National Parks

National parks are country’s treasure. They preserve nature, history and cultural heritage and invite us into it, to experience these riches for ourselves. From Jazz National Historical Park in downtown New Orleans to the majestic expanses of Yellowstone, national parks are among our favorite ways of learning and teaching our kids about the world… engaging all five senses and our imaginations!

A hike in the Tetons

While still camped in West Yellowstone, we took a day trip to Grand Teton National Park. When Staffan took a solo trip out west more than 10 years ago, one of his most memorable moments was when he first saw the Tetons as he drove to Grand Teton from Yellowstone. He describes pulling over and sitting on the hood of the car just to take it all in for a while. After all these years Continue Reading →


But where are all the yellow stones?

Most mornings, when Emelie wakes up, she asks the same questions: Is it morning? Did the sun come up today? Where are we? Where are we going today? On the day we were leaving Billings to drive to Yellowstone, she was very excited by the answer to that last question. “Yellowstone! Yay! That sounds very, very fun!” We thought it was because of her book about the national parks. She has often looked at the Continue Reading →