WanderLust in Real Life:

A blog to inspire WanderLust in your life through helpful tips, itineraries & travel inspiration.

  • 8 Proven Reasons Why You Should Travel with me on my Next Group Trip

    8 Proven Reasons Why You Should Travel with me on my Next Group Trip

    About WanderLust in Real Life Hi there! I’m so glad you’re here on my little corner of the internet. Let me introduce myself, I’m Heather, the blogger, content creator and group travel organizer behind this blog, WanderLust in Real Life. I’m a 30 something professional that has a passion for exploring. Not only exploring, but […]

  • The Best Travel Guide for the State of Minnesota

    The Best Travel Guide for the State of Minnesota

    A guide to give you inspiration & ideas for planning your vacation in the midwest state of Minnesota. About Minnesota Minnesota became the 32nd state of the United States on May 11, 1858. The state of Minnesota is located in the Midwest of the United States boasting a landscape full of more than 11,000 lakes. […]

  • 9 Amazing Things to do in Anacortes, WA

    9 Amazing Things to do in Anacortes, WA

    About Anacortes, WA Anacortes is a town on Fidalgo island in the state of Washington. Close in proximity to nearby Whidbey island as well as Canada while also not far from Seattle makes this little (although big enough!) town the perfect destination for some outdoor adventure and relaxation. Read on for 9 amazing things to […]

  • Things you need to know before visiting Guinness Storehouse

    Things you need to know before visiting Guinness Storehouse

    Guinness Storehouse in Dublin When visiting Ireland you’re likely on the hunt for the best Guinness in Dublin. Everyone says the Guinness in Ireland tastes different. (It really is true!) But, since you’re a curious person, you want to visit Ireland and the mecca of Guinness to either agree or disagree. Read on to hear […]

  • The Best 7 Day Ireland Driving Itinerary you need!

    The Best 7 Day Ireland Driving Itinerary you need!

    Ireland When you think of Ireland you probably think of rolling green countryside, great beer, St. Patrick’s Day and maybe even rainbows with leprechauns at the end. After visiting Ireland twice, once on my honeymoon and the second time recently with friends from High School. I had a distinctly different experience each time. I came […]

  • An Exciting Two Day North Cascades Itinerary for Your PNW Adventures

    An Exciting Two Day North Cascades Itinerary for Your PNW Adventures

    About North Cascades National Park If you’re planning on visiting North Cascades National Park in Washington, use this two day itinerary to plan your trip. North Cascades National Park is one of the most underrated parks in the United States. While it’s not too far from Seattle (less than 3 hours!). North Cascades National Park […]

  • The Ultimate Guide to the Minnesota State Fair: What to eat, drink & do!

    The Ultimate Guide to the Minnesota State Fair: What to eat, drink & do!

    About the Minnesota State Fair If you’ve never been to the Minnesota State Fair, this guide is for you! An inside look into a perfect day (or multiple days) to have the best time at the Great MN Get Together! As a born and raised Minnesotan, I’ve gone to the Minnesota State Fair every summer […]

  • 6 Exciting Things you must do in Winthrop, WA

    6 Exciting Things you must do in Winthrop, WA

    About Winthrop, WA Winthrop, WA is located in the Methow valley in Washington state. While RVing on a long roadtrip, this was our first stop in the PNW (Pacific Northwest) of the United States. (We visited in early July.) Take a step back in time and visit the downtown area which makes you feel like […]

  • 12 Amazing Things to do in Whitefish, Montana (during the summer)

    12 Amazing Things to do in Whitefish, Montana (during the summer)

    About Whitefish, Montana Whitefish, Montana is located in the northwest region of Montana and has plenty things to do no matter what season you visit! Summer boasts a multitude of fun adventures and more daylight to enjoy them with. Read on to add all of these activities to your summer things to do in Whitefish, […]

  • How to pack up an RV for a travel day: The only external RV packing list you’ll need!

    How to pack up an RV for a travel day: The only external RV packing list you’ll need!

    RV travel What does packing up an RV for travel from spot to spot really look like? Traveling all over the United states in an RV (travel trailer, motor home, 5th wheel) no matter what flavor of recreational vehicle you have is a fun experience. But, there are several very important aspects of traveling in […]

  • How to Spend 3 Days in Glacier National Park when Going to the Sun Road is closed

    How to Spend 3 Days in Glacier National Park when Going to the Sun Road is closed

    Glacier National Park It’s no surprise after spending three days in Glacier National Park in northern Montana that it truly is the crown of the continent. The romantic turquoise blue glacial lakes, flanked by the rugged rocky mountain peaks capped with snow even in the summer months make it a dreamy outdoor destination that seems […]