Yellowstone National Park One Day Itinerary: West to South Entrance

By |2019-03-22T11:09:24+00:00March 22nd, 2019|

I have to be honest, Yellowstone is not one of my favorite national parks. While it has many different ecosystems, I’m a sharp, jagged mountain kinda gal and Yellowstone is a bit flat for me. That’s not to say I couldn’t spend a whole lot [...]

Best Day Hikes from Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park + Tips for Visiting

By |2019-04-07T19:08:33+00:00August 6th, 2018|

On our last visit to Rocky Mountain National Park we were on a mission to hike as many of the trails that start from Bear Lake as we could squeeze into our 48 hour visit to the park.  Like all the national parks in the [...]

5 Best Hikes in Glacier National Park: Easy, Moderate, and Strenuous Day Hikes

By |2019-03-08T14:58:22+00:00August 3rd, 2018|

Every time we visit, we are amazed by how unique Glacier National Park is.  Glacier truly is the closest you can get to the Alps in America.  With ancient glaciers, huge, towering mountains, waterfalls, meadows, lakes, forests, and wildlife, Glacier truly has everything.  Hikers, backpackers, [...]

Weekend Itinerary Yosemite: Visit Tuolumne Meadows To Escape the Crowds

By |2019-02-24T23:55:12+00:00June 29th, 2016|

When I originally planned all the places we would visit during our travels, Yosemite was never even on my radar.  Even though it is one of the closest national parks to San Diego, I had no interest in visiting Tuolumne Meadows or Yosemite Valley.  Why [...]