Solo Trips And Tips

10 Things to Do in Oakland California

10 Things to Do in Oakland California

When you think of the Bay Area in California, San Francisco is probably the first city that pops into your brain. And there are a lot of things to do in San Francisco but another fun thing to do in the Bay Area is visit Oakland. San Francisco gets a lot of attention but the […]

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Solo Trip to White Sands National Park

Solo Trip to White Sands National Park

Visiting White Sands will likely jump onto a bunch of bucket lists in 2020. Planning a national park road trip in America? You’ll need to add one more destination to your list. On December 20, 2019 New Mexico’s White Sands National Monument became the 62nd national park in the United States. White Sands is now […]

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Pyramid Island at Pyramid Lake Jasper National Park

Pyramid Island at Pyramid Lake Jasper National Park

One of the most beautiful places in Jasper National Park is Pyramid Lake and the little Pyramid Island. Both have wonderful views of Pyramid Mountain. When the lake is calm you get to see extraordinary reflections in the water. I’ve hiked, kayaked, relaxed on the beach, and watched the sunset from Pyramid Lake Jasper. Jasper […]

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K Country Hiking the Bow River Trail Canmore Alberta

K Country Hiking the Bow River Trail Canmore Alberta

The town of Canmore is home to the stunning beauty of the Canadian Rockies and the turquoise waters of the Bow River. One of the best things to do in Canmore is hike the Bow River Trail. Last summer I took a day trip to Canmore from Calgary and hiked along the Bow all afternoon. […]

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5 Easy Hikes in Zion National Park to Help You Plan Your Trip!

5 Easy Hikes in Zion National Park to Help You Plan Your Trip!

Zion National Park is one of America’s most visited national parks. The hiking at Zion ranges from vertigo inducing strenuous hikes to simple paved trails. There’s a lot to see at Zion so it’s best if you have an idea of which hikes are best for you. When it’s hot out I like to do […]

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Little Horse Trail Best of the Red Rocks in Sedona Arizona

Little Horse Trail Best of the Red Rocks in Sedona Arizona

  Little Horse Trail in Sedona Arizona is in the Coconino National Forest. This hiking, biking, and horseback riding trail offers scenic views of the beautiful Sedona red rocks. I did this hike on an October afternoon, but during the hot summer months, it’s best to do the hike early in the day to avoid […]

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Healing Waters Trail Truth or Consequences (T or C) New Mexico

Healing Waters Trail Truth or Consequences (T or C) New Mexico

Healing Waters Trail is a 3-mile loop that brings you through the historic mineral springs spas in downtown Truth or Consequences (T or C for short), to the Veterans Memorial Park, and winds through the desert to the Rio Grande and back downtown. Enjoy beautiful views of the mountains, bird watching, and learn about the […]

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Timber Creek Overlook Trail Zion National Park Kolob Canyon

Timber Creek Overlook Trail Zion National Park Kolob Canyon

Kolob Canyons at Zion National Park is the best kept secret in Utah. This northwest corner of Zion National Park is about 20 miles south of Cedar City and 40 miles from Zion Canyon – near Springdale Utah – the busy side of the park where tourists cram onto shuttle buses. In Kolob Canyons you […]

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Grand Canyon North Rim Day Trip

Grand Canyon North Rim Day Trip

The Grand Canyon is the second most visited national park in the United States. Of course, it gets crowded, but the good news is you can visit the Grand Canyon North Rim which is way less crowded than the South Rim. Take a day trip to the North Rim of the of Grand Canyon to […]

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Navajo Bridge Arizona (Coolest) Bridge Over the Colorado River

Navajo Bridge Arizona (Coolest) Bridge Over the Colorado River

  During my solo road trip from Utah to Arizona I found the perfect stop along the way near Marble Canyon – Navajo Bridge is one of the coolest places to see in Arizona. You get to see AMAZING views of the Colorado River while walking the old Navajo Bridge and then you can drive […]

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Kanarra Falls Utah Slot Canyon Hike to Waterfalls via Narrows

Kanarra Falls Utah Slot Canyon Hike to Waterfalls via Narrows

Kanarra Falls Utah is a beautiful slot canyon hike with two waterfalls accessed by hiking through Kanarra Creek. Yes, your feet will get wet! But it’s worth it.     Where is Kanarra Falls? The short answer is Kanarra Falls is in Kanarraville Utah but officially it’s a bit more complicated. Kanarra Falls hiking trail […]

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Capitol Reef National Park Solo Trip to Utah’s Least Visited National Park

Capitol Reef National Park Solo Trip to Utah’s Least Visited National Park

When I visited Capitol Reef National Park during my solo road trip to Moab, I only stayed for one night. In hindsight, I would recommend staying at least two or three nights at Capitol Reef park. Even though I only had one day in Capitol Reef National Park I still got in a few hikes […]

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