Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park We can’t wait to come back here again some day. We enjoyed seeing the beauty of the park right at the end of the winter season to see the snow. But we are ready for warm weather!   Yosemite National Park          ...
Joshua Tree National Park, California

Joshua Tree National Park, California

Joshua Tree National Park, California Another National Park ✔️ We took in the beauty of the southern part of Joshua Tree National Park in California and our boys earned another Jr. Ranger badge. Who would have known that desert could be so beautiful! Joshua Tree...
Saguaro National Park, Tucson, Arizona

Saguaro National Park, Tucson, Arizona

We’ve been taking in the beauty of the Sonoran Desert. Today we visited Saguaro National Park. The protected saguaro cacti are so interesting to look at – they are huge! It’s ok to have fun … next to a Saguaro 🌵. We try to get a family photo that’s decent,...
Visiting Carlsbad Caverns National Park with Kids

Visiting Carlsbad Caverns National Park with Kids

The Carlsbad Caverns were incredible!  We took the long hike down into the cavern through the natural opening where the bats fly out at night. (We didn’t get to watch all of the bats this evening because they have gone south for the winter). The boys did such a good...
Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Our  Journey to Guadalupe Mountains National Park We stopped in at the Guadeloupe Mountains National Park for a little while. Our oldest son, Joel, wanted to earn a badge for the park, so he did – he is learning a lot as he earns the badges, too! Guadalupe...
Big Bend National Park, Texas

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Big Bend National Park We arrived at Big Bend National Park today. Swimming in a hot springs and in the Rio Grande River was a lot of fun. It’s so beautiful here! Hot Spring Carlsbad Caverns Here we come! Carlsbad Caverns Showering in the Rio Grande River Kids...