Category Archives: Wildlife Viewing

An Essential Guide to South Florida’s Four National Parks and Preserves

South Dakota NP’s in the Winter

We used to live in South Dakota. When we told our family and friends that we were going to the Mount Rushmore State in January they quickly pronounced us as crazy. They reminded us that we had lived through -41 degree temperatures and countless blizzards. “Go again in the summer,” they urged us. The two […]

Campstake Guide: Glacier National Park

The vastness of Glacier National Park is incredible! Its beauty is impossible to capture in mere words, and photographs only partially convey the wonders we discovered in this amazing corner of God’s great creation. It really needs to be experienced in person to be fully comprehended!

Red Mountain Trail Guide

Looking to hit a trail near Flagstaff that’s accessible, sees low traffic, is popular with wildlife, and full of beautiful views? The Red Mountain Trail just 31 miles west of Flagstaff will check all those boxes for you!

Top 10 Camping Destinations in Virginia

When you think of an outdoor destination, Virginia isn’t usually on the top of the list. The Appalachian Mountains are old and weathered, not reaching the prodigious heights of the Rockies. The Blue Ridge Mountains don’t conjure up quite the same emotions of raw wilderness as Yosemite’s granite faces or Denali’s glaciers. What Virginia offers, […]

Jen’s Favorite Places: California

If you’re longing for some time in the great outdoors, there are countless places that could soothe your craving. If you want a truly unique experience any time of year, you should consider heading west to California’s beautiful central coast. Whether you want to be nestled within the tall Redwoods or you’d rather wake up […]