Around the US, National Parks

All About Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Most of the time if someone asks what my favorite part of a trip was, it's hard to give an exact answer. But my trip to New Mexico last month is an exception: Carlsbad Caverns National Park blew me away, and though I loved the whole trip, this park was by far my favorite place… Continue reading All About Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Around the US, Hidden Gems

20 Amazing Pictures from Tucson’s Sweetwater Wetlands

"Wetlands" and "humidity" are not words that are often associated with Tucson, Arizona. Nevertheless, one of the vastly overlooked gems of the city is Sweetwater Wetlands. Water is an important resource in the desert, so, in order to save potable water, the city has been working to use reclaimed water for irrigation and landscaping since… Continue reading 20 Amazing Pictures from Tucson’s Sweetwater Wetlands

Around the US, National Parks

One Week on Cape Hatteras National Seashore

I think most people have some place that is "their" vacation spot - a place the family goes regularly enough that it feels like both a home away from home and a clear indication that you're one vacation. My personal vacation spot is the Outer Banks where my family has vacationed for years. We don't… Continue reading One Week on Cape Hatteras National Seashore