Why You Should Consider Traveling to the Grand Canyon in the Winter Instead of Summer

Beat the Crowds In the summer and early fall, the Grand Canyon is packed with visitors. That is not a problem in the winter. There were times we were able to be at one of the popular stops along the rim road, and no one else was there with us. It was an amazing experience. […]

Awesome Experiences with Animals at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Our kids are growing up to become quite the animal lovers.  They enjoy observing and learning the science about animals, and we try to work that into all the travels we can.  Most of the time, we’ll bypass the local zoo to try to find local animals in their natural habitats.  But the Alabama Gulf […]

Photo of the Week : Buffalo Herd in the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma

If you are on a mobile and can’t see this photo, click here. For more photos of the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge, see this photo adventure.

How to Get to Alaska National Park Sites

Alaska has a lot of great National Parks – but they are ridiculously hard to get to. Most of them are accessible by bush plane and the cost can be high. Some of the parks get less a minuscule amount of visitors as a result. Not all of the parks are hard to reach. Kenai […]

A Day of Farm Fun at Homestead Farms in Fort Worth, Texas

I think it is important for children to understand where their food comes from.  While we have a garden at home and they understand how we grow vegetables, I wasn’t sure if they were fully understanding the connection between animals and meat and dairy products. It is also important for me to get the kids […]