Down the road from Emma Long is a well maintained, scenic trail with a peaceful vibe and low elevation gain. Check out Turkey Creek Trail.
ADVENTURES IN NEW MEXICO Bandelier National Monument Virtual Tour Latest News For us, Bandelier was just a quick detour on the way to Colorado. As we left Santa Fe, we saw a couple of signs to the park, and couldn't resist going to see the pueblos. Here's a few pictures and some reasons why you … Continue reading Adventures: Bandelier National Monument
River Place Nature Trail 4998 River Place Blvd Austin, TX 78730 Shaded Throughout Tucked into the River Place neighborhood in the northwest hills of Austin, this shaded area is a gorgeous slice of hill country that stays relatively cool in the summer. Highest Elevation Change This trail is not for the faint of heart or … Continue reading ATX Life: River Place Nature Trail
Nestled on Hamilton Pool Road outside of Austin is Riemer's Ranch park - here's pictures and an idea of all that's available for the modest entrance fee.
Lady Bird Lake has miles of trails - here's my description and tips for the densest/prettiest 5K loop.
13676 Bee Cave Parkway Bee Cave, TX 78738 From the parking lot, Central Park seems a little like a baseball complex without the fields. A playground, some fields, lots of sidewalk. But if you dive a little deeper, there is enough to make it worth your while to drive out of the city. The sidewalk … Continue reading ATX Life: Bee Cave Central Park
Nestled along the northern part of 360 is the Bull Creek Greenbelt in Austin. We took a hike to give you the best tips on navigating the trail/swimming hole.
Hill of Life dam is nestled to the northern tip of the Barton Creek Greenbelt. Here are my tips on getting to and enjoying this gorgeous Austin swimming hole.
Stop by this little coffee stand for hand crafted eats and very drinkable pick me up coffee in the morning.
Austin is riddled with cool breweries and distilleries. This post has a few of my favorites: Family Business Beer, Live Oak Brewing and Austin Eastciders.
The Land of Enchantment is kind of what I picture as homebase. As much as I HATED growing up in a small town in New Mexico, as an adult I've developed a soft spot for the empty space of desert and wind blown sunsets. (Check out my quick guide to The Guadalupe Mountains National Park … Continue reading Adventures: Carlsbad Caverns National Park
So the New Mexico state song legit has the line: It never rains, it never snows, but the wind it always blows. Unfortunately, the rest of the song doesn't make the state sound any more appealing, but home is home is home and I still love New Mexico. The state park just to the south … Continue reading Adventures: Guadalupe Mountains National Park