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Month: April 2017

Gulf Shores, Alabama Vacation- Day 2

Day 2 was an exciting day for us in Gulf Shores- we ate, hiked, and had a power outage! In the morning before it got too warm, my brother and I hiked around the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail, part of Gulf State Park. The trail is great for hikers, bikers, and runners. We started at the Cotton Bayou Trail and went to Twin Bridges before cutting across and walking back on Rosemary Dunes- 6 miles in total. Michael’s goal was to see an armadillo- which was a fail We did see a Gopher Tortoise, a big old snake and Read More

State #48- Alabama!

My quest to visit all 50 United States has a shorter to-do list- today I drove into Alabama! We are hitting up Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama for some fun in the sun. About an hour after this picture it started  clouding up raining and hasn’t really stopped since. So we’ve been eating all the food! (and hanging out in shark mouths). Chargrilled oysters from Acme Oyster House: Seafood Etoufee for me! Fried Shrimps for Mom: And Crab Cakes (not Maryland style!) for my brother: We are staying in an adorable AirBnB right on the ocean. When it stops Read More