Archive for the ‘Adventures’ Category

Trail Riding in Branson, MO at Pot A Gold Stables

In my opinion, almost any beautiful walk can be even better if you’re watching the scenery from horseback.聽As much as I love hiking, almost every time I’m walking through the woods I think, “This would be so much better if I was riding.”     Back in July, I was browsing the #explorebranson hashtag on […]

Fantastic Caverns

  A fun fact that most people don’t know: Missouri is FULL of caves. Over 6,000 of them, to be more specific. Only 16 offer tours, and one of those, Fantastic Caverns in Springfield, Missouri, offers a ride-through tour on a tram. Fantastic Caverns is America’s only ride-through cave. This is a BIG deal – […]

Turpentine Creek – A Sanctuary for Lions and Tigers and Bears! (Oh My!)

  You guys know I’m 100% a cat lady, so when I was offered the opportunity to visit a big cat sanctuary, I was all over it! Bring me all the kitties, please! Turpentine Creek is different from most attractions in that they wish they didn’t have to exist. The animal sanctuary, which is located […]

Crescent Hotel Ghost Tour 馃懟

  Last week, I took a quick trip down to the quirky town of Eureka Springs in Northwest Arkansas. While I was there, I got to check out one of the most popular attractions, the Crescent Hotel. Known as “America’s Most Haunted Hotel”, there are a LOT of stories surrounding this place, and one of […]

Education and Conservation at Dickerson Park Zoo

Did you know that a hippopotamus can crush a large pumpkin with its jaws? Neither did I, until I was handed a pumpkin and told I could place it right into the waiting hippo’s mouth.   A video posted by And Blue Sky (@straightontillmorningblog) on Nov 18, 2016 at 4:39pm PST Hungry Hungry Hippos!   […]