Mystical Walk at Russel Cave National Monument {Alabama}

Mystical Walk at Russel Cave National Monument {Alabama}

We found ourselves with a long weekend and so decided that we would spend a few days exploring around parts of Alabama. In the first few months of living in Tennessee we spent a weekend down in Huntsville and were so delighted by our trip. Since then we have been wanting to go back and [...]

Devils Tower National Monument {Wyoming}

Devils Tower National Monument {Wyoming}

One of the most impressive sights to see in the east part of Wyoming is Devils Tower National Monument. This was the country's first national monument, dedicated by President Theodore Roosevelt in September 1906. Standing at 867 ft. from the base to the summit, this imposing structure with its slated columns of rock is considered [...]

Mount Rushmore National Monument {South Dakota}

Mount Rushmore National Monument {South Dakota}

Take me back to the black hills of Dakota. South Dakota is home to many national treasures, but none so much as Mount Rushmore National Monument. The monument represents four U.S. presidents, each 60 feet tall cut into the black stone of the mountain. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theordore Roosevelt, and Abrabram Lincoln are now [...]

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument {Florida}

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument {Florida}

When in St. Augustine, the absolute must do is visit the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. It has been through Spanish, British, French, and American control at one point in time or another but has lasted as a tribute to spirit of resiliency of all those who lived there. Walking along the battlements, gazing [...]

Gila Valley Cliff Dwellings National Monument {New Mexico}

Gila Valley Cliff Dwellings National Monument {New Mexico}

A few years ago I found myself in New Mexico and it didn't take long to realize why it's called 'The Land of Enchantment'. I ventured out one day to see the Gila Valley Cliff Dwellings. This was one of the first national monuments established by President Roosevelt. It became a national monument on November [...]