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 national...

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

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...

Biscayne National Park

"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson The Dante Fascell Visitor Center is located within ten miles of Homestead, which made our motel choice a convenient base for our visit. When we first...

Haleakala National Park

Haleakala National Park is on the Hawaiian Island of Maui. The Haleakala volcano used to be part of Volcanoes National Park, but was made into it’s own separate National Park in 1961. This is another huge park and has two distinct entrances: the road to the summit of...

Guadalupe National Park

“No sunrise at sea or from the mountain’s summit could equal in grandeur that which we now beheld, when the first rays struck the snow-clad mountain” – John R. Bartlett, Guadalupe Mountains, 1854   While on a family vacation, about ten years ago, we stopped with our...

Joshua Tree National Park

“If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them something more than the miracles of technology. We must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it.” – President...

Pinnacles National Park

“The earth has music for those who listen,” – George Santayana   Pinnacles, established in 2013, is the newest National Park and, with several renovations still under way including changing the signage to reflect its upgrade in status, we found that it wasn’t quite...

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  • The moose is on the loose! We tried to take a boat across the lake, but it was full. We had to #hike around and we ran into this guy!!!
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  • Adventure awaits! Wake up, get your boots on and get out there!
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  • Storm brewing near bad water basin in Death Valley. Average yearly rainfall is only 2”.
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  • Good times!!!
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  • The lake is a caldera which is the depression that is left after a volcano erupts. The island on the left is a caldera inside the caldera. We took a boat to the island and hiked to the bottom. We highly recommend the #hike .
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