Once you’ve seen the iconic geyser blow don’t forget that there is still an entire park left to explore! Here are five less popular but equally fun things to do in Yellowstone National Park with kids.
Virginia’s Blue Ridge Parkway follows the ridge line of the Blue Ridge Mountains as it winds for almost 217 miles from Shenandoah National Park to the North Carolina border. The entire 469 mile Blue Ridge Parkway through both Virginia and North Carolina is one of the most visited areas managed by the U.S. National […]
My husband and I have always loved to explore the outdoors; before having children, we had many outdoor adventures together. When I became pregnant with our son, we were told over and over that once he arrived, all our outdoor adventures would have to come to an end, at least for the first couple years. […]
Photo by: Jess Curren Travel is infectious. Once wanderlust gets into your soul, there’s often no turning back. We are one of many families that have decided to ditch the suburban, 9-5, public school life, and live differently. Our new life is simple, and with simplicity has come a deeper understand of ourselves, our family […]
Photo courtesy of Adia Cotter, Gates of the Arctic National Park “I _______ am proud to be a National Park Service Junior Ranger.” This is the pledge upon completion of one of the many National Park Service Junior Ranger Programs and one that I’ve heard a few times now. It never gets old. Here, in […]
Explore Colorado’s National Parks– including Rocky Mountain National Park, Great Sand Dunes, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, & Mesa Verde–with kids!
I love the diversity of our National Parks. Some parks, like Yosemite or Glacier, draw visitors because of their exquisite natural beauty. People visit these parks to hike, camp, and commune with nature. Mesa Verde National Park’s draws aren’t towering waterfalls or prime wildlife viewing; the park’s allure is the nearly thousand-year-old cliff dwellings that […]
Shenandoah National Park: its vast beauty beckons visitors from all across the world. While the park is only a short 70-mile drive from Washington D.C., once a family drives up Skyline Drive, parks the car, and hits the trail, it feels like it could be a million miles from the metropolis. It’s possible for families […]
Houseboating on Lake Powell is the ideal multigenerational outdoor getaway as you explore the Arizona waters with your family and friends in tow.