Category: State and National Parks

Hiking Eisenhower State Park

Like I said in my original post about Eisenhower State Park, we didn’t get to do nearly as much hiking as we would have liked due to the trails being super muddy but we did get a bit in and the trails over looking the lake are gorgeous! The non-muddy portions of the trail were

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Visitor’s Guide: Eisenhower State Park

For Christmas Keltin and I purchased ourselves a new tent but we didn’t want to wait until spring to test it out so we decided to plan a winter camping trip to Eisenhower State Park on Lake Texoma. We decided on this state park in part due to the reviews in Best Tent Camping and

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Colorado: In Review

Colorado is always a wonderful state to visit. There is so much to see and to do. I learned that I need to be in better shape for some of those longer hikes because there are so many more that I want to go on. If you missed any of my Colorado adventures check them

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Colorado: Chimney Rock National Monument

Keltin and I debated a lot on this trip about going to Chimney Rock versus Mesa Verde. If we had had more time we would have go to both but in the end with the tours available and the times of those tours we decided to visit Chimney Rock and we were not disappointed. If

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Colorado: Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

Visiting the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve was probably one of my favorite things on this trip and I’d go back in a moment. The landscape is so surreal. I knew where we were going but its one thing to know and another to see the giant dunes rising up above you. Walking

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Hiking Huntsville State Park

The weather has gotten really nice lately and on the way back from Houston recently I decided to stop and visit Huntsville State Park. The cool weather and and the beauty of the trees were calling my name and Bear and I needed a hike. The day we went the park was quite busy –

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Colorado: Introduction

In September Keltin and I spent a week exploring beautiful Colorado with his parents and we stayed busy visiting breweries, small mountain towns and hiking every chance we got. I hope that these posts can help you explore this beautiful state! Where is your favorite place to visit in Colorado? Or what is your favorite

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Summer Travel Wrap-up

Summer 2019 has been pretty amazing. Not only did I get engaged to the love of my life but I’ve been on some pretty fantastic trips too. We started the summer off right Memorial Day weekend with a trip down to Fredericksburg and were able to visit some fantastic state parks: Old Tunnel State Park

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Belize: Blue Hole Natural Monument

There are a variety of items on all adventures’ bucket lists and for a diver having gotten a chance to dive the second largest barrier reef in the world was defiantly an item checked off the list. Getting to dive the Blue Hole the next day was icing on the cake and another great bucket

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Hiking Lake Mineral Wells State Park

It has been a while since Keltin and I took Bear on a good hike and we decided to head up to Lake Mineral Wells State Park recently. We go there early to beat the crowds and hopefully the heat. We actually managed fairly well on those two fronts only to nearly drowned in the

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