Sea to the Mountains

Infected with National Park fever we left Seattle forgoing the route south to Portland with an alternative route headed into the mountains. Not just any mountain, our goal was to gaze upon Mount Rainier. The highest in Washington. Climbing from sea level, we ran quickly from the chaos of Seattle’s urban sprawl.  The “new” west […]

Florida Everglades

Rested and recovered at our final family stop on the Gulf Coast of Florida, we set off south following John’s directions through Marco Island towards Everglade City. We took the detour into Everglade City expecting gators and a plethora of other wildlife. We enjoyed lunch at the Gulf Coast Visitors Center with a exceptional number of […]