Free National Park Entrance to 4th Graders and Their Families

Yesterday marked the 99th birthday of our National Park Service.  This agency helps protect our unique outdoor spaces for current and future generations alike.  In a lead up to their 100th birthday in 2016, the White House announced the Every Kid in a Park Initiative. With more than 80% of … Continue reading

The Smokies – A peak outdoor adventure

One of our favorite places to spend time is in the mountains.  Any mountains.  While our trips to the Rocky Mountains have been breathtaking with gorgeous views of of their much younger, majestic peaks, there are different, breathtaking views and many adventures awaiting in the Smokies. The Great Smoky Mountains … Continue reading

Southwest Holiday Adventure Part 1 of 6

For the 2013 Christmas holiday season we decided to explore the Southwest area of the United States.  The primary reason was to visit some family and we then expanded the trip to include a few other destinations.  Won’t you join us on our journey? The trip was daunting to complete … Continue reading