Old Gleeson Jailhouse, Gleeson Ghost Town, Arizona

Exploring Arizona Ghost Towns of the Turquoise Mining District

Southeast Arizona is famous for its old western mining towns like Bisbee, Tombstone, and Patagonia but if you're looking for some history without the touristy fanfare check out the ghost towns of Gleeson and Courtland.

Dog & Keystone Raptor 351

Back on the road (and blog) again!

Well, it's been a long 7 week hiatus from blogging and life on the road but we are back! This post is a little personal but also shares a crystal hounding spot in central California and some fun places (and breweries) to visit around Sacramento.

South Pass City, Wyoming

Regional Focus: West Central Wyoming – Home of the Women’s Right to Vote!

Did you know that Wyoming was the first state to pass legislation to give Women the Right to Vote? Or, that Wyoming holds many of the firsts in the Women's Rights Movement? Neither did I... until we visited South Pass City, Wyoming.

Exploring a Ghost Town by the Light of the Full Moon

Exploring Miners Delight, an old ghost town under the illumination of the full moon and watchful gaze of a creature in the woods.

Backpacking dog in the Wind River Mountain Range, Wyoming

The Regional Focus Travel Series

Announcing the release of a regional focus travel series for the serious rockhound, full time vagabond and weekend warrior.

Rockhounding near Delta, Utah for Topaz, Mahogany Obsidian & Sunstone

Rockhounding in Millard County, Utah for Topaz, Mahogany Obsidian and Sunstones.