Category Archives for Being a Tourist

Sightseeing in Valdez, Alaska

Have you ever been sightseeing in Valdez, Alaska? We loved it! Velvet green mountains and loads of waterfalls are all around Valdez. There’s also no shortage of wildlife viewing here. Come along as we take in the sights in Valdez. Solomon Gulch Fish Hatchery If you’re sightseeing in Valdez, the Solomon Gulch Fish Hatchery is […]

Hiking in Denali National Park

Come along as we go hiking in Denali National Park. We hope to get back to the park for more hiking before we leave Alaska. Mt. Healy Overlook Trail The Mt. Healy Overlook Trail is 2.7 miles one way with 1700 ft. in elevation gain. But it’s worth it. The views up there are beautiful! […]

Flight around Mt. Denali

This video is a long one, but it’s worth it! Come along as we take a flight around Mt. Denali and then bus back through Denali National Park & Preserve. Flight around Mt. Denali and then on to Kantishna in Denali National Park We took a 6-seater prop plane with Kantishna Air on a 55-minute scenic fly-by of […]

Kayaking with Monkeys? Bucket List!

Wait, isn’t Silver Springs State Park in Florida? Yes, yes it is. There are monkeys in Florida? There are indeed. You can go kayaking with monkeys at Silver Springs State Park. Silver Springs State Park Campground Let’s back up a little. First, let’s talk about the campground. I won’t have much to say because we […]

Visiting Key West, Two Trips

A Drive to Key West, Twice We love the state parks in the Florida Keys, and we especially love their prices compared to the private parks. But one downside is that none of them are close to Key West. So if you want to do all of that touristy business, you’re going to have to […]