Family Travel, Most Recent Travel

Amtrak California Zephyr from Colorado to Nevada

Winter Holidays 2021 Days 3-4: Denver-Reno I’ve traveled on Amtrak just along the East Coast, from Norfolk to Washington DC and Baltimore. I’ve traveled by overnight train both on Eurail and on the Indian-Pacific Rail across Australia. I looked forward to seeing how the California Zephyr between Denver and San Francisco would compare. Our first leg… Continue reading Amtrak California Zephyr from Colorado to Nevada

Family Travel, Most Recent Travel, National Parks

Joshua Tree National Park, California Christmas 2021

Winter Holidays 2021 Day 11- Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park, California After staying with friends in Los Angeles, we drove 2 ½  hours to Yucca Valley, where we grabbed a to-go lunch from Yucca Tree Eatery.  There are no dining options once you enter Joshua Tree National Park, but there were many other… Continue reading Joshua Tree National Park, California Christmas 2021

Family Travel, Most Recent Travel, Museums, Uncategorized

One December Day in Denver, 2021

Our 2021 two-week Winter Holiday Break started with one day to explore Denver. With just one day in the city (and a starting point of the Hilton Embassy Suites Convention Center), we decided to focus on the Denver Museum of Nature & Science (we receive free admission through our Membership with Virginia Living Museum and… Continue reading One December Day in Denver, 2021