Albuquerque Aquarium

Albuquerque Aquarium

The Albuquerque Aquarium is pretty small as aquariums go, but it is located in the ABQ BioPark, so your admission price includes the Aquarium, Albuquerque Zoo, and Botanic Garden. In addition, you can ride the train between the zoo and…
Albuquerque Zoo

Albuquerque Zoo

The Albuquerque Zoo is part of the ABQ Bio Park which has a great deal that includes admission to the zoo, the botanic garden, and the aquarium all for $20 (for non-New Mexico residents). We decided to check out the…
Fall Activities in Utah

Fall Activities in Utah

We are looking forward to the cooler weather and the beautiful changing leaves. Fall is one of our favorite times of year. We wanted to share some of our favorite fall activities so that you can start preparing your families'…
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park

Way back when we first got married I asked my wife if she’d ever been to Yellowstone. She said no, and our first trip was planned. My next question was have you been to Arches and Mesa Verde. Again she…
Best Restaurants in Utah: One in Every County

Best Restaurants in Utah: One in Every County

We've made a point of finding the best restaurant in each county in Utah, especially for families. Though we are a long way from completing all 29 counties, we wanted to create a post that summarizes what we've done so…
Mesa Verde Kid Hikes

Mesa Verde Kid Hikes

Mesa Verde has some amazing hikes for kids. There are four ranger led hikes and many other self-guided hikes that you can explore while in Mesa Verde National Park. Here’s our review of hikes that you should take while visiting…
Step House | Mesa Verde

Step House | Mesa Verde

Step House is a self-guided tour in Mesa Verde National Park. You can access the trailhead by driving all the way out to the end of the Weatherill Mesa Road where the Long House Tour begins. This hike is easy…
Balcony House | Mesa Verde

Balcony House | Mesa Verde

Balcony House is one of four ranger-guided tours in Mesa Verde National Park along with Cliff Palace, Spruce Tree House, and Long House. Balcony House is by far the most adventurous to reach for reasons described below. We left the…
Spruce Tree House | Mesa Verde

Spruce Tree House | Mesa Verde

Spruce Tree House is our favorite site in Mesa Verde National Park, and unfortunately, as of June 2016 the house is closed due to instable rocks. Make sure to check the condition of this hike before you go. Luckily, you…
Far View Sites | Mesa Verde

Far View Sites | Mesa Verde

Far View Sites is a small self-guided trail that shows mesa top pithouses and other ruins in Mesa Verde National Park. One of the things that we really liked about this short flat trail is that it allows you to…