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  • Greetings from Kenai Fjords National Park

    BECOMING NUNATAKS! Three friends and I got together in 1992 and took a trip to New England. We toured historic Boston and hiked through the beautiful mountains of New Hampshire. It was an invigorating and fun way to see the area. We all agreed we would like to do…

  • Greetings from Biscayne National Park

    In our quest to visit all 63 National Parks, we recently visited Biscayne National Park. We had heard subpar reports of the park and in various internet lists, it was rated low. We had a totally amazing and surprising experience and it was my absolute favorite park east of the…

  • Greetings from Dry Tortugas National Park

    We had a whirlwind 1 week trip visiting all 4 national parks in Florida and the Virgin Islands. One of the highlights of our trip was taking the seaplane to Dry Tortugas National Park for a day trip. We snorkeled and explored the fort. Highly recommend!

  • Greetings from Pinnacles National Park

    Last weekend, my family and I visited Pinnacles National Park for the first time. I barely knew anything about the park, only having recently learned of its existence, but I was pleasantly surprised. Our journey began like most: circling a parking lot on a busy Saturday afternoon. Much to my…

  • Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park

    The immensity of the Grand Canyon is difficult to comprehend. Even sweeping views from its high rim cannot do it justice. Yet for adventurers who drift along the Colorado River’s many eddying pools, stretches of flat water, and thundering rapids, the canyon gradually unveils a 277-mile panorama of sharp-edged mesas,…

  • Greetings from Fort Laramie National Historic Site

    I drove up to the Guard Kiosk and the Ranger said "I see that you have a Handicapped License Plate. Would you like a lifetime free pass to the National Parks? I said yes and she handed me a clipboard to sign up. This was the start of my visiting…

  • Greetings from Everglades National Park

    Everglades nat park for every one. Adults,photographer,children. wonderful place.

  • Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

    Saw seven Bison drown in Blacktail Pond. Hard to watch but Nature can be brutal sometimes. A huge Grizzly came down searching for the carcasses that was amazing. Rangers removed the carcasses and the Grizzly came back expecting supper and finding none. He was extremely upset. Trip of a lifetime.…

  • Greetings from Indiana Dunes National Park

    This video was recorded on November 1, 2021. I was having a difficult week, so I decided to go on a spontaneous camping trip on Halloween. The dunes are a short drive from the Chicagoland area. It is a haven I am grateful for. The tranquility of the trees, birds…

  • Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park

    In 2019, we had a bit of a life-changing moment. My husband lost his job of 31 years. At that time, it was a little scary. But, we decided to turn fear into adventure. We loaded up our truck with essentials and head to Wisconsin to start a 5-week drive…

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