Lower Muley Twist Adventures In Capitol Reef

It was my birthday and I wanted to go somewhere.  After rounding up some new friends, we set off for Capitol Reef with, well, no plan.  After following Burr Trail to the end of the paved section, we went left to get to Capitol Reef.  The first part of it is really pretty, but instead…

Unexpected Snow in Rocky Mountain National Park

I get how ridiculous that sounds.  We didn't expect snow in the Rockies?  Well, I guess we sort of did, but not that much.  The roads were clear, which was or main concern as Meredith isn't really made for that.  I think this is where I introduce Meredith, my Smart car.  I love her, but…

Unprepared at Delicate Arch

For some reason, I insisted on seeing Delicate Arch. "It's only, like, three miles I said." "It won't be that bad."  HA!  Good one, me.  Good one. Spoiler alert: It's worse than you think.  Not baad enough to not do it, but go in prepared.  Bring water.  Maybe a snack.  Yes, bring a snack. There's…

Straight Up Land in Zion National Park

The other day, I realized in my posts about the road trip, in order, I forgot about Zion.  Oops!  I'm not even sure how I forgot about it.  It was the third National Park we visited out of five.  It wasn't my favorite.  You already know Arches was probably my favorite with Bryce Canyon at…

Carlsbad Caverns: A Cool Descent

There are affiliate links in here.* New Mexico is hot.  Like, way hotter than I expected.  Most of the road trip was around the 80's temperature wise, but not New Mexico.  It was all right around 100.  After the hot air balloon ride in Albuquerque, we told one of the guys on the balloon team we…