Seeing Our Journey at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, Casper, Wyoming

For almost a year, we have been moving across the United States with our most worldly possessions towed behind us, partially in search of the next place we will call home. Needless to say, our visit to the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center hit a little close to home for both Will and me, andContinue reading “Seeing Our Journey at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, Casper, Wyoming”

Blowing Away at Boysen and Hot Springs State Parks, Wyoming

The wind in Wyoming can be relentless, and even though we had not really experienced it yet, as we extended our awning on our arrival at Boysen Reservoir, I cautioned Will that we needed to keep an eye on the weather. Even with it at the forefront of our minds, the wind caught us bothContinue reading “Blowing Away at Boysen and Hot Springs State Parks, Wyoming”

Hiking to the Other Side of the Buffalo Bill Dam, Cody, Wyoming

Of all the hikes we did during our visit to Cody, this last one was simultaneously the easiest and the most challenging while also proving incredibly interesting. The trail offers virtually no shade (aside from a tunnel you walk through), and the information we found beforehand was a little sketchy on access (yes, you canContinue reading “Hiking to the Other Side of the Buffalo Bill Dam, Cody, Wyoming”

Our Hike Almost to Flake Lake, Wyoming

I should have been suspicious from the get-go. As we were driving up into the Beartooth Mountains, Will continued to talk up the hike we were going on and how easy it was. He had been on the trail about 2 years ago with my dad, uncle, and cousin, so he was overly excited toContinue reading “Our Hike Almost to Flake Lake, Wyoming”

Hiking Dead Indian Trail, Wyoming

One of my all-time favorite drives is up Sunlight Basin, through Dead Indian pass, and then on to Cooke City, Montana. Because I grew up here, this was a drive we would often make when we had visitors in town, so when I think of this area, I think of really fun memories with family.Continue reading “Hiking Dead Indian Trail, Wyoming”

Hiking Elk Creek Trail, Cody, Wyoming

One of the first hikes I ever remember going on with my dad was on the Elk Creek trail. We were camping down the road, and he and I went for a short, probably couple mile, hike. While my adult self would love to say this is where my love of hiking started and onlyContinue reading “Hiking Elk Creek Trail, Cody, Wyoming”

Can you Ever Go Back Home? Returning to Cody, Wyoming

It has been 19 years since I called Cody, Wyoming home. In many ways, both Cody and I are the same and completely different. While the streets were as familiar to me as they were nearly 20 years ago, so many things lining those streets were new or changed or no longer there. We stayedContinue reading “Can you Ever Go Back Home? Returning to Cody, Wyoming”

Star Gazing in the Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming

Going off-grid in the Bighorn Mountains for a weekend was literally and figuratively a breath of fresh air. Even though we do our share of exploring and adventuring, we balance work, camper maintenance, raising a toddler, laundry, grocery shopping, and all the general life things, so going to the mountains where we had nowhere toContinue reading “Star Gazing in the Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming”

Feeding the Fish at the Historic DC Booth Fish Hatchery, Spearfish, South Dakota

When I attended Black Hills State University, one of my favorite quick afternoon getaways was a trip to the DC Booth Fish Hatchery. Between my memories of visiting and Will’s love of fish, stopping at the fish hatchery was high on our list of priorities while we were in the Black Hills. During our weeklongContinue reading “Feeding the Fish at the Historic DC Booth Fish Hatchery, Spearfish, South Dakota”