Category Archives: National Parks

Top 5 Family Activities at Great Sand Dunes National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve (GSDNPP) near Mosca, Colorado, should be on every family’s travel bucket list. In June of 2016, we spent less than 24 hours at… Read more »

Great Sand Dunes Magnetite Science Challenge

Fun with Science at Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve Our sons love science experiments. Every time we travel, our 10-year-old always seems to be on the look-out for… Read more »

Bucket List Yellowstone National Park Winter

Bucket List – Yellowstone National Park For all who have been asking us (and tons do!) what Yellowstone is like in winter, and is it really worth visiting when 90%… Read more »

National Parks: Magic Moments 2016

What a Year it’s Been! We were blessed in 2016 to travel around the United States and visit 18 National Park Service sites, most being National Parks. We began 2016… Read more »

Virtual National Parks: Yellowstone Upper Geyser Basin

Our New Series on YouTube: Virtual Parks Yellowstone’s Geyser Hill in Upper Geyser Basin Join us on YouTube as we share some of the most iconic locations among the US… Read more »

Yellowstone: Six Accessibly Wonderful Waterfalls

Among the amazing features of Yellowstone National Park are the abundance of road-side waterfalls which involve little or no hike to view. As a family, especially with a member that… Read more »

Agate Fossil Beds & Toadstool Geological Parks

Two amazing geological adventures await you in Northwest Nebraska! For some, that is hard to believe, as they think of Nebraska as flat, corn-covered farmland. However, hidden among the western… Read more »

Five Amazing Reasons to Visit Yellowstone in Winter

Yellowstone National Park is the fifth most visited park in the system, with over four million annual visitors. The crazy part: 90% of those visit between the months of May… Read more »

Our September #FindYourPark Photo Challenge!

This month’s Twitter #FindYourPark photo challenge will be all about the amazing colors we find in our parks! Each day will bring a new hue, and we invite you to… Read more »

3700 Miles to #FindYourPark Part 4: Days 10-12

(See our trip in pictures on Instagram!) Be sure to read the first, second, and third posts in this #9Parks12Days series, where we visited SEVEN National Park Service Sites in… Read more »

3700 Miles to #FindYourPark Part 3: Days 6-9

(See our trip in pictures on Instagram!) Be sure to read the first and second posts in this #9Parks12Days series, where we visited Great Sand Dunes, Carlsbad Caverns, Guadalupe Mountains,… Read more »

3,700 Miles to #FindYourPark: Part 2 (Days 4-6)

(See our trip in pictures on Instagram!) Be sure to read the first post in this #9Parks12Days series, where we visited Great Sand Dunes NP and Carlsbad Caverns NP in… Read more »

3,700 Miles to #FindYourPark: The First Three Days of #9Parks12Days

(See our trip in pictures on our Instagram Hashtag!) On June 6, 2016, our family of four embarked on an ambitious trek through the US Southwest.  We wanted to take our… Read more »