11 Must Read National Park Safety Tips No Comments

Tips for Respecting Our National Parks If your family has yet to visit a National Park, you’re totally missing out. National Parks are one of the most awesome parts of living in the United States. Not only is the endless adventure, there is a ton of sightseeing to enjoy as well. The only problem is that respecting National Parks seems to be a lost art. 11 National Read more

Family Fun at Gorgoza Tubing Park No Comments

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who embrace winter and those who do their best to avoid it at all costs. Personally, I'm part of the latter group and start getting excited about winter when the leaves start to change in my hometown. I must be one of the few people I know that look forward to storing away my summer Read more

NATIONAL FAMILY FUN MONTH KICKS OFF WITH PRIZES AND GETAWAYS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY In case you haven’t heard, it’s National Family Fun Month, and that means we’re pulling together all of our best, most creative ideas for travel this August! When’s the last time that you took a family picnic? If you’re answer is taking you more than a few seconds toconjure, then enough is Read more

5 Family Friendly Things to See and Do in Grand Teton 6 Comments

The National Park Service is hosting a campaign this year to Find Your Park.  Twenty years ago, as a little girl on a family vacation, I found my park.  It most definitely is Grand Teton, and I have been back to visit almost every year since.  Seeing those mountains on the horizon lifts my spirits and cleanses my soul.  It may sound a little cheesy, Read more

National Public Lands Day No Comments

Find an event near you. Get in Free! National Public Lands Day is September 27. Treat your family and friends with a trip to your favorite National Park, Forest or Wildlife Refuge. On this day, the federal land management agencies have waived entrance fees. National Public Lands Day educates Americans about the environment and natural resources, and the need for shared stewardship of these valued, irreplaceable lands. Events Read more

LifeStraw Review & Giveaway Hiking String Lake in Grand Teton National Park String Lake in Grand Teton National Park is one of our families favorite places. It's located right next to the parking lot, so it's ideal for families. It's a great place to hang out and bring a pic-nic lunch. We rented a kayak in Moose from Dornans for the day and the kids loved hanging Read more

The Ultimate Survivor No Comments

  National Geographic's Ultimate Survivor Alaska My favorite this winter has been National Geographic's Ultimate Survivor Alaska. The show is filmed in Alaska and four teams battle for the title of Ultimate Survivor Alaska It's impressive. These guys are hard core. But the show has got me thinking after a conversation I had with my mom. My mom is an amazing mother and grandmother. She had been watching my sisters kids Read more

NATIONAL TRAILS DAY American Hiking Society's National Trails Day® is the country's largest celebration of trails. Mark your 2013 calendar for June 1 to make sure you don't miss out on the thousands of NTD activites happening all over the country. Events include hikes, biking and horseback rides, paddling trips, birdwatching, geocaching, gear demonstrations, stewardship projects and more. When is National Trails Day®? This year National Trails Day® will occur on Read more