Cave Of The Winds (Niagara Falls)

There are a few ways to get a more up close and personal experience at the falls provided you don't mind getting a little wet, and if it's a super hot day like it was when we were there, it can actually be quite refreshing. After finding out that the Maid of The Mist, the boat that cruises up to the falls was completely sold out, we discovered the Cave Of The Winds which turned out to be quite a fun and memorable … [Read more...]

Yellowstone National Park

Destination #3: Idaho, Wyoming and Montana

Yellowstone National Park is America’s first national park, founded in 1872. One of the reasons the government decided to preserve this area as public land is because it holds the majority of the world’s geysers including “Old Faithful.” Geysers are created by steam generated by volcanic heat under the surface of the earths crust. The establishment of Yellowstone National Park inspired the creation of many … [Read more...]

Lower Mesa Falls (Idaho Scenic Byway)

Destination #3: Idaho, Wyoming and Montana

Lower Mesa Falls was our first road trip stop after landing in Idaho Falls with Shari and all the kids in tow. First stop? Find a toilet...After taking care of business, we headed up to where the waterfall spills over and stood out on the viewing platform. It was so natural and beautiful to see the rushing water and feel the spray. It was great to hear the kids ooh and ahh over something that was so far removed from … [Read more...]