It’s Travel Thursday at Owl Fly Away!
On our first day at the Great Smoky Mountains, I picked up some Junior Ranger activity booklets for J and Little E from the Sugarlands Visitor Centre for US$2.50 apiece. These booklets are part of the Junior Ranger program conducted at the National Parks, and encourages kids to learn more about the park that they are visiting.
After the visit to Cades Cove the previous day and attending the Ranger-led trail walk the day before that, J and Little E were able to answer the questions laid out in the booklets on their own steam. In fact, they completed the booklets a lot faster than I anticipated, as we’d had to spend an hour or so at the tyre shop getting a flat tyre changed, so both kids spent that time happily colouring and putting the finishing touches on their work.
Once our car…
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