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
Day three on our road trip was very very dry… But the landscape was amazing and the entire day felt like we were walking on a different planet! Hard to explain in words aside from “pretty awesome” so I’ll let the pictures and video do the talking! If you haven’t been to Death Valley or Furnace Creek – its totally worth a trip! And late … Continue reading Death Valley: Day 3
Another early morning in Mariposa, greeted a star-lit sky and the sound of cattle in the distance! My morning coffee was replaced by the chilling bite of the 40 degree weather as I took our dog for a walk around the cabin. I have zero shame in being a hotel snob – but I really love the warm feeling of staying in AirBnB’s. The cabin … Continue reading Yosemite: Day 2
Yosemite National Park is one of the great American treasures everyone needs to experience! Geographically, Yosemite Valley was made sense to kick-start our road trip and adventuring – and it set the bar very high for the rest of the week! Knowing that there is so much to do in the (freaking huge) park I wanted to make sure we got the most of our … Continue reading Yosemite: Day 1
I love to travel (shocker). This love came from my grandfather, who would would take me and my brother on road trips growing up. We would pack up our backpacks for overnights at his house or venture up to Prescott, work his food truck in East Phoenix or even trek cross country to meet family members we had never met before. He was a modern … Continue reading Hit the Road: Adventure Awaits!
I've spent the last seven days with hours of riding in the car, early morning wake-up calls and a strenuous schedule of places to be and things to do… Sounds exhausting – but when the to do list is packed with excursions and hikes at major national parks it immediately becomes less work and more adventure! Earlier on this adventure (which I'll share in detail … Continue reading Sending my love to Yosemite…
There's not a series on Netflix, Awards Show, Social Media Post or Tweet that is as impacting or memorable as seeing the marvels of Mother Nature in real life! I grew up camping, exploring and adventuring in my backyard and the "great outdoors" if opportunists arose. But as an adult there seem to be fewer opportunities between the the rush of everyday and the responsibilities … Continue reading Go play in the (National) Park!
Ok, Internet Friends – I need your expert advice! I’ll be venturing out into Yosemite in the next month and I want to know the BEST things to do and see in the Park! Parking suggestions, good hikes, bad hikes, what to pack, what you won’t need, etc… I’ve spent one day driving through the park in the past – but I’m looking forward to … Continue reading What to see and do in Yosemite?!?!