Just outside of Big Bend National Park, there’s something really odd going on in Terlingua, Texas. The once thriving mercury mining town has literally reincarnated itself; turning what used to be a whispering ghost town into an outdoor museum that’s full of life but full of mystery. Simply put, Terlingua isn’t just a map dot. It’s a state of mind. Amidst the ruins of the past, there’s a bit of quirky lore that you just have to stop and see for yourself.
Camping in bear country doesn’t have to be scary as long as you understand bear behavior. But, before setting out on your camping trip, know that there are some important bear safety rules you need to know to keep you and your family safe.
We discovered Toadstool Geologic Park by mere accident while we were traveling through Northwest Nebraska. This geological wonder, located in the Oglala National Grasslands near Fort Robinson State Park is a very remote hiking and camping paradise! But, do you think you could hack it all by yourself there?
Bedford, Virginia, nestled in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, is an outdoorsman’s paradise! But it’s scenic Blue Ridge Mountains treasures aren’t the only reason to visit. Bedford also has an incredibly deep-rooted military history that will make your your heart beat red, white and blue!
Did you know that there are 10 fun ways to explore Gettysburg? If you’re planning a visit to experience the great Civil War history, why not also take in the beauty of the countryside? Your visit doesn’t have to be just an educational experience. So grab your helmets and shades! Let’s check out these incredibly awesome touring tips while learning about the pivotal Battle of Gettysburg that reshaped America.
In western North Dakota lies the quiet less-visited Theodore Roosevelt National Park. This crown jewel of the National Parks gets far few visitors than Yellowstone or the Grand Tetons. Perhaps because of its’ solitude in nature and its’ off the beaten path destination.
While exploring Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, we camped at Cottonwood Campground inside the park. It’s located just five miles from the National Park’s South Unit park entrance. Our plans were originally to camp three nights. Due inclement weather, we ended up staying a few more days. But it was more than the cold rain that kept us there!
When we visited Joshua Tree National Park in December 2017, we were forced to take refuge for a few days at Joshua Tree Lake RV & Campground in California due to inclement weather and a short-term illness. Here’s our campground review of the RV park and campground.
What better place to celebrate America’s 4th of July birthday than one of the most patriotic destinations; our cities or towns. From America’s National Battlefields and Memorials, parades and parties, we’ll help show some of the best patriotic destinations to show your patriotic spirit and let freedom ring! So, bring out the sparklers! Let’s get this party started!