In 2016 we attempted to hike the entire 2,650-mile length of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in one season. Over 4 1/2 months we completed 1,828 miles of the trail in California and Oregon. Although we did not reach our goal of finishing the entire trail, we still had a great experience hiking in the California desert, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Cascade Range. Take a look.
Up for a challenge? Here is a collection of the best U.S. and National Park Geography Quizzes that we published during our recent TTP National Parks Adventure. Try the 20 different geography tests and games here!
Our ‘Best of’ Trekking the Planet wallpaper features 46 of our favorite photos from the national parks, national monuments, national memorials and national seashores we visited on our recent journey. …
We just returned from our National Park Tour. During our travels we visited 27 National Parks (plus other National Monuments) over 136 days. We covered about 17,000 miles in our 2003 Toyota 4Runner 4WD, visiting 34 states. And we hiked over 400 miles while in the parks, including several overnight backpacking trips. Take a look.
Here is the final installment of the panoramic photos that we took of the national parks that we visited, from Wind Cave to Channel Islands, as well as some other places on the road. Click on any of the pictures for a larger view. Enjoy!
Here are some panoramic photos that we took of the national parks that we visited, from Acadia to Badlands, as well as some other places on the road. Click on any of the pictures for a larger view. Enjoy!
Our last Tuesday Quiz is a tough one – you have eight minutes to recall all 59 national parks. How many can you input in the time allowed?
We recently had a Tuesday Quiz about northernmost U.S. cities. Now that we are traveling on the west coast of the United States, try your skill in naming the westernmost U.S. cities in this week’s quiz.
This week’s quiz is all about flags. For each state in the ten-question quiz, you will have four flag design options to choose from to find the correct one.
At the beginning of our NPS Journey, we published a quiz that tested your knowledge in naming a U.S. National Park from its picture. Here is part two of this quiz: you have another six minutes to correctly identify 20 parks.
We are traveling through Minneapolis, Minnesota, which lies on the Mississippi River. This week’s Tuesday Quiz tests your knowledge of U.S. Rivers and the cities that lie on their banks. Can you match the correct city with its river?
Here are some panoramic photos that we took of the national parks that we visited, from the Everglades to Shenandoah. Click on any of the pictures for a larger view. Enjoy!