Recent 2014 Summer Scrapbook Entries

I Did It!

I was a newly divorced single Mom with a new job as a social work ... Read More

From a Desert Flower's Po

This was taken in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Pa ... Read More

Lemon Rock is HEAVY!!!

The rock formations at Arches National Park are unique and beauti ... Read More

Sunrise at Clingman's Dom

My husband spent a few wonderful days in the Smokies and climbed ... Read More

Zion National Park Rocks!

Walking up the Angel's Landing trail early in the morning reminde ... Read More

Bike Trip 2010

Why is this photo special? Long story: my mom and dad dreamed o ... Read More

Strong Enough to Bend

At the end of a two week business trip to Hawaii, I was able to s ... Read More


I believe Acadia National Park is one of the most beautiful place ... Read More

Cumberland Island Sunrise

Been backpacking here for 26 years. Though I've taken hundreds o ... Read More

The beautiful road ahead

How can you not be inspired with the beauty of the Grand Tetons? ... Read More

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Grand Canyon, Canyonlands & Dinosaur National Monuments by River

Chances are you've seen the Grand Canyon, either in photos or actually standing along the South Rim, peering down into the indescribable abyss. Read More

Cool Side of Death Valley

With some 3.3 million acres and elevations ranging from -282 to +11,049, Death Valley National Park has plenty of cool things to do. Maybe not Arthur Fonzarelli Cool, but then again, that leather jacket takes up a lot of space in the suitcase. Read More

Yosemite National Park After Dark

Summer nights in a national park include the soft glow of the Milky Way rising over your campsite, granite peaks lit by the full moon during an evening hike, and the twinkle of stars and planets from a roadside vista point. Read More

Multiply Your Vacation Enjoyment On A Multi-Generational Trip

Have you noticed that more and more groups of travelers to America's national parks include not only parents and children, but that grandparents are often included to join in the fun? Read More

Pursuits: Go Ride a Kite

Hitch your board to a stiff breeze and skim the waves at park sites around the country. Read More