National Park Count: 33NPS Unit Count: 61 (if you are wondering why it jumped a lot since the last entry…I realized during this post that I had been forgetting the “National Parks” in the NPS Unit count. So 61 it is! Hey there Adventurers! After a long hiatus the Sidekick was able to rejoin meContinue reading “Virgin Islands National Park St.John USVI. March 2023”
Category Archives: Water Life
Pinnacles National Park and Bay Area, CA. Feb 2023
National Park Count: 32NPS Unit Count: 55 Hey there fellow Adventurers! It has been 9 months since I have logged a new National Park! I was able to pull another “Ben Special” National Park visit in February. I am calling the short “go go go” trip in a ridiculously short amount of time, with veryContinue reading “Pinnacles National Park and Bay Area, CA. Feb 2023”
Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo, Mexico. January, 2023
¡Hola compañeros aventureros! ¡Bienvenidos a mi primer viaje de 2023! (Welcome to my first trip of 2023!) This was the sidekick’s trip, so I guess that makes me the sidekick on this one! The trip was a volleyball vacation trip organized by South of the Border Volleyball Vacations. Ixtapa is small resort town very closeContinue reading “Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo, Mexico. January, 2023”
2023: Off to a Tropical Start!
Hey there Adventurers! I am still working on the recount of my latest Alaskan adventure! That one should be up in the next few days (hopefully)! In the meantime here are some updates! Our Bark Ranger page is taking off! We have over 800 dog and national park loving members at this time! If youContinue reading “2023: Off to a Tropical Start!”
Alaska, June 2022. Pt. 2 Days 3&4
Hey Adventurers! This entry will be pretty critter heavy and if you are catching this entry and haven’t caught part 1, and want to, go ahead and check that out here! (This entry will be independent of that one, fyi). I had just arrived in Anchorage, visited Seward and taken a boat tour where thisContinue reading “Alaska, June 2022. Pt. 2 Days 3&4”
Alaska, June 2022. Part I, Day 1&2.
Hey there adventurers! I am recently back from my biggest solo adventure yet, and really one of the biggest of them all! When I first went to Alaska in 2017, I was not doing a blog at all other than the pictures I took on my phone and the GoPro videos I took. This tripContinue reading “Alaska, June 2022. Part I, Day 1&2.”
Lake Clark National Park, AK. June 2022
National Park Count: 31 NUMBER THIRTY ONE!???? Holy Cow! Just about 5 years ago I didn’t really even know what the national park scene was all about! If you’d have told me even just 3 years ago that I would now have 31 of the 63 under my belt I would have thought I eitherContinue reading “Lake Clark National Park, AK. June 2022”
Kenai Fjords National Park, AK. June 2022
National Park Count: 30 Hey there Adventurers! I am pretty awestruck by the fact that I have now visited nearly half of the National Parks of the United States. The first 20 years of my life in Indiana, my travels took me no further than my grandparent’s old vacation house near my current home inContinue reading “Kenai Fjords National Park, AK. June 2022”
Hey there Adventurers! I haven’t even finished my Arches entry yet (that’s coming later today or tomorrow) and here I am on the verge of more cool shit! Next week I am getting on a plane and headed to the land of the midnight sun! (go here to read about my 2017 Alaska trip!) IContinue reading “ALASKA BOUND!”
Mid-Spring Update! Utah Recs?And calling all Bark Rangers!
Hello fellow Adventurers! Happy National Pet’s Day, which just so happens to be the Bark Ranger’s Gotcha Day! I saved my Bella Brown from a kill shelter 11 years ago! She’s still going strong, too! So the last 2 months have been a bit quiet. I have only done some local Florida traveling in MarchContinue reading “Mid-Spring Update! Utah Recs?And calling all Bark Rangers!”