Category Archives: US National Park Road Trip

Virgin Falls, Sparta, Tennessee

Virgin Falls Park, Tennessee Sparta Tennessee is a little town in the middle of Crossville and Cookeville. It has a gas station, a library and a car dealership. As you drive down Route 127 you will see mobile homes that need some welding done as well as sturdy brick tri levels. This area doesn’t appear

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Utah National Parks – Moab, Canyonlands, Arches, Bryce Canyon

Utah National Parks – Moab, Canyonlands, Arches, Bryce Canyon This video was taken in early November during our road trip of 2010. We loved Utah’s parks and beer. If you look back into the archives of this site you will find our Zion National Park video and the 6 pack firestarter video, both also shot

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How to Make Star Trail Images with your Digital Camera

How to make Star Trails at Night First Let us discuss what is a star-trail; in the evening because of the earth’s rotation the stars in the night sky slowly move (from our perspective) in a circular motion around the North Star (Polaris). So a star-trail image is essentially a long exposure ranging from minutes

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Death Valley National Park and Rhyolite Ghost Town

Our Trip through Death Valley National Park and Rhyolite Ghost Town During our U.S. Road trip we stopped at Death Valley National Park. Kim first saw the campsite and she was not sure about staying there. It was, by far, the ugliest campground she had seen up to this point. It looked boring and dusty

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Our Blitzkrieg Road trip through US National Parks of the West

Utah – Zion, Bryce Canyon, Moab, Canyonlands and Arches National Park – Part 2 Utah is one of those places that it would be best just to live there rather than visit. There is just too much to see and photograph. So I chose these four parks to visit in the time I had available.

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yellowstone bison mist

Yellowstone National Park and the Hat Fairy

Yellowstone National Park Video Camping in Yellowstone was sold out the 1st night so we had to go to Gardiner, Montana. The little town was able to charge astronomical prices for everyday items and lodging because of the proximity to the park. We ended up spending about $100 on groceries and $135 for a little

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Plans to move to Costa Rica

Driving to Costa Rica – Fitting it all in

Driving to Costa Rica. Fitting it all in. Hi all. This video shows how we put an entire house full of stuff into the back of an 1999 S10 pickup. Fun things about this leg of the trip included looking down at my ring finger half way through Wisconsin and not knowing where my wedding

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Plans to move to Costa Rica

Updates and Transitions – Preparing for the Move to Costa Rica

Updates and Transitions – Preparing for the move to Costa Rica All kinds of fun stuff going on since the last post. Coleman got back to us with a big thumbs down on our trip sponsorship. The reason, no budget. Really Coleman? If your CEO decided that he wanted to finger paint our truck I

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Trip Sponsorship

Trip Sponsorship Are you interested in sponsoring our Destination Costa Rica trip? Your logo, website, advertisements, and product information could be seen by millions of people as we travel 7000+ miles from Cincinnati, throughout the Western U.S., Mexico and Central America. We are also able to accommodate product testing on gear throughout the trip. •

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