for-backpacking-in-europe/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-best-and-worst-countries-for-backpacking-in-europe https://shaleewanders.com/the-best-and-worst-countries-for-backpacking-in-europe/#comments Wed, 18 Dec 2019 13:15:35 +0000 https://shaleewanders.com/?p=5404 HomeAboutDestinations North America International MichiganGet Outside Adventure Hiking CampingMedia/PRGalleryShopContact The Best (And Worst) Countries for Backpacking in Europe December 15, 2019   Best: Norway  Although expensive, Norway's flexible camping laws quickly offset higher costs for goods and services. More so, backpacking in Norway is completed with ease thanks to its robust train system that allows…

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The Four Best Road Trips to Take in 2020 https://shaleewanders.com/the-four-best-road-trips-to-take-in-2020/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-four-best-road-trips-to-take-in-2020 https://shaleewanders.com/the-four-best-road-trips-to-take-in-2020/#comments Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:11:20 +0000 https://shaleewanders.com/?p=5352 HomeAboutDestinations North America International MichiganGet Outside Adventure Hiking CampingMedia/PRGalleryShopContact The Four Best Road Trips to Take in 2020 November 8, 2019 Utah’s Grand National Park Tour Distance: 432 miles Driving Time: 8 hours, 30 minutes Trip Length: 5 Days Highlights: Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, Capitol Reef…

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This Small Midwest Community Hides Some Of The Country’s Best Hidden Adventures https://shaleewanders.com/this-small-midwest-community-hides-some-of-the-countrys-best-hidden-adventures/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=this-small-midwest-community-hides-some-of-the-countrys-best-hidden-adventures https://shaleewanders.com/this-small-midwest-community-hides-some-of-the-countrys-best-hidden-adventures/#comments Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:32:53 +0000 https://shaleewanders.com/?p=5295 HomeAboutDestinations North America International MichiganGet Outside Adventure Hiking CampingMedia/PRGalleryShopContact This Small Midwest Community Holds Some Of The Country's Best Hidden Adventures October 21, 2019 There’s something about a place that feels like home the moment you arrive. Less than four hours after landing in Ironwood, Michigan, I’m standing in the middle of a black and…

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I’m 26 and I’ve Traveled the World. Here’s How I Afford It. https://shaleewanders.com/im-26-and-ive-traveled-the-world-heres-how-i-afford-it/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=im-26-and-ive-traveled-the-world-heres-how-i-afford-it https://shaleewanders.com/im-26-and-ive-traveled-the-world-heres-how-i-afford-it/#comments Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:14:01 +0000 https://shaleewanders.com/?p=5230 HomeAboutDestinations North America International MichiganGet Outside Adventure Hiking CampingMedia/PRGalleryShopContact I'm 26 and I've Traveled the World. Here's How I Afford it. September 17, 2019 I've been to more countries than years I've been alive, which often ignites an interesting conversation that revolves around how I afford to travel at such a young age. Recently while…

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How Iceland Has Changed, And Why You Still Need to Go https://shaleewanders.com/how-iceland-has-changed-and-why-you-still-need-to-go/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-iceland-has-changed-and-why-you-still-need-to-go https://shaleewanders.com/how-iceland-has-changed-and-why-you-still-need-to-go/#comments Wed, 28 Aug 2019 14:40:22 +0000 https://shaleewanders.com/?p=5188 HomeAboutDestinations North America International MichiganGet Outside Adventure Hiking CampingMedia/PRGalleryShopContact How Iceland Has Changed, And Why You Still Need to Go August 28, 2019   The initial draw of Iceland was its remote, wild landscapes that tested the adventurer in all of us.  Road tripping Iceland is much different now than it was a decade ago,…

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