A Fall Hike Above Mammoth Cave, KY

We arrived at Mammoth Cave National Park in the late afternoon and setup our tent at the camp site. We had missed the last cave tour so we bought tickets for the first one the next morning and then headed out for a short hike. We took the Green River Bluffs Trail which led us […]

Camping in the San Juan Nat’l Forest

Our chilliest night of camping on the entire trip was in the San Juan National Forest. It was a frigid 22 degrees by midnight. I wanted to shoot some star trails but the cold was so miserable that I’d run out, open the camera shutter, and run back into the tent to cuddle up with […]

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, CA

After leaving San Diego, Trey and I headed for the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. It is California’s largest state park and the only one that allows open camping – basically pitch your tent wherever you want. We found a nice secluded location near Borrego, CA and setup tent. Throughout the night bands of coyotes were […]

Manzano Mountains State Park, NM

On Sept. 18th we had to be in Albuquerque to pick Heidi up at the airport. I wanted to camp close enough to the city the night before so that we wouldn’t have to travel too far to meet her the following day. We ended up picking a state park nestled in the Manzano Mountains. […]

Another Mini Hauns Go West

We loved our little trip to Colorado in 2006 so much that we returned again! After a day and a half at the Torrences’ in Colorado Springs, we drove down through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. There we setup camp for two days. The first night was FREEZING […]