Favorite Travel Moments :: Medicine, Sulphur, & Bear Spray…Oh My!

Favorite Travel Moments :: Medicine, Sulphur, & Bear Spray…Oh My!

I thought I would share with you some of my favorite travel moments and the stories behind them. So often the pictures alone can't capture the real story of what happened and why the place was so special because of it. And it was this story in particular that brought about the name of my [...]

White Sands National Park {New Mexico}

White Sands National Park {New Mexico}

Whites Sands is a really interesting place not only because of the beautiful white of the gypsum crystal sand, but because it it entirely surrounded by the White Sands Missile Range. Because of that relationship, the national park could be closed if they are testing missiles. This is one of the country's newer national parks, [...]

Cades Cove Loop- Smoky Mountain National Park {Tennessee}

Cades Cove Loop- Smoky Mountain National Park {Tennessee}

We decided to take a impromptu trip to the Smoky Mountains this weekend. Although the weather was cold, it made for a wonderful weekend away. We decided to start with the Cades Cove Loop in the south west corner of the park. Because of the cool weather, it made the mountains all the more smoky [...]

Mount Rainier National Park {Washington}

Mount Rainier National Park {Washington}

A few years ago, I took an incredible drive through Mount Rainier National Park. The wild beauty of the mountain, rivers, and wildflowers was so captivating. The main draw of the park is the active volcano of Mount Rainier. This volcano stands at 14,410 feet high. The park also encompasses three rivers that flow through [...]