“Dos and Don’ts” of Visiting National Parks During COVID

“Dos and Don’ts” of Visiting National Parks During COVID

You've probably heard by now - the parks are more crowded than ever, few of the services are open, there are no rangers/activities... is it really worth it to visit a National Park during COVID?  The answer is yes,...

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Top Three National Park Apps for your Phone

Top Three National Park Apps for your Phone

With a cell phone in every pocket, there is no reason not to use the free resources available at your fingertips when visiting our National Parks.  This article compares and contrasts the top phone apps that you can download...

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Should Foreigners pay more to enjoy our National Parks?

Should Foreigners pay more to enjoy our National Parks?

Well, here is an interesting thought, something I had not even considered.  Upon reflection, it does not sound like a bad idea... what do you think? https://www.financialexpress.com/lifestyle/travel-tourism/like-taj-mahal-in-india-foreigners-should-pay-more-to-enter-us-national-parks-senator/2003235/ Don't forget to sign up using the homepage button to receive special offers, especially...

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National Park Service Celebrates 104th Anniversary!

National Park Service Celebrates 104th Anniversary!

Jemaine Lovers: Wow, I can't believe summer is almost over.  We had a wonderful visit to Yellowstone and Grand Tetons - see my video at https://youtu.be/FYi2A0hAcVk and facebooks posts at https://www.facebook.com/Jemaine-the-Traveling-Goat-108427280677221.  Also, don't forget to follow me on Instagram at...

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IS IT SAFE TO CROSS THE COUNTRY IN AN RV?

IS IT SAFE TO CROSS THE COUNTRY IN AN RV?

Hello Everyone! Sorry that I have been silent for a little bit, been focusing on my Secrets of the National Parks Videos on YouTube:  Jemaine the Traveling Goat.  Check them out, new secrets each week!! I thought this article was interesting. ...

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New Junior Ranger Railroad Program available through the National Parks Foundation

New Junior Ranger Railroad Program available through the National Parks Foundation

All you train lovers out there... The National Park Service (NPS), Union Pacific Railroad and the National Park Foundation (NPF) have released the Junior Ranger Railroad Explorer activity booklet free to download!  Learn how the transcontinental railroad impacted the country,...

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Cheri reads Jemaine the Traveling Goat on YouTube!

Cheri reads Jemaine the Traveling Goat on YouTube!

If you are looking for something to occupy the kids time during quarantine, check out the Jemaine the Traveling Goat YouTube Channel.  Specifically, there is a video of me reading my book, Jemaine the Traveling Goat.  Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWofJKpRbuo  

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Plans to Reopen National Parks?

Plans to Reopen National Parks?

The communities around the National Parks are concerned about the spread of the virus to local citizens.  However, economic pressures in these gateway towns are starting to mount.  Over $1 billion is spent annually by visitors in local economies...

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Today is World Book Day!

Today is World Book Day!

I didn't even know this existed, but today (4/23) is World Book Day in the US! (Not to be confused with World Book Day in the UK, which was March 5th, or World Read Aloud Day, which was February...

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National Parks offer virtual visits!

National Parks offer virtual visits!

As you know, many of the parks are closed or partially closed due to COVID 19. Please check with individual park sites before you make plans.  But if you can't go, attached is a link to short virtual tour, that...

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