mountains reflected in pool

Window Trail Hike

The Window trail at Big Bend is a beautiful hike even if you don’t go all the way to the trail’s end. Beware the uphill coming back!

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red and white striped rocks


The town of Canyon, Texas isn’t much but it’s a nice enough place for a road trip break. And Palo Duro canyon outside of town was worth staying a second night so we could visit.

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petrified tree and river view

Caprock Coulee Hike

The Caprock Coulee trail is a great day hike through the badlands of North Dakota, offering overviews, rock formations, and wildlife opportunities.

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road through fall trees

On the way home from Glacier

It’s a long drive from Glacier National Park to Michigan. Theodore Roosevelt National Park and the Lake Superior shore make nice stopovers. Day 1: Columbia Falls, Montana to Williston, North Dakota We saw a deer downtown as we turned onto the main road. And got a last look at bison. And at mountains, with better

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