Goal 1: Visit All 50 States
Our Progress on This Goal:
Highlights from Goal 1:
* You can find more Midwestern US destinations under our travel goal for exploring more of our backyard.
Our Family’s Deep South Road Trip Adventure: Twelve days, six new states (TX, LA, AL, MS, TN, AR) and one new country (Mexico) crossed off the kids’ bucket list!
California – San Francisco, Sequoia and King’s Canyon, Yosemite, Santa Cruz: Prisons, trees, waterfalls, mountains, beaches…this trip had it all!
Walt Disney World…happiest place on Earth? Yes and no.
A Long Weekend in Chicago Via Amtrak: A whirlwind tour of the Windy City.
Fun at Shakamak State Park, Jasonville Indiana: A fun adventure in my husband’s family’s backyard.
Fun at the Mascot Hall of Fame, Whiting Indiana: An interactive, zany exhibit honoring the mascots that help make sporting events a family affair.
Off the Beaten Path in Kansas City and Kansas: Some sights we saw while on a road trip through KC and KS.
Six Amazing Days in Moab Utah – Nature’s playground!
An Afternoon in Canyonlands National Park, Island in the Sky District: Some great short hikes to amazing canyon views.
Hiking the Grandstaff Trail to Morning Glory Arch: An adventurous, dog-friendly hike through canyons and creeks.