26/60 – Sequoia National Park | 07.04-07.18

In case you haven’t figured it out, I’m a little bit obsessed with trees. Sometimes I joke that I only married Brady so that my last name could be “small forest,” which obviously isn’t true, but I’d be lying if I said that I’m not super obsessed with having a name that is rooted in…

25/60 – Carlsbad Caverns National Park | 02.16-18.18

This is one of the only parks in the entire system that Brady had been to before and I hadn’t. And dang, I don’t even know why we never went there as a family because it is… wow, it is something else. I’ve tried in the days since we visited to describe it to people,…

24/60 – Guadalupe Mountains National Park | 02.13-16.18

Guadalupe Mountains was one of those parks that I didn’t have any serious expectations of. It doesn’t have any famous defining features like Santa Elena Canyon or, you know, being a huge cave. But I think, like with my non-existent expectations for Petrified Forest, that was great. We rolled into the park around 6pm (or…

23/60 – Big Bend National Park | 02.10-13.18

This trip was in the works for a long time, and I spent a lot of time agonizing over how to make it happen. But when we found out that I somehow shockingly had a huge number of SkyMiles (perks of my mom always flying Delta and setting me up with a SkyMiles account practically…