Mammoth Cave or Carlsbad Caverns

If I had to pick between Carlabad caverns and mammoth cave …hands down I’d return to Carlsbad caverns. But mammoth…it scares the hell out of me. This is the kind of cave people get lost in. Stuck in. It’s long and deep and tight. Nothing like the grand huge room that Carlsbad is. Mammoth makesContinue reading “Mammoth Cave or Carlsbad Caverns”

Our National Adventure at the Dry Tortugas!

The Dry Tortugas is the southern-most National Park off the continental US just a 2 1/2 hour ferry ride from Key West! We were so excited to finally visit after months of anticipation. Camping: although you can pitch a tent outside Fort Jefferson on the main island in the national park, we opted for aContinue reading “Our National Adventure at the Dry Tortugas!”

Our National Adventure through the Everglades!

Heading down from Florida’s Gulf Coast, we found a perfect spot south of Miami and 30 minutes from both the Shark Valley Visitor Center at the Everglades and Biscayne National Park. Here’s a video of our experience. Camping, tour and written experience below. Camping: although you can camp in the Everglades, we opted out dueContinue reading “Our National Adventure through the Everglades!”