Washington, D.C. is a great east coast city. Because it is the capitol of the United States, it has a very interesting political climate. But, what I like about it even more is the amount of things there are to do there. Even better, many things are free! It’s possible to do a lot […]
I am a sucker for a good sunset. In my opinion, a good sunset is one of nature’s best ways of showing off! While I love the sunsets in our hometown, the sunsets we see during our travels are of particular interest to me, especially the last sunset of any given trip we’re on. This […]
Balboa Island and the Balboa Peninsula is an upper class area just west of Newport Beach that is worth spending a day exploring. Depending on your location, you can easily walk here from many Newport hotels. The scariest part of the walk is crossing the Pacific Coast Highway! But, once you cross over this busy […]
We’re headed off to Vegas for a long weekend to celebrate a friend’s birthday. We love that we have the option to fly on Allegiant because it offers a super cheap direct flight. Because of our geographic location, we usually have to stop in Denver or Salt Lake, so being able to fly directly to […]
In late August 2017 a total solar eclipse of the sun will be making its way across the United States. This is a significant astronomical and scientific event, as well as a tourist attraction. Directly on the center line of the eclipse’s path is our hometown! When the eclipse hits our city at 11:42am, we will […]
Nestled high in the Colorado mountains and located just to the west of Rocky Mountain National Park is Estes Park. Small mountain towns all tend to be very similar – buildings no more than three floors high, old fashion candy shops on main street, upscale dining options, and relatively expensive hotels. I’ve visited plenty of […]
Since March 2016, we have been featuring one national park per month leading up August, which is the National Park Service’s 100th birthday. This post series (links below) have given you a glimpse of our National Park journeys ranging from rugged mountains to lava-filled volcanoes. It seems only fitting that with the final post of this […]
Next month, America’s National Parks will be celebrating their 100th birthday! With this in mind, we have been doing a post a month from March through August, highlighting five of the national parks we have visited. For July, the fourth National Park being featured on our count down is Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.