Category Archives: National Parks

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

Yellowstone Tips for Family Photographers

Our family has had the opportunity to visit Yellowstone National Park three times so far this year. From those three experiences, we have learned about when to visit Yellowstone if you are interested in a family experience filled with quiet animal encounters that happen close to the main roads. This is key for families like ours, with young […]

The Second Time is a Charm at Wrangell St. Elias National Park

As the day ended we once again crammed into the fifteen passenger van. There were only sixteen passengers this time.  Four hours later we arrived back at our rental RV knowing we had made a good decision to go to the interior of Wrangell St. Elias.  Our second time visiting the park was charming.

More Than Haleakala Highlights

Haleakala National Park was one of 16 National Parks that we had visited prior to our 59 park journey.  We went to the Park on a cruise ship excursion.  The tour was great but it was little more than Haleakala highlights.  This time was different.  We had time to explore, hike and linger.  Our April visit […]

8 Great Camp Spots in SoCal

Young or old, camping is a timeless excursion back to where the roaring campfire means not just heat, but stories of yesterday, today and tomorrow. A simple time to share and to get to know, to experience all the wonderment of Mother Nature.

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!