Everglades and Alligators and Mangroves, oh my!


Here’s the beginning of our Southern Florida adventures- there are three National Parks at the tip of Florida so we’ll be in the sun for a couple more weeks! Check back later for blog and photo posts from these parks! As always, watch in HD for best quality.


Shenandoah the Beautiful (and a brief announcement)


Click through for more scenic vistas and nature shots from our time in Shenandoah National Park! Also, we are pleased to inform you that for the rest of this ‘season,’ Great American Parks Trip videos will be posted on Wednesday mornings- that means a new episode is coming tomorrow!

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Shenandoah Continued!


Here’s the conclusion of our Shenandoah adventures, including the highest points in the park and some scenery and wildlife! What’s next? A picture post from the same park, and then we leave Virginia for the “Government Shutdown Special” and five more parks to go before the end of this ‘season’!

Mammoth Cave: the Darkest Park


Just warning you, readers/watchers: it’s hard to take video in a cave! Still, take a few minutes to watch our adventures through the world’s longest known cave system. We have more footage for another park and some articles to write before we run out of material completely, but keep your fingers crossed that the government will reopen the National Parks System soon!

An Afternoon in Boston!

I’m going to be honest with you, readers- it’s been a while since my last US History class. Probably about six years. Still, I had absorbed enough in grade school and high school to know that Boston was the site of many important events in our country’s history. Since we were staying with relatives nearby, we decided to take an afternoon trip into the city to see the sights. After a little traffic (there was a Red Sox game as well as some kind of carnival/festival going on), we found the small brick line that winds through Boston and guides tourists on the “Freedom Trail.” The whole trail covers 17 different sites, buildings, and monuments, but since we started in the middle we only caught 7 of them before calling it quits for excellent Italian food in the North End.

Read on for pictures of the Boston Adventure!

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