Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument in Montana – a Place of Reflection

On June 25 and 26, 1876, 263 United States soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and his armed forces, died fighting several thousand Lakota and Cheyenne warriors. This somber park honors the United States Army’s 7th Cavalry and the Lakota and Cheyenne Native Americans in one of the Indian’s last efforts to preserve their way of life. Continue reading Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument in Montana – a Place of Reflection

Traveling During a Pandemic

We get asked a lot how we afford to travel so much. And how we are traveling during the Covid outbreak. Simply we waited until things opened up again. We stay close to home. We are only doing road trips to sparely populated places. We keep to ourselves and not socialize with others. And most importantly, we stay in places where we have more control over our health that goes beyond masks, hand sanitizer, gloves, and social distancing. Continue reading Traveling During a Pandemic

4 Things to do on the Oregon Trail in Eastern Wyoming

We are lucky enough to live very close to many historical and beautiful places. One of those destinations we often travel to is Eastern Wyoming. Just north of Cheyenne and Interstate 80 (1.5 hours). And east of Interstate 25 is Guernsey, Wyoming. A quaint little town where you can catch up with the eastern Wyoming section of the Oregon Trail, Pony Express, Mormon Trial, and the California Trail. Continue reading 4 Things to do on the Oregon Trail in Eastern Wyoming

Cute Ass in Cripple Creek Colorado

Cripple Creek is a former gold mining camp & a town full of jackasses. It is located 44 miles (71 km) southwest of Colorado Springs near the base of Pikes Peak. The Cripple Creek Historic District, which received National Historic Landmark status in 1961, includes part or all of the city and the surrounding area. Come along with us as we show you some of our favorite things to see when traveling to Cripple Creek Continue reading Cute Ass in Cripple Creek Colorado

Florissant National Monument

Is Everything in Colorado is Stoned? Come along with us as we show you the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, just outside of Colorado Springs, Colorado. In a beautiful grassy mountain valley in central Colorado lies one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in the world. Petrified redwood stumps up to 14 feet wide and thousands of fossils of insects and plants reveal the story of a very different, prehistoric Colorado. A great day trip from Colorado Springs or Cripple Creek Colorado. Continue reading Florissant National Monument

Valley of Fires Can Be Seen From Space | New Mexico Travel Guide

In south-central New Mexico, some 25 kilometers (15 miles) north of White Sands National Monument and just west of Carrizozo, you will find a very large lava flow across the New Mexico desert landscape and highway. The lava is the Carrizozo Malpais, a massive volcanic lava flow left over from volcanic activity that occurred several thousand years ago. The Valley of Fire is so large you can see it from space. The Valley of Fires recreation area is located immediately adjacent to the Malpais Lava Flow. Where you will find day use, along with tent and RV camping. Continue reading Valley of Fires Can Be Seen From Space | New Mexico Travel Guide

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Vacation Travel Guide

We stayed at the Sheraton Grand Los Cabos Hacienda delMar. The views from the resort were spectacular. Where you could literally watch whale breach the water’s surface and take pictures of wildlife right from the comfort of your lounge chair. Come see the wonderful footage and photos we caught while touring Cabo San Lucas and Cabo San Jose. Continue reading Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Vacation Travel Guide

Haunted Colorado | Ghost in the Gardens

Haunted Colorado | Ghost in the Gardens – Denver Botanic Gardens are the largest and prettiest gardens I have ever had the pleasure to visit. During the day the garden’s beauty surpasses the rest. Maybe because the dirt has compost like no other. This is the site of the long-forgotten Mount Calvary Cemetery. Like its next-door neighbor, Cheesman Park, several bodies were left behind. We dared to go there after dark and conjured our courage to walk the dark paths and haunted mansion after hours. Continue reading Haunted Colorado | Ghost in the Gardens