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Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

When we're on the road our choice for entertainment isn't music, but history lessons from Audible.com. So when we visit a National Monument or National…

Waco Mammoth National Monument

As we rolled into Waco Texas, the only thing I knew of it was the Branch Davidian shootout that took place in there in 1993. It turns…

White Sands National Monument

Millions of Years in the Making White Sands National Monument is the culmination of a process that started over 250 million years ago when the…

Bandelier National Monument

For our first few days in New Mexico, we took a day to visit Bandelier National Monument, an amazing location. This historical site was designated…

Jewel Cave National Monument

Nestled within the Black Hills of South Dakota, hides a place of wonders deep within the dark bowels of the earth. Brilliant colored rocks and…

Devils Tower National Monument

Bear Lodge. Bear's Tipi. Tree Rock, Grey Butte. Aloft on a Rock. Bear's House. Bear's Lair. Home of the Bears. Mythic-owl Mountain. Ghost Mountian. Over…

Caves of Craters of the Moon

Craters of the Moon National Monument has a lot of caves: over 400 documented with the discovery of more caves each year. The most common…

Easy Hikes of Craters of the Moon

Long ago, a huge serpent miles in length, lay where the channel of the Snake River is now. Though the serpent was never known to…

10 Amazing National Park Units and the Presidents Who Created Them

Just after my visit to Minidoka National Historic Site, I came back to our Airstream and read a flurry of Facebook and Twitter posts on…

Casa Grande, Arizona

Casa Grande Arizona is home to the Casa Grande RV Resort and thus was home to us for about three weeks time. We've been waiting…

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Our trip to Organ Pipe National Monument took over 2 hours to reach, and along the way we noticed several border patrol stops. Which makes…