Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon

Today we are hiking through Bryce Canyon in southwest Utah! The geology here is amazing. You can see the vertical columns of limestone that have been eroded away by weather and water.The colors of the canyon go through the entire spectrum of the rainbow. The Reds and yellows are from the iron, and the blues… Read More

Hiking the Grand Tetons

Today we hiked around the foothills of the Grand Tetons. We were treated to beautiful views of dense forests, rushing rivers, and a crystal clear lake. The Snake River winds its way throughout the trails. There’s over 200 miles of trails, and some 4,000 rock climbers visit a test to scale the high peaks. At… Read More

How to View the Sun Safely

If you’ve ever wanted to view the sun, you know how dangerous it is to point ANYTHING with lenses at the sun. I mean, you can really fry your retina faster than you can say “sunlight”. So what do you do if your kid who’s crazy wild about astronomy, but don’t know how to view… Read More

Exploring Idaho

We drove across Idaho on Day 3. When we first entered Idaho, we entered rain storms, thunder, and sunny bright weather.We drove over bridges that spanned huge waterfalls and rivers. The kids were super patient with are driving, so we decided to stay at a hotel with breakfast and pool.We did a number of live… Read More

Crossing Nevada

Crossing Nevada

We had an interesting day today crossing Nevada. We started in South Lake Tahoe, spending a beautiful afternoon in a playground park so the kids could run around near the lake.Then we crossed the state line into Nevada. We decided to make this a long drive, so we spent most of the afternoon in the… Read More