Valley of Fire State Park: Day 7

Just an hour out of Las Vegas is a State Park packed with climbing opportunities, Flintstone character and historical gold mines! I strongly suggest visiting Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada if you have an afternoon to kill while visiting or passing through Las Vegas! This small park had a ton of character and the more I research about it after our visit, the … Continue reading Valley of Fire State Park: Day 7

The Narrows, Zion National Park: Day 5

Looking back at our trip – my only regret is that we didn’t spend an entire day in the Narrows! In Zion National Park, farthest tip of the canyon from the parks main entrance and it is also the most narrow (hence the name). The Virgin River runs through this narrow canyon which means you’re going to trek through water – which served as a … Continue reading The Narrows, Zion National Park: Day 5

Angels Landing, Zion National Park: Day 4

Day 4 of our Road Trip kicked off our first day in Zion National Park! We were very lucky to know someone whose family had a BEAUTIFUL vacation home in St. George, Utah who offered us a place to stay for a our visit in Utah – an invitation we graciously accepted and continue to be grateful for! I strategically planned this day to be … Continue reading Angels Landing, Zion National Park: Day 4

Go Outside… and get a Canoe!

Living the beautiful state of California, we have so much to thank Mother Nature for. We have the beautiful coastline, the amazing national forests throughout and many natural and man-made bodies of water to explore. Being in Northern California, we have a ton of lakes (Lake Tahoe most famously) and a ton of man-made bodies of water that dress up the (already gorgeous) scenery. On … Continue reading Go Outside… and get a Canoe!