This Week in Travel – Episode 278

This week’s guest is Melanie Radzicki McManus. She is a freelance travel writer, speaker, and author of Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail. She has hiked over 7,200+ miles (11,587 km) and counting and wants to inspire and encourage everyone to give it a try.

Destination Recommendations

  • Gary: On the Ice age trail – Door County, WI. One of the most visited places in the state. The New England of Wisconsin.
  • Jen: Oceanside, CA 
  • Melanie: Whitesands National Park.  Largest Gypsum San Dunes in the world. Get a sled and slide down the sand dunes. Only ten campsites. Sunset changes the colors of the dunes. Otherworldly. 

Picks of the Week

Gary – Used gear marketplace. Gear for Hiking, Skiing, Snowboarding, and more. 

Jen – Nature Scavenger Hunt Outdoor Kids Activity

Melanie: Sun gloves.