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[This blog post will be continuously updated with new information. Last Updated Mar 2, 2022] As more and more national parks institute timed entries, reservations and lotteries, planning your national park...

It was a year ago we took this trip, not knowing COVID would take over the world and wreck the rest of our travel plans for 2020. I look back at...

[White Sands National Park, TX, Jan 19, 2020] By the time White Sands became a national park in December 2020, we had already made our plans for Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe....

[Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Jan 18, 2020] After spending the morning in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, we headed to Guadalupe Mountains, just 30 minutes away. These mountains were once a reef...

[Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Jan 18, 2020] Late last year, I was eyeballing my work holiday schedule and tried to figure out if there is a national park I can visit...