These are our favorite National Parks hikes where we have found our nation's history, staggering beauty and incredible animal encounters.

Our Favorite National Parks Hikes

These are our favorite National Parks hikes where we have found our nation’s history, staggering beauty and incredible animal encounters.

South Dakota National Parks

South Dakota National Parks Guide

When it comes to national parks, South Dakota is one of our favorite states. Actually, it’s just one of our favorite states period. When most folks think about South Dakota, … Read more

North Dakota National Parks

A Guide to the North Dakota National Parks

North Dakota is home to three units of the National Park Service: Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site and Knife River Indian Villages National Historic … Read more

Things to Do in Medora, ND

We first visited North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park back in 2012. We spent a couple of days exploring the park but really didn’t give its hometown of Medora a … Read more

Hiking the Caprock Coulee Loop

Normally, I wouldn’t write an entire article about a single hike in a national park, much less a popular 4-mile loop like the Caprock Coulee Loop, but our experience on … Read more

Day Hiking in the Black Hills

The Black Hills are one of the most overlooked destinations we have ever been to. Most visitors come here just to see Mount Rushmore, ignoring the amazing views to be … Read more

Scenic Drives in the Black Hills

The scenic drives in the Black Hills are one of the main reasons why anyone who visits needs to spend longer than just a day.  The funny thing about the … Read more

Renting ATV and in the Black Hills

Renting an ATV in the Black Hills

As you drive through the Black Hills of South Dakota, one thing you can’t help but notice is the abundance of All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs). While I’m sure that many locals … Read more