Category Archives: National Parks/Monuments

We hadn’t had St. Augustine on our radar as a destination but had heard many a story about the beautiful Anastasia State Park, (click here for review).  Although I only managed to reserve two nights at the park, we enjoyed our time on the beach as well as in town. Atlantic Beauty St. Augustine was […]

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I should know by now that even if a National Park is low on my list and I don’t hold many expectations for it, it always surpasses them. Everglades National Park is pretty cool.  Growing up 1000 miles away on the tundra, the Everglades hold a completely different knowledge than we had ever been exposed […]

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Dry Tortugas National Park is a popular day trip right out of downtown Key West, however for us, we actually went camping! Dry Tortugas is a group of seven islands, 70 miles from Key West.  The majority of people take the Yankee Freedom to the island which is a passenger ferry and takes a little […]

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The Emerald Coast.  We fell in love with it during past travels and we were so glad to be back!  We had friends in the area to visit but we really just wanted to chill out at the National Seashore for a few days first. We stayed at the campground which was pretty nice, especially […]

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Jase and I made it into New Mexico in late September, which was our first actual planned destination.  On the way in, we spent a couple nights at Bandelier National Monument.  We really had no idea what to expect but I had read reviews on TripAdvisor that it was worth a stop.  It was on […]

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