In late August 2017 a total solar eclipse of the sun will be made 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 hit 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.
Three years ago today with little information or warning, my now-husband whisked me away down a long and (sometimes winding) road. It was June 23rd, 2013 – the day he was going to pop the question! I’ve thought long and hard about it and, because this day was so special and sentimental to me, I decided […]
This park is situated between Jackson Hole, WY and Yellowstone National Park and features one of the most iconic, most recognized, most beautiful, and most dramatic views in North America – The Teton Mountain Range, which is home to the idyllic Grand Teton peak. Tetons, which features other amazing peaks like Moran and Teewinot are breathtaking. Honestly, […]
There are so many things to try when visiting Alaska that its hard to narrow them down to make sure you have a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the last frontier. While it’s important to weigh your options and activity levels carefully, it’s also important to determine what experiences you would not want to miss out on. For […]
In just a few short hours, I’m flying to Portland, Oregon. My hubby is there for a conference, and both of us have wanted to go there for awhile, so it was the obvious choice that I would fly out after work and we would spend the weekend there. This will be my first time […]