Cooling Down in Grand Junction

Of the handful of times we visited Grand Junction over the summer, I think we had one visit where the temperature was under 100°F. Needless to say, after our first naïve trip where the planned entertainment was visiting a park, we had to get creative to find some indoor alternatives. While the park was absolutelyContinue reading “Cooling Down in Grand Junction”

Our Walking Tour of Seattle, Washington

It has always been a dream of mine to visit Seattle, so even though we were an hour and a half drive and then a ferry ride away, Will promised me (with reluctance) we would get there. We made our trip on a Saturday morning knowing that it was going to be busy, but thatContinue reading “Our Walking Tour of Seattle, Washington”

Sightseeing in San Antonio—Part 1: the Alamo & River Walk

San Antonio has always been one of my favorite places to visit in Texas, and I knew that Will would enjoy it, too. Even though it is the second largest city in Texas, we did not experience the same big city feel we got in Houston or Dallas, though it certainly is sprawling. For theContinue reading “Sightseeing in San Antonio—Part 1: the Alamo & River Walk”

Looking for Treasure in Arkansas after a Gem of a Hike in Oklahoma: A busy day trip

We had a packed day trip to Beavers Bend State Park in Oklahoma and Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas.