Monthly Archives: July 2012

Grand Adventure #3’s first week in review


Here’s a quick recap of GA3’s first week…

Our fun adventures began at Badlands National Park.

Check out what we did there:

the boys getting ready to hike

the girls getting ready to hike





starting the hike

GA1 at the Badlands






what goes up must come down



While in South Dakota, we also went to the patriotic lighting ceremony at night at Mount Rushmore:








After a great stop in South Dakota we continued on to Cody, Wyoming where we took in the famous Cody Rodeo!


Welcome to the Cody Rodeo

We came dressed for the rodeo!!!

When in Rome....






The grandstand at the rodeo

Calf roping













Next stop – Yellowstone National Park & the Grand Tetons!


We saw so much at Yellowstone –


In Yellowstone, we walked through Norris Geyser Basin…


Sulphur hot springs at Norris Geyer Basin in Yellowstone National Park



… we saw the “Grand Canyon of Yellowstone”

Grand Canyon of Yellowstone

The Grand Canyon of Yellowstone











… we saw Old Faithful erupt!!





Old Faithful!!





And we also went on a picturesque hike in the Grand Tetons


Starting our Grand Tetons hike













absolutely stunning!











Check out some of our camping fun:

bonding sesh

hang time







already so close!

Happy 4th of July

time to set up the tents

chef Brett & his Mickey pancakes

dinner time








Our next album will be posted on the RTT website in the next day or so (get your passwords ready).