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Are All National Parks Worth Return Visits?

Are All National Parks Worth Return Visits?

Let us say upfront that we would return to any of the 59 National Parks if the circumstances were right.  All of them are special.  All of them have unique things to see and do.  All of them are an important part of our heritage and deserve to be protected for future generations.  With that said, our circumstances have changed. Never again will we attempt a year long sprint to see all of anything.  It is an expensive and exhausting enterprise.  It was also worth every bit of the effort we made to do so.  Are all of the National Parks worth return visits?  For us at least, the answer is no.  Continue reading

RV “Practice” at Branson, Missouri

As we have noted before, we have never owned an RV.  While we were debating the best way to travel as economically as possible to (most) of the National Parks, RV travel emerged as the best solution.  We thought it best to get in a little RV “practice” before we arrived at Hot Springs National Park to work out the kinks and make any needed repairs.  We selected Branson, Missouri as our spot.  It was on the way to Hot Springs, we knew the area and we were able to snag a free night at Acorn Acres RV park.  Continue reading