Yosemite National Park – California

August 6, 2013

One of our national jewels  which is a must see for every family vacation is Yosemite national Park. Making arrangements through Yosemite National Park reservations is easy and convenient and gives you several types of accommodations to pick from. This includes tent or camper site camping, cabins, the famous canvas tent accommodations, or you can treat […]

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Nemo Obi 1 Gear Review

August 1, 2013

Over the weekend I had the good fortune of spending a 7 hour downpour in the NEMO Obi 1. Some of the other hikers in the group were complaining of water and condensation in their quality tents; however while they were chasing the sun under the trees to dry out their equipment I was off […]

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Charles C. Deam Wilderness Surf and Turf – Indiana

July 30, 2013

Are you looking for a weekend paddle getaway in South Central Indiana? Then you shouldn’t look much further than a short 1.15 hour drive from Indianapolis to the Cutright boat ramp just south of Bloomington proper from State Road 446 on beautiful Lake Monroe. The ideal time to visit is during the week and not […]

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The Wonders of the Olympic Peninsula – Washington

July 23, 2013

The Olympic Peninsula boasts incredible scenery along the Pacific Coast as well as in the interior Hoh Rainforest. Your base of operations for this trip is nearby Seattle. Spend your first day taking in the local flavor. You can visit the Space Needle if tall buildings excite you. The famous Pike Place Market is one of the oldest farmer’s […]

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Rocky Mountain National Park – Colorado

July 16, 2013

Rocky Mountain National Park boasts 415 square miles of incredible mountain scenery and wildlife. Access to the park is through the town of Estes Park, a quick 1.5 hour drive from Denver. If you are new to the area, make a stop in the city of Boulder along the way for lunch.

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Road Trip to Grand Marais – Minnesota

June 25, 2013

The Minneapolis to Grand Marais and the Gunflint Trail road trip is under 5 hours, that is if you are in a hurry! Plan on leaving early and soak up all there is to see in 9 hours, then cool your brakes in Grand Marais by 6 pm. Start by taking I-35 North out of Minneapolis for approximately […]

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