Category: United States of America

  • Portland, Maine

    Portland, Maine

    Explore some of Portland, Maine’s most picturesque lighthouses, stroll along the cobblestone streets of Portland, and unwind at one of the many craft breweries in under 60 miles. We start in South Portland at Two Lights Lighthouse and end about 45 minutes North of Portland at Eartha, the world’s largest rotating globe. South Portland Two…

  • Dinosaur Hunting in Northeast Utah

    Dinosaur Hunting in Northeast Utah

    Vernal “Dinosaurland” Utah Vernal, Utah truly is Dinosaurland with dinosaur murals, sculptures, tracks, and themed businesses throughout the small town. Since 1951, Vernal has been offering dinosaur hunting licenses authorized by Al O’Saurus, Deputy Lizard Warden. Each licensed hunter is eligible to kill: 1 adult male Tyrannosaurus Rex, 1 Diplodocus Giganticus weighing more than 5,000…

  • Canyonlands National Park

    Canyonlands National Park

    Canyonlands National Park Canyonlands National Park consists of nearly 337,600 acres divided into 3 units (Island in the Sky, The Needles, and The Maze) separated by the Colorado River and the Green River. This National Park is so large, it’s about 106 miles from Island in the Sky Visitor Center to The Needles Visitor Center.…

  • Zion National Park Tips

    Zion National Park Tips

    Helpful Websites  Clear sky chart to determine the best day and time for astronomical viewing: Flash flood potential: National Weather Service extended forecast: Shuttle Information: Shuttle and Parking Information Private vehicles are not permitted on the Zion Scenic Drive. To visit Zion National Park visitors are required to utilize the shuttle.…

  • Arkansas Beer Flights and Hiking Trails

    Arkansas Beer Flights and Hiking Trails

    We were impressed by Little Rock’s craft breweries and the town of Hot Springs exceed our expectations. Visiting in March, the forest was still brown from a long winter but the hikes in Ozark National Forest weren’t comprised by the sepia landscape. 

  • What to See in OKC, Oklahoma

    What to See in OKC, Oklahoma

    Oklahoma City Traveling Gingerbread Note: A free shuttle takes visitors from the Will Rogers World Airport to the rental car terminal every 7-10 minutes and is available 24/7. Lake Hefner Along the 17 mile shoreline of Lake Hefner is The Lighthouse on East Wharf, a replica of America’s second oldest lighthouse, Brandt Point Lighthouse, near…

  • Coastal Oregon

    Coastal Oregon

    Thinking of planning a trip to Oregon? Check out the rest of our road trip through the state here: Oregon Parks and Monuments. Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach Early in the morning, Haystack Rock protrudes from fog on Cannon Beach. It felt almost eerie as we walked through the mist on hard, rippled sand towards…

  • Oregon Parks and Monuments

    Oregon Parks and Monuments

    Thinking of planning a trip to Oregon? Check out the road trip along the coast here: Coastal Oregon. Crater Lake National Park Reaching a depth of 1,943 feet, Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States and deepest volcanic lake in the world. The water level only fluctuates 2-3 feet. Crater Lake was formed…

  • First Stop Jackson Hole Then Grand Teton National Park

    First Stop Jackson Hole Then Grand Teton National Park

  • Welcome to Coastal Mississippi

    Welcome to Coastal Mississippi

    We were asked by several locals what we were doing in coastal Mississippi, a certified retirement region. The trip was actually sparked by a hidden gem, the Red Bluffs, 2 hours North of the coast. A weekend getaway to hike among the stunning colors of the Red Bluffs was definitely worth it.