Visiting the Vast Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

2016 is an important year for the National Park Service marking their 100th birthday. National Parks truly were America’s “best idea” and I urge you to get out and visit as many as you can, including those that are off the beaten path. This past summer we did just that when we had the opportunity […]

Visiting the Trinity Site at White Sands – The Site of the First Nuclear Bomb Blast

The year was 1945.  The United States and the rest of the world had been at war for years, and the casualties were mounting.  After defeating Germany, all eyes turned to the Pacific theater.  America was making headway in the hopscotch war for tiny islands, and the top brass was beginning plans for an invasion […]

Photo Essay – Beautifully Quaint Quebec City

Can’t afford to go to Europe? Go to Quebec City. That’s not officially their slogan, but it should be. Quebec City is a beautiful, old fashioned city that is far more accessible to the American traveling family than a trip to Europe would be. If you have been wanting to expose your children to something […]

Photo Adventure : Chateau des Charmes Vineyard in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Although I’ve never been much of a wine drinker, I like to consider myself an agri-enthusiast. That might not be a real word, but I enthusiastically find agriculture to be interesting so it seems an appropriate moniker. When I saw “Tour a Vineyard” listed on my G Adventures’ Quebec and Ontario Explorer tour, I saw […]

Photo of the Week : Los Poblanos Inn and Organic Farm in Albuquerque, New Mexico

If you are on a mobile and unable to see this photo, click here. With farm animals and fields of lavender, the historic Los Poblanos Inn and Organic Farm in Albuquerque is a unique farm to market experience. The setting is absolutely beautiful, and the food was phenomenal!