Park Beat XVI – Yosemite National Park

Although I’ve been to Yosemite in the past, I’m confident that no one grows tired of the beauty that lies within the valley. As the pioneer for land preservation in the United States, it’s no wonder why Abraham Lincoln took the first steps to preserve such a special place. This trip provided the first opportunity to camp in…Continue Reading “Park Beat XVI – Yosemite National Park”

Park Beat XV – Sequoia National Park

There’s only so far you can travel on a limited budget, but there were still many places to see before returning to Boise. After crossing back over the border, we spent a day in San Diego before heading back up north. Sequoia National Park was one park I had yet to check off the list so we drove…Continue Reading “Park Beat XV – Sequoia National Park”

Puerto Penasco, Mexico & the Organ Pipe Cactus

In retrospect, this road trip could have been considered a bit of a reunion tour, stopping off at places I had visited during my carefree college days. But I was eager to visit many of the places again, since they had started to fade from my memory. Puerto Penasco is one such place; a getaway I…Continue Reading “Puerto Penasco, Mexico & the Organ Pipe Cactus”