Badlands Cedar Pass Lodge
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Tip & Tee: Badlands Cedar Pass Lodge

The Badlands of South Dakota was originally established as a National Monument in 1939. It wasn't until 1978 that it was finally designated a National Park. The Badlands has an open hike policy. This policy is unique in national parks. It allows visitors to go off trail to better enjoy the incredible geologic features as… Continue reading Tip & Tee: Badlands Cedar Pass Lodge

Sunset in Badlands Park
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Tip & Tee: Badlands Park Night Sky

Badlands National Park is located in central South Dakota and is a must for any South Dakota vacation itinerary. The landscape in Badlands park is unique and offers a significant contrast to what you'll see in South Dakota's Black Hills to the west. We discovered on our recent trip that Badlands National Park offers fun… Continue reading Tip & Tee: Badlands Park Night Sky

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Tip & Tee: USS Midway Museum in San Diego

The USS Midway Museum is one of the top rated attractions in sunny San Diego. Considering how many things there are to do in this Southern California city, achieving such high traveler ratings is a really big deal! The USS Midway is an aircraft carrier which was in service in the US Navy for 47… Continue reading Tip & Tee: USS Midway Museum in San Diego

Lake Powell
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Tip & Tee:  Lake Powell Time

Asking "What time is it?" on Lake Powell isn't a straightforward question! There are three reasons for this: location, location, location! Lake Powell time can be a bit confusing.  Lake Powell sits on the border of Utah and Arizona as well as the Navajo Nation. Lake Powell time can be confusing during Daylight Savings Time. … Continue reading Tip & Tee:  Lake Powell Time

Wind Cave Box Formations
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Tip & Tee: Wind Cave National Park Tours

Wind Cave was designated a National Park in 1903 by Theodore Roosevelt. Wind Cave National Park is located in South Dakota near the Black Hills and shares a border with Custer State Park. Wind Cave National Park offers three different ranger guided walking tours. These tours are rated easy to strenuous based on the amount… Continue reading Tip & Tee: Wind Cave National Park Tours

View of Waterton, Alberta from Bears Hump Trail
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Tip & Tee: Nifty Neighbors in Waterton

Waterton Village in Alberta, Canada is a picturesque hamlet nestled in the Rocky Mountains. This quaint village is located on the shores of Waterton Lake within Waterton National Park.  Frequently highlighted as one of Canada's best small towns, Waterton looks as though it was lifted out of the pages of a book. The streets of… Continue reading Tip & Tee: Nifty Neighbors in Waterton

Devils Tower National Monument
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Tip & Tee: Devils Tower

Devils Tower is a giant stone monolith soaring skyward from the plains of Wyoming. This natural wonder became America's first National Monument in 1906. To say that Devils Tower is unique is an understatement! Trip Tip: Devils Tower National Monument Tower Trail Due to its massive size and the surrounding landscape, Devils Tower is visible… Continue reading Tip & Tee: Devils Tower