We’re finishing season 1 of Hello Ranger by road tripping along the “Loneliest Road in America” to Great Basin National Park, one of the most remote and least visited of the main 62 national parks.
After bookending our 2019 with stints in and around Gulf Islands National Seashore, an expansive coastal park that encompasses two states, we’re recapping some of our most epic memories and experiences in the Florida panhandle and Mississippi.
Nestled in beautiful, lush Texas Hill Country and divvied into two districts, Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park features everything from the “Texas White House” and an airplane hangar to a self-guided driving tour through a working ranch and an immersive visitor center highlighting national parks and… movie nights?!
Canaveral National Seashore holds a special place in the National Park Service, home to many miles of pristine Floridian coast, award-winning estuaries (yes, they give awards for such things), some pretty immense wildlife, an unexpected clothing-optional beach, and of course, the famed Kennedy Space Center, where you can crawl through makeshift rocket ships and ride a launch simulator.
We’re trekking to Georgia’s Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park with this week’s podcast episode and this week’s photo journal.
One of the most iconic, bucket list-worthy destinations in America, Mount Rushmore National Memorial is the star of this week’s podcast episode, and we’re delving deeper into our trip to this South Dakota staple for this photo journal.
We’re so excited to revisit some of our favorite memories from one of our favorite cities with this photographic trip to New Orleans. A true American treasure, this week we’re exploring the city’s jazzy heritage and musical lore, from the venerable Jazz Museum to live music seen and heard throughout the French Quarter and beyond.
With this week’s episode, we recount our time at America’s newest national park, where we went sand sledding for the first time, doodled in the white gypsum, and hiked with our lil’ Bark Ranger, Finn.
From whimsical cacti forests and accidental off-trail excursions, to Harry Potter books, fluffernutter sandwiches, and roadrunners galore, our time in Tucson and at Saguaro National Park was clearly a magical one.