Your Must-Have Exploration Pass
Purchasing an “Interagency” Annual Pass was a no-brainer for us this year. What is the America the Beautiful – the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass or “Interagency” Annual Pass? The pass covers entrance fees required at sites managed by the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Fish and Wildlife, USDA Forest Service, or the National Park Service. This means entrance to over 2000 sites! We’ve already used our pass for the following: American Fork
Mesa Verde National Park
Our visit to Mesa Verde National Park was the perfect setting to kick off our history curriculum. This year we are exploring American history before 1865. Learning about the Ancestral Pueblo was an important reminder that the “New World” to exploring Europeans was anything but new. A special note to full-time RV families: Trailers and tow vehicles are NOT allowed on the 2-lane road into Mesa Verde National Park. A trailer parking area is provided to unhitch before making the
I Blame House Hunters International!
I don’t watch much TV. I’m really behind the times on all of the up-and-coming hit shows. I would totally win at a game of “I-Never” (TV-themed). If I’m going to sit and chill with TV it’s usually the Food Network, football, and HGTV. HGTV’s House Hunters International is partially to blame for my road schooling dream. If you watch the show you know folks are searching for specific housing needs in various countries. It’s fascinating to me to see the variety of landscapes and