Following the advice of a a good friend, we opted for a short hike with a big impact: Upheaval Dome. Experts believe that it is highly possible that this area resulted from the collision of a meteorite. The one mile round trip, rated moderate, is well marked and a bit uphill, but not impossible to … More Upheaval Dome
Having spent a day in Arches, we turned our attention to the west of Moab to Canyonlands National Park. Wanting a bit of variety on the trail, we scanned the list of possibilities, and, after doing so, chose the 5.5 mile Neck Spring Trail. The trail begins a little less than a mile from the … More Hiking at Canyonlands – Neck Spring Trail
Sabrina took the helm as itinerary agent, choosing the exploration of Devils Garden. Like the Windows, formations abound along the trail, which can range from 1.6 to 7.2 miles. Feeling extra energetic, she decided that we should go for it: 7.2 miles of fantastic views, amazing wonders and interesting trail transitions, the first being Landscape … More Hiking Devils Garden – Landscape Arch
One fantastic thing about hiking is that during a revisit, one has the opportunity to not only reconnect, but also to discover new wonders, both natural and possibly even historical, thus gaining a greater appreciation for the area. With its abundant attractions, this was bound to occur at Arches National Park. To our great fortune, … More Delicate Arch Revisited
Arriving at our condo with a bit daylight to burn, we headed to Arches National Park. With plenty of short hike options at our disposal, we decided on an area that would hopefully “Wow” our kids, an area loaded with attractions no matter which direction one may choose to wander. For us, the obvious selection was The … More Turret Arch – Arches National Park Windows Section
I was extremely thankful for the opportunity to return to The Great Sand Dunes National Park. The landscape was just as I remembered: absolutely breathtaking! What made this return even more special was that we got to share it with two pretty amazing people! I don’t think I will ever tire of seeing these faces light … More Return to Great Sand Dunes
Aquariums tend to exude tranquility; however, that state is nearly impossible if said tank is dirty. With little effort and minimal supplies, a fish’s glass habitat can be transformed from dark, dingy and dismal to bright, tidy and fabulous!
Arkansas is home to many natural wonders, a never ending bucket list of amazing places to discover within an hour or two of our front door! One particular destination that came to Kurt’s attention recently was the Arkansas Sphinx. Located off Highway 123 north of Lamar on Johnson County Road #4840, the Arkansas Sphinx is … More Throw Back Thursday – Arkansas Sphinx