Tag: vacation

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”

Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument

Visited: August 2019 Accommodations: Banbury Hot Springs Poolside Condo Duration: 2 hours Hagerman Fossil Beds in Hagerman, Idaho. Stopped into the Visitor Center first thing in the morning and grabbed some Junior Ranger booklets. We headed out for a drive on Bell Rapids Road… Continue Reading “Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument”

John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

Visited: August 2019 Accommodations: Leaving Crater Lake and heading to Idaho Duration: 4 hours, could spend a whole day here. John Day Fossil Beds National Monument was one of the greatest unplanned stops on any of our National Park trips. Luckily we did all… Continue Reading “John Day Fossil Beds National Monument”

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”

California

California state line!!!! This is #39 out of 50 for our state line signs. This picture was taken outside of Worden, Oregon, there is a really cool Oregon sign across the road as well. We ventured up here from Lava Beds National Monument since… Continue Reading “California”

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”

Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve: Kingsley Plantation

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 3-4 hours with the addition of Fort Caroline The drive here from Timucuan Ecolgical and Historic Preserve (Fort Caroline) was a good time that included a car ferry.  You can see that here on our Fort Caroline blog. It was… Continue Reading “Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve: Kingsley Plantation”

Fort Caroline National Memorial

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 3-4 hours (including Kingsley Plantation) Venturing into Florida found us at this great Preserve.  We stop at 2 of the places here. The Timucuan Preserve Visitor Center (Fort Caroline) and the Kingsley Plantation. First stop was the Timucuan Preserve and… Continue Reading “Fort Caroline National Memorial”

Georgia

The Georgia State Line sign!  This was sign #36, working our way up to 50!  We didn’t get this one going in, it had to be done on our way home.  There was no sign on our entry into Georgia unfortunately.  This sign is… Continue Reading “Georgia”

Fort Frederica National Monument

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 2-3 hours Accommodations: Savannah, GA on the way to St. Mary’s, GA We are heading south after a few beautiful days in Savannah, GA.  You can see what we did in Savannah over St. Patrick’s day on the Georgia blog… Continue Reading “Fort Frederica National Monument”

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