Cities, Travel, USA

Fairbanks, Alaska

Alaska may be the last frontier, but it is becoming increasingly popular with travelers, and it’s easy to see why. In the summer you have access to some of the most spectacular feats of nature, both within the states many national parks and in the surrounding areas. The winter gives way to new adventures, a… Continue reading Fairbanks, Alaska

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National Parks, Travel, USA

A Day in Death Valley

Sunday was the first day of Spring, and what better way to celebrate than by going to see a desert in full bloom? The super bloom at Death Valley National Park is a rare, but beautiful sight. Usually the incredible heat and scarce rainfall keep any flora from growing, but this was an El Nino… Continue reading A Day in Death Valley

National Parks, Travel, USA

Utah’s National Parks

The entire state of Utah is beautiful, especially at the national parks. The air is clean, the landscape is constantly capturing attention, and the sky is so clear that at night you can see millions upon millions of stars. The different parks in Utah are a favorite for my family, they offer something for everyone… Continue reading Utah’s National Parks

Cities, Travel, USA

A Creole Christmas: NOLA pt 2

A true Louisiana Christmas begins on Christmas Eve with some unusual lighting displays. The Great River Road from Baton Rouge to New Orleans follows the Mississippi River and the levee houses hundreds and hundreds of bonfires. People who live along the river spend months constructing 30+ feet bonfires, usually in teepee shapes, although we did… Continue reading A Creole Christmas: NOLA pt 2

Cities, Travel, USA

Natchez, Mississippi

Day three and four were mostly spent in the car. We drove out of New Orleans, down the bayou (singing the song from Princess and the Frog the entire time), across the Mississippi River (multiple times) all the way to Natchez, Mississippi. Over all it was kind of a throw away day, but we did… Continue reading Natchez, Mississippi

Staycation, Theme Parks, Travel, USA

The Merriest Place on Earth

Year round Disneyland is known as the Happiest Place on Earth, and the holiday festivities at the end of the year really warrant a change in name to The Merriest Place on Earth. With Disneyland, California Adventures, and Downtown Disney dressed up for the festivities, you can spend a week exploring and seeing everything. This… Continue reading The Merriest Place on Earth