Teddy Roosevelt National Park

Teddy Roosevelt National Park

Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States of America at the age of 42. He became known as the Conservationist President by preserving and protecting 230 million acres of land of ecological and scenic value including 18...
Voyageurs National Park

Voyageurs National Park

We knew that this was a water park and intended to canoe into it and spend at least one overnight on an island. But alas, our island lust lessened over the course of the prior week on Isle Royale so we decided to just take on the visitor centers and some short hikes....
Isle Royale National Park

Isle Royale National Park

  Let’s start with what the plan is – We left Texas headed to Chicago to visit with a whole lotta relatives who were gathered there for the Fourth of July. We spent a week with them and then jumped a plane to Boston to visit with Bryan and Katelyn on our way to tackle...
Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park

We toured the east coast parks in the winter and left off Acadia due to its location. We knew we would get up to Boston to check in on Bryan, Katelyn and the grand pigs at which time we would head up to Acadia. Well with Tex tucked in nicely in Chicago we headed to...
Back in the United States!

Back in the United States!

We enjoyed little R&R in Austin before hooking Tex up and heading up to Chicago to spend the Fourth of July with relatives. We were able to park Tex next to our brother’s house and spend some time with our son Chris who brought along his amazing girl, Ellie.  ...
Lake Como, Italy

Lake Como, Italy

So, to complete our European tour we left Switzerland by train and headed to Lake Como, Italy. Lake Como has been a favorite retreat for many of the elite class dating back to the Roman times. Today George Clooney, Richard Branson, Madonna, Sylvester Stallone all have...