Hiking in the Great Smokey Mountains National park can be educationally exhausting

We love to go hiking in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park and have found it to be filled with history and beauty. Hiking can be a great activity to do with the whole family and is a great way to see some amazing places. We picked three hikes this week that would be educational, beautiful with lots of water falls, picturesque, and easy to walk. We like doing easy to moderate hikes and to Continue reading

Ghost town Historical Markers and Rockhound State Park

Ghost towns have been on our bucket list from the beginning and we finally got to see one on the border of New Mexico and Arizona.  Stein’s Ghost town has a very dark past and recently the owner’s father was killed which closed down this historic site for several months.  The town was named Doubtful Canyon due to the constant threat of Indians. Captain Stein was killed here resulting in the naming of Steins Pass. Continue reading