Photos : Animals in Denali National Park, Alaska

This fall, I found my new favorite national park – Denali. It is 4.7 million acres of wilderness, and are so many animals in Denali National Park. Denali was the first national park created specifically to protect wildlife. The “Big Five” of Denali are Grizzlies, Moose, Caribou, Wolves and Dall’s Sheep. We saw all of […]

Photo : Denali National Park in the Fall

I’m working on writing up our Road Lottery adventures, but I just wanted to share this photo of fall in Denali National Park. The color change was in full effect when we visited last week, and it was so amazingly beautiful. This photo was from the Horseshoe Lake hike. We took it with the kids, […]

Kiteboarding Along the Seward Highway in Alaska

Normally I include photos of things our family does when we are out traveling, are at home in Texas. But driving along the Seward Highway in Alaska along the Cook Inlet, we saw some grand adventurers out kiteboarding! I was cold just sitting in the car (there was a 50-60 degree temperature drop for us […]

Coming Soon! Traveling in Alaska’s Denali During the Road Lottery

During most of the year, Alaska’s jewel of a National Park – Denali – is accessible by paid shuttle. You buy a ticket, you get on, and you get off at designated drop points. Like all of Alaska, Denali can be a dangerous place. There are bears and moose that you don’t want to get […]

How Diverse is Texas? Ten Photos to Show You How!

For a while the Texas tourism tagline was that Texas was “like a whole other country!” In a lot of ways, it really is. From the dry landscapes of West Texas to the swamps in the east, the Texas landscape varies greatly. But it is not all empty space! Texas has been a large contributor […]