Guide to Visiting Grand Teton National Park | Wyoming 2020

Grand Teton National Park is one of my favorite places in the world. I’ve visited a few times, and each time, it manages to steal my heart even more. The Tetons are among the most iconic mountains in North America. No matter how many times you see them, they never get old. My latest trip… Read More Guide to Visiting Grand Teton National Park | Wyoming 2020

The Complete Guide to Visiting Capitol Reef National Park | Utah 2020

Capitol Reef National Park flies criminally under the radar when it comes to Utahn national parks. Of Utah’s Mighty Five, Capitol Reef might be the most overlooked. Compared to Utah’s other national parks, there aren’t really any iconic destinations in Capitol Reef that lure the casual tourist in. Well, at least none at the level… Read More The Complete Guide to Visiting Capitol Reef National Park | Utah 2020

Going Down Under? 10 Unforgettable Experiences in New Zealand

Are you longing for time outdoors, somewhere completely exciting, and maybe an adrenaline rush or two? If so, it sounds like New Zealand is calling your name. Sure, it may be a long flight from just about anywhere, but the island nation of New Zealand is one of the best places in the world for… Read More Going Down Under? 10 Unforgettable Experiences in New Zealand

Visiting Zion National Park During the Coronavirus Pandemic

I’ve been to quite a few national parks on this current socially-distanced road trip. For some of them, business was as usual. A few signs were thrown up with social distancing guidelines and masks were required in indoor spaces. Besides that, the pandemic felt like it was an afterthought. Other national parks, on the other… Read More Visiting Zion National Park During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Guide to Visiting Bryce Canyon National Park in One Day | Utah 2020

Bryce Canyon National Park is one of the most breathtaking and otherworldly places that I have ever visited. I had seen many a picture of its colorful hoodoos, so I thought I knew what to expect. Nope. All of that paled in comparison to actually seeing them in real life. Despite being familiar with Bryce… Read More Guide to Visiting Bryce Canyon National Park in One Day | Utah 2020

The Hidden Gem of Afton, Wyoming: A Quick Travel Guide

In the process of finding a cheap alternative to staying in pricy Jackson Hole, we ended up having some of our best road trippin’ days in Afton, Wyoming. Located about two hours south of Jackson, the small town of Afton may not look like much. People coming from the south towards Yellowstone and Grand Teton… Read More The Hidden Gem of Afton, Wyoming: A Quick Travel Guide

Guide to Hiking Lake Mary, Lake Catherine, and Sunset Peak | Utah

Salt Lake City served as a much-needed change from the sweltering heat of Utah’s desert national parks. A city that I had once overlooked my first time in Utah truly surprised me the second time around. There are a seemingly infinite number of hikes around Salt Lake City, ranging from hikes along the Great Salt… Read More Guide to Hiking Lake Mary, Lake Catherine, and Sunset Peak | Utah

Guide to Visiting Craters of the Moon National Monument | Idaho

Ever wanted to feel like you were on another planet? Well, Craters of the Moon might just be the destination for you. Idaho often gets overlooked as a destination. I mean, when you’re bordering states like Utah, Wyoming, Washington, Oregon, and Montana, you may get the short end of the tourism stick. Unlike its neighbors,… Read More Guide to Visiting Craters of the Moon National Monument | Idaho

The Budget Backpacker’s Guide to Moab, Utah | 2020

As a backpacker who travels mostly internationally, I never considered writing my backpacker guides for destinations in the United States. Few places in the U.S. are backpacker-friendly. The vast distances of the country often make it difficult to travel on a budget. As a result, international travelers to the U.S. typically aren’t of the backpacker… Read More The Budget Backpacker’s Guide to Moab, Utah | 2020

A Guide to Visiting Antelope Island State Park in One Day | Utah

The largest of Great Salt Lake’s islands, Antelope Island is also the most exciting. With stunning scenery all throughout, it’s worth the visit just for the views. Salt pans, reflective waters, wildlife, and beaches round it out as an amazing outdoor destination for adventurers. About 45 minutes away from Downtown Salt Lake City, it’s a… Read More A Guide to Visiting Antelope Island State Park in One Day | Utah