National Parks

Rocky Mountain National Park – Setting the Stage for the NPS
Rocky Mountain National Park – Setting the Stage for the NPS

Rocky Mountain National Park – Setting the Stage for the NPS

Rocky Mountain National Park, one of our nation’s most beloved cathedrals to nature, has the extra honor of having been a role model for legislation that created the entire National Park System. ROMO was established in 1915, long after equally…

Two Reasons to Get Off the Boat at Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park
Two Reasons to Get Off the Boat at Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park

Two Reasons to Get Off the Boat at Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park

John Muir, the father of the National Park Service, first canoed into what is now Glacier Bay National Park in 1879. His writing describes the same overpowering beauty that draws nearly a half million people to this Alaskan national park…

What to Expect at Indiana Dunes National Park on Lake Michigan
What to Expect at Indiana Dunes National Park on Lake Michigan

What to Expect at Indiana Dunes National Park on Lake Michigan

When you visit Indiana Dunes National Park for the first time, you may be just a bit confused. Or a least we were. Formerly Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, this is the 61st national park in the U.S. And that deserves…

Visiting Madeline Island Wisconsin – A Great Spot in the Apostle Islands
Visiting Madeline Island Wisconsin – A Great Spot in the Apostle Islands

Visiting Madeline Island Wisconsin – A Great Spot in the Apostle Islands

Madeline Island is not officially included in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin, but it’s right there within a kayak ride of the other 21 islands. It’s such a pleasant place, many people consider the little 14 mile island…