Let's admit it; we've all done some stupid shit when it comes to camping. The type of idiocy that nobody talks about during #hikerchat, #parkchat or anywhere, because it's SO embarrassing. Well, now's the time to talk about it. Camping snafus are hilarious to look back on, mostly because we survived. It wasn't actually that … Continue reading You did what?! Our Most Memorable Camping Fails
Our first big camping trip was driving across Texas to Big Bend National Park, and it was full of firsts: our first time camping in a national park, the furthest from home we'd ever camped, and it was our first time in bear country. No matter how you cut it, that is scary as hell. … Continue reading Life on the Food Chain
Wanderlust took us to Colorado, wanderlove will bring us back.
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. -John Muir How fitting is it that Earth Day is the day after John Muir's birthday? We love it. To celebrate, we wanted to share a pic from our favorite place on Earth, Colorado.
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past week, you know that National Park Week is upon us (April 15 - 23) and the celebration continues this weekend with free entrance to a ton of them! (Check here for the full list.) That means that it's time for a rooooaaaaaadddd triiiiipppp! We always … Continue reading Podcasts for your #NationalParkWeek Road Trip
We know, we know, we know. We'll catch you up on our recent excursion to Colorado, but we're back now, and we've got some big news. We're going to Canada! We've teased it, but we wanted to go ahead and officially announce that we're heading to Banff National Park in June. We have already received … Continue reading Surprise! We’re back & we’re leaving again
The holidays are always a special time of the year; family get-togethers, lots of food, gifts, all the good stuff. We wanted to make it a little bit, ok a GREAT bit, more special and this year we spent Thanksgiving in the Great Smoky Mountains. We've been wanting to share these photos for a while, … Continue reading Home for the Holidays: Great Smoky Mountain National Park
There's so much to do in the Texas capital and it's easy to get overwhelmed, so we put together our day trip itinerary here.
Contrary to the state slogan, we do encourage you to mess with Texas. Specifically, go mess with Big Bend National Park in the far west corner of the Lone Star State. Big Bend is one of our least visited national parks, but that is not in any way a reflection of how beautiful it is. We were … Continue reading 5 Things You Must Do at Big Bend National Park
Mandy wanted to do something fun with the kids for Mother's Day instead of it just being 'another' day and paying too much to eat a nice meal. So we decided to go to Hamilton Pool out in Austin! She said she teared up when I brought up the idea. So we loaded up Sunday … Continue reading Mother’s Day