Make hiking with kids fun for the whole family

Make hiking with kids fun for the whole family.  Have an adventure hiking together no matter what the kids age. Many people say that kids should not hike till 10 years of age or older but I say Bah Humbug. Take short hikes and pick terrain that is easy for everyone, kids will do fine and love it. We have been hiking for years as a family and over the years our hikes have gotten longer and harder. My Continue reading

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

21 things to do in Dubois, Wyoming

Dubois, Wyoming /ˈdjuːbɔɪz/ dew-boyz/  is one of those small towns that is full of cowboy charm and a great place to visit.  It is only 80 miles from anywhere (according to the locals) and is a great base camp for visiting Yellowstone and the Grand Titans National Parks. Only 971 people live in this small, quant town year around and if you ask anyone they would love to keep it that way, or least the older generation Continue reading

Hiking around Jenny Lake and Moose Ponds in the Grand Tetons National Park

National Parks are great for hiking, seeing wildlife, and discovering historical sites, and magnificent views.  We visited Grand Teton National Park and hiked around Jenny Lake and Moose Ponds.  The hike according to our Top Trail Hiking book said it was only 7 miles, well maintained, kid friendly and not very crowded.  All I can tell you is don’t believe everything you read. We did enjoy our walk and might do it again once we Continue reading

A Hike to Stuart Falls with a moral lesson

Hike to Stuart Falls

Sometimes everything you learn in life is no found in a book or taught in a classroom.  Some lessons are taught by asking questions and finding out the answers and learning there are reasons for everything.  Let me explain…. We visited some friends we have not seen in years that live in Park City, Utah which is east of Salt Lake. We decided to take a hike to see an amazing water fall, Stuart Falls.  Normally they drive Continue reading