DO YOU LOVE NATIONAL PARKS?

If so, be sure to check out my FREE national park visit trackers page to download a printable checklist, a spreadsheet that automatically tallies your visit counts, and/or save a copy of my Google Map that shows all 417 National Park Service units (sample shown has different colors for each type of NPS unit designation). 

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National Park Map Prints

National Park Map Prints

We moved into our new house last November and have been slowly working on updating the paint and decor to match our tastes. Up next on my list is decorating the office. Hubs and I have established a "I do the decorating and he has final veto power" pact. So, I've...

Seattle Daytrip to Diablo Lake

Seattle Daytrip to Diablo Lake

The Ross Lake National Recreation Area is simply stunning. We visited the main drag (Highway 20) during our day trip to North Cascades National Park and fell in love with the turquoise waters of Diablo Lake. Seriously, check it out: That amazing turquoise color is not...

North Cascades National Park, an Easy Day Trip from Seattle

North Cascades National Park, an Easy Day Trip from Seattle

Whenever we start planning a trip, I always take a few minutes to look at the National Park Service website to see if there are any National Parks or other park service units that we have yet to visit. Having been to Seattle previously, I thought we would have covered...

Las Vegas Day Trip to Valley of Fire State Park

Las Vegas Day Trip to Valley of Fire State Park

After a recent work trip to Las Vegas, I stayed an extra 2 days to visit with family and friends. While I could have spent all my time with my loved ones, I made sure to leave enough time in my schedule to explore the desert (which was much needed after working a...

Early Spring Scenic Drive in Shenandoah National Park

Early Spring Scenic Drive in Shenandoah National Park

This past weekend, our see-where-the-road-takes-us drive lead us to an early spring scenic drive in Shenandoah National Park. Every once in a while we like to jump in our car for a destination-unknown afternoon drive. This time our wandering led us within a few miles...

New River Gorge National River in West Virginia

New River Gorge National River in West Virginia

  Every year, Hubs and I celebrate our wedding anniversary by buying new gadgets or by taking a trip. Usually, each of these trips tends to focus on a specific park or city. However, this time I decided to plan a trip for us that focused on waterfalls. While most of...