Bucket List

National Parks 
Mesa Verde Completed April 2016
Yellowstone  Completed September 2016 
Joshua Tree Completed November 2016
Grand Canyon Completed April 2014
Redwood   Completed November 2016
Glacier Completed  September 2016 
Bryce Completed April 2016 
Arches  Completed April 2016 

Historic Sites 
Independence Hall  Completed April 2015 
Taos Pueblo 
Georgia Civil Rights Completed November 2013
Gettysburg Completed May 2015 
Ellis Island 

ArtPrize  Completed September 2013 
Live Music 
Green Energy Events 

National Monuments 
Mount Rushmore  Completed September 2016  
Craters of the Moon 

Niagara Falls 

Before departing on our adventure in 2013 we created a Bucket List above of places we would like to visit.  We quickly found many other great places.  The more we see, the more we want to see.  It is fun to compare our pre-trip list to our actual list(below).  

Green Heart Adventure Here is a list of places Green Heart Adventure have visited:Launch Date:  September 1, 2013 
October 2013
November 2013
December 2013
January 2014
February 2014
March 2014
April 2015
February 2015 
March 2015
May 2015
June 2015
July 2015
August 2015
September 2015 
October 2015
November 2015  
December 2015
January 2016 
February 2016
March 2016
April 2016
May 2016
June 2016
July 2016
August 2016
September 2016
October 2016 
November 2016
December 2016 
January 2017
March 2017 San Antonio River Walk- San Antonio, TX

September 2013
Ford River, Michigan 
Seney National Wildlife Refuge 
The Museum of Ojibwa Culture and Marquette Mission Park - St. Ignace, MI 
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum- Whitefish Point MI 
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Soo Locks-  Sault Ste. Marie, MI 
18th Annual Richard Crane Truck Show- St. Ignace, MI 
Icebreaker Mackinaw- Mackinaw City, MI
Sleeping Bear Dune National Lakeshore 
ArtPrize - Grand Rapids, MI 
Ringling Brothers Circus - Grand Rapids, MI 

October 2013 Lake Michigan Boardwalk- Manistique 
Lower Silver Falls- L'anse, MI 
A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum- Houghton, MI 
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness, Lake of the Clouds -Ontonagon, MI 
Fumme Falls- Norway, MI 
Minnie Mine Bat Cave- Iron Mountain, MI 
Piers Gorge - Iron Mountain, MI 
Boo on the Bay- L'anse, MI 

November 2013  Legoland Discover Center- Chicago, IL
Lincoln House National Historic Site- Springfield, IL
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum- Springfield, IL    
Gateway Arch- St. Louis, MO 
St. Louis Science Center- St .Louis, MO 
Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site- St. Louis, MO Mississippi River
Cape Giradeau, MO 

December 2013  Applecreek Karst - MO 
Tower Rock- MO 
Giant City State Park- Illinois
Wall Doxey State Park- Mississippi 
Tannehill Historic State Park- Alabama 
Chattoga River- South Carolina 
Whitewater Falls- North Carolina  
Tallulah Gorge- Georgia 
Goats of the Roof- Clayton, GA 

January 2014
Congaree National Park - SC 
Fort McAllister Historic Park- GA 
Historic Downtown- Savannah, GA 
The Pirate House- Savannah, GA 
KOA- Davenport,  Florida 
Showcase of Citrus-  Clermont, FL 
Monument of States- Kissimmee, FL 
Fort Christmas- Christmas, FL 
Blue Springs State Park- Orange City, FL
Magic Kingdom- Lake Buena Vista, FL 
Busch Gardens- Tampa, FL 
Clearwater Beach- Clearwater, FL
Legoland- Winter Haven, FL 

February 2014 
Fulltime Families Rally - Tampa, FL 
De Soto National Memorial - Bradenton, FL 

March 2014

Gulf Shores, AL 
USS Kidd- Baton Rouge, LA 
Museum of Natural Science- Houston, TX 
Buffalo Soldiers Museum- Houston, TX 
Johnson Space Center- Houston, TX 
The Alamo- San Antonio, TX 
The Riverwalk- San Antonio, TX 
Monahans Sandhill State Park- Monahans, TX 
Carlsbad Caverns- Carlsbad, NM 
Bottomless Lake State Park- Rosewell, NM 
White Sands National Monument- Alamogordo, NM 
McGinn Family Pistachio Tree Ranch- Alamogordo, NM 
City of Rocks- Deming, NM 
Faywood Hot Springs- Faywood, NM 

April 2014  Old Tucson - Tucson, AZ 
Pima Air and Space Museum- Tucson, AZ 
Roadschool Convention- Tucson, AZ 
Arizona- Sonora Desert Museum- Tucson, AZ 
Slide Rock State Park- Sedona, AZ 
Tuzigoot National National Monument- Clarksdale, AZ 
Grand Canyon 
Montezuma's Castle- Camp Verde, AZ 
Devil's Bridge- Sedona, AZ 
Red Rock State Park- Sedona, AZ 

February 2015 Frog Town Museum- Toledo, OH
Sea Life Aquarium- Auburn Hills, MI
AirZoo- Portage, MI
The Florida Botanical Gardens- Tampa, FL 
Segway Tour- Tampa, FL 

March 2015 Imagination Station- Toledo, OH 
Zap Zone- Ann Arbor, MI 

April 2015 
Hershey World- Hershey, PA 
Lancaster Science Factory - Lancaster, PA 
The Julius Sturgis Pretzel Factory- Litz, PA 
Covered Bridge Tour- Lancaster, PA 
Buggy Tour- Lancaster, PA 
Gettysburg National Military Park- Gettysburg, PA 
Turkey Hill Experience- Columbia, PA
Independence Hall- Philadelphia, PA 
Valley Forge National Park- King of Prussia, PA
Road Trip from Pennsylvania to Michigan 

May 2015 Appalachian Trail Hike Dustin 
Midland, MI 
New York City Bus Tour 
Statue of Liberty- New York City, NY 
Alpaca Farm 
Roots Farmers Market-  Manheim, PA  
Whitaker Center- Harrisburg, PA
Cape May Zoo- Cape May Courthouse, NJ 
Avalon Beach- Avalon, NJ 
Ocean City Boardwalk - Ocean City, NJ 
International Kite Festival- Wildwood, NJ 
Cape May Lighthouse- Cape May, NJ 
Stone Harbor, NJ 

June 2015 George Washington's Birthplace- Colonial Beach, VA 
Maymont- Richmond, VA 
WWII Memorial- Washington D.C. 
Washington Memorial- Washington D.C. 
Vietnam Memorial- Washington D.C. 
Lincoln Memorial- Washington D.C. 
Museum of Natural History- Washington D.C. 
Fredricksburg Battlefield- Fredricksburg, VA 
Shenandoah National Park
Colonial Williamsburg- Williamsburg, PA 
Jamestowne- Jamestowne, VA 
Yorktown Battlefields- Yorktown, VA 
Mackinaw City, MI 
Grand Island, MI 

July 2015 Big Springs, Manistique, MI 
Pictured Rock National Lakeshore- Munising, MI 
Mackinac Island, MI 
Grand Marais, MI 

August 2015  Demolition Derby- Escanaba, MI 
Pictured Rocks- Munising, MI 
Bay Beach- Green Bay, WI 
UP State Fair- Escanaba, MI 

Septmeber 2015 Branson Landing Fountains- Branson, MO 
College of the Ozarks- Branson, MO 
Fantastic Caverns- Springfield, MO 
Not Back to School Roadschool Rally- Branson, MO 
Titanic- Branson, MO 
Jonah- Branson, MO 
Dixie Stampde- Branson, MO
Shoji Tabuchi- Branson, MO
Shepards of the Hill- Branson, MO
Eureka Springs, AR
Garden of the Gods- Colorado Springs, CO
Red Rock Open Space- Colorado Springs, CO

October 2015 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo- Colorado Springs, CO
Mini Maker's Faire- Colorado Springs, CO
Cherry Creek State Park- Denver, CO
Lory State Park- Fort Collins, CO
New Belgium Brewery Tour- Fort Collins, CO
Hammond Candy Tour- Denver, CO
Denver Museum of Nature and Science- Denver, CO
Rocky Mountain National Park- Colorado

November 2015
Lanthrop State Park- Walsenburg, CO
Great Sand Dunes National Park- Colorado
Cadillac Ranch - Amarillo, TX
Crarter of Diamonds State Park- Murfreesboro, AR
Hot Springs National Park- Hot Springs, AR
Vicksburg National Military Park- Vicksburg, MS
Tannehill Historic State Park- Alabama

December 2015   Camp Gulf - Destin, FL
Fort Pickens, Gulf Island National Seashore-  Pensacola Beach, FL
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park- Destin, FL
Buccaneer Pirate Cruise- Destin, FL

January 2016 Rocky Bayou State Park- FL 
Emerald Coast Science Center- Fort Walton Beach, FL 
Destin Harbor Boardwalk- Destin, FL 
Destin History Museum- Destin, FL 
Air Force Museum- Fort Walton Beach, FL 

February 2016 Mardi Gras- New Orleans, LA 
Fulltime Familes Rally- Tampa, FL
Legoland- Winter Haven, FL 
Walt Disney World Princess 5K- Orlando, FL 
Buccaneer Pirate Adventure Park- Clermont, FL 
Showcase of Citrus- Clermont, FL 
Meaher State Park- Mobile, AL 
USS Alabama-  Mobile, AL 

March 2016 Sci-Port- Shreveport, LA 
Red River National Wildlife Refuge - Shreveport, LA 
1st Monday Trade Days- Canton, TX 
Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District-  Fort Worth, TX 
Waco Mammoth National Monument -  Waco, TX 
Fort Griffen State Park- Albany, TX 
Palo Duro Canyon- Amarillo, TX 
Jack Sisemore RV Museum- Amarillo, TX 
Santa Rosa New Mexico State Park- Santa Rosa, NM 
Petroglyph National Park- Albuquerque, NM 
El Malpais National Monument- Grants, NM 

April 2016 
Hovenweep National Monument- Cortez, CO 
Mesa Verda National Park- Mesa Verde, CO 
Arches National Park- Moab, UT 
Mill Creek Canyon- Moab, UT 
Corona Arch- Moab, UT 
Dead Horse State Park- Moab, UT 
Goblin Valley State Park- Green River, UT 
Canyonlands National Park- UT 
Negro Bill Canyon- Moab,UT 
Tusher Tunnel- Moab, UT 
Bryce Canyon National Park- UT 
Kodachrome State Park- Cannonville,UT 

May 2016  Coral Pink Sand Dune State Park- Kanab, UT 
Zion National Park- UT 
Big Cottonwood Canyon- Salt Lake City- UT
Fossil Butte National Monument- WY 
Budweiser Factory Tour- Fort Collins, CO 
Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum-  Cheyenne, WY 
Amana Colonies- Amana, IA 

June 2016  Pond Hill Farm- Harbor Springs, MI 
Oden Fish Hatchery- Alanson, MI 
Kilwins Factory Tour- Petoskey, MI 
Avalanche Hill Climb- Boyne City,MI 
Young State Park- Boyne City, MI 
Colonial Michilimackinac- Mackinaw City, MI  
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park- Mackinaw City, MI 
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse- Mackinaw City, MI 
NEW Zoo- Green Bay,WI 
Heritage Hill, Civil War Reenactment- Green Bay,WI 

July and August 2016 Fayette State Park- Fayette, MI 
Grand Marais- MI 
National Cherry Festival- Traverse City, MI 
Mackinac Island- MI 
Acadia National Park- Maine 
Grand Island - Munising, MI 
Neville Public Museum- Green Bay, WI 
Northern Lights- Cooks, MI
Fayette State Park- Fayette, MI  

September 2016 Badlands National Park- South Dakota 
Minuteman Missile Museum- Wall, SD 
Mount Rushmore- Keystone, SD 
Custer State Park- Custer, SD
Wind Cave National Park- Hot Springs, SD 
Museum of Geology- Rapid City, SD 
Art Alley- Rapid City, SD 
Theodore Roosevelt National Park- North Dakota 
Museum of the Rockies- Bozeman, MT 
Palisade Falls- Bozeman, MT 
Yellowstone National Park
Glacier National Park- MT 

October 2016 Pike Place Market - Seattle, WA 
Snoqualmie Falls, WA 
Pacific Science Center- Seattle, WA 
Icicle Gorge- Leavenworth, WA 
Octoberfest- Leavenworth, WA 
Peshanstin State Park- Cashmere, WA
Cannon Beach, OR 
Seaside Aquarium- Seaside, OR 
Tillamock Cheese- Tillamock, OR 
Vodoo Doughnuts- Portland, OR 
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry- Portland, OR 
Memaloose State Park- Hood River, OR 
High Desert Museum- Bend, OR 

November 2016 Crater Lake National Park- OR 
Valley of the Rouge State Park- OR
Redwoods National Park- CA 
Glass Beach- Fort Braggs, CA 
San Francisco, CA 
Half Moon Bay, CA
Pinnacles National Park- CA 
Monterey, CA
Joshua Tree National Park 

December 2016 Living Desert Zoo- Pam Springs, CA 
Palm Springs Christmas Parade- Palm Springs, CA 
International Tamale Festival- Indigo, CA 
Pirates Cove Resort- Needles, CA 
Mojave National Preserve- CA 
Las Vegas, NV 
Havasu National Wildlife Refuge 
Oatman, AZ 

January 2017  Red Rock Canyon- Las Vegas, NV
Lake Havasu Renaissance Faire- Lake Havasu, NV
Havasu Balloon Festival- Lake Havasu, NV
QIA POW WOW Gem and Mineral Show- Quartzsite, AZ 
Quartzsite RV Show- Quartzsite, AZ
Tucson Mountain- Tucson, AZ 
Saguaro National Park- Tucson, AZ 
Catalina State Park- Tucson, AZ

February 2017 
Rocks and Ropes- Tucson, AZ 
Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show- Tucson, AZ 
Chiricahua National Monument, Wilox, AZ 
Fort Bowie National Historic Site- Bowie,  AZ
Indian Bread Rocks BLM- Bowie, AZ
Silver City, AZ 
Gila Cliff Dwellings- Silver City, AZ 
City of Rocks State Park- Faywood, NM
Rockhound State Park- Deming, NM 
White Sands National Monument- Alamogordo, NM 
Bottomless Lakes State Park- Roswell, NM 
International UFO Museum and Research Center- Roswell, NM 
Carlsbad Caverns National Park- White City, NM 
Monahan Sand Dunes State Park- Monahan, TX 

March 2017 The Alamo- San Antonio, TX 
McKinney Falls State Park- Austin, TX 
Puerto Rico 
Diamond Caverns- Park City, KY 
Mammoth Caves National Park- KY 
Falls of the Ohio State Park- Clarksville, IN 
General Motors Corvette Assembly Plant- Bowling Green, KY 

April 2017 
Historic Rail Park and Train Museum- Bowling Green, KY 
Louisville Zoo- Louisville, KY 
Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area- KY 
Kentucky Horse Park- Lexington, KY 

May 2017  
Traverse City, MI 
Big Springs Kitch-iti-kipi
Munising, MI 
Marquette, MI 
Mackinac Island,MI 

June 2017 
Young State Park-  Boyne City, MI 
Green Bay, WI 

July 2017 and August 2017 
Manistique Marnia- Manistique, MI 

Septmember 2017

Began Great Loop
Washington Island, WI 
Horseshoe Island, WI 
Egg Harbor, WI 
Keewanee, WI 
NEW Zoo- Green Bay, WI 
Rahr-West Art Museum- Manitowoc, WI 
Wisconsin Maritime Museum- Manitowoc, WI 
Farmers Market- Manitowoc, WI 
Bookworm Gardens- Sheybogan, WI 
Kohler Design Center- Kohler, WI 
Civil War Museum- Kenosha, WI 
Dinosaur Discovery Center- Kenosha, WI 
Kroll's Family Farm- Waukegan, WI 

October 2017
Caterpillar Visitor Center- Peoria, IL 
Peoria Riverfront Museum- Peoria, IL 
Grafton, IL 
Paducah, KY 
Green Turtle Bay, KY 
Upper Michigan 


  1. You've done such a great job listing everywhere you went by month, I LOVE that!!!

  2. I just found your blog. We are also a family of 6 and plan to list the house for sale in June. I look forward to reading more about your adventures and maybe one day we will meet you on the road.


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