Badlands

Badlands

Spread across the plains of South Dakota lies a unique gem that is as well known for its fossils as its beauty… the Badlands.  I was pleasantly surprised when we visited this summer.  The colors and landscape are stunning in areas.  And… it’s conveniently...
Wall Drug

Wall Drug

One of the greatest highlights of the Midwest is Wall Drug Store found in Wall, South Dakota.  It is a fun, kid-friendly one-stop shopping establishment that is the focal point of the town.  It’s a great place to take a break, let the kids run around, grab a bite to...
Buckingham Fountain

Buckingham Fountain

Buckingham Fountain Buckingham Fountain, one of the largest in the world, was built in the early 1900s and was inspired by the fountains of Versailles. The fountain is said to represent Lake Michigan itself and the states that surround it. Every hour the fountain...
Old Faithful

Old Faithful

Yellowstone National Park’s Old Faithful is pretty spectacular- even to the six year old. 🙂 We recently had the opportunity to visit Old Faithful and loved every minute of it. There are usually a lot of crowds surrounding the boardwalk but there was hardly anyone...
Two Great Rivers

Two Great Rivers

The kids won’t forget seeing the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. Two great rivers.  It is a historical marker which bares symbolism in the Louis and Clark expedition....