John Heinz Wildlife Refuge, PA

https://www.fws.gov/refuge/john_heinz/ What a Gem hidden near Philadelphia. The refuge is about 15 min drive from the Campus RV Park and Ride lot and offers alot of great  hiking, birding and biking. There is ample parking and the Visitor Center is brand new ( so new its empty ). If you are in Philadelphia and want […]

Chalmette Battle Field , New Orleans, LA

https://www.nps.gov/places/chalmette-battlefield.htm After work we took a drive the Battlefield which is only 7 miles from the St Bernhard State Park. I am surprised that a place where something as the as battle of the war of 1812 and for New Orleans doesnt get more  attention, bigger signs, bigger parking lots etc… the gates close at […]

Salt Lake …La Sal del Rey

 La Sal del Rey, or “the King’s Salt,” is one of three naturally occurring salt lakes in South Texas. Sitting atop an estimated four million tons of salt, these hypersaline lakes are seven times saltier than the ocean. Definitely an interesting place to visit. The maybe a bit over half a mile to the Lake […]

Palo Alto Battlefield

The official Webasite https://www.nps.gov/paal/index.htm One thing that is amazing about the Rio Grande Valley  is that if you drive 1 hour in either direction the landscape  changes.  We had this event bookedmarked on Facebook for a while and left early to go and see the “living history” presentation at the Battlfield. The Volunteers showed  how to […]