Tag: National Parks

Great Smokey Mountains

Visited: November 2020 Accommodations: Spring Hill Suites, Pidgeon Forge (Free with Time share promo) Duration: 2-3 days This was a long weekend trip planned during Covid, as stated in my previous post we answered a phone call for a Marriot Time Share Promo and… Continue Reading “Great Smokey Mountains”

Gateway Arch National Park

Visited: November 2020 Accommodations: Driving from home to Gatlinburg, TN this was a stop on the way Duration: 3-4 hours This National Park was a great stopping point on our way to our final destination of Great Smokey Mountains National Park. During Covid we… Continue Reading “Gateway Arch National Park”

Mammoth Cave National Park

Visited: July 2020 Accommodations: Staying with family in Ohio Duration: 5 hours Our trip to Mammoth Cave was a Covid trip, we did this park in the summer while visiting my brother’s family in Cincinnati. Not everything was open on our trip but we… Continue Reading “Mammoth Cave National Park”

Everglades National Park

Visited: March 2020 Location: Homestead, Florida Accommodations: Houseboat rental Flamingo Adventures in Everglades National Park Duration: 3 days At one point in time I was talking to some guy somewhere, if I remember correctly we were in the infield of the Daytona Speedway at… Continue Reading “Everglades National Park”

Idaho

Idaho!! This was a state line picture taken on National Park Trip Season 2 when we left Yellowstone and headed to Glacier. This sign was located on ID-33/WY-22 coming west out of Jackson, Wyoming. This is a great and safe spot to get this… Continue Reading “Idaho”

City of Rocks National Reserve

Visited: August 2019 Location: Almo, Idaho Accommodations: Almo Inn (The Amarillo Room) this place was AWESOME!!! Duration: 4-6 hours We made it to City of Rocks in the afternoon hours, we stopped in at the Visitor Center, grabbed maps, cancelations and Junior Ranger books… Continue Reading “City of Rocks National Reserve”

Craters of the Moon National Monument

Visited: August 2019 Location: Arco, Idaho Accommodations: Silver Creek Hotel, Bellevue, Idaho Duration: 2-4 hours Lava rocks gallore. Lava comes from volcanoes, but there isn’t a volcano here in sight at Craters of the Moon National Monument??? The lava here at this park came… Continue Reading “Craters of the Moon National Monument”

Minidoka National Historical Site

Visited: August 2019 Accommodations: Banbury Hot Springs Hotel Duration: 1-2 hours Minidoka National Historic Site was depressing, however I feel my children need to be educated on even the worst times in history. Minidoka was a relocation center for over 13,000 Japanese-Americans. Over 2/3rd… Continue Reading “Minidoka National Historical Site”

Crater Lake National Park

Visited: August 2019 Accommodations: Crater Lake Mazama Cabins Duration: 2 nights, 1.5 days Crater Lake National Park is a photographer’s dream! We pulled into the Cabins (Mazama Cabins) around sunset so we didn’t get to enjoy the park the first night. We unpacked in… Continue Reading “Crater Lake National Park”

Redwoods National Park

Visited: August 2019 Duration: 2 full days and then some….. Accommodations: AirBNB Idyllic Coastal Log House in Trinidad, CA Redwoods National Park, the whole reason for this year’s National Park Trip Season 4. Each child was given a summer task (last year) to write… Continue Reading “Redwoods National Park”

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