Adventure Awaits at Sylvan Lake, Custer State Park, SD

We often get asked by visitors to the Black Hills area what our “must-do” adventure recommendations are. We love to share the best local places to visit because there are… Read more »

OCENS’ Iridium GO! Package Gets You Connected Anywhere

Disclaimer: We were approached by the OCENS company to test out and review an Iridium GO! Unit and software developed by their company. We borrowed the unit for about a week,… 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 »

Campground Review: Alamosa KOA

We recently took a road trip through the US Southwest (see our post series: 3700 Miles to #FindYourPark). In the process, we stayed at seven different campground, and each was… 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 »

TRNP: Where Horses Run Free

Last weekend we were planning to head to Nebraska to check out Agate Fossil Beds National Park, but our plan was altered at the last minute due to an impending… Read more »

The Six Essential Stops in Your Badlands NP Drive-Through

Badlands National Park, south of Wall, South Dakota, is a popular “drive-through” National Park for those on their way to other destinations. Often, this means that there are some incredible… Read more »

AdoramaPix Metal Photograph Review

Disclaimer: As a member of USFamilyGuides.com, we receive offers for products to receive and review on our own blogs. We received this hexagonal metal print in exchange for a review,… Read more »

Hotel Review: Yellowstone Gateway Inn of Gardiner, MT

Disclaimer: We were not approached or compensated by anyone affiliated with Yellowstone Gateway Inn to create a review, positive or otherwise, for this location. We had such a positive experience… Read more »

Winter Plunge in the “Boiling River” at Yellowstone

You can see the video of this bucket list experience on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/i-iuuxfERXw. When we visited Yellowstone for the last time in 2015, just after Christmas, we decided… Read more »