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Sedona Take Two

Hey Guys!! From Santa Fe we headed to the Sedona, AZ area where we were supposed to spend two glorious weeks hiking, hiking, and hiking some more. It didn’t quite work out that way…well, I’ll explain all of that later. Excuse the poor quality of this picture. Between the dirty windshield and the sun right … Continue reading »

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New Mexico Foodies

Hey Guys! I know what you’re thinking…a whole post just for foodies? But, y’all know we love our foodies! Our explorations are just as much about the foodies as they are the views, National & State Parks, and the hiking. Every new area has it’s specialty…certain things that you can only get there or that … Continue reading »

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Santa Fe Area

Hey Guys! We spent one week in the Santa Fe area trying to hit everything we missed last time and revisit a few of our favorites. The first thing we did was hit one of our very favorite pizza places. Back Road Pizza. We’ve been talking about this pizza since we discovered it two years … Continue reading »

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World of Zoo Alameda Zoo Park

To my fellow animal lovers I bring to you a post from Alamogordo, NM. In New Mexico you can find the oldest zoo in the southwestern United States. Alameda Zoo is a real nice little zoo where the animals are happy. They have nice kangaroos. A big enclosure for them where they can run and … Continue reading »

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Sand, Science, and Chilies

Hey Guys! We spent one jam packed week in the Alamogordo area of New Mexico. This was our second visit to the Alamogordo area and we still didn’t get through our entire to-see list! The first thing we did when we got back to town was grab one of our absolute favorite burgers! Rockin BZ … Continue reading »

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World of Zoo the Living Desert Museum and Zoo

To my fellow animal lovers, I bring you my second Zoo post, and this time it’s in Carlsbad,  NM. Now, the Living Desert Museum and Zoo was really neat since all the animals were found within the state park. I’ve been to a LOT of zoos but I have never been to one that is … Continue reading »

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The Top Of Texas

Hey Guys!! While we were in the Carlsbad, NM area we spent a couple of days at the Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas. The Guadalupe Mountains sit right on the New Mexico-Texas state line. We were so close, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to explore another Texas National Park Unit! Our first day … Continue reading »

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Hey Guys! When I was planning the New Mexico/Texas part of our trip back in 2015 (the first time we were in NM) I skipped the Carlsbad area. I kept reading all of these sketchy reviews for the RV parks in and around the Carlsbad area. We were so bummed to pass this area by … Continue reading »

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Back In New Mexico!

We’re back in New Mexico!! We’ve been missing that New Mexico vibe every since we found it back in 2015 during our first visit to the “Land of Enchantment”. We spent two very very full weeks in the Carlsbad, NM area and Guys…we didn’t even come close to seeing it all! I can’t cover everything … Continue reading »

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The Grand Canyon Of Texas

Hey Guys! The whole reason we stopped in the Amarillo area was to explore the Palo Duro Canyon State Park! We spent as much time there as we could in the two weeks we had in the Amarillo area. Palo Duro Canyon is known as the Grand Canyon of Texas and is the second largest … Continue reading »

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