Guide to The U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama

Family picture at the US Space and Rocket Center

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center is fun, space loving museum with a life size replica rocket display. During your visit you can learn more about the history of space travel in the United States as well as enjoy some rides, hands on activities, see a real life moon rock, and so much more.

Best Gift Ideas for Outdoorsy Moms and Women

A mom and her daughters hiking in Tennessee.

As a mom who loves to spend life outdoors, I love receiving gifts that will fuel my hobbies. However, not everyone knows what exactly an outdoorsy mom would love to receive. In this gift guide I want to share the best gift ideas for outdoorsy moms and all women out there that love to adventure in the great outdoors. I will be covering gifts ideas for hikers, backpackers, and campers.

How to Perfectly Plan a Family Road Trip – Free Road Trip Planner Included

a family driving down a road during a family road trip

Oh how we love to go on family road trips. They can be so much fun. From taking fun stops along the way, trying out new foods, and exploring new destinations, you are for sure to have a memorable time. However, planning for a road trip may not be so fun. It can even be a bit overwhelming. Where to go? What’s the best route to take? What should I pack? Well in this guide you will learn how to plan for a road trip, what to pack, how to budget, and so much more.

Hiking Alum Hollow Trail in Huntsville, Alabama

waterfall at alum hollow trail at green mountain nature preserve

After having lived in Huntsville for almost 10 years, I never knew of any flowing waterfalls. Monte Sano had one small one that looked alright after heavy rain but nothing free flowing all year round. I made it a mission this summer to seek out a waterfall. I just knew that with all of the mountains, rivers, creeks, and streams, there had to be something, even if it was a small waterfall. Off I went with my family to Alum Hollow Trail to seek out what I found to be a small Nature Preserve with a not so well known waterfall hike.

Best Mess-Free Snacks for Kids for Road Trips that are Car Approved

a basket full of snacks for kids for a road trip

Road trips can be fun especially when you have delicious snacks to fuel your trip. Kids always seem to be hungry but they can also be very messy. Trust me, I know! For this reason I want to share our favorite mess free road trip snacks for kids with you. I also share my best tips on how to make snack time more fun and ready for on the road too.

Camper Trailer Tour – Gulf Stream Conquest 26BHG

Gulf Stream Camper Trailer 26BHG Tour Hauled on a Red Chevy Silverado

We took a huge leap on July 2021 and bought ourselves a Gulf Stream Conquest 26BHG camper trailer. This won’t be our permanent camper but it makes a great, family friendly option for travel, temporary home, and everything in between.

20 Rude and Annoying Things Campers Do at Campgrounds

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do at campgrounds and what to do instead. The goal is to help others understand what can be considered rude and how to avoid being “that camper” that others secretly can’t stand. As a new camper you may find yourself learning somethings as well. We want to educate new campers to avoid these things. I’ve been in your shoes as well.

Camping Etiquette 101: Proper Camping Rules Campers Should Follow

A tent set up and surrounded by fall foliage at Shawnee National Forest in Illinois. Camping Etiquette - Rules for Campers

In this camping guide you can learn all the proper camping etiquette for campers. Camping is a great way to make quick overnight stops during a road trip or just a camping trip for a weekend or longer. However, there are proper camping rules that every camper should follow to help keep a positive environment for everyone.

In this article I am going to go over the different rules for camping. I will be covering camping etiquette for campgrounds, group camping, dispersed camping, camping in an RV, and camping with dogs and kids.

Camping Safety Rules For Kids To Follow

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In this guide I will be sharing with you our camp safety rules. These rules are set in place to help keep our family safe and protected during our camping trips. Our goal is to help educate our kids on emergency situations as well as make them aware of their environment. With simple camping rules that your kids can follow, you can rest easy during your camping trip that safety will be key.

The Ten Essentials For Hiking and Camping

woman getting clean water from a creek while hiking by using the msr gear trailshot water filter

One of my favorite ways to get outdoors is going on a hike or going on a camping trip with my family. However, when I started camping and hiking on my own I quickly learned what to bring to keep myself and my family safe. In this guide I want to go over THE TEN ESSENTIALS FOR HIKING AND CAMPING to help you stay safe and prepared outdoors as well. These essentials are key for survival and it is best to be prepared in case of an emergency. I will go over each of the items and share my best gear recommendations to use. I will also share tips on how to learn some key survival skills.