National Parks

Mesa Arch Canyonlands National Park

Mesa Arch Trail at Canyonlands National Park

Sometimes it’s fun going on a trip some place new and not knowing much about it. I took a good guess and figured on Canyonlands National Park was full of canyons…but I really didn’t think there’d be some cool arches […]

Balcony House Tour at Mesa Verde

Ever wanted to go inside and see up close one of those famous ancient cliff dwellings? Mesa Verde National Park has tours for 3 of them: Long House, Cliff Palace, and Balcony House. If you visit I highly recommend taking […]

Cliff Palace

Sites to See on Chapin Mesa in Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park is most famous for the cliff dwellings built by the Ancestral Puebloans found throughout. They were thought to have spent about 750 years in this area, the earliest dating from 550 AD to around 1300 AD. […]

State & Local Parks

Magnolia Trees Washington DC

Enid A Haupt Garden in Washington DC

If you’re in Washington DC and looking for a quieter spot to sit down and enjoy a beautiful garden among some amazing architecture, then you must stop and see Enid A. Haupt Garden!       Enid A. Haupt Garden […]

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

If you’re in Philadelphia in May or June check out these beautiful outdoor art displays of Chinese lanterns! There beautiful sets consisting of many different sculpture pieces; from the traditional Chinese hanging lanterns, to pandas, leopards, butterflies, and even the […]

Four Corners Monument

Visiting the Four Corners Monument

What are the Four Corners States? The Four Corners Monument is the only spot in the US where the borders of 4 states intersect. It’s a unique geographical location comprised of the states of Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. […]

Road Trips

Las Vegas to Grand Canyon South Rim

The drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon South Rim by car is approximately 4 hours long. You pass through the barren desert landscapes of Nevada into much greener pine forests in the mid northern region of Arizona. It’s actually […]

Diving towards Moab

Driving from Mesa Verde to Moab

So you’ve been to Mesa Verde, Colorado, and want to make the drive up to Moab, where Arches and Canyonlands National Parks are located(or vise versa and are driving down to Mesa Verde from Moab). What’s to see on this […]

Driving from the Four Corners to Mesa Verde

Four Corners to Mesa Verde

If you’re visiting the Four Corners and coming from the west, consider traveling a little farther and spending a day or two at Mesa Verde National Park or a few of the other historic sites nearby. The park is famous […]

Monument Valley on highway 163

Monument Valley to Four Corners

After spending some time in Monument Valley, we were headed onto the next part of our trip: The Four Corners Monument, which is the spot where the borders of the 4 states of Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico meet. […]

Artwork

Logo Design 101, a Free Guide to help you design a logo

Logo Design 101

A Free Guide for helping you Design a Logo!   So, you’ve got your brand name picked out for your business or website, but now you need a logo designed! Where to start? Well, if you don’t have much in […]

Lackawanna State Park Colored Pencil Drawing

Beginning an Art Journey

Since starting this website, it’s been my goal to post a piece of artwork for all the places I’ve been in the world. A good, unique compliment to a travel blog I thought. However I’ve found that one of the […]