I love a weekend road trip. It’s a great way to get away and explore a new area without having … More
Moab, Utah is a great basecamp for many adventures. I’ve stayed here twice in the last few years and it’s … More
Staunton, Virginia is located in the central part of the state on the western side. It is a great basecamp … More
My first visit to Mammoth Cave National Park was in 2021 on a road trip with Teddy from Pennsylvania to … More
Assateague Island National Seashore is located across state lines in both Virginia and Maryland. The two districts don’t connect, so you can either enter the northern portion from near Ocean City, Maryland or you can enter the southern portion from Chincoteague.
Asheville, North Carolina is a great home base for not only exploring Asheville, but also for various day or weekend trips.
Traveling can get to be quite expensive if you don’t plan out what you are going to spend ahead of time. Something I have done prior to booking anything for a trip is to write out my budget in various categories ahead of time.
We spent time in 5 states including Nevada, California, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. We visited 9 National Parks, 3 State Parks, as well as National Forests, Monuments, Preserves and Tribal Parks.
Teddy and I both recently made a ranked list of all of the National Parks we’ve visited (21 for him and 38 for me). Zion is in both of our top 5 parks we’ve ever been to.
We both loved the Navajo to Queens Garden Loop more than any other hike we did on our entire 12 day trip.