Midwest to….still the Midwest…and a little South. The Plan: To note…many of these trips were so very quick! This trip was quite easy, delightful and informative. Shelby, Indiana to St. Louis, Missouri (4.5 hours) to Little Rock, Arkansas (5.5 hours) to Hot Springs, Arkansas (1 hour) to Memphis, Tennessee (3 hours) , then back toContinue reading “A Midwest SPRING BREAK Epic National Park Road Trip!”
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The Mackeys’ Epic National Park Road Trip!
Midwest to the Southwest The Plan: Shelby, Indiana to Tulsa, Oklahoma (10 hours) to Sweetwater, Texas (6 hours) to Lajitas, Texas (6 hours) to Carlsbad, New Mexico (6 hours) to El Paso, Texas (3 hours) to Mesa, Arizona (7 hours) to Santa Fe, New Mexico (8 hours) to Dodge City, Kansas (7 hours) to KansasContinue reading “The Mackeys’ Epic National Park Road Trip!”
Big Bend…the Planet!
Mackeys Meander the Magnificent, our Junior Ranger Adventures. The Dirt We didn’t take a spaceship…but we did journey across Mars and or Mercury (we felt VERY close to the sun!) to land at Big Bend National Park! Like an astronaut without human contact…I felt totally coo coo bananas with so. much. space! I can’t reallyContinue reading “Big Bend…the Planet!”
The Gathering Place – Tulsa, Oklahoma
The Dirt This is the place for multi-generational families to meet and play together. We are always seeking spots on road trips that allow for the kiddos to maximize their gross motor play before strapping them back into their seatbelts! This park FAR exceeded our expectations. It was a (paved and ADA compatible) stroll throughContinue reading “The Gathering Place – Tulsa, Oklahoma”
Mackey’s Meander the MAGNIFICENT
We “rocked” our first family National Park adventure to Mammoth Cave!
I Hate City Museum
The time our day of play almost made me both pass out and throw up. Also, “both” is my new favorite word. Read on to find out more!
Short and Sweet: Maple Syrup Times at Deep River
Hooray for a sunny day! Every year we mark our favorite park experiences on the calendar once the rest of our obligations are penciled in. Slowly but surely, many things get eliminated by soccer practices, family parties, colds, the desire to do absolutely nothing on our days off…and things of the like. This Sunday, ourContinue reading “Short and Sweet: Maple Syrup Times at Deep River”
Only Two Weeks of Winter Left!
Fresh off of a snow day, we planned a quick getaway to scratch all our winter itches before the snowy season melts away. Our big guy has taken a liking to snowboarding. (A hobby not as conducive to NWI living…unless we just haven’t figured it out yet!) Since we knew we would have some travelingContinue reading “Only Two Weeks of Winter Left!”