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    Why Travel is Important: 5 Reasons to Travel More in 2021

    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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    How to See Bryce Canyon in One Day [Hike Among the Hoodoos & See 13+ Viewpoints]

    Bryce Canyon National Park boasts thousands of hoodoos formed by numerous freezing and thawing cycles over the years. The colors of these hoodoos are simply beautiful & light up like fire during sunrise and sunset. Bryce Canyon is one of the smallest National Parks in the U.S., but it deserves to be visited, even if just for a day. The cool, crisp air at nearly 8,000-feet elevation may have you struggling to catch your breath, especially if you live just above sea level like me. This park offers over 65 miles of hiking trails and, on a clear day, you can see 200 miles into the distance. If you’re wondering…

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    Yosemite National Park: Your ULTIMATE Guide on How to Get There and Where to Stay Near Yosemite Valley

    Planning a trip to one of America’s most popular National Parks can be a daunting task. Did you get the right price? Is there a hotel close to the park? What are your options for staying in hotels vs camping? That’s why I created this quick guide on how to get to Yosemite National Park and where to stay while you’re there! (If you’re unsure about visiting, read my post on why you NEED to visit Yosemite!) I only included hotels, lodges, & campsites that are within 30 minutes of Yosemite Valley. This is an extremely popular National Park, so arriving early in the day is essential. No one wants…

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    How to Spend One Awesome Day in Canyonlands National Park

    I recently visited Canyonlands National Park on a two-week road trip and I was absolutely shocked that it isn’t one of the more popular National Parks! People don’t rave about Canyonlands like they do other National Parks, but Canyonlands offers some seriously amazing views. I am so glad it was on the itinerary because it is definitely worth visiting! Want to learn how to visit this little-known National Park in just one day? Keep on reading! 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. Click here to read full…