Hitched Up: California Coasting

The next leg of our journey involved a scramble down the California coast. We purchased our Lance travel trailer from a local dealership in Austin, TX back in November of 2017. We made the purchase several months ahead of our May departure date because we wanted to have time to become familiar with the trailer […]

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Hitched Up: Cannon Beach and the Historic Columbia River Highway

After seeing how much Gaius loved playing on the sand back in Washington, I was really glad that our first stop in Oregon was Cannon Beach. Home of the iconic Haystack Rock, this picturesque beach town is dog-friendly and lined with art galleries, cafes, and charming boutiques. The beach is nothing short of stunning with […]

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Oh, Canada: Banff National Park

Exploring the city was fun but we were feeling ready to head back into the forest. In hindsight I feel like Banff was a happy medium- more remote than the city but still very commercialized for a forest and natural resource. The campgrounds in Banff National Park fill up very quickly during summer, but I […]

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Oh, Canada: Waterton Lakes National Park and Calgary, Alberta

For the month of August on our RVing adventure we’ll be exploring the southern regions of Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. We entered the country via the seasonal Chief Mountain International Highway, crossing from Montana’s Glacier National Park into Alberta, Canada’s Waterton Lakes National Park. I had heard a lot of hype over crossing the […]

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Glacier National Park

I had no idea what to expect from our trip to Glacier National Park. Before our visit I knew there would be glaciers and wildlife, including grizzly bears, and that people say the park is really beautiful. I can now report that “beautiful” is truly an understatement. This place is amazing and quickly jumped the […]

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Hitched Up: Alamosa, Colorado

After leaving Pagosa Springs, we headed north for a short stay in Alamosa, Colorado. The scenery changed from meandering streams, colorful wildflowers, and lush green trees that scaled the sides of mountains, to flat plains of tumbleweeds, distant purple hills, and in the foreground, every imaginable shade of beige. We would only be in Alamosa […]

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Hitched Up: Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Known as the “Grand Canyon of Texas,” Palo Duro Canyon spans over 27,000 acres and is the second largest canyon in North America. With its scenic overlooks, colorful canyon walls, towering rock formations, and over 30 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, I knew we’d want to stick around for awhile. We reserved 2 […]

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Destination: Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Known as the “Grand Canyon of Texas,” Palo Duro Canyon spans over 27,000 acres and is the second largest canyon in North America. With its scenic overlooks, colorful canyon walls, towering rock formations, and over 30 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, I knew we’d want to stick around for awhile. We reserved 2 […]

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Volunteering: High Plains Food Bank Garden

During our visit to Palo Duro Canyon State Park we escaped the heat and ventured into Amarillo, where we spent the morning volunteering in the Garden at the High Plains Food Bank. Established in 2009, the one-acre Garden can supply the community with 20,000 lbs of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs every year. The Garden […]

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Destination: Abilene State Park

For each destination I visit, whether it be a state or national park, landmark, city, or attraction, I’ll be writing a summary of my experience and sharing photographs, general information, and a few notes on accessibility. An “accessible” environment meets the needs of all visitors, allowing all visitors to access and experience the environment, including […]

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