Taking the kids: A bucket list in the U.S. that few take
Our rafts seen from the ancient granary

Taking the kids: A bucket list in the U.S. that few take

With cruises and many trips canceled, national parks have been jammed, but not on the Colorado River deep in the Grand Canyon.

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Bryce Canyon National Park: Hoodoo you think you’re feeling?
Natural Bridge feature at Bryce Canyon NP

Bryce Canyon National Park: Hoodoo you think you’re feeling?

Hoodoos actually have eroded out of cliffs, forming thin walls of rock called fins.Isn’t nature amazing?! Here at Bryce Canyon we are at the top of what is famously called “The Grand Staircase”

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Taking the kids … and staying safe in national parks from COVID, bears, bison and more…
Reason for the bear jam - Bear 399 and her four cubs

Taking the kids … and staying safe in national parks from COVID, bears, bison and more…

As well as keeping our distance and wearing masks to avoid contracting COVID-19, it’s imperative as we flock to national parks to consider what else we must do to keep ourselves and our families safe

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Taking the Kids – On a Road Trip in Eastern Utah
An explanation of how arches are formed

Taking the Kids – On a Road Trip in Eastern Utah

Many families like to anchor themselves in Moab because they can visit Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, as well as mountain bike, paddleboard, river raft, horseback ride, hike, fish, golf

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Navigating Glacier National Park during #COVIDSUMMER2020
Avalanche Lake in Glacier National Park

Navigating Glacier National Park during #COVIDSUMMER2020

So far this summer, the east side of the park remains closed due to heavy winter snows—we could only go as far as Avalanche, where we went hiking to Avalanche Lake, about a two miles each way with a gradual gain of about 500 feet in elevation.

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Arches and Canyonlands National Parks – Spectacular Utah attractions!
There are more than 2000 arches in Arches National Park

Arches and Canyonlands National Parks – Spectacular Utah attractions!

It’s easy to see why Arches National Park, just 5 miles north of Moab Utah, is the world’s largest concentration of natural sandstone arches — over 2,000 throughout the park’s more than 76,000 acres.

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Taking the Kids — and heading to a national park national park week (or any time)
National Junior Ranger Day, Shenandoah National Park

Taking the Kids — and heading to a national park national park week (or any time)

The annual National Park Week offers daily activities and celebrations at parks and monuments around the country. April 20 kicks it off with National Junior Ranger Day & Entrance Fee-Free Day.

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