Category: National Parks

+ Maine Photo Essay

A photo essay of Maine

Last summer during the last two weeks of August, we pointed our vintage Toyota Motorhome north along the coast of Maine. (This was before we were doing van life in our Ram Promaster.) It was an awesome adventure and one I won’t soon forget. Though the rest of the country was experiencing heat and humidity, we were met with cool breezes, mild temperatures and … Read More A photo essay of Maine

+ tiny island in St. Mary's lake in Glacier National Park

Top National Parks to Visit in 2018

If National Parks are on your bucket list for the upcoming year, then look no further than our list of the Top National Parks to Visit in 2018! We’ve compiled some of our favorites. How many of them have you been to and how many are new to you?! Mount Rainier National Park Located in Washington state, this park is a lush and vast … Read More Top National Parks to Visit in 2018


Road Trip Ready?! Take our Quiz!

Are You Ready For a Cross Country Adventure?! We’ve put together a quick 10 question cross country road trip quiz to help you decide if you’re ready for this kind of adventure. First off, decide if you’re going to travel solo or with someone else. Travel Quiz 1. Do you enjoy driving? If not, you pretty much have a fundamental problem. Unless of course … Read More Road Trip Ready?! Take our Quiz!


Lots to be thankful for …

Well we’ve been on the road for a little more than a month now and it’s been quite an adventure. Though the motorhome we started in is currently for sale in Indiana, we’re happy to report that we’ve made it all the way to Eugene, Oregon! We’ve got lots to be thankful for. Trip Highlights Some of our highlights so far include stops in … Read More Lots to be thankful for …


Yosemite National Park!

One of my favorite places in the world is Yosemite National Park. Just about this time last year I was there with the National Park Foundation and their sponsors, REI, Aramark, Columbia Sportswear and Subaru as part of the #FindYourPark Expedition. It was awesome to revisit and to do it with my wife, Caroline. The first night we arrived we ended up sleeping in … Read More Yosemite National Park!


Three weeks on the road …

We’ve been on the road for a little over two weeks now, three if you count the first leg we did in the Chinook. There’s been lots of really incredible times … runs along winding single track that make you wish you had more endurance in your legs and your lungs, shared meals with friends and family that make you think, dang, this is … Read More Three weeks on the road …

+ landscape photo of Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

Caroline and I made it to Joshua Tree National Park late one evening, just as the sun was setting. We’d driven hours to get there (we’d been in Phoenix the night before) and were exhausted from being in the car for so long. One of our motivations for going there though was that the scenery is just incredible for taking pictures. We arrived just … Read More Joshua Tree National Park



O say can you see, by the dawn’s early light, What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming, Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight, O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming? And the rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there; O say does that … Read More USA


#FindYourPark Expedition 2016

#FindYourPark Use the following hashtags to see more photos from this year’s trip out west to the San Francisco Bay area and Yosemite National Park. #FindYourPark #FYPx #EncuentraTuParque. More photos and words to come, so stay tuned! Many thanks to our partners at the National Park Foundation, REI, Columbia Sportswear, Aramark and Subaru!

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