Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park is one of the coolest places in the world to see true desert scenery. Saguaro National Park is renowned for cactus forests, desert trees, shrubs and animals that are unique to the ecosystem in the Sonoran Desert of the American Southwest. Saguaro National Park is named after the saguaro cactus. The saguaro […]

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is one of the great natural sites in the United States. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is located in Southeastern New Mexico in the Guadalupe Mountains about 18 miles from Carlsbad, New Mexico and some 150 miles from El Paso, Texas. Named after the city of Karlovy Vary in the Czech […]

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

As many of you know, my new goal is to visit every National Park in the United States. Back in September I took a road trip from Arkansas to North Carolina stopping in three National Parks and seeing some of what that part of America has to offer. Some good, some bad but always entertaining […]

Haleakala National Park

Ahhhhh Maui…where to begin? I will be posting a number of posts on my Maui trip as there is so much to write about and cover but I am going to start with Haleakala National Park. If you follow me regularly, you know I like National parks and actually one of my new goals is […]

Zion National Park

Zion National Park has some of the best hikes of any of the US National Parks. Angels Landing and the Narrows are famous and both are worthwhile. Zion also boasts some amazing viewpoints that will leave you dizzy from the soaring heights and peaks. Zion National Park is different from many other parks in that […]

Bryce Canyon National Park

Often overlooked by travelers are the treasures within their own country. The United States has as much natural beauty as any country on Earth and there is so much to see and do. It is a shame that so many people do not take the time to get to know this vast land. The western […]

Road Trip Part 2-Grand Teton to Denver

Grand Teton National Park is one of the jewels of the great American western parks. It is located a few miles north of Jackson Hole, Wyoming and is a beautiful place to visit. The gorgeous Teton Mountains are an awesome backdrop to a great park, filled with lakes, animals and killer landscapes. The pictures I […]

Road Trip Part 1-Phoenix to Jackson Hole

I love road trips, I mean who doesn’t? I have done road trips all over the world in some pretty awesome places and a few in America too. However, the road trip I just did around the old west and the National Parks of the western US was as good as any road trip I’ve […]

A Classic Road Trip in Arizona

There are few things I love more than a good road trip. Anywhere in the world, I would almost always prefer to drive if it’s reasonable because you get to see so much more, so much closer up. In the United States, there are few better places to take road trips than the Southwest. The […]

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