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    Utah Mighty 5 National Park Road Trip: 10 Things You Can’t Miss!

    My 2-week southwest road trip through Utah and Arizona has been one of my favorite trips in my life thus far. The plan was to see as much as I possibly could during those two weeks. I visited the Utah Mighty Five National Parks and some other super cool places along the way. After doing the Mighty Five loop, I decided to put together a list of the absolute MUST-SEE things along the way. This post will tell you 10 things you won’t want to miss on your Mighty Five road trip! Obviously, these are not the only amazing things you will see. You will see a LOT of cool…

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    Is it Cheaper to Cancel a Flight or Change It? 9 Top Airline Change/Cancel Policies & Fees

    With everything that’s going on in the world concerning the coronavirus, you may have an upcoming vacation that you are considering canceling or postponing. My upcoming trip to Yosemite in May is one of them. Fortunately, I booked through Southwest and am familiar with their change/cancel process. But some of you may be booked with an airline you aren’t super familiar with. You may be wondering, is it cheaper to cancel a flight or change it. In this post, I will cover the flight change, cancellation, and refund policies for Southwest, Delta, United, American, Frontier, Allegiant, and JetBlue Airlines. Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. This means if you…

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    Why Travel is Important: 5 Reasons to Travel More in 2020

    Why Traveling is Important: 5 Reasons to Travel More This Year! I may be biased, but I strongly believe that traveling is good for the soul and is something everyone should make time to do. Some of my favorite life experiences have come from my travels. Especially my trip to Yosemite. That trip was when I realized how much I enjoy hiking and being outdoors. Now I prioritize traveling to new places to unwind, relax, and explore. With a fresh new year, now is the perfect time to make a resolution to travel more in 2020! Stay tuned for why travel is important and for 5 reasons you should travel…

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    10 Best Things to Do in Zion National Park

    In October of 2018, I had the privilege of taking a road trip to Utah’s Mighty Five National Parks. Zion National Park turned out to be one of my favorites. With its unique jaw-dropping views, it did not disappoint! After spending 2-3 days in Zion, I have comprised a list of what I think are the 10 best things to do in Zion National Park. Use this list to help plan your trip and make sure you don’t miss the best of Zion! Update: Since some of the trails listed in this post are closed due to rockfall, I have listed two additional things to do in Zion at the…

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    Hiking the Laurel Falls Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains

    I recently visited the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for my birthday this fall and finally got the chance to hike the Laurel Falls trail! This is one of the easiest waterfall hikes in the park & I definitely consider it a “must-do” when visiting the Smokies, especially in the fall. In this post, I will tell you about the trail, share some pics, and give you a few tips for hiking this beautiful trail to this 80-foot waterfall! Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. This means if you make a purchase through a link, I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Laurel Falls…