Activity: Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad (Fish Camp, CA)

While we were staying in Yosemite, we were told the 150th celebration of the Yosemite Grant, which designated Yosemite as the first protected natural space in the US, would be taking place on Sunday and things would get packed. This was quite interesting to learn about because when the Grant was signed by President Abraham... Continue Reading →

Haleakala National Park (HI)

While we were on vacation in Maui in May 2013, we took Laddy up the great Haleakala, to visit¬†Haleakala National Park. The summit towers 10,023ft above sea level, so the drive along the switchback road takes about 1.5 hours from Kahului (where the main airport is). A tip for the kids or passengers in the... Continue Reading →

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