Kiptopeke State Park

I am the type of person who likes to stay on top of projects and tasks because I get anxious when I get too far behind. Apparently, I am also the type of person who writes about a summer beach trip the week before Halloween. To be fair, we moved this summer, and moving withContinue reading “Kiptopeke State Park”

Douthat State Park

When we first set our goal to visit all of Virginia’s state parks, I don’t think I quite realized how big this state really is. The 41 parks are spread out all over the place. It takes 8-9 hours to get from the state’s westernmost park to its easternmost park, and those two parks areContinue reading “Douthat State Park”

Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park

So it’s been a long time since I’ve updated the blog. A really long time. Almost ten months to be exact. Any parents who are reading will know that a lot can happen in ten months. In this case, the past ten months provided us with enough time to become parents again! Daughter #2 wasContinue reading “Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park”

High Bridge Trail State Park

When we first set our goal to visit all of Virginia’s state parks, one of the destinations I was most excited about was High Bridge Trail State Park. Home to the 31-mile-long High Bridge Trail, the park’s namesake is a gorgeous bridge that stretches for half a mile and soars about 125 feet above theContinue reading “High Bridge Trail State Park”

Trail Quest

When I started writing this blog, the first post I shared on social media was this one about the 4th grade National Parks pass. My college friend Heather, who also lives in Virginia, commented that I should look into the Trail Quest challenge. I was intrigued, so I decided to check it out. Trail QuestContinue reading “Trail Quest”

Sky Meadows State Park

Hooray for early Christmas presents! My sister and I have been exchanging experience gifts with each other’s families for the past several years. I usually get her a family membership to her local zoo, and she often gets us theater tickets. Since the theater obviously isn’t an option this year, she bought us an annualContinue reading “Sky Meadows State Park”