National Parks & Forests

The 6 Best Campgrounds in Utah for Families

The 6 Best Campgrounds in Utah for Families

I grew up in a family that thought a fancy family vacation meant packing up the tent and going camping. Now that I am raising my own little munchkin here in Utah, I have made it a goal to go camping as a family at […]

How to Plan the Best Olympic National Park Trip

How to Plan the Best Olympic National Park Trip

From the exotic rainforest waterfalls to the ombre blue Lake Crescent to the gorgeous beaches and tide pools…Olympic National Park is every outdoor enthusiasts dream vacation.  I swear if I could be a travel agent for National Parks my life would be fulfilled. I love […]

Riverside Walk Zion

Riverside Walk Zion

The Riverside Walk in Zion is a family friendly trail that packs a punch. The trail offers stunning canyon views that are not to be missed. There are also little side trails that will take you to the sandy shores of the Virgin River. Personally, […]

Tricks to Canyoneering the Zion Subway

Tricks to Canyoneering the Zion Subway

As this was my first time canyoneering, this post will give a beginner’s perspective on canyoneering the Subway (from the top-down) at Zion National Park. If you have never canyoneered the Subway (or anything), then this post will give you an idea of what surprises […]

Yellowstone National Park Weekend Trip

Yellowstone National Park Weekend Trip

Did you know West Yellowstone is only 4.5 hours from Salt Lake City?! If you are looking for a quick weekend trip (something other than Southern Utah or Bear Lake) then consider Yellowstone National Park! It would take a couple of years to see everything […]

Pa’rus Trail Zion

Pa’rus Trail Zion

Overview: The Pa’rus trail is a paved, family friendly trail in Zion National Park. This trail actually has some of the iconic views of the Virgin River with the red cliffs of Zion as a backdrop (the ones you typically see on Pinterest). If you plan […]

Calf Creek Falls

Calf Creek Falls

Calf Creek Falls has made multiple “Best U.S. Waterfalls” lists, and it is right in our backyard! Overview: This desert waterfall attracts visitors from across the globe due to its beautiful colors, impressive height and unique location. Lower Calf Creek Falls is an impressive 126 ft. […]

Red Cliffs Recreation Area

Red Cliffs Recreation Area

The Red Cliffs Utah campgrounds is home to natural water slides, swimming holes, dinosaur tracks, Native American archeological sites and more! Overview: The Red Cliffs Recreation Area is a campsite near Leeds Utah, and it is quite possibly one of the best campsites you will […]

How to fit Mount Rainier National Park in a Seattle Trip

How to fit Mount Rainier National Park in a Seattle Trip

This weekender trip features how to fit Mount Rainier National Park in a Seattle trip! Have plans to visit Seattle? Don’t miss out on my favorite National Park in the U.S. #FindYourPark Mount Rainier is my favorite National Park because I used to go there […]

The Secret Treasure of Utah Zion National Park

The Secret Treasure of Utah Zion National Park

Overview: To reach the Canyon Overlook trail, you need to hop in your car (since the shuttle doesn’t go that way). The drive is lovely and you get to go through a mile long tunnel! The parking for the trail is located right at the end of […]

Zion in a Day

Zion in a Day

You read the title right! This post tells you how to do Zion in a Day! I am amazed at the number of people who have lived in Utah for years and have never gone down to Zion National Park. People travel from across the GLOBE […]