Best of Dinosaur National Monument. Bone Wall, Fossil Discovery Tour, Jones Hole, Harpers Corner, Echo Park, & Raft the Green & Yampa Rivers.
Visiting the Crystal Mill in Colorado – The State’s Most Iconic Structure
Visiting the Crystal Mill in Colorado is like traveling back in time. When the west was nearly inaccessible and the pioneers, full of grit, forged a path through the wilderness in search of treasure. The old rugged mill sits precariously perched atop a rocky bluff. In defiance of nature, but simultaneously in complete harmony with…
Visiting Pinnacles National Park Guide
With nine national parks, California has more than any other state in the union. Yosemite was a state park before Yellowstone was deemed the world’s first National Park, so in a way Yosemite holds claim to a similar title. Here in a state with so much beauty, one national park almost seems forgotten—Pinnacles National Park….
A New Orleans Mardi Gras Experience
A New Orleans Mardi Gras is perhaps the weirdest experience of my life. For those new to the blog, we are outdoorsy people. So, prior to us seriously contemplating going to Carnival, I had no idea what the event was even about. If you are like me you probably think Mardi Gras is all about…
Visiting Slaughter Canyon Cave – Good & Bad
Slaughter Canyon Cave is located within the boundaries of Carlsbad Cavern National Park. Once a week on Friday morning a small group of adventurous park visitors venture into this dark world to discover the cave’s hidden secrets. Visiting Slaughter Canyon Cave is a challenge over unmanicured terrain. There are no paved trails here. The trail…
Visiting Highlands Hammock State Park – Top 4
Highlands Hammock State Park is a microcosm of old Florida landscape. Bike and hike through cypress swamps full of gators, owls, snakes, & other creatures.