Day Trip to Dubuque

Because we spent a week and a half on a Florida vacation in March, we chose not to travel during Spring Break 2018.  We stayed home, we worked, and it was like any other work week.  But we did have the very last day of spring break open so we decided to hit the road... Continue Reading →

2019-The Year Ahead

Just like I enjoy writing a recap of the previous year like I did for 2018 and 2017, I also enjoy looking ahead to what is or could come in the future. I enjoy setting goals and writing up to-do lists and coming up with plans. I am a planner and looking forward to the year... Continue Reading →

2018-A Year in Review

2018 was another year with many adventures had and many memories made. Before I get into our goals, I wanted to share some of our highlights from the year. I asked the family what was thier favorite trips/memories from the year. John's Top 3 Indiana Dunes State Park Door County Trip North Shore of MN... Continue Reading →

A Visit to the North Shore-Tettegouche State Park

Tettegouche State Park is a gem of a park (most of the state parks in this region are) located along Highway 61-The North Shore Scenic Route.  This highway parallels the shoreline of Lake Superior in the northeast corner of Minnesota. In Minnesota, when you hear someone say they are going to the North Shore, this is […]

A Stop at Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park

Spring can be hard to get away sometimes because every Saturday is soccer games.  Mother's Day weekend we decided to hit the road immediately after soccer and head north to visit my Mom for the holiday.  I checked out the map and found Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park was not too far off I-35 so we decided it... Continue Reading →

Rice Lake State Park-Hike #48

Rice Lake State Park is located in southern Minnesota, just a short jaunt off of I-35.  This is a convenient location for us because this is the route we travel frequently to visit my family that lives north of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  It is a relatively small state park.  Our stop here was mainly to complete... Continue Reading →

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