Sunset in Big Bend National Park

Many days into our NJ to CA road trip, we made the long, little-inhabited drive to Big Bend National Park. We had hoped to spend 5 or 6 days exploring the park but bad weather threatened our stay. The Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive seemed like a great way … [Read more...]

Sunset at Black Canyon

The South Rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison is lined with overlooks. Some of the overlooks require short hikes to get to, while others are located right off the road. All of the overlooks offer a different view of the magnificent canyon, and … [Read more...]

Sunset from Mesquite Springs Campground in Death Valley

There are a lot of camping options in Death Valley National Park.  The main campground is at Furnace Creek near the visitor's center and sees the majority of the RV and seasonal traffic.  Much of the backcountry is open for camping as long as you're … [Read more...]

Sunset in Red Rock Country

A magical and powerful sunset in the middle of red rock country at Island in the Sky in Canyonlands National Park. … [Read more...]

Shoshone Point at Grand Canyon National Park

We got the inside scoop on Shoshone Point from one of the Park Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park.  He had suggested it after we had mentioned we were looking for easy hikes due to my injured foot.  He had said it was a flat, easy trail only about … [Read more...]