Sedona, Arizona – Hiking

We have visited Sedona, Arizona for extended stays over the last three years. We love how the hiking trails are so accessible and the range of difficultly. Below are highlights from a few of our favorites. Bell Rock and Courthouse are the first two iconic formations that you see as you drive into Sedona coming […]

Read More

Grand Teton National Park

There is something about the first moment you see the jagged peaks of the Tetons. We’ve driven this road many times and the view takes my breath away every time. Growing up, I loved traveling west with my Dad. He was a science teacher and would give us lessons on how these grand mountains were […]

Read More

Driggs, Idaho – Best Restaurants

This post was created from our 2019 August trip. Make sure to confirm what is open during the corona virus pandemic before hitting the road. Big Hole Bagel & Bistro was our first stop again for breakfast in Driggs, Idaho. We are always impressed with their service and their portions get us ready for a […]

Read More

Zion National Park – Dog Friendly Trail

Most National Parks are not dog-friendly and for good reason. It’s important to remember that when traveling with dogs it will be a different type of trip. We always research and get creative knowing that the trip won’t be as flexible but…traveling with our dog is worth it! Zion National Park offers one hiking trail […]

Read More

A Visitor – A Sign

I never take moments like this for granted. I was getting packed up to visit my parents and about to walk out the door. All of a sudden, I remembered a dog toy that I wanted to bring along that was out in our backyard. I ran to the back door and just as I […]

Read More

Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Favorite Restaurants

Driving Teton Pass towards Jackson from Idaho at sunrise is breathtaking. For the last few years, we have made it a priority to get up early and catch the sunrise at 8,432 feet. Then it’s off to Nora’s Fish Creek Inn for breakfast! Nora’s has rustic charm with outstanding service. The food always tastes like […]

Read More

History at Heart – Art Installation – Minnesota

We are grieving. We are longing. We are dreaming. – MN Historical Society 1,000 hearts line the fence at Mill City Museum. The Minnesota Historical Society created this raw art installation as a space for people to share their thoughts. We are living in a historic moment. The world feels upside down but as I […]

Read More

Sedona, Arizona – Restaurants

Our all time favorite restaurant in Sedona is The Hudson. We order this pork chop every time (see video below for full effect). It’s one of the best things I’ve ever tasted. Their tagline is “A Neighborhood Restaurant” and that’s exactly how it feels. It’s so fun to sit at the bar and chat with […]

Read More

Sunflowers – Minnesota

Some express their appreciation through a gift, a picture, a song, or maybe a flower, sometimes it’s the simple things that speak the loudest. – Johnny Fish Have you visited one of the Fish Sunflowers sites? They are so beautiful and FREE! All they ask is that you share your photos via social and spread […]

Read More

Yellowstone – Under Canvas – Glamping

As we turned off Highway 20 in West Yellowstone onto a dirt road and drove under the log archway for Bar N Ranch, we could see the canvas tents in the distance of this beautiful, secluded, wide-open space. Wildflowers added pops of colors, horses were running in the pasture and the mountains layered the horizon. […]

Read More