Month: August 2017

Camping at Spruce Knob- Seneca Rocks, West Virginia

Camping at Spruce Knob- Seneca Rocks, West Virginia

This past weekend we headed out to camp at the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area in the Monongahela National Forest.  I had read about this area here and here, so it was at the top of my summer camping list!  There is SO much to do there; […]

Shenandoah Anniversary Picnic- Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah Anniversary Picnic- Shenandoah National Park

For our 2nd anniversary, Jon and I wanted to do something simple and fun to celebrate.  Since our anniversary was on a Tuesday, we couldn’t camp and were limited to after work hours.  We decided to head out to Shenandoah National Park for a picnic […]

Carlsbad Caverns National Park- New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns National Park- New Mexico

To kick off our New Mexico weekend, Jon and I drove out to Carlsbad, New Mexico to see the famous Carlsbad Caverns.  We flew into El Paso, Texas late on Thursday night and got up bright and early Friday to drive out to Carlsbad.  As we […]

White Sands National Monument- New Mexico

White Sands National Monument- New Mexico

During our weekend in Las Cruces, we visited a remarkable natural phenomenon, the White Sands National Monument.  This place was SO cool!  I wish we could have spent more time exploring the visitor center exhibits and landscape because it is truly so unique. The dunefield […]

A Weekend in Las Cruces, New Mexico

A Weekend in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Jon and I spent a long weekend in Las Cruces, New Mexico in early November and it was fantastic!  We hiked, did some sight-seeing, beer tasted and ate the most delicious food! Las Cruces is located about an hour from El Paso, Texas and sits […]

A Weekend in Denver, Colorado

A Weekend in Denver, Colorado

Back in September of 2016, Jon and I flew to Denver for a long weekend.  We visited family (my younger brother) and dear friends.  It was a fantastic weekend that I am finally getting to document #thankstoteachersummer. We kicked off our weekend bright and early […]

Exploring Rocky Mountain National Park- Estes Park, Colorado

Exploring Rocky Mountain National Park- Estes Park, Colorado

During our fall trip to Denver, Alison and Todd served as excellent tour guides in Rocky Mountain National Park!  We got up before the sun to head to the park to beat the crowds.  This proved to be an expert tip and made for a […]