Visit Yosemite: Nothing Else Like It

Visit Yosemite: Nothing Else Like It

Yosemite. One word, four syllables. Not a lot in the way of descriptions, but with Yosemite, it’s all you need. That one word conjures up cloud-crowned heights with crested waterfalls tumbling over granite monoliths; of deep valleys with quiet streams following their own path through western pines; of meadows with vast views. It can be […]

Take a Hike, Align with ‘Mother Nature’

Take a Hike, Align with ‘Mother Nature’

Hiking is like walking around town but with little air pollution, no neighbors, and the opportunity to align with Mother Nature. Sounds easy, Yes? It is, until 5 miles from the trail-head when your Smartphone loses reception, your 2 lb back pack feels like 20, your feet hurt, you break a sweat and you attract […]

Visiting America’s Great National Parks in Winter

Visiting America’s Great National Parks in Winter

Visiting America’s Great National Parks in Winter Americans  really enjoy their National Parks, especially in Summer months when the Sun is shining, and the days are longer. But, a  trip to a US National Park during peak Summer months also means crowds, high prices for lodging and sharing the trail with lots of people. But […]