National Parks

Joshua Tree National Park

Best Day Hikes Joshua Tree National Park

While some National Parks receive so much attention that you know you are going to be wowed during a visit, I had no idea how much I would love Joshua Tree National Park. Visiting during our…

A Visit to Voyageurs National Park Without a Boat

A Visit to Voyageurs National Park Without a Boat

A visit to Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Wilderness typically involves traveling by boat.  Canoes, kayaks, motor boats and even house boats are commonly seen in the lakes throughout the area.  When planning our…

Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

It is not possible to fully understand the July heat when in Death Valley National Park without experiencing it for yourself.  It’s the kind of heat that takes your breath away and feels like you are…

Great Basin National Park- A Hidden Gem

Great Basin National Park- A Hidden Gem

Life happens, and despite my best intentions it has been almost an entire year since I last posted!  Between traveling, all the kiddos’ activities, starting a new job, running various marathons and half marathons and taking…