Category Archives: Travel

Hiking With Kids: Lower calf Creek Falls

GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT, UTAH — Even at the most crowded time of the year (UEA weekend  an annual four-day break from school in Utah), we had the falls to ourselves. Advertisements

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A big warm wet hole in the ground

MIDWAY, UTAH — “Staycation” is one of those things that sound pretty stupid, and usually pretty is. But when you live in Utah, there’s plenty of ways to spend a few days off, all within a short drive from your … Continue reading

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Utah with Kids: Canyonlands National Park (Needles)

  SOUTH OF MOAB — Of all the Christmas gifts we’ve gotten as a family, we plan on getting the most mileage out of our National Parks annual pass from Katie’s sister Mandie. That free admission to any National Park … Continue reading

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Amid the ancients: Great Basin National Park

Hours of empty driving. Sagebrush, playas, dust devils, the occasional semi. That’s what it takes to get to Great Basin National Park.

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Lunch reads: Planning a trip with kids

One of our favorite things to do is to travel with our kids. They are so enthusiastic about the road trip and the ride in the car… for the first 5 minutes.

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Hiking with Kids: Landscape Arch, Sand Dune Arch, and The Windows

After you’ve done the hike to the world-famous Delicate Arch, how else to round out your time in Arches National Park? Spend the afternoon exploring the park’s longest-spanning arch, Landscape, play in the giant sandbox of Sand Dune Arch, and … Continue reading

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Homeward bound 2.0

I was supposed to be home last night. I am not. I am sitting in some corporte-y hotel in Tampa, just a couple of miles from the airport. Storms in Dallas meant that the American flight from Tampa to Dallas … Continue reading

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