Category: National Parks

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Visited: August 2018 Duration: 1/2 day (could have been 2 days) Accommodations: Baymont by Wyndham Boston Heights Cuyahoga Valley National Park was our final destination on National Park Trip Season 3.  We are making the trek back towards home.  I had planned about a…

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Visited: August 2017 Duration: 3-4 hours Accommodations: Rough Riders Hotel, Medora (Highly recommend) The last national park we visited on the National Park Trip Season 2 was Theodore Roosevelt National Park, located in beautiful Medora, North Dakota.  This park was perfect for wrapping up our…

Glacier National Park

Visited: August 2017 Duration: 4 days Accomodations: AirBNB about 10 miles from the park. (Columbia Falls) Astrid Cabin Glacier National Park, the mother of them all. I have heard so much about this park I couldn’t wait to get here.  There is so much to…

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Visited: June 2016 Duration: 4 hours Great Sand Dunes was a pit stop on the road home from Mesa Verde National Park.  A co-worker had told me it is a must do for the kids. I figured we could at least burn off a…

Mesa Verde National Park

Visited: June 2016 Duration: 1 day Accommodations: Kokepelli Cave Bed and Breakfast, Farmington, New Mexico. Mesa Verde National Park is what inspired our very first National Park trip, and the rest is history. Hunter was studying cliff dwellings in Social Studies in the 5th…

Grand Canyon National Park

Visited: June 2016 Duration: 1 full day Accommodations: Thunderbird Lodge (I do not recommend) We spent a full day here at the park on the South Rim. We started off with an overpriced breakfast at Bright Angel Lodge. We walked the rim trail in…

Zion National Park

Visited: June 2016 Duration: 2 days Accommodations: Cable Mountain Lodge, Sprindale, UT. Zion National Park, this was the park I was most looking forward to on National Park Trip Season 1. It brought 0 disappointments. We started our morning out leaving Bryce Canyon and…

Bryce Canyon National Park

Visited:  June 2016 Duration: 1.5 days Accommodations: Bryce Country Cabins, Tropic Utah Our third park of National park trip Season 1, and our most favorite.  We left Moab in the morning and got to Bryce Canyon right after lunch.  It was a beautiful drive…

Canyonlands National Park

Visted: June 2016 Duration: 1/2 day  (Finished at Arches in the morning, spent afternoon here). Accomodations: Moab Under Canvas As stated above, we headed over to Canyonlands National Park in the afternoon after a wonderful lunch at Quesadilla Mobilla (highly recommend).  We pulled up…

Arches National Park

Visited:  June 2016 Duration: 2 days Accommodations:  Moab Under Canvas Arches National Park.  Park #1 of National Park Trip Season 1.  This is where it all starts.  This was my first visit to a National Park, the rest is history.  We picked a perfect…

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