Tag Archives: National Park

Mountains, canyons and desert… Oh my!

Every year, except last year, for our anniversary trip we take off and go camping somewhere. It’s our way of truly getting away and relaxing. We typically don’t have electricity, plumbing or a cellphone signal, so we can really disconnect … Continue reading

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Cruising Family Style

So against our better judgement we have joined Kelly’s family on a Disney cruise in celebration of her fathers 65th birthday. We enjoyed the weekend before in Seattle with Kelly’s BFF from college and her family. Now we are on … Continue reading

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Arizona

Todd had never been to the grand canyon so we took a trip there and to Sedona, AZ for Labor Day 2010.

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Alaska

For our 5th Anniversary we did the ultimate camping trip.  We headed out to Denali, no trails, no people for mile… just Todd, Kelly and the grizzly bears…

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Acadia NP, Maine

For our 4th anniversary we attempted our first fly & camp trip.  It wasn’t too bad, other than the fact that it turned out to be a lot rainier and colder than we had anticipated, luckily there were plenty of … Continue reading

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Yellowstone

Anniversary #3 was spent backpacking in Yellowstone.  If it wasn’t for the mosquitos it would have been enjoyable.  Amazing how there are random hot springs and fountains everywhere!  In the backcountry there is no fences, signs or boardwalks which makes … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain National Park

For our second anniversary we spent a week backpacking around the Rocky Mountain national park.

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South Dakota

For our first anniversary we headed west to South Dakota.  We checked out the badlands national park, black hills, mount rushmore and Custer national park.  We camped at the local national forest and enjoyed the fireworks at mount rushmore on our 1st … Continue reading

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Big Bend, TX

This was our first trip together, and the beginning of our love of the national parks.  We have made it to a national park to camp every year except one (last year because we had our Antarctica trip that ate … Continue reading

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