Our Travels

Trip Recap: California’s Lost Coast Adventure

Trip Recap: California’s Lost Coast Adventure

Maybe you’re better than us about this, but James and I tend to put a lot of trust in our GPS. If we were less lazy, we’d take the time to actually check the route Google maps picks for our...
Fall Trip Recap: Bodega Bay and Clear Lake State Park

Fall Trip Recap: Bodega Bay and Clear Lake State Park

Well hi, it’s me again. I know, I’m surprised, too. Two trip recaps in a month?! Something must be in this California water. Last I wrote, we were wrapping up fun times at Sea Otter Classic in...
Fun Times at Sea Otter Classic 2021

Fun Times at Sea Otter Classic 2021

I’ve gotten out of the habit of writing blog posts about our travels and what we’ve been up to! Blogs seem like they’re kind of out of vogue these days, you know? Seems like everyone’s over...
Guadalupe Mountains National Park: No Crowds? Let’s Go!

Guadalupe Mountains National Park: No Crowds? Let’s Go!

Even though we’ve already returned Parky, the Limited Edition National Park Foundation Travato that was on loan to us for our #parkslesstraveled tour this past year, we still find ourselves...
Great Basin National Park: Getting Away From It All

Great Basin National Park: Getting Away From It All

You know how in the theater world some shows start with an overture? It kicks things off, acting as a transition from real world to the story… prepping us for what’s to come.  It dawned on...
Our Love Affair With Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Our Love Affair With Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Summer. It’s one of the most popular times to visit national parks.     It makes sense, of course; the weather’s wonderful, the kids are out of school, and the days are delightfully...
Wind Cave National Park: Less-Traveled Black Hills Destination

Wind Cave National Park: Less-Traveled Black Hills Destination

James and I have been to the Black Hills area of South Dakota a couple different times over the years. Being a hub for famous outdoor attractions like Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse...
Black Canyon of The Gunnison Nat’l Park: Boondocking with Parky

Black Canyon of The Gunnison Nat’l Park: Boondocking with Parky

During our recent trip to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in Colorado, we made this video for Winnebagolife’s blog:    While the video shows highlights of Black Canyon of the...
Our Unforgettable Visit To Mesa Verde National Park

Our Unforgettable Visit To Mesa Verde National Park

As perpetual travelers, seeing new and novel things is sort of a normal state of being for James and me. In one sense, it’s great that we’re able to experience so many wonderful places, but in...
Yucca House National Monument

Yucca House National Monument

One of the most intriguing aspects of our national parks is how we each experience them very differently. We make unique and personal connections based on our own interests and backgrounds. An...