If you or a friend has visited a National Park in the past five years, odds are you’ve heard about the Passport Program. The Passport Program is huge right now. Signs, posters, and even t-shirts alert visitors of the program, and for good reason, because the Passport Program is changing the way that visitors see the National Parks.
With the recent popularity of the Passport Program, there is more awareness now than ever before about the smaller parks managed by or affiliated with the National Park Service. There are 90 parks in the United States that are “officially” designated National Historic Sites. Here's what you need to know before you start visiting them!
As busy, working people, we need to get the most out of our vacations when we have them. We could use a shortage of time as an excuse to not go at all, but that would be a huge mistake. While having more time is always better, not having “enough time” to see a destination in it’s entirety is no reason to avoid the destination all together.
We all know the saying… “The Mountains are calling, and I must go.” But what about all those times that you can’t? There’s a reason John Muir didn’t say, “the Mountains are calling and I…don’t have enough vacation days to get there, sorry, maybe next month.” The guy dedicated his life to protecting the mountains. Going to the mountains was like going into the office. But unless you’re living the John Muir life, you probably aren’t able to just go. So what do you do?
Flash back to this time in 2016. I was living in Los Angeles. Working in “the business.” I was working towards my dream job of being a writer/producer for Television. I had gone to school for four years, I had left everything I knew (except my husband, Jason) behind and moved out to Los Angeles … Continue reading What Escaping to Yosemite taught me about life…