People love Buc-ee's! However, I had never experienced it myself. We finally decided to satisfy our curiosity during a recent road trip and made a pit stop in Leeds, Alabama. So what IS Buc-ee's? Buc-ee's is a chain of convenience stores that began in Texas in 1982. Like everything in Texas, this store is supersized!… Continue reading Buc-ee’s: What’s the Deal?
Katmai National Park was on top of our bucket list. So, on our recent visit, I couldn't pass up the Brooks Lodge gift shop to bring home some merch to remember our trip. Katmai Trading Post behind the office. Officially known as the Katmai Trading Post, the Brooks Lodge gift shop is in the same… Continue reading Bear-ly Believable Finds: The Brooks Lodge Gift Shop
Fall is a great time to visit Branson, Missouri. The leaves are beautiful, the weather is pleasant, and one of America's top-rated theme parks pulls out all the stops. The Silver Dollar City Harvest Festival immerses guests in the delights of autumn. Pumpkin Tree Near the Entrance Silver Dollar City knows how to celebrate. This… Continue reading Silver Dollar City Harvest Festival
Brooks Camp (including Brooks Lodge) is in the Katmai National Park. It is in a remote area of Alaska that can only be accessed by boat or floatplane. As such, services are limited. Visitors must bring their own food or eat in the Brooks Lodge Dining Hall. Brooks Lodge Dining Hall If you bring your… Continue reading Brooks Lodge Dining Hall