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Stephen C Foster State Park

Okefenokee Swamp should not be ignored on your trip through Georgia Stephen C. Foster State Park is a beautiful and tranquil nature preserve located in the Okefenokee Swamp of southern Georgia. The park is named after the famous American songwriter, Stephen C. Foster, who wrote several popular songs, including “Oh! Susanna,” “Camptown Races,” and “Swanee […]

Julian Price Memorial Park & surrounding areas

Blowing Rock and Boone NC are near and are great mountain towns 🏘 to explore and catch a football game from the Mountaineers! Julian Price Campground: A Nature Lover’s 😍Paradise in North Carolina North Carolina is known for its stunning landscapes and scenic beauty, and Julian Price Campground ⛺️ is no exception. Located in the […]

Edisto Beach State Park

Edisto Beach State Park is one of four state parks in South Carolina located on ocean. I’m going to argue this is the best state park in South Carolina on the ocean. The park is approximately 50 miles from Charleston, SC making day trips to the Holy City very convenient. Beware coming back late at […]

Great Basin National Park

Trip taken August 2020 We left Las Vegas August 10, 2020 and our plans were to head towards Idaho. Now the drive across the Great Basin is a lonely road. There is over 400 miles of vistas and high deserts to transverse Nevada on this 2 lane highway (US 93) and be aware reflections off […]

Valley of Fire State Park

Trip taken August 2020 The Valley of Fire is a brilliant, colorful spot located in Nevada, just one hour from Las Vegas. Filled with panoramic vistas, hiking trails, petroglyphs, and stunning red and pink rock formations, the Valley of Fire makes an excellent day trip from Vegas. Warning: We ventured into this paradise in August and temperatures reached around […]

Zion National Park & Hiking the Narrows

Trip taken August 2020 Zion National Park is a special place to visit and explore. It’s not hard to understand why Mormon settlers felt a spiritual connection to the land when they arrived in the mid-19th century and used religious references such as Towers of the Virgins, Tabernacle Dome, the Three Patriarchs (Abraham, Isaac, Jacob) […]

Colorado National Monument ~

Excellent detour off I-70 As we traveled the highways and byways of America, it was our amazement to drive through the Colorado National Monument. We were not expecting this detour to wow 🤩 us as we drove from Grand Junction to Fruita, CO. The high desert 🐪 was not an image conjured when ruminating about […]