Glacier National Park, Montana – Day 2

My husband set his alarm and got us all up dark and early so we could have a chance at getting a parking space at Logan Pass. Many of the popular spots were totally full by 10 am the day before and the Logan Pass parking lot was blocked and monitored by Park Rangers. Heavens … Continue reading Glacier National Park, Montana – Day 2

Glacier National Park, Montana – Day 1

We had made reservations at St. Mary KOA back in December and it was finally time for our visit to Glacier National Park. St. Mary KOA was conveniently located about 5 minutes from the East entrance to Glacier National Park and a visitor center. sun’s in our eyes photos - better luck tomorrow… We drove … Continue reading Glacier National Park, Montana – Day 1

Henry’s Lake State Park, Idaho

After another basement flooding debacle thwarted out plans for a weekend getaway to Coeur d’Alene, we found ourselves traveling a shorter distance to Henry’s Lake State Park over the holiday weekend. We took a short flat walk along the slough but it was exposed and hot and the air was smokey and we ended up … Continue reading Henry’s Lake State Park, Idaho

Ranch Loop Trail – Harriman State Park, Idaho

This feature photo of a pair of Trumpeter swan was taken by my husband. They were the highlight of our trip to Harriman State Park. A spur-of-the-moment, Sabbath excursion (last weekend) to get some forest bathing in God’s great outdoors took us to Harriman State Park. Our second hike was the mostly flat, 1.5 mile … Continue reading Ranch Loop Trail – Harriman State Park, Idaho

John Muir Trail – Harriman State Park, Idaho

“In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks” - John Muir A spur-of-the-moment, Sabbath excursion to get some forest bathing in God’s great outdoors took us to Harriman State Park. Our first hike was the mostly flat, 1-mile John Muir Trail, which is a loop that starts near the visitor center. … Continue reading John Muir Trail – Harriman State Park, Idaho

Camp MiVoden – Family Camp

We were excited to have the opportunity to attend family camp at MiVoden on beautiful Hayden Lake. Family camp is like a sleep away summer camp but for the whole family instead of just for kiddos. We jam packed our week with many of the fun activities offered at the camp. There were lots of … Continue reading Camp MiVoden – Family Camp

8 More Super-Tips for Camping With Kiddos

Fellow blogger, Betty, over at Chambers on the Road gave me the idea to write a post about 10 Awesome Camping Activities for Kids last season (2021). Then fellow blogger, LR, over at Returning to Paradise reminded me that I’d missed a couple great ideas so here’s part 2, with 8 more ideas for your … Continue reading 8 More Super-Tips for Camping With Kiddos

Grand Teton Pano – Wordless Wednesday

Jenny Lake & Hidden Falls – Grand Teton National Park – Wyoming

6/11/22 While visiting Grand Teton National Park, I really wanted to go check out Jenny Lake. For those of you that know me well, this was the obvious destination choice! Besides that, another mom at swimming lessons had recommended it after I complimented her Grand Teton t-shirt and told her we were headed there and … Continue reading Jenny Lake & Hidden Falls – Grand Teton National Park – Wyoming

Colter Bay RV Park – Grand Teton National Park – Wyoming

6/10/22 - 6/12/22 We took a quick weekend getaway to Grand Teton National Park. We left after work on Friday, and we had to check out Sunday morning, so we just got one full day in the park to explore. On the drive there, we saw several unique moose crossing statues but no live moose. … Continue reading Colter Bay RV Park – Grand Teton National Park – Wyoming