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Visit to Chincoteague and Assateague

Our son had the opportunity to join the Virginia Space Academy on Wallops Island near the NASA facility on the Eastern Shore this summer.  It is a great program and allowed him to actually go on the NASA facility and partake in a number of STEM related activities. As a result, we had the opportunity…

Short Visit to Petersburg National Battlefield Park
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Short Visit to Petersburg National Battlefield Park

On a very hot May day that ran into the upper 90’s, I set out on a trek to visit the Petersburg National Battlefield Park. I only had but a limited time, noon to 4pm, to squeeze in the visit along with a side visit to the Richmond Battlefield Park before having to return back…

Travel Plan for 2022

Travel Plan for 2022

The author is an enthusiastic planner who enjoys the anticipation of trips almost as much as the trips themselves. They have a list of planned National Park Service travels for the year, with completed and upcoming destinations. They express a desire to update the list as they continue their journey, aiming for a comprehensive update by the year’s end.

National Park Cancellation Stamps:  What is this all about?
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National Park Cancellation Stamps: What is this all about?

A couple’s discovery of National Park Cancellation Stamps sparks a passion for collecting them, leading to plans for future park visits and efforts to obtain stamps from past visits. Their enthusiasm for the program and the personalized responses received from park staff highlight the meaningful impact of the initiative on their travel experiences.