• Half Dome in Yosemite National Park
    Hiking

    Best Hikes in Yosemite: Your Ultimate Guide to the Park’s Most Stunning Views

    Yosemite National Park does not disappoint when it comes to beautiful scenery and jaw-dropping views. With over 800 miles of hiking trails, Yosemite has something for everyone. Visiting Yosemite & wondering which trails you should hike? This post covers the best hikes in Yosemite, ranging anywhere from easy strolls on a flat, paved trail to strenuous, all-day subalpine hikes. 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. Best Hikes in Yosemite National Park Ground Rules Before we dive into the best hikes in Yosemite, I want to briefly go…

  • mountains
    Hiking

    Hiking to the Beautiful Emerald Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park

    When visiting Rocky Mountain National Park, hiking to Emerald Lake is considered a must-do! This trail steadily climbs to not one, but THREE gorgeous lakes in just 1.8 miles. This post will tell you all about the trail and give you some tips for hiking to the beautiful Emerald Lake! Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase through a link, I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Emerald Lake Hike Trail Stats Distance: 3.6 miles roundtrip Difficulty: moderate Elevation Gain: 600′ Hiking Time: 2+ hours In my opinion, this trail is on the easy side of moderate as far as…

  • Yosemite National Park
    Travel

    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…

  • Canyonlands National Park
    Travel

    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. How to Spend One Day…

  • 10 Inspiring Photos of Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah that will make you add it to your travel bucket list!
    Photography,  Travel

    10 Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit Bryce Canyon National Park

    A few months ago I had the pleasure of taking a 10 day road trip through Utah and northern Arizona. The itinerary was jam packed, visiting all 5 National Parks in Utah and other various sites along the way. Bryce Canyon was a park I’d always wanted to visit and now I finally had my chance! The hoodoos in Bryce Canyon were so interesting! I have never seen anything like them. I took a LOT of photos but managed to narrow it down to just 10 to show you today. Related: 18 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Rocky Mountain National Park Hope you enjoyed these photos! It was definitely…