National Parks

Big Bend Weekend Trip

Big Bend National Park is packed full of adventure and wonder! It is definitely one of my favorite National Parks that not many people in the US know about. With over 800,00 acres, 150 hiking trails, exotic wildlife, dinosaur fossils, gorgeous views, and the dreamy Rio Grande River, how could it not be a favorite?

Hawaii Volcanoes

The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has some of the most unique and beautiful landscapes in the world! I was lucky enough to visit recently and it is definitely in my top 10 of favorite places to explore!

Glacier Vagabond Venture

“There was always a million sparkles on the water…like that mountain lake.  It was so clear Jenny, it looked like there were two skies one on top of the other.”-Forrest Gump

If you enjoy scenic drives, snowy peaks, crystal clear mountain lakes, and colorful rocks, read more about our unplanned venture into Glacier National Park. And yes, you can see the iconic mountain lake from the famous running scene in the movie Forrest Gump!

Mt. Rainier 

Weekend trip

My daughter and I were fortunate enough to able to spend 2 weeks traveling the Pacific Northwest in the summer of 2019.   The majority of the trip we had no agenda but to seek out adventure wherever we could find it.  The one thing that we had planned out though, was visiting Mount Rainier National Park…

Banff National Park

of Canada & Nearby Adventures

Imagine yourself seeing majestic mountains and stunning glacier mountain lakes so beautiful you must pinch yourself to believe they are real! Banff was one of my daughters top 5 places to visit on her bucket list. She sent me a photo from her computer screen saver and said, “someday, mom, I want to go here”.  I asked her where they were taken and I told her “let’s pack our bags and go!”

Great Smoky Mountains

Does visiting  the U.S National Parks intrigue you?  Are you planning on adding a few of them to your bucket list travels this year?  If so, you may want to consider a visit to the Smokies!  The Great Smoky National Park is the most popular National Park in America with over 800 miles of wanderlust adventures!

BadLands National Park and Nearby Attractions


Do you ever dream about adventuring to places without a lot of people? Do you wish you could have lived in the days of the Wild West and wandered into a dusty hot saloon during happy hour to drink a shot of whiskey with  “Wild Bill Hickok”? One of my best friends and I decided to venture on a long weekend trip to South Dakota towards the end of August. 

Free National park

Check list!


Did you know there are 62 Us National Parks? Download your FREE National Parks checklist and mark off how many you have visited!  You can also start planning what new adventures you can check off your National Park bucket list!

Alaska Cruise to Glacier Bay National Park 

Biscayne National Park Day Trip


Are you more of a city-slicker or nature lover? Though I may be more nature loving and have fewer quests for big cities, it’s always fun to break the cycle and enjoy a day in the concrete jungle! On our way to the Florida Keys, we decided to see what unique experiences Miami had to offer before heading to our final destination. 

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