The Blue Ridge Parkway always provides incredible views both up close and on the horizon. Over a few short miles … Continue reading Overlooks and steep curves lead to Black Mountain and Asheville
Orange Beach, Alabama offers a powder-white beach against a gem-green gulf and bright blue sky. We crossed to the marshy … Continue reading Alabama Orange and Florida Emerald
Hot Springs is both a city and a National Park in Arkansas. The town is bustling with tourists visiting the … Continue reading Visiting Springs In Spring
Straddling Arizona and Utah in the Navajo Nation can be a challenge in time management. Arizona does not use Daylight … Continue reading 3 States x 2 Parks = 1 Great Day
We zig-zagged from California through Nevada and headed back to Arizona. Outside of the small town of Page is the … Continue reading Can ya believe these canyons?
A journey from the world’s largest tree at 7,000 feet and the highest point in the continental US (Mt. Whitney) … Continue reading Love and Death Valley
Sequoia National Park was established as the second National Park in 1890, but it was the first park formed to … Continue reading Feeling small in a giant forest
The southwest corner of Arizona borders both California and Mexico. Before crossing into California, we stopped for a brief visit … Continue reading Sun Diego: Phó Geddaboudit!
The saguaro cacti (pronounced suh-war-oh) are a common symbol and a ubiquitous presence in the Sonora desert landscape. There are … Continue reading Saguaro National Park
The backroads to Guadalupe National Park took us through the small town of Valentine, Texas. There is not much to … Continue reading On the road to Guadalupe National Park