Photo of the Week : Exposures of Upper Permian Strata at Caprock Canyons State Park, Texas

If you are on a mobile and unable to see this photo, click here. Caprock Canyon is a great Texas State Park.  We take the long route through the panhandle to check it out whenever we have the time.  If you’d like to see more, here are photos from an earlier visit and you can read more about […]

The Merriest Place on Earth – Christmas at Disneyland

Disneyland may be the Happiest Place on Earth 365 days a year, but during the holiday season it is also the merriest! Disney takes their environment creation expertise and crafts the perfect Christmas family destination. Disneyland, California Adventures and Downtown Disney are all decked out to get you in the ho-ho-holiday spirit. Disclosure – We […]

Merry Christmas, Y’all! Festive Trees in Texas

Everything is bigger in Texas, including our Christmas trees. Take a look at a few of the festive trees throughout the state. If there’s one thing you are guaranteed about traveling in the winter in Texas, it is that you’ll see Christmas trees in ever city you visit!

Forests of Cactus in Saguaro National Park in Tucson, Arizona

If you ask a child to draw a cactus, they draw a towering Saguaro. It has a very definitive shape and they’ll draw the giant cactus with upturned limbs over a yellow desert landscape. However, the Saguaro is far from a common cactus. While cactus like the prickly pear will grow all in hot arid […]

A Summer Afternoon Family Adventure in Alyeska Alaska

When you ask my son why he loves Alaska, he says “just because.”  Just because Alaska is gorgeous and full of adventure, he loves it.  Imagine that?  One of his favorite places was Alyeska. Alyeska Alaska is easy for visitors to drive by.  It is very close to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and looks […]