Category: National Parks

Lassen Volcanic National Park

Visited: July 2019 Duration: 2 full days Accommodations: Livings Springs RV and Cabins (reserved on Air BNB) highly recommend. Lassen Volcanic National Park illustrates Earth’s most powerful forces. All four types of rock that originate from volcanoes can be found here in this park;… Continue Reading “Lassen Volcanic National Park”

Great Basin National Park

Visited: July 2019 Duration: 6-7 hours, a full day Accommodations: Hidden Canyon Retreat (highly recommend) Let’s start this post off by stating that Great Basin National Park has gone right into my top ten National Parks with the possibility of top 5. This is Nevada’s… Continue Reading “Great Basin National Park”

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… Continue Reading “Cuyahoga Valley National Park”

Acadia National Park

Visited: August 2018 Duration: 3 days, 4 nights Accommodations:  Holiday Inn, Bar Harbor.  Only place I could find with Bunk beds in a separate room. Acadia National Park!!  We were so excited to get to this park on National Park Trip Season 3. Me,… Continue Reading “Acadia National Park”

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… Continue Reading “Theodore Roosevelt National Park”

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… Continue Reading “Glacier National Park”

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… Continue Reading “Great Sand Dunes National Park”

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… Continue Reading “Mesa Verde National Park”

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… Continue Reading “Grand Canyon National Park”

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… Continue Reading “Zion National Park”

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