Travel Log: The California Trail Interpretive Center

Yes, even though I work here now, I wanted to do a blog post about the California Trail Interpretive Center. Darlene and I went and visited it as tourists before my first day working there, and, of course, I've learned quite a bit about the place since starting work. This is a truly cool place [...]

Travel Log – Southern Louisiana and Mississippi, March 2019

We traveled from Galveston, TX to Lake Charles, LA on March 9, 2019. Lake Charles Sam Houston Jones State Park Sam Houston Jones State Park's campground was crowded and sites are pretty close together. However, it was still a nice place to stay while we explored the area. We met the Patterson's from Alberta. They [...]

Travel Log 7/4/2018

Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania After returning from our side trip to Florida, we re-visited the Gettysburg National Military Park and did the audio driving tour of the area. I highly recommend this to anyone who visits. There are nearly 1400 monuments erected across the plains and forests of the battlefield. Descriptions of them can [...]

Travel Log 6/20/2018

Scranton, Pennsylvania area While in the Scranton area, we spent three nights at Lackawanna State Park. We were in a loop pretty much by ourselves (since it was midweek). We left on Friday, so I'm sure the campground probably filled up, but it was definitely quiet while we were there. The park has a nice [...]