Visiting the Petrified Forest National Park – Top 7

Visiting the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona has long been on my list of places to see. However, I pictured it as maybe a stopover on a way to someplace far greater—like the Grand Canyon or Zion National Park. Luckily for us, our nomadic lifestyle allowed us the flexibility to end up staying several…

Petrified Forest Camping & Backpacking

The sound of my alarm going off jolted me awake. I unzipped my sleeping bag and crawled out into the brisk night air. Only a day earlier we had realized that the Petrified Forest allowed wilderness camping. Now, here I was crawling out of my tent and into one of the darkest skies in North America….