Camping & Touring Scout’s Rest Ranch

In 1878 William Cody bought 4,000 acres near North Platte, Nebraska. He built ranch buildings, including a house and a barn. He raised cattle and purebred stallions. He lived here from 1886 to 1913 and called this place Scout's Rest Ranch. Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park The state of Nebraska bought the famous showman's... Continue Reading →

Why Presque Isle is a Must

Presque Isle Park is truly a diamond among gems. This 323 acre park is located on a peninsula that juts into Lake Superior in Marquette, Michigan. The park contains two picnic areas, concession facilities, hiking trails (which we took advantage of at least a little), playgrounds, grassy open areas, a historic wood band shell, restrooms,... Continue Reading →

Waterfalls in the Porcupine Mountains

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness Area is rich with waterfalls. Some small, some large. Unfortunately, we only had the opportunity to see five of them, but we did select three of the most impressive ones within the park to view. Manabezho Falls Manabezho Falls is the largest of the three waterfalls on Presque Isle River. It is... Continue Reading →

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