Join me on an epic 4-day, 4-park, father-daughter road trip through Texas and New Mexico. From the desert mountains of Big Bend to the underground caves of Carlsbad Caverns, we bonded over the open road and were awestruck by incredible scenery and history.
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Uncover the untamed beauty of Billings, Montana—a city offering a unique blend of adventure, vibrant art, and local flavors. From exhilarating outdoor activities like mountain biking and scenic hikes, to exploring the cultural heritage at the Yellowstone Art Museum and Pictograph Caves State Park, there’s something for everyone. Dive into the culinary scene by indulging in authentic Montana cuisine and quench your thirst at local breweries, all while immersing yourself in the lively atmosphere of downtown Billings.
The lush, green riparian areas along the Verde River, which gives the valley its name, are a gateway to all kinds of fun activities to escape the Arizona heat. While you’re enjoying the refreshing water and wineries, take some time to learn more about the history of the area. There are many things to discover in Cottonwood, Arizona!
Flagstaff, Arizona, is more than a fun and unique destination. The passionate community members and otherworldly views (both figuratively and literally) will make you want to come back again and again!
Discover the rich Indigenous history, modern day adventures and the explorations beyond our planet when you visit Flagstaff, Arizona. The plethora of activities to do will make you excited to visit and the welcoming community will make you want to extend your stay. Come see for yourself!
Take a walk down memory lane of Route 66 in Kingman, Arizona. Kingman’s Old Town is great place to explore to find relics of the past and local handmade goods. Kingman also has much to offer off the asphalt, into the sandstone canyons, and among the wildflowers. Come explore Kingman!
When traveling to national parks and other sunset-soaked paradises on the Hawaiian islands, you are also visiting the ancestral lands of the Native Hawaiian people. We have created a guide to help you feel prepared exploring Native and Indigenous Hawaiian heritage during your next visit to Hawai’i. The Native Hawaiian communities are still very much tied to the land and waters of this area, and you can create a positive experience for both yourself and these communities by visiting with gratitude and respect – prepared to learn about the local cultures and histories.
Madera County, California, is nestled at the southern entrance to Yosemite National Park. The list of things to do in and around Yosemite and Madera is lengthy year-round, from wine trails to train rides to horseback excursions. So no matter when you visit, come prepared for unforgettable adventures.
After making your way through a national forest, a national monument, and a national park, you’ll be ready to wind down in a peaceful village. Treat yourself to a fabulous dinner from locally sourced foods (with some local wine, of course), and a well-earned night’s sleep in one of the towns neighboring the parks.
Although Billings may not exist in the time of rebels and outlaws any more, there is still an eclectic community of mold breakers and artistic innovators. Learn about the past, enjoy the present, and plan for your future trip to Billings, Montana! There is so much to see and do; it’ll be hard to fit it all into one trip!