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Elk antler arch in Jackson Hole Town Square

Things to do in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Everything you need to know to plan a trip to Jackson, Wyoming, including: things to do in Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Jackson Hole weather; Jackson, Wyoming hotels; and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Plus a two and three day Jackson Hole itinerary.

wild mustangs at the wild horse refuge

Visiting The Pryor Mountain Wild Mustang Center

We went looking for wild horses at the Pryor Mountain Wild Mustang Center and Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range in Montana and Wyoming. Plan your own trip with details on finding wild horses, wild horse visitor center, and other things to do in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area.

pompeys pillar montana

Follow The Lewis and Clark Expedition Route in Montana

The Lewis and Clark Expedition (Corps of Discovery) spent more time in Montana than any other state. You can visit Montana Lewis and Clark sites today, including Lewis and Clark Caverns, the Great Falls of the Missouri, and Pompey’s Pillar. See an actual Lewis and Clark campsite and William Clark’s signature on a rock. Find out how to visit all the Lewis and Clark sites in Montana in this article.

Hiking trails - White Dome and Prospect Trails in Valley of Fire State Park, NV, Mojave Desert

Why is it Called Valley of Fire?

Why is it Called Valley of Fire?
Valley of Fire is a state park in Nevada, about 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas. We think it is one of the most beautiful spots in Nevada thanks to its sandstone waves, canyons, and petroglyphs. But, why is it called the Valley of Fire?

Underground river at Aktun Chen

Five Reasons You Should Visit Aktun Chen on the Riviera Maya

Aktun Chen is an eco park on the Riviera Maya near Tulum, Mexico. Our family visited the park and found fiver reasons why you should, too! Plus, all the info you need to plan your own trip to zip line through the tropical forest, explore a cave, and snorkel in a cenote.

Visiting Xunantunich Mayan site

Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, Belize

Xunantunich Mayan Ruins The sun god wears ornaments on his large ears and sits next to the symbol for the moon on El Castillo’s frieze. Adorning the west and east sides of the 130-foot tall pyramid, the astrologically themed friezes draw the visitor closer and closer to the highlight of Xunantunich. 

belize adventure packages can include cave tubing and zip lining

Cave Tubing in Belize

When you are looking for things to do in Belize, cave tubing Belize has to top the list. Get all the details on the who, what, and when of cave tubing in Belize. Our family loved this part of our Belize vacation and want to make sure you have everything you need to know for a Belize cave tubing adventure.

Cahal Pech in Belize mayan ruin near San Ignacio

Exploring Cahal Pech in Belize

This is from my 2004 trip to Belize. Since I am currently in Belize, I am republishing both for my own memories and to share with you.  At the top of a hill near San Ignacio, in the Cayo District (Belize’s largest), sits Cahal Pech, the oldest known Maya site. These ruins of a Maya ceremonial …

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Rainforest cabin at Table Rock Jungle Lodge

Jungle Lodges in Belize : Table Rock Jungle Lodge

There are a bunch of jungle lodges or eco lodges in Belize and it’s hard to know which one to pick. We stayed at Table Rock Jungle Lodge in the Cayo District near San Ignacio and found a bunch of reasons why it is one of the best family resorts in Belize. Here’s what you need to know to plan your own trip and know if this is the right jungle lodge for you.

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