Tag: Family Fun

Fort Stanwix National Monument

Visited: July 2018 Duration: 2-3 hours Traveling across New York took us right in to Rome, New York for this fabulous National Monument. Right in the middle of town is a step back in history to interpret the events of the siege of 1777….

River Raisin National Battlefield

River Raisin National Battlefield Park in Monroe, Michigan was the second National Park Service site we stopped at on National Park Trip Season 3 Summer Edition. It is also our very first Battlefield Park.  This place is really small, for now.  The Park Service…

Indiana

Indiana State line sign.  This is #20 of our 50 signs.  Found this sign on I-90 at the Indiana/Ohio state line. We got Ohio and then ran across the interstate to get this one, in case we don’t have time to stop on the…

Indiana Sand Dunes National Lake Shore

Visited: July 2018 Duration: 1/2 day Accommodations: Holiday Inn Express, Portage National Park Trip Season 3 (Summer Edition) is in full swing. This was our first stop of the trip.  So much to do here and the park is spread out so prepare yourself…

Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site

Visited: August 2017 Duration: 1 hour Accommodations: Rough Riders Inn, Medora, North Dakota (highly recommend) We traveled from Glacier National Park across Montana today and headed into North Dakota to visit Fort Union National Historic Site. Small but worth a stop. We were the…

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…

Montana

State line sign #17 of 50 for this traveling crew.  We have left Yellowstone National Park (check out those 3 blogs) and traveled through Idaho to get into Montana on Hwy 87.  The trip from Yellowstone to Glacier National Park is amazing.  If you…

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…

Grant-Kohrs Ranch

Visited: August 2017 Duration: 2-3 hours Accommodations: Fairmont Hot Springs, Anaconda, Montana A stop between Yellowstone and Glacier to break up the 8 hour drive time was this gem located in Deer Lodge, Montana.  After a fantastic night swimming in a hot springs pool…

Alibates Flint Quarries/Lake Meredith

Visited: March 2018 Duration: 2-3 hours Accommodations:  Stayed with friends in Sanford, TX The last stop on our Spring Break National Park Trip was in Sanford, TX.  Chris and I met some fantastic people and we love them so much we planned a trip…

Capulin Volcano National Monument

Visited: March 2018 Duration: 1-2 hours Accomodations:  None. This was an afternoon stop between New Mexico and Texas. Capulin Volcano erupted over 60,000 years ago producing 2 kinds of volcanic products: cinders/scoria (frothy chunks of volcanic rock) and lava flows. Today you can walk…

Fort Union National Monument

Visited: March 2018 Duration: 2-3 hours Accommodations: Las Vegas, NM (28 miles South of Fort Union) Fort Union was once a bustling community where soldiers practiced army drills, blacksmiths hammered out horseshoes and wheels for wagons. Traders traded items and news in English and…

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