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Capitol Reef National Park

Park Beat 2020 – Capitol Reef

One of our main goals during our road trip was to visit some of the lesser-known national parks throughout the west, one being Capitol Reef National Park. Arguably, Capitol Reef is often overshadowed by its neighbors – Arches, Canyonlands & Zion. Like the neighboring parks...

Death Valley

Park Beat 2020 – Death Valley

Visiting Death Valley is always an adventure. The first post I wrote for Outside the Limits was about Death Valley and Las Vegas. I flew down to Vegas alone and sped off into the desert for an escape from the city – hence, the name “Outside the (City) Limits,” although “Limits” has...

Great American Treasures

I miss the wide open spaces. It’s been over two years since we first headed out on the road with no set destination on a three-week trip around the west. The last stretch of our trip was a drive through Utah, a goldmine for national parks. There are several notable parks in Utah but...

Mesa Verde National Park

Park Beat – Mesa Verde National Park

Attempting to check another National Park off the list, we drove to the southwest corner of Colorado. What unfolded was an adventure unlike many others. Mesa Verde was the first national park of its kind, “preserving the works of man.” Established in 1906, Mesa Verde was also...

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