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 : Sunset in Alaska’s Chugach State Park

Alaska is beautiful all the time, but especially at sunset.  This is the view from Flattop Mountain in Chugach State Park, just outside of Anchorage. If you are on a mobile device and can not see this photo, please click here.

The Best Beaches on the Gulf of Mexico Are in…. Alabama?

You know how you look at a brochure of a place, and then you get there and wonder where they REALLY took the photos?  That’s happen more than a few times to me and because of that I usually arrive at a new destination with low expectations.  This was my first time in Alabama, and […]

Instagraming West Texas – Instagram Travel Thursday

West Texas is such a large, vast area which includes both the panhandle and the actual western part of Texas.  While there are some beautiful mountains around the El Paso area, a lot of the landscape is flat and dusty.  There’s a lot of agricultural land in the Panhandle, and every time I come through […]

Photo Adventure – Winter Snow Near Sedona, Arizona in Oak Creek Canyon

Your path is determined by the route you take out of Flagstaff.  Both roads lead to well known tourist attractions – one to the red rocks of Sedona and the other to Grand Canyon. When you choose to take the road less traveled and head away from the crowds of the Grand Canyon and towards […]