When a friend and I hiked the length of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore we brought two collapsible washbins and castille... more
Bring your own water bottle -- fill up at water fountains, stay hydrated, and keep plastic out of the parks and out of... more
Go early and enjoy the quiet as you view beautiful vistas and gorgeous meadows all at an elevation that keeps the park... more
Ask the rangers what they recommend. They're a wealth of knowledge and full of seasonal tips that no guidebook can quite... more
Recently, I was asked by a good acquaintance to take his oldest son, who had just graduated from high school, with me to... more
Be sure to visit and if possible stay at Many Glacier Lodge. The ambiance and great food are well worth the splurge.
beware of bears
When we went to Yellowstone a few years ago in July, we hired a private guide who took us far away from the crazy crowds.... more
You must go on the Beehive trail, it's awesome!!
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