Hike to Arch Rocks and The Pool in Rocky Mountain National Park

The hike to The Pool in Rocky Mountain National Park is one of our favorite early season hikes. It’s lower starting elevation (8,150 ft) typically means there is less snow than other areas of the park. The hike begins at the Fern Lake trail head. There is a small non-paved parking area. The road is … Continue reading “Hike to Arch Rocks and The Pool in Rocky Mountain National Park”

The Pool: Evy’s First Hike in Rocky Mountain National Park

This was a great first hike for our little Evy. She slept the whole way – snuggled in warm against her mamma.

Staying at The Lodge at Gulf State Park

Today I want to share one of the highlights of our year. We took a family trip to Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, Alabama over Spring Break in mid/late March 2021. We drove from our home in Fayetteville, Arkansas to Gulf Shores. The drive takes approximately 11 hours, so we broke up the journey … Continue reading “Staying at The Lodge at Gulf State Park”

8 Must-See Attractions in Rocky Mountain National Park

May 3 – 9, 2020 is National Travel and Tourism week. Given our current travel restrictions in the United States, the U.S. Travel Association decided on the theme of ‘the Spirit of Travel cannot be broken.’ Since I heard the theme, I’ve been contemplating what the ‘spirit of travel’ means to me. I ran across … Continue reading “8 Must-See Attractions in Rocky Mountain National Park”