Kalahari Water Park

Best Indoor Water Parks

FamilyTravelFiles.com recently published their list of the Best INDOOR Water Parks in the U.S.  This is guaranteed winter family fun! Wilderness at the Smokies in Sevierville, Tennessee. This indoor water park has over 7 acres of water park extravaganza!  Including a wavepool, waterslides, tubing and wading pools for the little ones.  Wisconsin Dells as always…

Top Travel Blogs

According to the Huffingtonpost.com Overland World Traveler and Writer Michael Hodson, these are the Top Travel Blogs to Discover! 1. Fox Nomad by Anil Polat. Anil is a very well traveled, technology savvy adventurer. 2. Fevered Mutterings by Mike Sowden. Being from the UK, Mike has a great “Brit” sense of humor in his writing.…

Surly Big Dummy

Which type of cyclist are you?

What type of cyclist are you? Here are some great facts from the infographic: – Cycle 20 Miles a day reduces the risk of heart decease by 50%!! – Portland, OR is the FRIENDLIEST city for cyclist! #2 Minneapolis, #3 Boulder, CO! – Orange County, CA has the highest sales of fixed gear bikes!  …

Surly Big Dummy

Surly Big Dummy AKA “Silverback Gorilla”

We have added another bike to our stable.  This rounds the number out at 8 bikes for the wife and I which is a ridiculous amount of bikes to our NON-CYCLING friends… Our cycling style has changed within the last few years based on the birth of our little girl.  That takes us to our…

Five Inspirational and Motivating Reads

Five Inspirational and Motivating Reads

If you are anything like me, in between your planned and un-planned adventures, you are dreaming of future trips.  It’s a blessing and a curse.  We don’t have the ability to sit still and let the world pass us by.  It’s ok!  So in between those crazy outings, consider reading some of the below books I’ve found inspirational.  …

Virginia Creeper

10 Best Rails-to-Trails

TravelLeisure.com has come up with a list of the top 10 best rails to trails! 1 – Bizz Johnson Trail 30 Miles from Susanville to Westwood California. Susanville, CA is 208 miles north of San Francisco.  Start at the 1927 train station and dont stop until you get to the 25-foot-tall statue of Paul Bunyan…

gift-guide

The gift of Adventure

Now that the craziness has pasted from the holidays, we have been discussing how blessed we are and how loved our child is by the outpouring of amazing gifts from family and friends. Now that she is getting a little older and enjoying the process of unwrapping gifts it makes Christmas so exciting just to…

Bike Parking ONLY

Charlottesville, VA

Today we jumped in the van mid afternoon for an outing to Charlottesville Virginia.  We really enjoy checking out historic downtown areas and seeing what eclectic shopping and food we can find.  The goal on all our trips is to find something for everyone in the family!  Today was no different.   First order of…