Best of 2016 11 results

My 9 Best Outdoor Experiences of 2016

Every time I have a really great experience outside, I file it away in a "Best of" category to share with you at the end of the year. ...

A Sneak Preview of Texas’ NEW State Park!

A big ranch on the Texas coast has just been set aside as our NEWEST state park, and guess what?! Today you get a sneak preview of it ...

Glamp Your Heart Out at this Texas Tipi Retreat

When Reservation on the Guadalupe asked me to come stay at their glamping retreat and do a review, I was more than happy to oblige. Me? ...

9 Reasons to Make Truckee, CA Your Next Summer Vacation

This summer after our big backpacking excursion, my family spent a few days in Truckee, California, a cute mountain town near Lake Tahoe. ...

Sunrise in the Sierra Mountains

One of the most majestic sights to see in the Sierra mountains will always be a sunrise or sunset. I've never seen another mountain range ...

Two Gorgeous Swimming & Sunbathing Stops in Yosemite

As y'all may have seen here, earlier in August I went on a backpacking excursion in California with my brother and my husband, the two main ...

7 Reasons You’ll Love Horseback Riding in the Rockies

A few weeks ago on our 30th birthday trip to Breckenridge, my girlfriends, our husbands, and I went horseback riding in the Rocky Mountains ...

A Guide to my Favorite Trail in the Sierra

If you are going to go on one backpacking trip in your life, might I suggest the following trail. As I said in my post yesterday, it is one ...

A Backpacking Trip Like No Other

The most beautiful and awe-inspiring places are, without fail, the hardest to write about on this blog. Nothing I say can do them justice. ...

Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge…and Pie!

Monday of last week was a good day. I got to spend time with my nieces and sister in law at one of the 19 National Wildlife Refuges in ...