Charlie’s Angels actress Jaclyn Smith opens up in the new issue of Closer Weekly about her marriage to Dr. Brad Allen as their 20th-anniversary approaches.

Jaclyn says she and her surgeon husband embarked on a spontaneous road trip to the Arizona desert where they enjoyed “a great weekend” exploring Sedona. It turns out their impromptu vacation perfectly parallels their journey as a couple.

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“Going the distance is just great because you build a history together and memories,” Jaclyn, who will celebrate two decades of marriage with Brad, 62, in October, tells Closer of their enduring romance.

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Jaclyn with her husband in April 2011.

“Looking back over time is wonderful,” she gushes to Closer. “We have similar values and upbringing; spiritually, we think the same.”

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When they’re not making precious new memories on whirlwind getaways, “Brad and I love home,” notes Jaclyn. “I feel very loved and protected.”

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