Great Places


Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum – Tucson, AZ


Cabrillo National Monument – (amazing scenic area) – San Diego, CA

Lassen Volcanic National Park

McArthur-Burney Falls State Park

Mt Soledad National Monument – (spectacular views & memorials) – La Jolla, CA

Redwood N.P & State Parks and Visitors center( Pictures cannot convey the magnificence of the Redwoods)

*Requa Rd. Vista Point

Requa Road Vista Point



Hot Lava Springs


Cape Perpetua Scenic Area 

Cape Arago State Park, Simpson Reef

Iredale Shipwreck @ Sunset

Samuel Boardman State Scenic Corridor

Harris Beach State Park

High Desert Museum (fantastic museum) – Bend, OR

Wheeler High School Fossil Beds (searching for and collecting fossils from what used to be a shallow lake bed 33 million years ago.  Wonderful experience and fun activity for the whole family!  Bring something for shade (umbrella, small popup tent).   – Fossil, OR

Digging for Fossils, Wheeler High School, Oregon Fossil leaves from Wheeler H.S., Oregon Fossils from Wheeler H.S., Oregon Fossils from Fossil, Oregon


Escape Game (challenging and sooo much fun) – Austin, TX

Fort Davis ( terrific exhibits and restoration) – Fort Davis, TX

Houston Museum of Natural Science (fantastic museum) – Houston, TX

Zilker Park (so much to see and do)- Austin, TX