A trip to the San Diego Zoo isn't complete without spending some time at the elephant exhibit, Elephant Odyssey. The zoo's largest residents are just plain fun to watch. (My favorite part of an elephant is its big round feet!) On our visit to the San Diego Zoo, we participated in one of their special… Continue reading Fun Fact: San Diego Zoo Elephants
Completed in 1966, Glen Canyon Dam was constructed as part of the Colorado River system to aid in the management of this precious resource. After the dam was built, it took 17 years for Glen Canyon to fill completely creating Lake Powell. Lake Powell and the surrounding area are part of the Glen Canyon National… Continue reading Fun Fact: Lake Powell Bathtub Ring
The main attraction at Wind Cave National Park is, of course, the cave itself. This incredible cave system boasts the largest concentration of rare boxwork formations in the world. With all those passages, it is one colossal underground maze. In your excitement to tour the cave, don’t miss what’s on top! Above Wind Cave sits… Continue reading Fun Fact: Wind Cave National Park
Glacier National Park is home to over 700 lakes! Check out more fun facts about Glacier National Park lakes!
The bison, commonly referred to the as the American buffalo, was officially designated the National Mammal of the United States in 2016. Custer State Park in the Black Hills of South Dakota is one of the best places to see these magnificent mammals. Buffalo were introduced to Custer State Park in 1936. The small herd… Continue reading Fun Fact: The Custer State Park Buffalo Herd