Lowry Park Zoo with Whitney

Whitney had the day off, so I decided to take it off as well and go to Tampa to visit the Lowry Park Zoo.  We both had a great time. Zoo’s Webpage- http://www.lowryparkzoo.com/

St Augustine – Valentine’s day

Well Whitney and I decided to go to St. Augustine for Valentine’s Day.  We went to the Castillo De San Marcos National Park ( link ) to start the day.  We got to witness the demonstrations for firing the old Muskets.  After that, we went and walked around downtown St. Augustine to kill some time… Continue reading St Augustine – Valentine’s day

Elk Viewing in the Great Smokey Mountains (Catalochee Valley)

Today we decided to go see if we could spot any elk in Catalochee Valley, as we had been told by one of the roadside visitor centers that the park had recently released Elk in this area as an experiment.  We took the scenic route through the park, so some of these roadside images came… Continue reading Elk Viewing in the Great Smokey Mountains (Catalochee Valley)

Laurel Falls – Smoky Mountain National Park

Not wanting to wake up early, Laurel Falls made a  great choice to visit because it would be there any time of day, unlike the deer that force you to wake up early (uck!). We hiked various trails today, but I don’t have a whole lot of photos because I’m not all that crazy about… Continue reading Laurel Falls – Smoky Mountain National Park