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...
Timpanogos Cave

Timpanogos Cave

Mt. Timpanogos boasts it’s beautiful splendor as it stands in the spotlight among the American Fork Canyon.  Opened to the public in the early 1900’s, it serves as a constant reminder of the delicate nature of the formations found in the cave.  Since it’s opening,...
Abrams Falls

Abrams Falls

Abram’s Falls From a teenager’s viewpoint: Abram’s Falls is one of the most gorgeous waterfalls I’ve ever seen! It has such a wonderful view and was totally worth the hike!   Abram’s Falls is located in Cades Cove of the Great Smoky Mountains National...
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...
Minuteman Missile

Minuteman Missile

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site is a piece of history not to be skipped or missed. I honestly didn’t think neither the kids nor I would be interested in a missile, but I was surprisingly wrong. We all REALLY enjoyed it and the kids were eager to share their...
Philadelphia Mint

Philadelphia Mint

 Philadelphia US Mint Address: 151 North Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106-1886 Website: USMint.gov   The Philadelphia Mint is an excellent stop to make in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It’s in short walking distance from Independence Hall...
Double Arch

Double Arch

Location: Arches National Park, Moab, Utah Windows Arches are unique and certainly add character and beauty to Arches National Park. There are two trails that lead to the south window. If you decide to take the marked trail, it’s only about a ten minute walk....