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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Hiking the Bow River Trail Canmore Alberta

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 the […]

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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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