Taking the Kids — to the transformation of a historic Army post to a 21st-century destination — San Francisco’s Presidio
View of the Golden Gate Bridge from The Presidio

Taking the Kids — to the transformation of a historic Army post to a 21st-century destination — San Francisco’s Presidio

Welcome to San Francisco’s Presidio — nearly 1,500 acres transformed from a bustling army post to a national park, the largest national park in an urban area, drawing 7.5 million visitors a year

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Legacies of the 10th Mountain Division – all over Vail Colorado
10th Mountain Division Training for WWII at Camp Hale CO

Legacies of the 10th Mountain Division – all over Vail Colorado

The newly re-opened Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum (it’s free!) in Vail is a great place to learn about the tremendous influence those 10th Mountain Division veterans who founded the modern US ski industry

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Taking the Kids — on a safari planned for more than seeing amazing wildlife
Jack Frater is unfazed by a passing , fully fed lioness

Taking the Kids — on a safari planned for more than seeing amazing wildlife

The Madikwe Game Reserve borders Botswana to the north and is home to the famous “Big Five.” Before breakfast one morning, we’d seen four of them — lions, elephants, Cape buffalo and white rhino

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