Winter in Oak Creek Canyon, Arizona

In between Flagstaff and Sedona is a canyon forged by a tributary of the Verde River, Oak Creek. The walls of Oak Creek Canyon are beautifully eroded, and in the winter limestone and sandstone peek out beneath a dusting of white snow. The road that winds through Oak Creek Canyon, State Route 89A, is full […]

Photo – The Royal Gorge in Canon City, Colorado

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Ice Skating on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Canada

The Rideau Canal is a 200km long waterway running from Ottawa to Kingston.  Built after the War of 1812 as a precaution in case of American aggression it’s purpose was to keep a military line open between nearby Montreal and the British Naval Base in Kingston.  While not really needed for that use any longer, […]

Rafting Down the Kenai River in Cooper Landing, Alaska

One of the things that my kids love the most about Alaska is that every direction you turn is an outdoor adventure.  Alaska is wild and untamed.  It is beautiful, but rugged.  It is the kind of place every child dreams about, even if they don’t know how to put it into words. Sure, there […]

Photo of the Week : The Desert Near Tucumcari, New Mexico

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