When I went online to check out the hiking trails at Copper Breaks State Park, it is said that Bull Canyon Trail – Short Loop is ideal for visitors with limited time to explore the park. Since we were spending a night there, I added another trail, Juniper Ridge Nature Trail, to our list. Somehow the description about this trail interests me more and I know my son and his friend would enjoy it, too.
Have you ever heard about Hardeman County Jail Museum in Quanah, Texas? Probably you haven’t.
Our family like to go camping & hiking, and in Texas, Spring Break is one of the best times to do it. Last year we went to Hill Country, and this year we went to the Panhandle. But that’s not it. This year our son’s buddy came along with us and he had never done hiking before. Interesting, huh?
Here is the itinerary of our parks hopping in the west from summer of 2015. This time part of our parks hopping was with a family friend and the last 3 days of the trip we didn’t do any reservations at all. No planned itinerary.
Summer of 2014 we explored several National Parks in the Southwest region for the very first time. We traveled west from North Texas to New Mexico, Arizona, up to Colorado (a bit of West region), and back to New Mexico again before we headed home. We visited 5 National Parks and 3 National Monuments as well as 3 museums and some other interesting places along the way, all in 13 days. Sounds crazy and ambitious, huh? But I tell you, it was one of the very memorable vacations for us. And no, it’s not ‘been there done that’ kind of …